Head of Health, Safety and Compliance

We Are SSG
£35,000 per annum
27 Jul 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Health, Safety and Compliance

Location: Birmingham

Salary: £35,000 - £42,000

Our client is looking for a new addition to their team to head up the Health, Safety and Compliance team in Birmingham. Working in residential property services since 1989 they are experts in their field. The main purpose of this role is to interpret, plan, deliver and manage the Health, Safety and Compliance processes and procedures in line with the group’s strategy.


· Developing consistent, standardised reporting

· Defining and maintaining service levels by understanding internal client expectations and ensuring that H&S support is organised to meet those expectations

· Management and development of staff in the Asset & Compliance Team, ensuring that they are recruited, motivated and trained to achieve the necessary levels of skills and experience and that they operate to company standards

· Ensuring that appropriate systems and procedures are put in place and properly monitored and managed for ensuring that each of the managed sites are fully compliant in terms of the Building Services and other Statutory Testing

· Monitoring performance and taking appropriate action to ensure continuous improvement

· Working closely with managers to ensure consistency of practice and standards

· Providing monthly reports to the management team on Health, Safety & Compliance performance and other issues

· Maintaining working relationships with supply chain partners regarding Health, Safety & Compliance on current contracts

· Assess Health and Safety Plans, method statements, Safety Policies and other relevant submissions from those contracted to undertake work for the Company

· Working closely with business development team to develop commercially viable Health, Safety &Compliance solutions for inclusion in tenders

· Responsible for ensuring that all health, safety & compliance systems are suitable and sufficient for clients requirements and that they are maintained

· Responsible for ensuring, so far as is reasonably practicable, that systems are in place to ensure all sub-contractors are compliant with Statutory and client health and safety procedures

· Responsible for ensuring audit arrangements are suitable and sufficient for all client requirements

· Responsible for ensuring that all relevant Legislative Requirements are carried out in respect to the contract requirements

· Responsible for ensuring efficient and suitable health and safety communication is maintained with the clients’ representatives, Group and external authorities and professional bodies and organizations

· Appointed Person under Regulation 7 of the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999

Skills and Experience:


· Completed or working towards NVQ Level 5 Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health Management

· NEBOSH National Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health

· Associate member of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health

· NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Management


· Commercially aware with strong profit orientation

· Ability to understand strategic business requirements

· Excellent working knowledge of relevant Statutory Legislation, ACoP’s and SOP’s

· Pro-active management style

· Good written and verbal communication

· Planning/ organisational skills

· IT literate

· Decision making

· Report writing skills

· Strong hands-on leadership qualities and one who leads by example - prepared to work at levels lower than the job position when necessary

· Excellent man management skills and a demonstrable commitment to equal opportunities

If you have the desired skills and experience then apply now. LS Trent Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency.

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