Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Manager

  • Job Reference: HSE Jobs
  • Date Posted: 26 May 2021
  • Recruiter: Lanes Group PLC
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Excellent Benefits, see advert for details
  • Sector: Health & Safety Manager, HSE Manager, Quality Assurance, SHEQ, Environmental
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

The role of Health, Safety, Environmental and quality Manager

We are looking for an enthusiastic, competent and experienced Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Manager, who has previously worked in drainage, utilities, waste or construction industry looking to join a well-established drainage/service company. You will be responsible for managing all Health, Safety, Environmental, Quality and environmental concerns within the Group, working closely with the HR, Transport and Rail divisions, the role reports into the Operations and Utilities Director. This role is based in Manchester with frequent UK travel.

Key accountabilities

Proactively promote HSEQ, Occupational Health, Security, GDPR, Transport, Training, Business Continuity etc, providing best practice throughout the group

Develop and implement a HSEQ strategy and plans to support the annual business plan and long term strategy

Be the organisations representative in its dealings with outside bodies, e.g Health and Safety Executive, Environment Agency, ISO certification bodies, Accreditation Bodies, contractors, insurers and brokers ensuring accreditations are achieved and maintained

Maintain systems for measuring and monitoring HSEQ performance, providing statistical summaries for the Directors, Senior Managers, HSEQ management meetings, site safety inspections / audits identifying and significant trends and occurrences and ensuring improvement actions are shared throughout the group

Provide professional health safety environmental, quality, security, occupational health advice, coaching, mentoring, training and education to managers/supervisors/H&S team/workforce and contractors where identified as necessary

Rail, PTS, Sentinel control/interfaces

Arrange and monitor drug and alcohol testing

Management of contractors approval, monitor and review

Skills and experience

Previous experience of managing a team

Degree (or equivalent) qualified in Occupational Health Safety, Environmental, and Quality with chartered membership of IOSH (CIMIOSH) as a minimum

Detailed knowledge of ISO standards 9001, 14001, 45001, 27001, 22301

Driven pro-active attitude to work

Creating and promoting a culture of Occupational Health, Safety, Environmental Quality etc.

Chairing HSEQ Monthly meetings

Previous experience of working in drainage/utilities/construction/Waste/Transport industries


  • 23 days holiday (rising to 26 with length of service) + bank holidays
  • Company car with a fuel card or Company car allowance
  • Life Assurance equal to 1 x your base salary;
  • Private medical for yourself & spouse
  • Health cash plan;
  • Auto enrolment pension scheme;
  • Free onsite parking;
  • Friendly working environment;

About Lanes:

At the Lanes Group, we believe firmly in looking after our people and our customers. It’s a big part of who we are. It’s also one of the reasons that we have a £200 million+ turnover, over 2000 staff and a network of depots across the country.

Strictly no agencies please.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from under-represented members of the community.