Thomas Thor Associates are proud to partner, exclusively with a global leader in nuclear. A competent and experienced Health and Safety Manager on Site will be appointed, dedicated full time to the project, to support a key Hinkley Point C work package.

Role description

This role will commence in Bristol and then transition full time to HPC Site, in 2020. The Health and Safety Manager will maintain highest standards of Safety on site through a the Health and Safety organisation. At first, after a period of few months in head office, prior to be part of the first team on Site, he/she will launch on Site health & safety activities; notably by setting up with the Employer (the client) regular meetings, to ensure good communication and relationship and by developing and updating as necessary procedures, processes applicable on Site. He/she will then manage a specific and dedicated team. According to the project’s anticipated needs and taking into account criteria such as criticality of operations, this team will be strengthened with qualified and competent safety officers.


  • He/She reports to the Site Manager from whom he/she receives a delegation for, Health and Safety matters which implies responsibility for ensuring that processes needed to achieve high levels of health and safety performance are established, implemented, reviewed and maintained.
  • He/She will also liaise with the Health and Safety Director.
  • The Health and Safety Manager’s mission, responsibilities, and competencies in particular cover:
  • Co-ordination and co-operation with the Principal Contractor (Employer), Subcontractors and others as necessary on health and safety issues
  • Reviewing method statements and risk assessments including the Subcontractors’ documentation
  • Identifying health and safety training needs and provide/support training as necessary
  • Monitoring Subcontractors’ activities against approved method statements and risk assessments and the requirements of this Health and Safety Management
  • Plan Monitoring compliance with, and enforcing, site safety rules and procedures
  • Reporting to the Site Manager and others interested parties on health and safety issues, performance and areas needing improvement
  • Providing health and safety reports to the Site Manager, head office Health & Safety Department and to the Principal Contractor as required Development of operational routines, procedures, processes applicable on Site Development of the site emergency arrangements
  • Ensuring adherence / compliance with UK rules & regulations governing Occupational Health & Safety, fire protection, Environmental protection, information protection and data security for the duration of the Project in accordance with valid Project Procedures and Specifications, applicable regulations, etc.

Essential skills

  • Degree in an engineering discipline (preferable) Appropriate diploma / certificates (IOSH or CITB or NEBOSH)
  • A minimum of 5 to 10 years working as an Occupational Health & Safety Manager.
  • Experience of working in construction projects in an international context (preferable) Nuclear / Energy
  • High Hazard experience id desirable

Desired skills

  • Results Driven
  • Leadership
  • Pragmatism
  • Good Communication skills
  • English Level – Fluent
  • French Level – basic or intermediate (preferable)
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Thomas Thor Associates is a consulting and recruitment organisation providing services to the global nuclear sector. We represent nuclear industry experts and provide nuclear jobs to our clients for either freelance contract assignments or permanent staff positions.

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