We are recruiting for a Health & Safety Manager to join the Komfort team working from our Midlands HQ.

What do we do? Komfort divide spaces by designing and manufacturing internal glazed and solid partitions with integrated door sets.

Komfort Partitioning is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, business facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds are proud to be an equal opportunities employer, we are committed and welcome applications from any race, gender.

What does the role entail? The main purpose of the Health & Safety Manager is to act as the lead person for health and safety as defined by the Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999.

A key focus of this role is to develop, implement and maintain health and safety best practice across the business at all locations, including external site projects, ensuring the business and employees comply with all current health and safety legislation, including codes of practice, official guidance and Komfort standards.

The Health & Safety Manager will proactively work with colleagues on sites and at business locations to establish and maintain a programme of continuous improvement in the management of health and safety that also promotes a culture of safe working practices across the organisation.

Maintain and update general area risk assessments and H&S Codes. Assist members of staff in the completion of, or review of, risk assessments. Lead internal reviews, audits, reviews of management systems and risk assessments and monitor implementation of improvement plans.

Job Specification

Department: Health & Safety, Installations

Reporting to: Conformance Manager

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure the KPL Health & Safety Policy is applied consistently across all business and project sites.
  • Visiting individual sites and supporting Glazing Managers, Glaziers and Projects Managers with Health & Safety issues arising on projects.
  • Compiling site specific risk assessments and method statements for all projects
  • Complete appropriate checks on all subcontractors using the pre-qualifying documentation. Liaise with customers throughout the project regarding the Health and Safety aspects of the project.
  • Validation of appointed subcontractors to ensure all mandatory documents are in place and maintained.
  • Advise the Conformance team of any current and emerging health, safety and welfare legislation, including evaluation options, making recommendations and generating action plans to ensure rigorous risk assessments and accident management systems are in place.
  • Identify employee and sub-contractor training needs in relation to health and safety.
  • Implement and maintain health and safety systems and procedures to meet specific requirements such as near misses and accident reporting in a consistent and effective manner.
  • Ensure routine health and safety activities and checks are carried out – e.g. review of all site risk assessments.
  • To investigate, or where appropriate, assist others to investigate the circumstances and causes of accidents and take necessary steps to prevent a recurrence.
  • To take action to mitigate the impact and likelihood of health and safety risks throughout the business.
  • Lead and assist on larger projects where required with health and safety support and advice.
  • Carrying out unannounced site visits/spot checks to ensure employees and sub-contractors are working in line with health and safety regulations and best practice standards.
  • Attend prestart meetings and establish / agree the safest method of delivery / install.
  • Site visits to all sites monthly and compiling reports to the Directors.
  • Ensure full and accurate health, safety and environmental training records are maintained.

The above list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the post.

Experience, Qualifications & Professional Memberships

  • NEBOSH (General/Construction Certificate)
  • Project Management
  • IOSH Grad (working toward)
  • Construction Design and Management Regulations (CDM) (Desirable)
  • SMSTS (Desirable)
  • CSCS Card (Black) (Desirable)

What’s on offer

  • Permanent & full time
  • Competitive salary
  • UK Wide, based in Birmingham
  • Company pension
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Buying and selling holiday scheme
  • 4x life insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Car allowance
  • Free parking on all sites
  • Modern offices in accessible location

Your Head Office Location: Unit 501, Axcess 10, Bentley Road South, Darlaston, West Midlands. WS10 8LQ

Applications: Please email your CV and your salary expectation to careers@Komfort.co.uk