Health and Safety Manager

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7107299 (Ref.No. CSHSW1050)
Posted: August 5, 2022

Job Description

Salary: Grade 8 (£42,149 - £50,296 p.a. depending on experience)

This role will be based on the university campus, with scope for it to be undertaken in a hybrid manner. We are also open to discussing flexible working arrangements.

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 ISO45001? 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?  Do you have the ability to work and support students activities on an advisory basis?

The University of Leeds is one of the top 135 universities in the world.  We have a truly global community, with more than 39,000 students from 170 different countries and over 9,000 staff of 100 different nationalities. Established in 1904, we have a strong tradition of academic excellence, reflected in first-class student education, along with world-leading research that has a real impact around the globe. 

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. This role is particularly diverse and flexibility and pragmatism are vital skills.

You will also be required to take the lead on service projects, and deputise for the Senior Health and Safety Manager in their absence.

This full-time post is appointed at a service level and will be based on campus within the Facility Directorate and Professional Services.  

What we offer in return

And much more!  

If you are looking for a role that will support an ambitious team to deliver the service safety strategy and that will provide variety, apply today!

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

Claire Copley, Senior Health and Safety Manager 

Email: [email protected] 

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Professional Services
School/Institute:  Wellbeing, Safety & Health (inc Occ Health)
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 8
Salary:  £42,149 to £50,296 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Thursday 04 August 2022
Closing Date:  Wednesday 31 August 2022
Reference:  CSHSW1050

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.