Mid Level
Regional Safety, Environment & Compliance (SEC) Manager
Sewell Group

Salary: Competitive

Closing Date: Saturday, 29 February 2020

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About our company

Sewell Group has a long and illustrious history dating back to 1876, leading the way in core business areas; Investments, Projects, Construction, Safety, Health & Environment, Facilities and Fuel & Convenience Retailing.

Sewell is recognised as a 3 star ‘Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For’, living the core philosophy of ‘a great place to work and a great company to deal with’, with customers and communities at its heart.

The Safety, Environment & Compliance (SEC) Team provide core corporate functions across Sewell Group, specifically providing advice and support services in relation to Health, Safety, Environment, Quality and Compliance matters.

For more information on Sewell, visit www.sewell-group.co.uk


Role Overview

The role of SEC Manager is a Sewell Group position that will be based in the Sewell Head Offices in Hull, and will report to the Head of Safety, Environment and Compliance. The successful candidate will be required to travel to various sites across the Yorkshire and Lancashire areas on a weekly basis.

As a member of the SEC Team the successful candidate may be called upon to assist in the delivery of SEC services at any of the Sewell family of businesses, the primary business sectors this role will be involved with are Construction, Facilities Management and Estates Management.


  • 8.30am – 5.00pm, Monday to Friday
  • 37.5 hours per week

Role Responsibilities

  • Provide advice and support on a range of health, safety, environment and compliance matters
  • Conduct site audits, and management systems audits
  • Conduct Fire Risk Assessments in accordance with PAS79
  • Instil a strong Health and Safety culture, ensuring that company standards and objectives are achieved
  • Maintain HSEQ (health, safety, environmental & quality) management systems in accordance with legal requirements and ISO standards, ensuring continuous improvement is fully embraced
  • Maintain robust and open communication with the rest of the SEC team
  • Take ownership of, and resolve issues through advice and guidance
  • Monitor HSEQ performance, and conduct investigations where required
  • Provide support and cover during the absence of other team members
  • Support teams with HSEQ training needs, including the delivery of in-house training where required


As well as exhibiting the Sewell Group behaviours of being a positive, professional and customer focused team player, that does the right thing, the suitable person will have the following:


  • Hold a NEBOSH Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Safety, or equivalent
  • Demonstrable experience in a health and safety focused role
  • Demonstrative knowledge of environmental management requirements
  • Experience in the application of ISO standards, 9001, 14001, 45001
  • Experience in the development and maintenance of HSEQ Management systems
  • Excellent working knowledge, and experience of the application of CDM Regulations
  • Experience in conducting site audits
  • Hold (or be willing to achieve) the Fire Management Certificate
  • Produce high quality written reports for Board, investigations, etc.
  • Full UK Driving licence, and own transport
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Computer literate, comfortable with Microsoft packages
  • Be a team player, with a hands on approach and a flexible outlook towards hours worked



  • Knowledge/experience of HSEQ in Facilities Management
  • Level 3 Award in Education and training (formerly PTLLS)
  • P405 Asbestos Management
  • Working knowledge of ISO27001



Sewell is an equal opportunities employer, recruiting within the guidelines of the Equality Act 2010. We are committed to the promotion of diversity and equal opportunity, as an employer and in the delivery of our products and services. As a committed safe employer, an enhanced DBS (criminal record) check will be carried out for the successful candidate of this role.


  • Competative Salary
  • Up to 20% Annual Bonus Opportunity
  • Auto enrolment pension
  • Sewell store discount
  • Access to thousands of highstreet retail discounts
  • Free use of the East Hull 'Tommy Coyle Academy' Gym

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