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Occupational Health and Wellbeing Manager

Country/Region:  GB
Field:  Support & transversal

London, GB

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  Any
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Around the world, SYSTRA’s specialists plan, design, integrate, test, commission, project manage and deliver mass transit and mobility solutions that are relied on by more than 50 million people every day.

For more than 60 years, the Group has been committed to helping cities and regions contribute to their development by creating, improving and modernising their transport infrastructure with sustainability, accessibility and innovation at the heart of our designs. With over 8,250 colleagues globally and around 1000 in the UK & Ireland we are growing significantly and seeking out the very best talent to join the SYSTRA signature team and be part of leading the way in infrastructure design.


SYSTRA are looking to expand our Signature Team in the UK, working on high profile infrastructure projects such as HS2 and Trans-Pennine Upgrade, we are building on our 50 years of success in the UK by growing our team and looking for passionate people to deliver projects across our portfolio.


We are now seeking to strengthen and grow our Engineering team in London, by recruiting an experienced Occupational Health and Wellbeing Manager.


The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a range of experience within the Civil Engineering/Transportation/Infrastructure sectors.


This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic Occupational Health and Wellbeing Manager to further their career in a highly motivated and inspirational environment.



The role


Working to improve health & wellbeing performance within the project team and contractors in relation to Occupational Health and achieve a transformational approach.

The post-holder is to provide supporting advice to the Head of Health, Safety and Wellbeing and the project in relation to Occupational Health, Occupational hygiene, and Wellbeing. 


Main duties


•       Develop the Occupational Health strategy and health management plan that raises the bar on the current industry best practice.

•       Implementing the Occupational Health Strategy and assuring compliance with the works information and best practice.

•       Undertake or advise on Health Risk Assessments where required.

•       Develop engaging educational initiatives and campaigns that meet transformational aspirations.

•       Engage in Mates in Mind and other industry leading groups to the benefit of the project

•       Co-ordinate and administer a health & wellbeing forum and other health related meetings and forums.

•       Assist in incident investigations for the project

•       Contract management of Occupational Health and Hygiene Services

•       Support Occupational Health matter in relation to employees

•       Ensure a system in place for DSE Assessments, develop the health and wellbeing programme

•       Develop and deliver the specific Occupational health awareness and health risk management training.

•       Plan, design and deliver wellbeing events and briefings

•       Develop and implement a stress management programme.

•       Undertake Assurance activities including compliance of the supply chain with the health management plan

•       Undertake monthly reporting activities

•       Provide guidance and support to staff and the supply chain on occupational health matters

•       Lead on health-related design interventions.

•       Attend and participate in the HS2 Health Leadership forum

•       Collect evidence for and complete HS2 Health Performance Indicators (HPIs) every 3 months 





  • Doctor or Registered General Nurse qualified in occupational health
  • Experience working within industrial or Construction sectors in Occupational Health
  • Ideally have a good understanding of process and procedures required to deliver a large-scale civil engineering rail project and how these should be applied within the digital context


In return, we offer a very competitive salary with a comprehensive and attractive benefits package with opportunities for flexible working and career development.


Please note, we do have a preferred supplier list for the provision of recruitment services and we will not accept unsolicited CVs from suppliers not currently on our PSL.




Our three core values: Excellence, Connected Teams and Bold Leadership are kept at the heart of everything we do. We strive for the highest levels of technical excellence, achieving the best results through teamwork, both locally and internationally, and reward innovative thinking through encouraging all colleagues to think as leaders. We offer clear and well supported pathways for career development and qualification attainment, a competitive remuneration package including a bonus and private healthcare, an electric car scheme and a broad suite of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

Because we value who you are as much as what you do, we want you to feel supported at work. We offer hybrid working, balancing the benefits of working from home with time in our modern, well-equipped offices for that crucial in-person contact, team development and collaborative working. We also recognise that life doesn’t always run to the same schedule for everyone, so we have a dedicated flexible working policy to support you in tailoring your work life to reach your full potential, for more details on this, please get in touch.

Diversity & Inclusion

We provide a warm welcome and encourage applications from a diverse range of people who can enrich our company and offer perspectives which will drive better solutions in a truly inclusive environment. Our employee led working groups and clearly defined strategy help us to keep at the leading edge of important issues and keep us accountable. We want our colleagues to feel comfortable to bring their whole selves to work and continually seek new ideas and contributions to ensure we continue to grow and develop in this space.


It’s no surprise that people do their best work when they feel physically and mentally supported. Our SYSTRA Wellness Programme offers a wide range of support; from Wellness champions, to free health checks, healthy eating workshops and regular seminars, alongside access to a wide range of external support. We offer two paid days for charity work and an ever-growing social calendar.

Apply and find out more about how Systra can support you in your career journey. If you require any adjustments to support you in your application or interview process please email:  where your request will be treated confidentially and with respect. We pledge to offer an interview to any candidates with a disability who apply for a role and meet the minimum criteria.

As we are always looking to expand our team, we would still be interested in hearing from you if you fulfil most, but not all, of the relevant criteria for the role – you could still be just what we are looking for.