Health and Safety Manager

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7067946 (Ref.No. CSHSW1042)
Posted: July 17, 2020

Job Description

Are you a Health and Safety professional looking for a new challenge? Do you have the expertise to support an ambitious team in a challenging and ever changing environment? Are you passionate about driving forward an occupational health and safety management system, achieving and maintaining the University external certification and the transition from OHSAS 18001 to ISO:45001?  Do you have the ability to engage with a wider variety of stakeholders and assist in the delivery of a varied and responsive service strategy for the University?  

We are looking to appoint a safety professional with experience of providing occupational health and safety advice.  You will assume responsibility for developing and implementing strands of the services safety strategy and will work in partnership with members of the service to drive continual improvement and implement these aims and objectives.

You will provide effective and proportionate advice and use your previous experience of delivering a safety management system to include training, auditing and the implementation of integrated electronic systems. 

A flexible and supportive but dynamic approach will be required. You will also be required to take the lead on service or Hub projects, and deputise for the Senior Health and Safety Manager in their absence.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Lynn Clarke, Head of Health and Safety Services


Due to the current Government Coronavirus lockdown and social distancing measures, the interviews for this role are likely to be conducted remotely using Microsoft Teams or Zoom. It is also expected that relevant work within these roles will be done remotely, within the UK, while these restrictions remain in place.

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Professional Services
School/Institute:  Wellbeing, Safety & Health (inc Occ Health)
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 8
Salary:  £41,526 to £49,553 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Wednesday 15 July 2020
Closing Date:  Sunday 23 August 2020
Reference:  CSHSW1042

The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.


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