Senior Health and Safety Advisor

Location Manchester
Sector: Health and Safety, Facilities Management and Property, Corporate and Professional Services, Public Sector and Education
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £37568.00 - £41591.00 per annum + Benefits
Contact name: Matthew Cathcart

Contact email:
Job ref: MAC1896_1666778785
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

Senior Health and Safety Advisor
£37,568 - £41,591, plus excellent benefits

Irwin and Colton have been exclusively engaged by The Greater Manchester Combined Authority to identify a new Senior Health and Safety Advisor. This position is tasked with working closely and reporting into the health and safety Manager across the organisation and ensuring the "Best in Class" health and safety standards are in place. The role is predominantly focused with The Greater Manchester Fire Rescue Service (and with some wider scope across GMCA). It is an excellent opportunity for an established, Chartered health and safety professional to continue developing their career.

Responsibilities for the Senior Health and Safety Advisor will include:

  • Providing expert practical and technical leadership and advice in health, safety, and risk management measures across a multidisciplinary organisation
  • Delivering new initiatives across health, safety, and wellbeing and understanding the statutory requirements to any wellbeing-related impacts.
  • Assisting with the implementation and development of ISO management systems, such as ISO45001
  • Investigating serious health and safety related incidents, preparing reports and recommendations on corrective action and ensure compliance
  • Contributing and leading on projects covering compliance and best practice across health & safety legislation

The successful Senior Health and Safety Advisor will have:

  • Chartered Membership of the Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (CMIOSH)
  • BSc in Occupational Health and Safety or NEBOSH / NCRQ National Diploma (or equivalent)
  • The ability to develop and implement effective health and safety strategies, policies, and procedures
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with experience influencing and engaging with a wide range of senior stakeholders and the capability of training non-health and safety professionals within an organisation

Local Government or related experience would be ideal.

For more information on this opportunity or to discuss your next career move, contact Matthew Cathcart on +44(0) 1923 432 636 or apply here.

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