Group Health and Safety Manager - North West

Built Environment - Health & Safety
Ref: 2745 Date Posted: Thursday 21 Oct 2021
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Northwest base with UK Travel  An extremely attractive fast paced industry sector to work in, providing lots of diversity and daily challenges.

This is an exciting new ‘Head of Safety’ vacancy with the opening of the event and venue sector and the successful candidate will play a pivotal role in providing strategic direction for Health and Safety and ensuring Safety Assurance across the UK sites.   

You will report to the Security Director and work closely with the Head of Operations and UK Venue Managers. 

Essential Requirements include:

  • Experience in a dedicated Health and Safety Manager role within the event, venues, airport, shopping Centre, festivals, conference centres, sports stadiums, or related environments (managing safety for public safety in large numbers)
  • Strategic experience: you must have proven experience of providing statistical information to Senior Management
  • NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent
  • GRADIOSH or CMIOSH level membership of IOSH
  • Effective people manager and project leader
  • The ability to be able to influence and persuade at all levels and effectively present credible business cases
  • Robust and enthusiastic approach to objectives set
  • Gravitas; able to illustrate strength of character and drive
  • Experience of public safety, emergency planning and a good working knowledge of fire safety
  • Stable work history
  • Home based in the Lancashire or nearby area 
  • Flexible to work long hours if required and travel UK wide to venues

Ideal Requirements include: 

  • Degree qualification
  • Knowledge of building management and CDM  

If you enjoy performing a key role in planning policies and process and driving through change; then this role will present an opportunity to work as part of the Corporate Leadership team that encourage accountability and a NO BLAME culture. 

Salary Range - £60k - £65k

Benefits include

  • Pension matched up to 5% contributions
  • holiday increasing with length of service
  • Annual leave purchasing scheme
  • Life assurance – 2 x salary

Job Reference- 3734  

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