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Health and Safety Manager

Employer
Trowers & Hamlins
Location
London, Manchester, Exeter or Birmingham
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
22 Mar 2023

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Vacancy Type
Other specialist roles
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Manager
Role Classification
Other Professional

Job Details

Trowers & Hamlins is a City-led, international and national law firm with over 160 partners and 950 staff. With offices across the UK, Middle East and Asia, we provide a full-service integrated offering.

Our clients operate in diverse industry sectors such as construction, transport and infrastructure, banking and financial services, distribution and logistics, education and health, hotels and leisure, defence, engineering and surveying, charities, retail and energy and natural resources. We also act for many high net worth individuals.

We are different and we believe it is our people that make us unique. We expect and respect that you and your talents are too. The truth is we don't prescribe who you are or how you ought to be. It's what you can do that interests us most.

While the work on offer is rewarding and often complex, the qualities we look for are simple. The ability to get on with people from all walks of life, for example. To talk and to listen. To develop the sorts of relationships that mean you win the friendship and loyalty of clients and colleagues alike. In short, to connect. These are the characteristics our people all have in common. They are vital, as is the drive and imagination to use your unique talents to the full. We will help you in this. In fact, we will support you in every way we can.

What you'll be doing:

Health and Safety

  • Act as the competent person in respective of H&S across Trowers & Hamlins.
  • Ensure legislative and best practice is observed, and in compliance to UK legislation, HSE guidelines and Company requirements
  • To highlight areas where training/certification is required to meet the standards imposed by Legislation, Approved Codes of Practice, or H.S.E. guidance.
  • Ensure that all “assessments” as required by legislation are conducted and reviewed at relevant intervals and to maintain records of the same.
  • Manage suppliers to ensure effective, safe, and compliant delivery of all M&E, lifts, and life safety systems.
  • Develop PPM for all HSE and Insurance activity, ensuring suppliers are fully briefed and engaged on their responsibility.
  • Regularly visit all UK Offices and liaise and assist the Office Managers in terms of maintenance and Health and Safety.
  • Work collaboratively with all departments across the 4 UK & 5 International offices to ensure HSE compliance and the delivery of long-term strategic goals and objectives.
  • To carry out investigations into all accidents and near-miss incidents and to record the findings on the relevant forms.
  • Effectively address HSE incidents, non-conformances, and risks completing assessments and investigations were necessary.
  • Lead the H&S Committee, ensuring meetings are held regular and all minutes and actions are documented.
  • Develop, and review risk assessments and safe system of work for all core activity across the business.
  • Review all RAMS for maintenance work across the UK Estate, ensuring Permit to Works are issued.
  • Lead in the development and maintenance of H&S Induction Training and Manuals for all new employees
  • Lead in DSE Assessments across the business, engaging with external suppliers for complex cases.
  • Be the go-to person for any tender related questions from clients on Health and Safety.

Other Duties include; Training and Engagement, Audits and Reporting, Business Continuity and Security, Sustainability, Risk Management, Supplier Management and Budget Management.

What you'll need:

We are looking for someone who has the ability to balance short term operational delivery with medium and long-term strategic thinking and planning. Excellent relationship management and communication skills as well as the ability to influence others 

Experience

  • Delivery of promoting good health and safety practices throughout all activity.
  • Experience in Multi-Site Estate in a Professional Services environment. 
  • Management of in-house staff and suppliers
  • Management of supplier relationships

Qualifications

  • NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
  • NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety
  • ACOP L8 Legionella Responsible Person
  • DSE Advanced Assessor
  • Chartered Member of IOSH
  • Experience of LOLER is preferable

As part of our firm recruitment policy our candidates are subject to employment screening background checks. These checks include personal details, education and employment history, professional qualifications and credit and criminal checks as appropriate.

Trowers & Hamlins is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity and inclusion. All applications will be considered on merit and the applicant's suitability to meet the requirements of the role and will be treated equally irrespective of Ethnicity, Gender (including Trans and non-binary) Race, Disability, Religion and sexual orientation.

Company

Trowers & Hamlins is a City-led, international and national law firm with over 130 partners and 830 staff located across the UK, Middle East and Far East, we provide a full-service integrated offering.

Our clients operate in diverse industry sectors such as construction, transport and infrastructure, banking and financial services, distribution and logistics, education and health, hotels and leisure, defence, engineering and surveying, charities, retail and energy and natural resources. We also act for many high net worth individuals.

We are different and we believe it is our people that make us unique. We expect and respect that you and your talents are too. The truth is we don't prescribe who you are or how you ought to be. It's what you can do that interests us most.

While the work on offer is rewarding and often complex, the qualities we look for are simple. The ability to get on with people from all walks of life, for example. To talk and to listen. To develop the sorts of relationships that mean you win the friendship and loyalty of clients and colleagues alike. In short, to connect. These are the characteristics our people all have in common. They are vital, as is the drive and imagination to use your unique talents to the full. We will help you in this. In fact, we will support you in every way we can.

Find Us
Website
Telephone
+44 (0)20 7423 8000
Location
3 Bunhill Row
London
EC1Y 8YZ
GB

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