Health and Safety Manager

United Kingdom
Aug 01, 2017
Aug 16, 2017
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time

Job Purpose

Job summary

The role of the HAS Health and Safety Manager is to provide a professional advisory service for all health and safety issues, to ensure there are effective and appropriate policies/procedures and systems in place in order to comply with all statutory/legislative and university requirements in relation to the management of health and safety matters. Working with the Senior Management Team, the post holder will help to establish and maintain a positive and proactive safety culture across the Directorate, including the coordination and facilitation of the HAS Health & Safety Committee.


Person Specification

Required Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications, Experience

  • IOSH qualified is essential but NEBOSH qualified is preferable
  • A degree or relevant professional qualification and/or significant experience at a similar level
  • A comprehensive working knowledge of risk assessment and managing risk
  • Experience of auditing compliance against policy and/or legislation
  • Ability to process and interpret data, producing quality management information as necessary
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential
  • Ability to influence others in challenging situations
  • A positive solution orientated outlook
  • Works well under pressure
  • Facilitative, coaching and mentoring approach
  • Excellent organisational skills, methodical and detail orientated

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