The London Borough of Harrow is looking for a Health, Safety & Compliance Manager to lead the Council's response to its statutory and regulatory compliance and customer safety obligations. This role is responsible for supporting and advising on the delivery of safety management processes with key priority obligations in relation to the council services such as Housing, Sheltered Housing schemes, Schools, Children Centres, Corporate buildings, Children Centres, Adult Day Centres, etc. The Council has a large Housing portfolio and knowledge and experience around high-risk buildings, especially around building compliance is essential. This also includes knowledge and experience in building maintenance and repair in accordance with the requirements of the Building Safety Act.
The successful applicant will:
• Be a member of a professional organisation such as IOSH/CIEH or equivalent, and evidence of ongoing CPD in Health & Safety
• Hold a Health and Safety degree, National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety or the equivalent.
• Be a Chartered Member of the Institute of Safety and Health (CMIOSH)
• Have extensive and up-to-date knowledge of Health and Safety legislation including Housing and Building Safety compliance
• Have experience of Health and Safety management and auditing
• Be computer literate with good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
The London Borough of Harrow is the 12th largest London borough and one of the most culturally diverse local authorities in the UK, making it a great place to live, work and visit with a range of cultures, religions and opinions that come together to produce high achieving schools and a close and friendly community. Located 10 miles from the city centre and just 13 minutes to Euston from Harrow & Wealdstone station there are great transport links via the Metropolitan Line, Watford DC Line and national rail service. It is easily accessible to the M1, M25 and A406.
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Our staff are our greatest asset and therefore no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender, reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity unless a Genuine Occupational Qualification applies.
Harrow is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible to everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people or people with long-term health conditions.
HARROW REDEPLOYEES WILL BE GIVEN PRIORITY CONSIDERATION
We particularly welcome female applicants, individuals under 25 years of age, those from the BAME community, LGBTQ+ applicants and disabled applicants, as they are under-represented within Harrow Council at this level. Appointment will always, however be made on merit.
For a confidential discussion, please contact our recruitment partner at Penna on Delina Teklehaymanot on +44 (0) 7752791517 or Delina.Teklehaymanot@Penna.com
Closing Date: 26th November 2023 (Midnight)