Role Objective

AIS Utilities is an innovative, fast paced business which needs to respond rapidly to the ever changing needs of our clients within a dynamic energy industry We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Compliance and Health and Safety Manager (NERS) to join our team at AIS Utilities. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that all activities within the company adhere to the National Electricity Registration Scheme (NERS) standards, as well as maintaining a robust health and safety culture across all operations.

Attributes and Experience

  • IOSH
  • Experience of Working on Construction Sites
  • Driving License (preferred)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Health and Safety Management, or a related field
  • Proven experience in a similar role within the electricity distribution or construction industry
  • Strong knowledge of NERS regulations and standards
  • In-depth understanding of health and safety legislation and best practices
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and influence stakeholders at all levels
  • Analytical mindset with strong problem-solving skills
  • Effective leadership and team management abilities
  • Highly organized with excellent attention to detail

Join our team at AIS Utilities and contribute to maintaining the highest standards of compliance
and health and safety in the electricity distribution sector.


Health and Safety

  • (a) Understand and ensure that the implications and duties imposed by new Acts of Parliament, Statutory Instruments, H.S.E. Guidance Notes and Codes of Practice are brought to the attention of the Board of Directors.
  • (b) To advise the Directors and Project Managers on all safety, health and welfare matters to ensure the Company complies with its statutory obligations and to bring company related health and safety matters to the attention of the Board of Directors at regular intervals.
  • (c) Liaise with the HSE and Safety Advisor to ensure compliance and promote a culture of safety.
  • (d) To prepare and keep up to date a Statement of the Company’s Health and Safety Policy and ensure that it is brought to the notice of all employees.
  • (e) Identifying health and safety training needs, distributing up-to-date records of training undertaken by the Company, and by individuals or organisations working with the Company.
  • (f) Ensure all employees receive regular H&S training, notices and information pertinent to their role. Ensure all employees have the requisite H&S knowledge and training to perform their roles effectively including training on the use of PPE.
  • (g) With the assistance of the TMEG HR Department, to ensure the completion of Company display screen assessment forms for all employees at regular intervals.
  • (h) Recording and reporting accidents in the office and maintaining central records on accident reports and near misses, and analysing both. Investigate and make recommendations to the board of directors to prevent re-occurrence.
  • (i) Ensuring that there are adequate numbers of qualified First Aiders employed by the Company to cover the office and sites at all times.
  • (j) Monitor control measures and review all method statements and risk assessments provided by our Subcontractors or Project Managers or ensure where reviewed by the PM that the PM has the relevant qualifications and experience to do so competently.
  • (k) Attend such courses/seminars run by external sources to enable accurate interpretation of legislation to enable implementation within the organisation.
  • (l) To recommend control measures and advise on the standard of P.P.E. issued to employees.
  • (m) Conduct health and safety inspections and prepare reports of all the Company’s operations.
  • (n) To carry out investigations into all accidents and near-miss incidents and to record the findings on the relevant forms.
  • (o) Advise the Board of Directors of all incidents reportable under R.I.D.D.O.R.
  • (p) Provide written instructions of work methods outlining potential hazards and precautions, and ensure they are complied with.
  • (q) Ensure accident and near-miss reporting procedures are understood and complied with, and to lead on accident investigations with the assistance of our H&S Construction Consultancy where appropriate.
  • (r) Ensure all employees and sub-contractors are suitably trained/competent to carry out the prescribed task and that the necessary licenses/certificates of competence are in force and appropriate.
  • (s) Ensure the Statutory Notices, the Safety Policy, Insurance Certificate and the names of appointed First Aiders are displayed and maintained in prominent locations.
  • (t) Ensure that all new employees in the company are provided with a copy of the policy statement, receive such induction training as may be laid down in procedures, are issued with personal protective equipment as required and their personal responsibilities as set out in this manual.
  • (u) Reprimand any employee for failing to discharge their health and safety responsibilities.
  • (v) To set a personal example by wearing appropriate personal protective clothing/equipment and observing all safety requirements/procedures.
  • (w) Ensure that all forms required under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and related legislation are issued and kept up to date.
  • (x) Ensure a file on health and safety regulations and directives is maintained and updated.
  • (y) Ensure all employees are consulted on issues of health and safety.
  • (z) Ensure that employees are fully conversant with the environmental managing systems.
  • (aa) Keep records of the waste transferred or received for two years for non-hazardous waste and three years for hazardous waste consignment.

Subcontractor Management

The successful candidate will review the performance of our sub-contractors:

  • (a) Health and safety management systems

  • (b) Positive health and safety culture

  • (c) Risk control

  • (d) Work place precautions

  • (e) Reportable accidents, incidents and dangerous occurrences

  • (f) Competence to perform the tasks

  • (g) Communication and co-operation and competence


  • (a) Ensure all accreditations including CHAS, Achilles etc are maintained and new accreditations obtained.
  • (b) Oversee the implementation and maintenance of NERS standards across the organization.
  • (c) Ensure that all activities related to electrical connections comply with NERS requirements.
  • (d) Liaise with regulatory bodies and authorities to maintain up-to-date knowledge of NERS regulations and standards.
  • (e) Conduct regular audits and assessments to monitor compliance and identify areas for improvement.
  • (f) Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure continuous compliance with NERS standards.

Stakeholder Engagement

  • a) Act as the main point of contact for NERS-related matters with external stakeholders, including regulatory bodies, clients, and subcontractors.
  • b) Collaborate with internal departments to ensure alignment of compliance and health and safety objectives with business goals.
  • c) Represent the company in meetings, forums, and industry events related to compliance and health and safety.

Continuous Improvement

  • a) Proactively identify opportunities for process improvement to enhance compliance and health and safety performance.
  • b) Lead or participate in initiatives to drive continuous improvement in NERS compliance and health and safety management systems.
  • c) Stay abreast of industry trends, regulatory changes, and best practices to ensure the company remains at the forefront of compliance and health and safety standards.

Business Support

  • To support the wider needs of the business as required


  • £45,000 – £65,000 p.a. (based on experience)
  • 20 days Annual Leave plus bank holidays
  • Pension contributions