Corporate Services

Health, Safety and Environmental Manager

Kent
£35,000 to £40,000
18/06/2024
Permanent

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Overview

Principal People are delighted to have been exclusively engaged by a successful, growing property management firm that is looking to recruit a Health, Safety, and Environmental Manager.

The company has delivered on its planned expansion and now boasts a varied property portfolio across England and Scotland (roughly valued at £400M) consisting of residential, commercial, leisure, and industrial premises.

Based from the regional office in Tunbridge Wells, the role will be primarily office-based, with travel to client sites as required (at least one site visit per month). This role will offer plenty of autonomy for someone to effectively manage their own diary, provide input into how HSE is administered across the wider business, and have excellent scope for career progression to grow in seniority as the company does.

Health, Safety and Environmental Manager – Up to £40,000 + car allowance – Property Management

The successful Health, Safety and Environmental Manager will be responsible for:
  • Travelling to various sites across the portfolio, undertaking annual Health & Safety audits.
  • Auditing SHE programs for compliance with company standards, government regulations and local conditions.
  • Providing management and employees with information on legislative compliance, advising on ways of meeting statutory requirements and in-house Health, Safety & Environment Policies & Practices
  • Ensuring that risk assessments/safe systems of work requirements are met.
  • Working with the maintenance department to ensure operational activities on sites are carried out safely and legally.
  • Carrying out risk, SSoW, and COSHH assessments, writing method statements whilst ensuring compliance with Health & Safety and legal obligations.
  • Assisting the business with the implementation of the project ISO45001/9001 Safety Management System.
  • Accident investigations when reported and managing the central incident reporting systems and assisting with any claims.
Why this is a great opportunity:
  • Be part of a growing property management firm with a growing portfolio and potential new revenue streams.
  • Join a passionate Health, Safety, and Environment team well supported by senior management.
  • The current portfolio includes plenty of sites in Southern England (where this is also a focus for future new business).
  • High level of autonomy to run own diary with trust afforded by senior management.
  • The role will work closely with a senior director who can help influence and implement change.
The ideal candidate will possess:
  • Solid experience working in a Health and Safety management position.
  • NEBOSH General Certificate as a minimum with IOSH membership preferable.
  • A UK driving license.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to engage with people at all levels.
  • Previous experience working with a property management or facilities management firm is advantageous, but not essential.
  • Experience, understanding, and/or qualifications in First Aid, Fire, ISO 45001/ 9001, Environment, and/or CDM would be an advantage.
In return, the successful candidate will receive £35,000 - £40,000, depending on experience, a car allowance, free on-site parking, travel expenses (e.g., hotel-paid overnight stays where needed), and further support for training and development.

Shortlisting is underway so please apply quickly to avoid missing this fantastic opportunity.