Estates - Health & Safety Manager
Capital Projects are responsible for the Master Planning and Development of all campuses forming the Queen Mary University of London estate. The team manage a large capital programme from inception to completion, delivering projects on budget, on programme and to a high standard of quality. The improvement in facilities supports academic research and enhances the student experience.
To provide professional health and safety guidance to Capital Projects and to support the Estates and Facilities Directorate, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). The post holder will facilitate control of safety and occupational health risks by supporting it in the implementation of a health and safety management system (SMS), which will promote compliance with legislative requirements, help ensure conformity to the University's Health & Safety Policy Statement and Framework and promote a positive safety culture at QMUL.
The post holder will provide advice and support to ensure full compliance of the Estates and Facilities Directorate with particular focus on Construction Design Management (CDM) Regulations and will ensure that all projects are completed in accordance with the CDM Regulations 2015 by ensuring all relevant documentation is suitable and sufficient, all parties involved fulfil their relevant duties and conducting on site monitoring inspections.
The post holder will ensure that contractors undertake surveys of campus buildings to identify the presence of asbestos containing materials, review risk assessments, and ensure contractors carry out suitable testing and that they undertake a removal programme through licensed removal contractors.
The post holder will attend health and safety meetings, support local coordinators and assist with the identification of training needs of staff. They will be expected to develop and deliver relevant training programmes to QMUL staff and work with them to improve health and safety competence and behaviour. The post holder will advise on suitable and sufficient risk assessment and risk control of Capital Project activities, especially relating to the control of risks arising from Estates and Facilities operations, and will support safety coordinators to carry out inspections and other health and safety monitoring tasks.
The post holder will also assist the Safety & Compliance Manager to ensure the Estates and Facilities Directorate remains compliant so that it can meet its legal requirements in terms of Health, Safety and Compliance and promote, develop and establish a positive safety culture within the Estates and Facilities Directorate.
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