Assistant Director – Health & Safety

Locations across the North West and East Midlands
£55000 - £60000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
23 Mar 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Director – Health & Safety

Sector: Housing and Building Construction

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5pm Friday, 20 April 2018

Jigsaw Homes Group will be created on 3rd April 2018 through the merger of the New Charter Group and Adactus Housing Group. Jigsaw will be one of the largest housing associations in Greater Manchester with 33,000 properties and due to this expansion we are looking to appoint our first Assistant Director for Health & Safety. This is a fantastic opportunity to provide strategic support and operational guidance in a role where you can have significant impact. You’ll be joining an organisation where a health & safety culture already exists having met the RoSPA gold accreditation in two of its Group companies. Based in Greater Manchester, the role will require some travel to sites across the North West and East Midlands. You should hold a NEBOSH Diploma level qualification and be a Chartered Member of IOSH. Experience of managing and leading others is essential and experience of a housing or building construction environment would be an advantage.  

The Role:

Ensure the provision of expert professional advice to the executive management team

Responsibility for promoting and leading a progressive H&S culture

Provide leadership to the health & safety team across all locations

Develop safety systems, initiatives and training programmes

Provide a clear sense of strategic direction, ensuring technical competence is maintained

Manage Group health & safety budgets and resources

The Candidate:

NEBOSH Diploma and General Certificate

Able to persuade and influence effectively at all levels

Able to manage safety within a multi-site organisation

Excellent verbal and written skills, capable of presenting reports to Boards and other stakeholders

Strategic solutions focused approach

Reference: NC1092

To apply please provide your CV and covering letter to

For an informal discussion contact Christine Amyes – Executive Director of Organisational Transition.

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