SHEQ Manager (Social Housing)

Job Description

  • Job Reference: RASHEQM130624
  • Job Title: SHEQ Manager (Social Housing)
  • Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 + benefits package
  • Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland

SHEQ Manager
Are you looking for a SHEQ Manager role? Interested in working for a leading Construction Company?

VANRATH are recruiting a SHEQ Manager to join a leading Construction Company that specialise within the Social Housing sector. This is a permanent role offering a competitive salary and excellent benefits package.

£50,000 - £55,000 + benefits package

What's in it for you?

  • Pension Scheme
  • 24 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 2 times annual salary
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
  • Gym membership discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes

The main purpose is to ensure, in conjunction with the regional Head of SHEQ and wider team, that adequate arrangements are made within each service provision for the effective implementation and operation of ISO standards and systems. The Manager will also ensure that all resources either internal or outsourced are used effectively to support the business. To understand, adhere and implement the company SHEQ policy / strategy, and ensure all those reporting to you do the same.


  • Ensure equal SHEQ support is provided across all two service areas
  • Efficient management of resources allocated to the division
  • Ensuring that data with regards to SHEQ performance is effectively captured and analysed to enable improvement plans to be developed and implemented
  • Work with operational teams across northern region to construct, implement and achieve standardisation
  • Providing support and guidance to the region on technical, legal and other issues as required
  • Proactively working with operational teams during the project lifecycle to ensure that SHEQ is considered at all stages and that relevant control measures are identified
  • Assisting the business with the implementation of the ISO standards and systems
  • Monitor and manage SHEQ systems relating to the region
  • Undertaking 'active' monitoring and auditing, providing feedback via the company's reporting system
  • Highlighting areas where poor practice and/or significant risk have occurred
  • Manage incidents and the coordination of detailed factual reports identifying root causes and recommendations for improvement
  • Producing management reports detailing levels of SHEQ performance and other such information as required
  • Ensuring that any incident that falls within the scope of RIDDOR is reported to the HSE
  • Ensuring that any incident that is deemed to have posed a significant risk to the division or is reportable under RIDDOR is fully investigated and reported to Regional Managing Director
  • Assisting the individual service Directors with the implementation of the ISO standards and systems
  • Dealing with the HSE, the Environment Agency, insurers and other bodies in the event of a major incident or as required
  • Managing responses to insurance claims relating incidents with the region they cover
  • Working with the Individual service Directors on the development and implementation of local strategies for improvement
  • Work alongside broader SHEQ team to produce trend analysis with regards to good and bad practice, near misses, dangerous occurrences and incidents

Qualifications Required:

  • Relevant Health and Safety Qualifications and Experience
  • NEBOSH Certificate is essential
  • Relevant experience of SHEQ functions within a business of similar complexity / size
  • Development and implementation of safety management systems
  • Experience of managing major SHE incidents
  • Up to date knowledge of UK SHEQ legislation
  • First rate communication and influencing skills
  • Good at developing relationships with operational leadership
  • Flexible, able to work at all levels and at hands on level
  • Proven written communication skills
  • Good level of numeracy
  • Computer literate in MS office applications

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Built Environment job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Robert Apps for a confidential discussion