HSEQ Manager

  • Posted on: 8 June 2022
  • Job Title: HSEQ Manager
  • Closing Date: 22/06/2022
  • Closing Time: 3:00 pm
  • Reporting To: Managing Director and Business Unit Operations Director
HSEQ Manager

Job Summary

HSEQ Manager

Organisational Environment     

Michael Nugent Ltd is a Northern Irish based MEP contractor with reach across GB & ROI. We build and manage complex engineering projects that reimagine how people work and live in the built environment. Our determination and focus enable us to deliver leading-edge construction solutions across a range of key sectors including Healthcare, Education, Hotel, Leisure, Life Sciences, Office, Commercial, Arts & Culture through our Major Contracts, Facilities Management and Specialised Works business units. Michael Nugent Ltd directly employees over 100 people across Northern Ireland, GB and ROI Ireland and indirectly over 300.

Michael Nugent Ltd formed in 1963 is a 2nd Generation Family business with offices in Pomeroy, Belfast & Dublin.  Michael Nugent Ltd believe strongly in our workforce, we employ the best people, invests heavily in training and education and ensure that the highest standards of health, safety and governance are applied throughout the organisation.

Description & Objectives of this Role

The HSEQ Manager will support the development of a strategy to shape the HSEQ and Continuous Improvement functions for the company. Working closely with the directors this role will deliver the HSEQ strategy and drive a culture of continuous improvement. This role will be responsible for ensuring legislative compliance together with adherence of our IMS systems to ISO standards 18001, 14001 and 9001. This is a fantastic opportunity for an HSEQ professional to work in a collaborative environment influencing and leading on all aspects of health and safety, environmental and quality performance.

The position requires first class organisational, communication and leadership skills along with proven ability to develop solutions that push innovative boundaries. The successful candidate will work closely with the Managing Director and Business Unit Operations Directors to implement strategies and develop long-term plans that usher in new levels of HSEQ standard Michael Nugent Ltd.

This role is N Ireland based but will require regular travel to GB & ROI. The successful candidate will ideally be based in the Pomeroy Head Quarters or alternatively Michael Nugent Ltd Belfast office.

Reporting to: Managing Director and Business Unit Operations Directors

Position:        Support Function Team Member

Key Responsibilities and Duties

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Develop a strong working relationship with all levels of employees and promote a culture of engagement, understanding and compliance for all HSEQ policies and procedures.
  • Monitor, review, improve and amend the Integrated Management System to ensure continual improvement and compliance.
  • Develop further HSEQ initiatives and continual improvements
  • Complete compliant management system audits and inspections and manage a programme of corrective/preventative actions for continuous improvement, ensuring the highest standards in technical competence and safe working practices.
  • Manage the completion of ISO9001 / ISO14001 / ISO45001 internal audits and providing effective solutions to support compliance regarding all external audits.
  • Ensure the preparation of the Contract Health & Safety Plans
  • Perform site visits to ensure all necessary safety equipment / Documentation is available
  • Perform or arrange accident reporting, recording and investigation as required
  • Maintain records, inspections and calibration of lifting Appliances PPE, Gas monitoring equipment, Safety Audits and Accidents/Incidents
  • Perform assessment of special equipment requirements as required
  • Perform or arrange for the assessment of special training requirements
  • Liaison with company solicitors regarding EL & PI claims and undertaking investigations
  • Support the Implementation, design, and development of risk management processes, including, Risk Assessments, COSHH Assessment and Fire Risk Assessment.
  • Provide effective solutions for all company health and safety and compliance inductions.
  • Provide effective internal training and coaching to operational teams in specific subject matters, such as – Contractor Management, Incident Investigation, Risk Assessment and COSHH regulations.
  • Attend and provide monthly Operational reports to Operational meetings and submit Quarterly performance and compliance reports to board meetings.
  • To ensure that all working methods and procedures are relevant, clearly communicated, adhered to and promote and portray the company in a professional, safe and compliant manner, whilst providing a safe place of work to a motivated and competent workforce focused on delivering high standards of workmanship and quality of service.
  • To advise Managing Director & BU directors on the implications of current, new and pending health, safety, environmental and quality statute, approved codes of practice, guidance etc. and their impact on existing procedures and methods of operation.


Skills and Qualifications

  • 3 plus years’ experience in operational management or safety, health, and environment leadership
  • NEBOSH general certification.
  • Previous experience of producing internal audits to comply with 9001, 14001 & 45001
  • Accuracy, diligence, and a champion of embracing and driving effective compliance solutions.
  • Excellent solutions, planning and organisational skills.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.


Preferred Qualifications

Degree level relevant qualification
IOSH membership

Send your CV to: HR@michaelnugent.co.uk before 3pm on Wednesday 22nd June.

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