Health & Safety Specialist

  • Location
    City of London, London
  • Contract Type
    Fixed term contract
  • Posted
  • Start Date
  • Industry
    Professional Services
  • Salary
    GBP70000 - GBP85000 per annum
  • Expiry Date

Health & Safety Specialist (London, 6 month FTC)

My client is a city based Professional Services firm and they are keen to secure a Health & Safety Specialist ASAP.

This is a role to start in April and will initially run for 6 months.

In this role you will be the stand-alone Health and Safety expert for the UK business covering London and two other offices in the Midlands. You’ll be required to attend the London office once a week with the other four days working from home.

This is a corporate office focussed HSE role.

Duties include:

  • Lead the development and consistent implementation of health and safety policies and practices firm wide.
  • Develop and oversee the health and safety management system and safety plans across the firm.
  • Monitor, evaluate and review existing and proposed health and safety legislation to ensure that systems and procedures are in place to meet legal compliance and other requirements.
  • Work proactively with managers and other key staff to establish and maintain a programme of continuous improvement in the management of health, safety, and wellbeing within their areas of responsibility.
  • Work closely with the premises, office services and building management teams, including outsourced providers, to ensure compliance requirements are being controlled, documented, and maintained in accordance with regulations and guidelines.
  • Ensure that risk assessment and incident management systems are in place and followed across the firm.
  • Liaise with HR on health and wellbeing issues, in particular where a DSE risk assessments have identified a need, including supporting HR and line managers in carrying out individual risk assessments when required.
  • Identify, provide and/or procure an effective health and safety related training regime in line with statutory requirements.
  • Inspect premises, equipment, and machinery to ensure safety of premises and continued safe practice.
  • Chair and co-ordinate regional Health & Safety Committee meetings and the annual firm wide policy meeting.
  • Manages accidents, incidents and near miss investigations to identify causes and report as and when necessary to HSE.

In order to be considered for this role you must have experience working as a Health & Safety expert in a corporate office environment.

You must also have multi location / site experience.

We are also looking for someone with excellent interpersonal skills and a strong track record of establishing and maintaining effective relationships with stakeholders at all levels.

If this describes your skill set and you are available on very short notice (or ideally no notice) apply to Frazer Jones.

The SR Group (UK) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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