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Compliance Health and Safety Officer

Merseyside Police
Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
Grade F £32,673 - £38,376
Closing date
9 Jul 2022
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Merseyside Police is a dynamic, challenging, and rewarding place to work, we take pride in everything we do. The best performing urban Force as graded by HMICFRS to date, our strategy is simply to put the communities of Merseyside first.  We have a strong focus on continuous improvement in the areas we’re passionate about: ending Violence Against Women and Girls; tackling Serious Organised Crime and County Lines; strengthening our approach to Diversity and Inclusion; building trust and confidence through Community Engagement.

The role 

You will Develop, initiate, maintain, and revise policies and procedures for the general operation of the EFM Compliance Register, setting realistic short and long term objectives, determining priorities and identifying adequate systems and performance standards allowing for key regulatory risks to be adequately managed. Manages day-to-day operation maintenance and upkeep of the EFM Compliance Register.

 Act as Force expert in relation to H & S on behalf of the department in construction related matters, developing policies and procedures, imparting information to department officers, vet contractors and consultants for compliance to H & S legislation and ensure policies and procedures are implemented forcewide. Manage proactive monitoring strategies as part of the ongoing auditing and review of the H & S departmental policy and procedures strategy and be an active member of the departmental H &S Committee thus ensuring a healthy and safe environment to work.

Manage the HQ Security Officers and Reception staff prioritising demands ensuring the provision of specialist support functions are maintained, delivered and developed as necessary, ensuring that all functions are delivered in the most cost effective and efficient manner.

Undertake regular compliance monitoring reviews to ensure compliance with relevant building regulations, Health and Safety and other regulatory bodies, keeping the Compliance and Quality Manager informed of the operation and progress of compliance efforts. Act as ‘expert’ in relation to Health and Safety on behalf of the department in construction related matters, developing policies and procedures, imparting information to department officers.  

Be responsible for the regular quality review and report to the EFM Compliance and Quality Manager on a range of documentation and systems including, Scheme Development work, Framework Agreements, Tender Specifications, Quality Methods, Benchmarking practices for improved efficiencies and produce comparative data, sufficient to measure and continually improve departmental services, performance and customer satisfaction.

Identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; develop and implement corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and provide guidance to the Compliance and Quality Manager on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future

Create and deliver clearly documented Estate and Facilities processes for internal auditing to the agreed time-scale, quality and standard as measured and reported on by the Police Crime and Commissioner Auditors; analyse any remedy any weaknesses identified; be involved in all stages of the audit life cycle; embed effective internal controls for the risk and control of all estate and facilities related processors.

Liaise with all Command Team members to gather Benchmarking data: prepare the benchmarking report for submission to the National Police Property Managers Benchmarking Group. Interrogate the results for accuracy and identify areas of risk and improvement to the Compliance and Quality Manager.

Support the Compliance and Quality Manager in developing Service Level Agreements (SLA) with all estate service users and, working with the Command Team, Area Commanders and Heads of Department, be responsible for the on-going management, target setting, co-ordination, monitoring and reporting of those agreements.

Be accountable for all Health and Safety issues, to include risk assessment, pertaining to the area of responsibility in order to fulfil the statutory obligations of the Health and Safety At Work Act 1974.

Please base your evidence on the knowledge and experience on the attached Job Description Questionnaire

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Click HERE for the Leadership Framework 

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