Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) Manager

Back to careers


Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) Manager

Department: Health, Safety & Environmental (HS&E)

Main Location: Braintree

Reports to: Group Managing Director

Direct Reports: None

The Main Purpose of the Job:

To undertake the formulation, implementation and monitoring of the Group’s Health, Safety and Environmental (HS&E) Policies. To ensure that the company complies with all legislative requirements in these fields.

Duties Include:

  • Prepare HS&E strategy and develop Group wide policy.
  • Review Group policy and procedures on an annual basis, or before as required, to ensure compliance with legislation and best practice.
  • Manage waste, scrap and hazardous waste streams.
  • Identify opportunities for improvement in company policy and practices.
  • Carry out risk assessments and consider how risks can be reduced.
  • Promote good HS&E practices and awareness throughout the Group and monitor the implementation of Group policies and procedures; ensuring at minimum statutory requirements are upheld throughout the organisation.
  • Consultation with Directors and Managers regarding HS&E legislation and codes of practice.
  • Lead in house training with managers and employees regarding HS&E issues.
  • Carry out or arrange for site and workplace audits and ensure any remedial actions are implemented.
  • Maintain accident and near miss statistics, analyse trends and implement remedial action as necessary.
  • Instigate investigations into incidents where required and produce reports of findings
  • Undertake RIDDOR reporting as appropriate.
  • Be the focus for HS&E for the group and co-ordinate communications including management reports, newsletters and bulletins.
  • Arrange for and renew accreditations to external organisations, for example, SMAS and SafeContractor.
  • Liaise with external bodies for advice and information.
  • Liaise with insurance companies regarding personal injury claims.
  • Other duties appropriate to the level of this role.


  • Candidates must hold a minimum of the NEBOSH General Certificate.
  • Good attention to detail and application of working processes.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Comprehensive and up to date knowledge of health, safety and environmental legislation.
  • Computer literate and conversant in the use of Microsoft Office.

More Jobs

Subscribe to vacancy updates.

Graduate Engineer

To work as part of a focused multi-discipline Civil & Structural design team that will work on a variety of projects, including; telecommunications structures, radar towers, bespoke advertising structures and residential building steelwork. Additionally, the role offers site/survey work around the UK as well as exposure to manufacturing and product development. Training and support will be provided to develop qualifications right up to Chartered status, through the Swann ICE approved training scheme. This position will be particularly suited to Graduates who want something out of the ordinary for their career.


CAD Operative

To provide proposal and manufacturing drawings for structural steelwork and architectural metalwork by interpreting structural and architectural designs.


Download the Swann Group Brochure

Fill in your details below and the brochure will be sent to your inbox