Health & Safety Compliance Manager



Job Title

Health & Safety, Supply Chain, H&S & related


£60,000 to £65,000 Per Annum


+ Benefits + Prospects



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Health & Safety Compliance Manager

c£60k - £65k - Benefitss + Prospects

Manchester based + Some Local Regional travel


Our client is a multi-site specialist distributor of industrial related products that are used in a variety of applications. Due to further growth, they are looking for an exceptional Compliance, Healthy & Safety Manager ideally with experience from the chemicals [or

related sector.


Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate will have come from a COMAH type operation.

Hugely experienced across all aspects of H&S Compliance in a chemicals or related environment.

Exceptional qualifications across QHSE

Proven track record of maintaining & improving all aspects of H&S

Excellent written & verbal communication skills.


Mostly based in Manchester you will also travel to 5 smaller satellite operations around the North West.

Support the development and delivery of the business QHSSE strategy and objectives, resulting in a positive, safe working culture.

Working within the wider QSHE team, you will play a major role in ensuring that the company meets or exceeds, relevant Occupational, Process Safety, Environmental, Security and Quality Standards. 

Effective management of systems, procedures and activities to help prevent exposure to the risk of HSSE incident, complaint or prosecution and will maintain accreditations to ISO and other relevant industry standards.

On a day-to-day basis this calls for proactively promoting and embedding the importance of a progressive safety culture, engaging with employees at all levels within the organisation to adopt the right safety behaviours.

Application of staff assessment, to ensure that the operating environment and the work force are matched.

Assist the definition of team objectives, Key Performance Indicators, as well as to prioritise, delegate, and monitor work to ensure the optimisation of resources to deliver first-class service to customers both internally and externally. 

Compiling regular reports on performance and investigating regional incidents are key deliverables.


Day to day responsibilities:

  • Provide health & safety expertise to all areas, ensuring that all operational activities comply with current health, safety and environment legislation, ensuring all HSSE policies and procedures are followed and are regularly reviewed.
  • Play a lead role in developing, influencing and promoting a positive HSSE culture throughout the business.
  • Develop and Implement the QHSSE strategy, aligned with the organisation’s, Global AIPSM and Occupational Safety policy and procedures.
  • Develop and maintain robust safety management systems and protocols to mitigate risks and maintain a safe working environment.
  • Conduct regular safety audits and inspections to identify hazards, assess risks, and implement corrective actions as necessary.
  • Provide safety training and education programs
  • Foster strong working relationships with internal stakeholders and external partners to enhance safety cooperation and information sharing.
  • Monitor safety performance metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs) to identify trends, potential risks, and areas for improvement.
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting of safety incidents, near misses, and accidents, and lead investigations to determine root causes and develop preventive measures.
  • Stay updated on relevant safety regulations, standards, and industry best practices.
  • Ensure compliance with UK Health, safety and Environmental regulations and other applicable safety standards.
  • Liaise with regulatory bodies, Health and Safety Executive, Environment Agency, Local Authorities and participate in safety-related audits and inspections.
  • Engage with other key stakeholders internally and externally within the business such as customers, Senior Management and Board of Directors.
  • Manage the major accident hazard identification and risk assessment processes, including HAZID, HIRA, PHR, HAZOP etc.
  • Ensure major accident hazard (MAH) risks are controlled to ALARP
  • Involvement in the preparation and revision of key permitting/license documentation relevant to process safety such as the COMAH safety report, aspects of the EPR permit and Hazardous Substances Consent

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