Head of Health and Safety

Recruiter
Leeds Metropolitan University
Location
Leeds, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Jul 2019
Closes
23 Jul 2019
Ref
1208662096
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job details
Job title
Head of Health and Safety
Job reference
REQ0000039
Date posted
12/07/2019
Application closing date
12/08/2019
Location
Leeds
Salary
Grade 9 £50,132 - £59,828
PackageJob category/type
Professional/Managerial
Job descriptionLeeds Beckett University is committed to maintaining the highest standards of Health and Safety across the full spectrum of its activity. The University has achieved the ROSPA Gold Standard for the past ten years. We are now reviewing our approach to the management of Health, Safety and Wellbeing so that these high standards continue to be met in the future and our students' staff and visitors can be assured that the University is a safe place to study, to work and to visit. In this newly created role, the Head of Health and Safety will be the strategic lead for the central Health and Safety function, providing a customer focused service to the University's academic schools and professional support services. Reporting to the Director of Estates the post holder will be the University's senior advisor on all Health and Safety related matters and will develop, maintain and promote safe systems of work across the full range of our activity. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a track record of working at a similar level, and of driving the Health and Safety agenda in a large complex organisation. Experience of working with the Higher Education is desirable but not essential. Our staff are able to access to a wide range of benefits including our generous pension schemes, excellent holiday entitlements, flexible working, reduced study fees, subsidised fitness facilities and a lot more. Closing date: Monday 12 August 2019Interview date: Either 9th or 16 September 2019Please note that all posts close at midnight and the job description and employee specification will no longer be available after the closing date so please download or print now! We welcome applications from all individuals and particularly from women and black and minority ethnic candidates as members of these groups are currently under-represented at this level of post. All appointments will be based on merit.

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