Senior Health, Safety and Wellbeing Adviser

Manchester, Greater Manchester
Grade 9 (£42,792 to £49,553)
04 Nov 2019
28 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
NEBOSH Qualification
NEBOSH Certification

Senior Health, Safety and Wellbeing Adviser

Manchester Metropolitan University is one of the UK’s most exciting, inspiring, ambitious and friendly higher education institutions. Our ambition is simple: to be the best modern University in the sector.

We are committed to ensuring the health, safety and wellbeing of our staff and students and we are making significant investment to expand our central team.

The Role:

Working within the Human Resource and Organisational Development Directorate (HR&OD) and reporting to the Assistant HR Director, Health Safety and Wellbeing you will work closely with the University’s faculties and professional services staff. Through and enabling and collaborative approach, you will play a crucial role helping to create a sustainable and values driven health and safety culture at the University.

This is an amazing opportunity to join a forward thinking and dynamic Health, Safety and Wellbeing Team to create impactful change, driving best practice forward.

Working closely with stakeholders you will:

  • Provide strong, visible, proactive functional health and safety leadership.
  • Deliver high-quality, professional and proactive support.
  • Influence and empower faculties and professional services staff to shape and implement robust health and safety plans that drive performance improvements where required.
  • Lead on major incidents and accident investigations and ensure that preventive actions are implemented.
  • Develop policies and processes to assist and enable the University to comply and achieve improved outcomes.

About You:

We are looking for an experienced Health and Safety professional; it is essential candidates for this role have a proven track-record of engaging and influencing senior management.

You will need to be:

  • A Chartered Member of IOSH (CMIOSH).
  • Progressive and forward-thinking.
  • Highly engaging and have a compelling communications style.
  • Have the relevant technical knowledge gained through working in a large complex organisation.
  • Ambitious and results driven.
  • Ready to take ownership of complex health and safety issues and empower others to do the same.
  • Work supportively in a team environment and able to effectively work independently.

About Us:

In addition to working with a friendly and ambitious team, we offer will a generous annual leave allowance of 35 days, plus bank holidays, and Christmas Closure, a fantastic pension scheme, cycle to work and travel schemes, and many more rewards and benefits.

Closing date: 28 November 2019

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