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Health and Safety Manager

Are you a Health and Safety professional looking for a new challenge? Do you have the expertise to support an ambitious team in a challenging and ever changing environment? Are you passionate about driving forward an occupational health and safety management system, achieving and maintaining the University external certification and the transition from OHSAS 18001 to ISO:45001? Do you have the ability to engage with a wider variety of stakeholders and assist in the delivery of a varied and responsive service strategy for the University?  

We are looking to appoint a safety professional with experience of providing occupational health and safety advice.  You will assume responsibility for developing and implementing strands of the services safety strategy and will work in partnership with members of the service to drive continual improvement and implement these aims and objectives.

You will provide effective and proportionate advice and use your previous experience of delivering a safety management system to include training, auditing and the implementation of integrated electronic systems.

A flexible, supportive and dynamic approach will be required. You will also be required to take the lead on service or Hub projects, and deputise for the Senior Health and Safety Manager in their absence.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Lynn Clarke, Head of Health and Safety Services

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 8043, email:

Claire Copley, Senior Health and Safety Manger facilities Directorate & Professional Services

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 5352, email:

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Professional Services
School/Institute:  Wellbeing, Safety & Health (inc Occ Health)
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 8
Salary:  £40,792 to £48,677 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Friday 14 June 2019
Closing Date:  Sunday 07 July 2019
Reference:  CSHSW1035
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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