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Health and Safety Officer

Full Time
Location: Heywood
Hours: 37.5 per week

Job Title – HSEQ Officer
Department – HSEQ
Reporting to – General Manager

Job Summary

To develop HSEQ as a business focused contributor to achieving Spaans Babcock Ltd mission of driving change, improving safety standards and initiating behavioural change within the company culture.

Key Result Area

  • Responsible for managing the Company’s HSEQ compliance, ensuring statutory requirements are met and to drive accountability and ownership across the company.
  • Work closely with staff and the Senior Management Team on continuous improvement of HSEQ measures ensuring best practice is embedded into the operation.
  • Work with the Sales Department in the preparation of tender submission/client presentations when required.
  • Continuously improve the quality of the operation, ensuring high standard of delivery and identifying learning points.
  • Oversee training and development of staff, and asset management related to HSEQ.
  • Support the provision of occupational health and well being within the business.
  • Experience or keen interest in Human Resource Management.

Skills and Experience – preferred but not essential

  • Proven experience working in a Safety and Quality management role in engineering and /or construction industries.
  • To have a successful track record of working with auditors and clients.
  • Ability to build relationships and influence people at all levels, to drive continuous improvements and change through the organisation.
  • To have developed and run systems such as ISO 9001, 14001 & 18001/45001 through accredited bodies.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, have a personable nature with effective and clear communication skills.
  • Tactful and diplomatic when dealing with people, treating them with dignity and respect at all times.
  • Problem solver – can apply a range of analytical techniques to understand complex information issues, considers a range of options and their effects.


The role of the HSEQ officer will require a recognised safety and environmental qualification (diploma level or equivalent) and should hold or be working towards an auditor’s qualification for ISO.

Closing Date: 28/08/2020 

Contact: David Hughes
Spaans Babcock Ltd
305 Phoenix Close
OL10 2JG
01706 627770

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