Head of Statutory Safety Compliance

England, Oxfordshire, Oxford
£65000 - £68000 per annum + plus excellent benefits
07 Sep 2020
07 Oct 2020
Michael Colton
Contract Type
Full Time
NEBOSH Qualification
NEBOSH Certification, NEBOSH Diploma

Head of Statutory Safety Compliance
Salary: £68,000 plus excellent benefits

We're pleased to working on an exclusive basis with Oxford Brookes University, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a new Head of Statutory Safety Compliance. The role will lead a number of new initiatives and projects across the estates and campus services function. The University has a diverse and complex estate including residential, scientific, engineering and laboratory environments to name a few.

Health and Safety is a top priority for the University and the successful candidate will join a well-established team of technical professionals operating across various specialisms. The role will directly manage safety and compliance staff and activities across all faculties.

The role will be offered on a 1-year fixed term contract, with every possibility of this extending or becoming a permanent position. The role would suit an experienced health and safety professional with previous leadership and project management experience.

Responsibilities for the Head of Statutory Safety Compliance will include:

  • Leading the development and delivery of a best practice safety compliance strategy, identifying opportunities to enhance the effectiveness of the team and operations
  • Ensure a consistent process is in place for the management and testing of assets across the University to ensure regulatory compliance and reduction in risk across the estate
  • Develop and establish key relationships across the University, with the Directors of Estates and Campus Services, HR, Faculty Heads of Ops, the Head of Risk and other key stakeholders
  • Provide timely reporting of all safety and compliance activity to the Vice Chancellors Group and other senior level committees as required
  • Oversight of all approved institutional budgets for safety and compliance across the portfolio

The successful candidate will have:

  • Proven experience in a similar safety or compliance position from a related industry sector
  • NEBOSH Diploma or an equivalent health and safety qualification
  • Chartered membership of a relevant industry body, or working towards (i.e IOSH)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with experience influencing and engaging with a wide range of senior stakeholders
  • A proven track record of managing multiple projects simultaneously

This is an excellent opportunity to join a thriving university and take the leading role for Safety & Compliance strategy. For further information contact Michael Colton on or 01923 432 633 to discuss further and apply.

Irwin & Colton are a specialist Health and Safety recruitment company, based in the South East of England we recruit across the UK. We recruit all roles in the health and safety industry from Health and Safety Manager, Health and Safety Director through to Health and Safety Advisor positions.

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