Group Health, Safety & Environmental Manager

Posted over 1 year ago by Liverpool Mutual Homes
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £55,000 - £60,000 plus benefits
Sector Construction HSE , Corporate HSE, Environmental Health & Safety
Posted over 1 year ago
Apply by Wednesday, 1 March 2017

About Us

Liverpool Mutual Homes is a North-West Housing Association based in Merseyside managing over 15,000 homes. The Group incorporates Housing Maintenance Solutions, a building and maintenance contractor, which delivers services to customers across the North West of England and ComMutual a charity which provides regeneration initiatives and positive activities for young people which includes a Youth club and sports facility. A review of the provision of health and safety services to the Group has been undertaken and we are now looking for a Group Health, Safety and Environmental Manager to join the team.

About The Role

LMH Group is seeking a talented and experienced individual with vision and influence to shape and lead its health and safety service. The Group HSE Manager will lead the corporate health and safety service provision to the group; they will develop strong relationships with key departmental heads across the organisation, developing shared health and safety service delivery plans and strategies to deliver effective HSE services across the Group.

The Group HSE Manager will be proactive in leading the continuous improvement of health and safety culture and performance and will advise on the implementation of health and safety strategy, policies and systems across the Group.

The Group HSE Manager will ensure that the Group is aware of all current and future legislative requirements and meets its legal obligations with regard to health, safety and strategic environmental matters. The person will also ensure that the service delivery team is effectively managed and resourced in order to suit the changing needs of the organisation as it grows in size and expands in scope.

This role is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic and forward thinking organisation in a senior position. 

This is a permanent role and will predominantly be based in our Liverpool City Centre office but travel across Merseyside will be required on a regular basis.

About You

You will be a well-qualified and experienced health and safety professional, with what it takes to lead and innovate across a broad organisation. Dedicated and professional, you will need to have the flexibility, organisational and communication skills to rise to the challenge of protecting our people, property, and reputation.

You will have extensive experience of managing an organisation to improve health, safety and environmental performance combined with the ability to take a strategic view of organisation wide activities and influence at all levels. You will need strong leadership skills and experience of managing a team of safety professionals in a multi-function organisation along with the ability to motivate and guide a team to deliver a high standard of service across the Group.

You will ensure compliance with HSE legislation across the Group and lead the development of the health and safety strategy across the Group’s operational activities as well as maintaining and continually improving the Group’s Safety and Environment management systems and certifications (OHSAS:18001 and ISO:14001). You will also develop and implement a programme of risk assurance across the Group and provide key health and safety performance data and reports as part of the Group’s corporate governance framework.

You will be expected to hold the NEBOSH Diploma and NEBOSH Construction Certificate or equivalents and hold (or be working towards) Chartered Membership of IOSH.

You must possess comprehensive knowledge and experience of Health, Safety and Environment within an organisational context as well as a strong working knowledge of CDM regulations and associated legislation.