Head of Safety Job – Highways in UK (Location Flexible) 


Head of Safety Job – Highways in UK (Location Flexible) 

Job Ref: BIA0003P7

Primary Location: United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-London

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Deadline: 07/12/2018



You will have a key responsibility in supporting the Highways Management Team in their duties to manage safety within the operating unit.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide HSE advice and guidance to the Senior and project management team to support the achievement of HSE targets in line with our Safety Management System.
  • Prepare and implement Highways operating unit specific HSE strategies, that drive performance and support continuous improvement across the Operating Unit, monitor and report on their efficacy.
  • Grow the HSE team within the operating unit by identifying gaps in support.
  • Line manage and mentor Highways HSE team employees and support the professional development of direct reports.
  • Ensure sufficient reliance and continuity planning is in place for your team.
  • Develop and maintain good client relationships.
  • Promote Jacobs culture of caring to internal and external stakeholders the post holder is expected to engage in and support Jacobs Beyond Zero message.
  • Actively engage in the company sales process supporting bids and tender submissions.
  • Support the Senior and project management teams in delivering Health and Safety in Design best practice for our clients.
  • Support the wider UK HSE team in delivering HSE specific training, this may include developing bespoke training modules and presentations.
  • Delivering the provision of an Incident Management Service, which includes incidents investigation, reporting outcomes and learnings to Senior Managers as required.
  • Support the UK HSE leadership in implementing the Global BIAF HSE strategy.



  • Recognised Third Level Safety Qualification
  • OHSAS 18001 Internal Auditor
  • Extensive experience of implementing and managing HSE programmes including behavioural based initiatives



  • NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent
  • ICE H&S Register (Advanced)
  • IMPAS (CDM-C or APS Management of Pre-Construction Health & Safety)
  • Professional Engineering / Construction qualification (CEng / I Eng)

The closing date for applications is Friday 7th December.


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