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Job Title: Health & Safety Manager
Line Manager / Reporting to: Head of Compliance & Business Improvement
Location: Castledawson - with travel to site as required
About CFM:

CFM are a leading NI Facilities management company delivering total integrated building service solutions throughout the public and private sector. The business has grown rapidly over the last 5 years and currently has a 230 strong all trade workforce, as part of our 10-year vision we plan to further grow the business to an all-Ireland delivery.

Our approach is highly innovative and combines industry best practice with the latest technology to provide a 24/7/365 package which is uniquely tailored to meet the needs of every single client we work with.

We operate throughout Northern Ireland and consistently deliver high quality, fully transparent services on every level from strategic planning to handover of the completed project. This has enabled us to develop (and maintain) long standing relationships within local government, social housing, healthcare and with leading commercial and industrial companies, having responsibility for a portfolio of 40,000+ properties, delivering circa 2,000 repairs & projects per week.

As a family orientated business, we are united as one by our vision and values of being COMMITTED, FOCUSED and MOTIVATED to help:

“Support the lives of 1million PEOPLE, by maintaining & regenerating PLACES, ensuring that our operations create a sustainable PLANET for tomorrow”
Your new opportunity:

This role will operate within a fast-paced environment and will be responsible for managing all Health and Safety requirements across the business.  With multi-site responsibility, you will partner with stakeholders to lead, advise, and provide governance on all health and safety matters under the CDM Regulations.

The focus of this role will be to deliver best practice and excellence through coaching and mentoring to maintain and develop a safety-first and continuous improvement culture, especially within operational teams.

What we offer:

We are a multi award winning company with a very exciting 10-year vision and at the heart of this vision is our PEOPLE.

As a business we are motivated to encourage and inspire in all that we do, empowering our teams to reach their full potential.


Key Responsibilities:

• Deliver the strategic plan to ensure Health & Safety is firmly embedded within the culture of CFM and its employees
• Track, improve & develop strategies for sustained H&S performance across our operations and within our supply chain
• Proactively monitor H&S compliance across all sites and implement improvements through utilising the technology available to do this effectively
• Implement systems of work and support managers to secure meaningful employee involvement
• Actively ensure the implementation of legal, insurance and corporate standards in relation to H&S compliance
• Manage reporting and investigation procedures for accidents/incidents to establish root causes and preventative measures
• Produce statistics and communicate findings/trends to assist in the development of localised improvement plans
• Provide support in implementing a risk management system. Ensure HSE risks and impacts are appropriately identified
• Work alongside the rest of the SHEQ Team in ensuring there is an integrated approach with H&S, environmental controls, waste management systems and overall Sustainability strategy
• As part of the management team, set, monitor, and report on KPI’s
• Be an active member of the RESTORE Committee (H&S/Wellbeing/CSR/LEAN) and bring Health & Safety expertise to discussions and innovations for improvement
• As part of site management across operations act as a technical expert; lead and coach all site teams
• Support H&S induction for new employees, providing up to date relevant content & also ensure site inductions for all CFM staff, supply chain & clients are in place
• Develop and implement in-house H&S training with will all relevant stakeholders & Supply Chain where necessary
• Carry out internal audits of the Integrated Management System & processes measuring performance and driving improvement
• Carrying out internal and external site inspections to ensure policies and procedures are being properly implemented and adhered to
• Increase Health & Safety awareness to Managers and Team Members with training techniques and coaching sessions including continual development & delivery of Toolbox Talks
• Complete weekly/monthly management reports for submission to Directors
• Be a key driver in delivering the CFM Sustainability Strategy in line with our 2030 targets
• Assist in maintaining our ISO standards and accreditations and assist in attaining further standards in line with the business’ overall strategic direction, particularly in relation to Safe T Cert & ISO 45001 accreditation.

Our Requirements:

• Must have minimum of 3 years previous experience in a H&S Manager capacity
• NEBOSH in Construction qualified
• Member of IOSH
• Strong knowledge of current legislation
• Specific experience of the application of the CDM regulations including development of Health and Safety Plans
• Highly competent and capable of delivering H&S targets across a multi-site organisation
• Experience and knowledge of Quality Standards such ISO9001, ISO14001 and ISO45001
• Experience developing & implementing new training procedures
• A full UK driving license is essential

• Experience or awareness in Buildings Safety Systems and M&E
• IT skills & knowledge of Microsoft applications, databases, spreadsheets, and software for reporting purposes
• Previous experience in working on MTC Maintenance & Improvement contracts / Social Housing and, or Public Sector Government Contracts

• Strong organisational skills
• A collaborative team player – concerned with the team success as well as individual performance
• Visible Leadership skills – can motivate others to achieve
• Good communication & interpersonal skills
• Be able to foster a team ethic
• Ability to focus, prioritise and delegate
• Ability to keep track of multiple tasks or projects
• Time management


CFM are an equal opportunities employer.
To apply for this job please send a copy or your CV to careers@cfm-ni.com or contact our HR department for an application form.