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Job Title: EHS Specialist/Manager

Start Date: ASAP

Contract Duration: 9 Months

Location: Euston 

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EHS Manager - London (ECML)

Our client are recruiting for an EHS Manager for our Rail Infrastructure business in North London. The purpose of the role is to provide leadership, specialist advice and EHS governance across Rail Infrastructure projects and service.

Reporting to the EHSQ Regional Manager, the EHS Manager will lead a team of EHS Advisors to ensure effective operational control and implementation of EHS-related processes and programmes. You will also contribute to setting of local EHS-related targets and provide support to managers in meeting those targets. An important role will also be to contribute to raising the business EHS profile internally amongst staff.

What are my Responsibilities?

  • By working in partnership with Operational Management and Specialist Managers within the HSQE team, provide support in the development of a positive EHS culture and place EHS as an integral part of the business values and behaviors at all levels.

  • Provide specialist guidance and advice on adherence to EHS policies, legislation, industry standards and Corporate Governance Standards for projects and service, seeking advice from specialist Managers within the HSQE function as necessary.

  • Support Project Management in the planning, implementation and review of EHS contract requirements. Allocating EHS Advisor support to projects and seeking support from environmental specialists as necessary.

  • Prepare regular reports on operational EHS performance and ensure appropriately communicated to instigate action for improvement across projects.

  • Prepare and submit compliance reports, governance reports / self-assessments and SESIS reporting as required.

  • Advise on health and safety competency and training requirements of Functional Teams; prepare and deliver internal presentations, including Team briefs, health and safety awareness or other training as required.

  • Investigate accidents and incidents, ensuring compliance to reporting requirement for internal / external stakeholders and preparation / delivery of learning points to prevent a recurrence.

  • Support the Quality & Assurance Manager in the planning and delivery of audits of projects and the management system, assessing compliance to ISO, Principal Contractor and other client requirements.

  • Support the Head of HSQE to develop EHS strategies in support of the Business Plan and deployment of Siemens EHS Programmes across projects.

  • Provide support in structuring personal development plans and continued professional development for EHS Advisors to help develop their technical and competence.

  • Provide specialist support to the Tendering teams in response to prequalification, tenders and proposals.

  • Support the business in developing relationships with external stakeholders and customers, which provides a stable foundation for future business opportunities and ensures customer needs are met in a timely manner.

  • Represent the company at forums, conferences, project or other business meetings either as a participant or presenter.

  • Display Ownership behavior and operate to the highest professional conduct standards and ethics, managing risk and protecting the Siemens brand in accordance with the Siemens Business Conduct Guidelines.

  • Take due consideration of commercial and governance requirements. Continuous improvement of the job and activities in line with the Siemens Values.

What Qualifications and Experience do I need?

  • Diploma / Degree level qualification in Occupational Safety & Health

  • IEMA Certificate preferred

  • Lead Auditor qualification

  • Chartered member of the Institution of Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH) or progressing

  • Previous professional experience in a Railway / Engineering / Construction environment, with management experience

  • Ability to prepare written documentation such as reports, strategies, operational procedures, etc.

  • In-depth understanding of CDM and its application in a railway environment

  • Experience and working knowledge of implementing ISO Certified Management Systems

  • Excellent understanding of EHS processes, standards and improvement techniques.

  • Positive leadership, Coaching and Influencing skills at all levels.

  • Excellent communication skills with external stakeholders.

  • Continuous improvement knowledge / experience. Inc tools and techniques.