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SHEQ Manager

Leeds, UK ● Wakefield, UK Req #2390
14 June 2024

SHEQ Manager

Leeds / Wakefield – (Hybrid, Office, Site, Home)

Permanent – Full Time

Competitive Salary + Company Car/ Allowance + Benefits


Freedom currently have an exciting opportunity for an SHEQ Manager to join our Networks business supporting them with their Health, Safety, Environmental & Quality objectives and responsibilities

Freedom Networks partners with Distributions Network Operators, offering a full turnkey solution from survey, inspection through to design, construction and handover, and planned maintenance.

Reporting into the Head of SHEQ, you will support the business by leading a team of Safety Advisors, and assist the Operational Team in planning, organising, controlling and maintaining a safe and healthy environment.


Travel will be required to meet with the Senior Leadership Team, Operations and our clients across the UK


Some of the key deliverables in this role will include:

  • Manage, support and develop a team of Safety Advisors covering the UK.
  • Assist in the implementation, monitoring and advising on Health & Safety Management systems within the Group.
  • Ensure business compliance to company management system and legal obligations are complied with
  • Work closely with the business Senior Leadership Team and attend appropriate meetings, providing update, guidance and direction on both Group and business specific initiatives.
  • Ensure incidents are investigated appropriately and in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that data with regards to Health & Safety performance is effectively captured and analysed to enable improvement plans to be developed.
  • Produce monthly reports on various KPI’s regarding the management of health and safety.
  • Develop on the existing positive Health & Safety Culture within the business.
  • Lead Health & Safety initiatives to ensure the business is at the forefront of best practise.
  • Support the Divisional Head of SHEQ with the preparation and issue of SHEQ Communications e.g. Reports / Alerts / Bulletins / Circulars etc


What we’re looking for:

We are looking for a passionate SHEQ expert who has experience in advising and supporting similar businesses to deliver Health, Safety, Environmental & Quality.  They will be comfortable engaging and working with senior management and clients alike to influence their expertise.  

You must have Qualifications and experience in: 

  • Experience of managing a team of Health and Safety professionals
  • NEBOSH Diploma (or equivalent) qualified.
  • Strong knowledge of legislation and ISO 45001 and CDM 
  • Experience of working within the Utility, HV Electricity (Desirable, but not essential))


We're always evolving our benefits to ensure we're attracting and retaining great people.  Some of what you can expect includes: 

  • Competitive Salary on Offer
  • Car/Car allowance
  • Pension with a leading provider and up to 8% employer contribution
  • Personal Wellbeing and Volunteer Days
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Free 24/7 365 Employee Assistance Program to support mental health and well-being (including counselling sessions and legal advice)
  • Flexible benefits to suit from Dental Insurance, Gym Memberships, Give As You Earn, Travel Insurance, Tax Free Bikes.
  • Personal development programme

Next Steps: 

As a business, we’re on a journey to build on our culture where everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. This starts with recruitment and how we bring people into the organisation.  

We’ll do our best to outline the recruitment process to you ahead of time with plenty of notice. If you require any accommodations to participate in the application or interview process, please let us know and we will work with you to ensure your needs are met. 

About Us 

Freedom are part of the NG Bailey Group, one of the leading independent engineering and services businesses in the UK. Founded in 1921, with a turnover of £500m and 3000 employees, we are proud of our history of developing great people through our investment in training.

Working across a variety of sectors within the building and infrastructure industry, our innovative, responsible and forward thinking approach allows us to work on fantastic ground-breaking projects, providing solutions using the latest tools and technologies

Progression is something we value and we will make sure that when you join us you have a clearly defined development path, supported by regular reviews, training and ongoing support to enable you to be the best you can be

Other details

  • Job Function OHD
  • Pay Type Salary
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