Health and Safety Manager

London, England
Up to £50000 per annum + plus excellent benefits
22 Jan 2021
19 Feb 2021
Matthew Cathcart
Contract Type
Full Time
IOSH Qualification

Health and Safety Manager
Salary: Circa £50,000 + Excellent Benefits

Irwin & Colton are pleased to be partnering with a leading London based University to find a new Health and Safety Manager. This well-recognised and highly regarded University has multiple sites across the capital and a varied estate. The position will lead a team of technical professionals and report into the Health & Safety Director, deputising for them as required.

Health and safety is a top priority for the University and this role is focused on both consolidating the excellent work to date and helping to drive and develop the function further.

Responsibilities of the Health and Safety Manager will include:

  • Leading on the development and delivery of health and safety across the University, ensuring this is fit for purpose and striving for best practice.
  • Assessing and delivering on opportunities to drive efficiency and modernise the health and safety function, including management systems.
  • Driving a regular program of audit and inspection, investigate any accidents as required, delivering robust reporting to senior management.
  • Lead on training within the function, identifying needs and developing and delivering health and safety training, liaising with external training contractors, as required.
  • Providing expert health and safety advice and knowledge to a range of senior stakeholders across the University.

The successful Health and Safety Manager will have:

  • Proven experience in a similar Health and Safety role, ideally from within a property, facilities or academic/education environment
  • NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent and ideally membership of a relevant body (e.g. IOSH)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with experience influencing and engaging with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Strong attention to detail with a proven track record of managing multiple projects

This is an excellent opportunity to take on a leadership position is a well regarding academic institution. For further information and to apply please contact Matthew Cathcart on or 01923 432 636

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