Senior Health and Safety Manager

Location London
Sector: Health and Safety, Facilities Management and Property, Public Sector and Education, Pharmaceuticals and Chemicals, Manufacturing
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Contact name: Emily Flynn

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Job ref: EF1671_1656611103
Published: about 2 months ago
Startdate: ASAP

Senior Health and Safety Manager
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 plus Excellent Benefits

Irwin and Colton are delighted to be engaged by a renowned research and development facility to recruit a Senior Health and Safety Manager to join their operational safety team. This position will play a leading role in developing a positive and proactive health and safety culture across the organisation.

The organisation is a diverse and complex institution that includes scientific, R&D and laboratory environments, and health and safety is a top priority. This position would suit an experienced health and safety professional with previous leadership, team management and project management experience.

Responsibilities for the Senior Health and Safety Manager will include:

  • Leading the development and delivery of a best practice health and safety function, identifying opportunities to enhance the effectiveness of the team and operations
  • Ensuring consistent processes are in place for the management of people and assets across the organisation, to ensure regulatory compliance and reduction of risk
  • Leading and managing a team of technical professionals operating across various specialisms, supporting them to promote a culture of best practice
  • Developing and establishing key relationships with the Directors of relevant departments and other key stakeholders across the organisation
  • Providing timely reports of all safety, health and sustainability activity to senior management as required

The successful Senior Health and Safety Manager will have:

  • Proven experience in a similar Health and Safety role, ideally from within scientific research, universities, containment facilities, or similar environment
  • Bioscience or biology background is desirable
  • An undergraduate degree and/or 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 simultaneously

This role would suit an experienced Health & Safety professional looking to progress their career further in a successful leading organisation. Please contact Emily Flynn on 01923 433 289 or to apply and for further details.

Irwin and 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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