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Safety, Health & Environmental Manager

First Midlands have a great opportunity for a Safety, Health & Environmental Manager to join their team.

As a Safety, Health & Environmental Manager for the Midlands you will cover Leicester, Worcester & Adderley Green.

The SHE Manager will support the Managing Director and local leadership team to ensure a culture of compliance and continuous improvement with health, safety and environmental related matters.

You will be a key member of the bus safety leadership team, supporting the design and implementation of agreed divisional health and safety initiatives.

Key Points:

  • You can be based at any of the following depots - Leicester, Worcester & Adderley Green
  • The working hours are 37.5 per week
  • The salary is £45,000 per annum
  • Travel will be required

The post holder will set the highest standards of performance, guide by example and demonstrate passion and purposefulness to influence inspire and motivate our people.

Working closely with divisional Health & Safety you will ensure a consistent approach to the implementation of the safety management system in First Bus.

Key accountabilities of the role are:


  • Complete regular safety inspections and audits
  • Ensure full utilisation of company safety alerts and “advance warning systems” to ensure effective risk management and compliance
  • Maintain the safety database for the operating company
  • Monitor compliance to all health and safety related Standard Operating Procedure
  • Monitor appropriate management of on-site contractors
  • Monitor compliance to environmental legislative requirements where required
  • Monitor compliance to legislative requirements to achieve/maintain ISO 14001 accreditation if required

Technical Support

  • Provide technical advice on health, safety and environmental matters
  • Coach colleagues to create a positive safety culture
  • Effectively guide any health and safety projects for the operating company
  • Support divisional health and safety initiatives
  • Support the Depot Leadership Teams in compiling and maintaining risk assessments in accordance with the annual plan


  • Provide health and safety environmental management training as required
  • Ensure continuous professional development and IOSH membership (or other accredited bodies)

What can we offer you?

  • up to 5 weeks holiday (plus Public Holidays)
  • company pension
  • free bus travel for you and your family
  • £6 all-day train travel on GWR, SWR and other First train companies
  • High Street discounts

What do we do?

One of the UK's largest bus operators, our team of 17,000 Journey Makers helps 1.6 million customers every single day to get to where they want to go.

Engineering is an integral part of our business focusing on efficiency, excellence, safety and reliability. We're constantly looking for ways to improve our processes, techniques and ways of engineering our very diverse fleet.

Interested? Apply Today!

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Abbey Lane, Leicester, England, LE4 0DA
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  • Company:
    First UK Bus
  • Website Skillset:
    All Other Roles
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent - Full Time
  • Full Time / Part Time:
    Full Time
  • Contracted Hours:
  • Location:
    UK Bus - Adderley Green, UK Bus - Leicester, UK Bus - Worcester
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