Cheetham Hill Construction is a family-owned Civil Engineering business based in Bury, Greater Manchester. We carry out a huge variety of civil engineering and construction contracts, ranging in value from £5,000 to £20 million for an increasingly broad spectrum of clients.

If you are an experienced QESH Manager ideally with a construction background looking for a varied and autonomous role within a well-established company, we’d like to hear from you. You will split your time between being office-based and visiting sites – primarily across the North-West and Yorkshire liaising with management and employees.

The Role:

  • To lead and co-ordinate the QESH Department in developing and maintaining industry standards and legislation
  • Develop and maintain the Company’s Integrated Management System to ISO 45001, ISO14001,  ISO9001
  • System review of all company policies and procedures annually, to ensure they are fit for purpose
  • Monitor and audit the Company’s QESH performance, providing solutions for continual improvement
  • Chair monthly directors’ meetings to report on proactive and reactive monitoring
  • Accident and incident investigation to identify root cause
  • Be available to all employees for specialist advice
  • Production of Construction Phase Health and Safety Plans and Construction Environmental Management Plans
  • Manage the Company’s approved contractor database including the assessment of documents
  • Proactively liaise with statutory and non-statutory bodies
  • Complete pre-qualification and tender questionnaires relating to QESH
  • Lead and manage the Company’s sustainability strategy including purpose-built software


  • Grad IOSH as a minimum with an Occupational Health and Safety degree or equivalent
  • IEMA membership would be desirable
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Good commercial awareness
  • Assertiveness and persuasiveness
  • Good problem-solving skills


For an experienced QESH Manager, this is a great opportunity to join an award-winning contactor, working for some high-profile clients. In return, you can expect a competitive salary, along with pension, generous holidays, private healthcare and either a car allowance or company car.

To Apply

Please email your CV with covering letter to c.chamberlain@chc.co.uk or write to: Ms C Chamberlain, HR Director, Cheetham Hill Construction Limited, Woodhill Road, Bury, Lancs, BL8 1AR.