Assistant Health & Safety Manager

Job Description


Assistant Health and Safety Manager
• The Assistant Health and Safety Manager reports to the Campus Health and Safety Manager and is accountable for the successful performance of the Health and Safety aspects of the campus operation. Working in close liaison with the Operational Management Team
• Create and sustain a work environment that embraces the company vision, mission and values and ensures fair, equitable treatment of all team members
• Focus on the brand essence – “A good night’s sleep means a good day’s work” in a Zero Harm environment through the guest centric touch points
• Knowledgeable in the provisions and obligations of the Campus Operations Contract and related EDF/NNB Guidance documents
• Practiced in Health and Safety procedures; manages the function and sub-contractors in accordance with the various agreements
• Assists in Managing the deployment and operation of resources such that guests are consistently satisfied with the campus health and safety provision. Creating a safe, secure environment for all guests and team members
• Ensures that all team members are knowledgeable as to the requirements of the relevant S.O.Ps (Standard Operating Procedures), providing support to colleagues to maintain the defined standards
• Helps Team Managers and Team Leaders maintain the defined standards
• Works with colleagues at all levels to deliver a consistent level of quality service and is accountable for occupational health and safety within the campuses
• Practiced in customer and employee relations, contributing to the successful running of the Campus, and the satisfaction of those who work in it, consistent with that success
• The Assistant Health and Safety Manager participates as a member of the ManCom on all matters pertaining to the health and safety operations of the Company

Qualifications for the job:
• At least two years’ experience in the same role
• Expertise in running a similar facility, previous multi-site experience ideal
• Qualification in occupational health and safety, such as a, NVQ, IOSH or NEBOSH national diploma is essential
• Understand the application of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 and other legislation relevant to the Company’s business
• Strong organisational or administrative skills with attention to detail and a methodical approach
• Must be an inspiring leader
• Must be strategic in their over-all approach
• Must be an intuitive communicator
• Must be an enabler
• Must always be able to say, ‘the buck stops at my desk’
• Excellent communication skills

Your entitlements:
You will belong to Job Level 2 –
Your compensation and benefits are embodied in your employment contract

Position summary:
The primary role of the Assistant Health and Safety Manager is to assist the Campus Health and Safety Manager in advising team members and management on all safety, health and welfare matters to ensure HOST complies with its statutory obligations.

Duties & responsibilities:
• Assist the campus management team and their collective accountability for implementing the business strategies and campus initiatives throughout all aspects of occupational health and safety
• You will provide all the occupational health and safety related business data in the preparation of the business plan of the Campuses which will cover the first day of opening up to twelve months thereafter.
• You will directly supervise the pre-opening training plan in respect of health and safety for all team members in in cooperation with the Human Resources Department Develop and deliver training programs for all employees on all Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) related rules and regulations
• Lead the campuses together with the training manager to ensure all campus safety and security standards & procedures are followed
• Attend health and safety representative meetings as per statutory requirements
• Responsibility and compliance of HOSTs occupational health and safety, making sure team members are aware of the importance and follow safety protocol
• Help establish standards and procedures for this section, ensure all procedures are being followed correctly and standards are being adhered to
• Assist in implementing practical and effective methods, both preventative and remedial, of promoting health and safety and safe working practices in the workplace
• Help conduct/organise relevant health and safety training for team members as required, including first aid and fire safety
• Help conduct & carryout internal and compliance audits of HOST campus sites; report on findings and manage issue log through to completion
• Help conduct all risk assessments and special assessments, as required by legislation and review at relevant intervals and to maintain records of the same; for each campus site, including display screen equipment, manual handling, lone working, pregnant workers, young workers etc.
• Ensure that safety requirements specific to EDF/NNB are complied with, such as reporting, attendance at committee meetings etc. Liaise with regulators during site inspections and report back to the management team on their findings.
• Help co-ordinate and manage first aid and fire safety representatives for all HOST campus sites
• To recommend & implement control measures and advise on the standard of P.P.E. issued to employees
• To assist in carrying out investigations into all accidents and near-miss incidents and to record the findings on the relevant forms
• Advise the business of all incidents reportable under RIDDOR
• Assist in conducting health and safety inspections and prepare reports and documents as required
• Help identify areas where training/certification is required to meet the standards imposed by Legislation, Approved Codes of Practice, or H.S.E. guidance. Arrange such training/certification once identified in conjunction with the Training Manager
• Keep up to date with changes in current legislation and implement such changes where relevant
• Bring to the attention of the Leadership Team any relevant new legislation
• Attend such courses/seminars run by external sources to enable accurate interpretation of legislation to enable implementation within the organisation
• Liaise with the Facilities Manager to establish sub-contractor health & safety procedures
• Immediately contact the Leadership Team if situations are found, that in the opinion of the Assistant Health and Safety Manager, require immediate rectification or the stopping of any operation
• Handle guests’ concerns about safety and security
• Demonstrate key drivers of guests’ satisfaction. Make balanced decisions based on what is best for the customer, right for the business and supportive to all team members
• Perform any other operational task as required by the Campus Health and Safety Manager
• Key Result Areas and Common Standards of Performance for all managers in the following areas:
o Financial
o Asset Control
o Legal Compliance
o Sub-Contractors
o Team Member Records Development & Training
o Team Briefing
o Innovation & Creativity
o Health & Safety
o Quality Control
o Environment
o Care of the Property
o Management Team Contributions/meetings
o Record keeping
o Walk the Job
o Assigned Projects

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