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SHEQ Manager

Requisition ID: 58782

Domain: Construction/Site Management

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

EQUANS is looking for a SHEQ Manager to join our team in Belfast on permanent basis. This is a fulltime role working Monday to Friday. On offer is a competitive salary, car allowance, bonus and benefits package. 

The main purpose is to ensure, in conjunction with the regional Head of SHEQ and local MD’s 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.

What will you deliver? 

  • 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 Northern SHEQ team to produce trend analysis with regards to good and bad practice, near misses, dangerous occurrences and incidents.
  • Any other reasonable management request


What can we offer you? 

On offer is a competitive salary, and benefits package, which includes; 

  • 25 days annual leave (+ public holidays) 
  • Life Cover equivalent to 3.5 times annual salary 
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers 
  • Gym membership discounts  
  • Cycle to work scheme  
  • Holiday purchase scheme 
  • 2 corporate social responsibility days per year 
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes 
  • Attractive Employee Referral Rewards Scheme 
  • Access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in EQUANS), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Persons Network) and our Disability Network 
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app 

Who are we looking for? 

  • Recognised health and safety Qualification minimum NEBOSH Certificate.
  • Working towards NEBOSH Diploma in H&S and / or Environmental Management or equivalent.
  • Recognised Temporary Works Certificate accredited to CITB.
  • Recognised Appointed persons’ certificate accredited to CITB.
  • Recognised M&E certificate.
  • Relevant experience of SHEQ functions within a business of similar complexity / size
  • Development and implementation of safety management systems
  • Managing major SHE incidents
  • Up to date knowledge of UK SHE legislation
  • First rate communication and influencing skills
  • Good and development 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


Who are we? 

EQUANS is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.   

In the UK & Ireland, EQUANS is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables. 

EQUANS’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live. 

EQUANS is a Bouygues group company. 

What’s next? 

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch. 

At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Professionals Network) and our Disability Network.  

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements. 

The EQUANS Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to EQUANS Managers. 

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EQUANS is a multi-technical expert that offers a comprehensive range of services across facilities management, energy management and construction.

As an international market leader, we help our customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.