Health & Safety Manager

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Health and Safety Manager to support our Health and Safety team. Working closely with our construction teams, Site Managers and the SHEQ Manager,  you will be responsible for developing, implementing, and overseeing all health and safety policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, and promoting a culture of safety within the organisation. You will be expected to travel and work across our multiple sites in Northern Ireland. 

Who are we?
Based in Eglinton, the Braidwater Group is one of Northern Ireland’s leading private and social house builders. With 50 years experience in the construction industry, we are recognised as an award winning NHBC house builder and Deloitte Best Managed company.

This is an excellent time to join our team as we continue to drive forward current and future ground breaking projects. You will become part of a team of over 100 talented and passionate individuals and have the opportunity to work in a friendly, supportive and collaborative environment. 

What you will be doing

  • Assisting with the compilation and implementation of H&S procedures, policies and other documentation
  • Maintaining and improving the Integrated Management system in relation to the ISO 45001 & ISO 9001 (2015) standards and Safe T Certification
  • Conducting general risk assessments and method statements throughout all projects
  • Promoting a culture of safety and recommending new initiatives for continuous improvement
  • Reviewing and approving subcontractors risk assessments and method statements
  • Conducting workplace audits and reporting findings of non-compliance 
  • Coordinating and accompanying subcontractors on site visits
  • Visiting sites to ensure that subcontractors are adhering to all H&S requirements
  • Co-ordinating the availability of persons and facilities to ensure managers, supervisors and employees attend and complete identified H&S training
  • Monitoring all subcontractors and companies plant to ensure compliance
  • Assisting with the review and implementation of the necessary RAMS documentation in line with  third party contract requirements

Why join us?
You will have the security of a full time permanent position with an award winning house builder at the forefront of the industry. In addition to a competitive salary you can enjoy:

  • Annual bonus opportunities 
  • Company vehicle and fuel card 
  • 30 days paid holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Employee savings scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Healthcare plan for you and any children under the age of 18
  • Family-friendly working policies
  • A 24/7 counselling and support helpline
  • GP anytime service
  • Access to our employee ‘Perks’ portal (discounts from a wide range of retailers, gym memberships, leisure activities plus much more)
  • Coaching & mentoring by senior team members
  • Team socials and events throughout the year
  • Relaxed and inclusive culture 
  • Opportunity to progress and develop your career with a leading company

What you will need to succeed:

  • A NEBOSH General Certificate or NEBOSH Construction Certificate in Health & Safety (or equivalent)
  • A minimum of 10 years experience in a health and safety role within the construction industry
  • In-depth knowledge of health and safety legislation and regulations in Northern Ireland
  • Working knowledge of risk assessments, COSHH, RIDDOR and display screen equipment
  • A proven track record of successfully managing health and safety in a construction environment
  • Be passionate about making a contribution to business success, and evidence of being proactive in driving change to support business improvements, efficiencies and innovations
  • An ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A UK driving licence
  • Although not essential, experience with management systems ISO4001 & 9001 would be desirable. 

How to apply: Send your CV to

The Braidwater Group is an equal opportunities employer

Closing date for applications: Friday 14th June 2024 at 5.00pm. 

Join us and contribute to building a safer future in the house building industry!