Jacobs Head of Safety- Highways (Location Flexible) in London, United Kingdom

Head of Safety- Highways (Location Flexible)


Jacobs is one of theworld’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical,professional and consultancy services for industrial, commercial and governmentorganisations globally.

With more than 77,000people globally, our teams collaborate, innovate and create. Our people areproud to have been behind some of the greatest consultancy and engineeringfeats over the past 70 years.

We foster a collaborativeand inclusive environment for our people, and our partners, and we want you tobe a part of our growing business.

We encourage applicationsfrom candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts.

This location for this position can be flexible and can be based from any of our office in the UK and Ireland.


You will have a keyresponsibility in supporting the Highways Management Team in their duties tomanage safety within the operating unit

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide HSE advice andguidance to the Senior and project management team to support the achievementof HSE targets in line with our Safety Management System.

  • Prepare and implementHighways operating unit specific HSE strategies, that drive performance andsupport continuous improvement across the Operating Unit, monitor and report ontheir efficacy.

  • Grow the HSE team withinthe operating unit by identifying gaps in support.

  • Line manage and mentorHighways HSE team employees and support the professional development of directreports.

  • Ensure sufficient relianceand continuity planning is in place for your team.

  • Develop and maintain goodclient relationships.

  • Promote Jacobs culture ofcaring to internal and external stakeholders the post holder is expected toengage in and support Jacobs Beyond Zero message.

  • Actively engage in thecompany sales process supporting bids and tender submissions.

  • Support the Senior andproject management teams in delivering Health and Safety in Design bestpractice for our clients.

  • Support the wider UK HSEteam in delivering HSE specific training, this may include developing bespoketraining modules and presentations.

  • Delivering the provision ofan Incident Management Service, which includes incidents investigation,reporting outcomes and learnings to Senior Managers as required.

  • Support the UK HSEleadership in implementing the Global BIAF HSE strategy.



  • Recognised Third LevelSafety Qualification

  • OHSAS 18001 InternalAuditor

  • Extensive experience ofimplementing and managing HSE programmes including behavioural basedinitiatives



  • NEBOSH Diploma orequivalent

  • ICE H&S Register(Advanced)

  • IMPAS (CDM-C or APSManagement of Pre-Construction Health & Safety)

  • Professional Engineering/ Construction qualification (CEng / I Eng)

The closing date for applications is Friday 7th December.

Our Culture

At Jacobswe see safety differently - we strive to go ‘BeyondZero’ by putting the health,safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.

We are committed to equality across our businessand we work with external organisations such as STEM , WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and Stonewall . We are also Disability ConfidentCommitted ; therefore, weguarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteriafor a vacancy. When you join Jacobs you will have access to awide range of Global Networks, centred on

inclusion and diversitywhich is the foundation of our business and at the centre of our values.

To find out more about ournetworks, please visit our website;www.jacobs.com

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline PersonnelSecurity Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo variouschecks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History andCriminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria,then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employerwho is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-London

Other Locations Ireland-Ireland Countrywide-Dublin, United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Southampton, United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Cardiff, United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Belfast, United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-London, United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Edinburgh, United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Bristol, United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Glasgow, United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Leeds, United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Wokingham, United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Manchester

Req ID: BIA0003P7