Health & Safety Manager (Engineering)

Posted 5 months ago by Hays Health and Safety
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £38460 - £48677 per annum
Sector Engineering
Posted 5 months ago
Apply by Sunday, 16 June 2019

A progressive Top 20 UK University are seeking an Engineering biased H&S Manager, based in Southampton.

Your new company

My client are one of the Top 20 universities in the UK and an employer of choice in Hampshire, also recognised within the Top 100 universities globally.

In recent reports, the organisation has been recognised as a place of research excellence with a high level of employability.

The university offer an extensive, diverse programme of world-class research and taught programmes. Excellence in health & safety management and performance is critical to the continuing and developing success of the institution.

Your new role

Reporting to the Deputy Director of Health and Safety, this role requires an engineering health and safety specialist with a strong diverse engineering background to join a team of dedicated health and safety professionals.

Job purpose:

The main function of the role is to provide professional engineering health and safety advice to faculties within the university in controlling the risks associated with engineering environments such as workshops, this will include the development of suitable training, setting competence standards for such environments and support faculties and line managers with safe working practices.

You will be responsible for the development, implementation and review of all engineering health and safety related hazard advice and guidance to ensure that the university maintains its compliance with the relevant regulations.

What you'll need to succeed

Ideally, the successful candidate will have a proven record of accomplishment of managing engineering related risks in a variety of settings in the higher education and/or research sectors or similar environments.

CMIOSH and a degree or equivalent in an engineering discipline will be an advantage, but Diploma level in H&S (NEBOSH/NCRQ/Grad IOSH) with proven engineering experience will be considered too.

Significant practical experience of managing and leading engineering activities and environments is another desirable skill.

What you'll get in return

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a highly-skilled team of Health and Safety professionals, in an environment where you will be encouraged to flourish.

You will receive a market-led salary between £38,460-£48,677 (DOE), 30 days holiday + BH's + 4-5 closure days, excellent pension and mileage claimed for minimal travel.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call me today.

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