Health & Safety Manager

Irwin & Colton
Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
Up to £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Closing date
10 Feb 2022

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Job Role
Health & Safety Manager, Health, Safety & Environment Manager, Health & Wellbeing Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
NEBOSH Qualification
NEBOSH Diploma, NEBOSH National Diploma, NEBOSH International Diploma
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Health and Safety Manager
Salary: Circa £40,000 to £45,000 + Excellent Benefits

Irwin & Colton are pleased to be partnering with a leading University to find a new Health and Safety Manager. This well-recognised and highly regarded University has multiple sites across the city and a varied estate. The position will help to lead on Health and Safety for one of the major colleges within the University and will report directly to the Head of Health and Safety.

Health and Safety is a top priority for the University and this role is focused on both consolidating the excellent work to date and helping to drive and develop the function further.

Responsibilities of the Health and Safety Manager will include:

  • Leading on the development and delivery of health and safety across the faculty, ensuring this is fit for purpose and striving for best practice.
  • Assessing and delivering on opportunities to drive efficiency and modernise the health and safety function, including management systems.
  • Driving a regular program of audit and inspection, investigate any accidents as required, delivering robust reporting to senior management.
  • Lead on training within the function, identifying needs and developing and delivering health and safety training, liaising with external training contractors, as required.
  • Providing expert health and safety advice and knowledge to a range of senior stakeholders across the University.

The successful Health and Safety Manager will have:

  • Chartered Member status of IOSH or equivalent (essential)
  • Proven experience in a similar Health and Safety role, from similar sectors like public sector, higher education, local government, facilities or university or similar
  • NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with experience influencing and engaging with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Strong attention to detail with a proven track record of managing multiple projects

This is an excellent opportunity to take on a leadership position is a well regarded academic institution. For further information and to apply please contact Pierre Hockey on or 01923 432 693

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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At Irwin & Colton we specialise in health, safety and environment recruitment. With over a decade’s experience, we know that the health, safety and environment sector is about much more than doing the right thing; it’s also about organisational risks and opportunities. And just like our clients and candidates, at the core of what we do is hard work and expertise.

For clients:

We are committed to finding our clients the perfect candidate. But we’re dedicated to sourcing people who are far more than well qualified and technically proficient. Our candidates add true value, creating inspiring ideas, influencing, engaging and communicating, to go beyond compliance and bring real, positive change. It is this blend of hard and soft skills that makes our candidates unique, and makes Irwin & Colton the partner of choice for health, safety and environment recruitment. Using our wealth of experience and deep market knowledge, we recruit both contract and permanent positions, from Health, Safety and Environment Director to Manager and Advisor level, so you always find the perfect candidate

For candidates:

When you are looking for your next role, working with the expert in your sector gives you significant advantage. But beyond that, it’s crucial to have the right support. That’s why, at Irwin & Colton, we work with all our candidates personally. So, you get all the help and preparation you need, to successfully take the next step on the career ladder.

For more information please visit or call 01923 432 633.

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