Director of Health, Safety and Business Continuity

Posted 5 months ago by Aston University
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Competitive Salary
Sector Public Sector, Training
Posted 5 months ago
Apply by Tuesday, 30 April 2019

ADVERT TEXT for Director of Health, Safety and Business Continuity

Aston University is ambitious about its future. There is a firm commitment to ensure the best possible outcomes for the staff, students and the campus environment. Aston is seeking a Director of Health, Safety and Business Continuity who will help implement these commitments through innovation and strong delivery.

This is an exciting time for a talented health and safety professional to join a forward-thinking organisation with a broad portfolio. Working collaboratively with Deans and Heads of professional service areas, the Director of Health, Safety and Business Continuity therefore needs to be a charismatic and pragmatic influencer who can quickly build rapport with a wide variety of stakeholders. Reporting to the Executive Director of Human Resources and Organisational Development, the Director of Health and Safety will need to demonstrate strong leadership and influence and be adept at building inter disciplinary relationships across all stakeholder groups.

The successful candidate will be a high calibre professional with a strong technical background and a Chartered Membership of a national health and safety body. You will have the gravitas to be a trusted advisor to the corporate leadership team on statutory compliance and best practice. Your approach to health and safety management will be proactive and collaborative with demonstrable skills in leading, coaching and motivating staff within a University environment.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact Ray Williamson on 0191 500 5500 / or visit


Applications should be made via email to by 23.59 hours BST, on Tuesday 30th April 2019

Aston University

Aston is a long established University known for its world-class teaching quality, strong links to industry, and graduate employability.

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