Health & Safety Adviser - Estates
23 October 2018 23:55
The H&S Adviser – Estates is a new senior role within the UAL health and safety team reporting to the Director of H&S. The role is pivotal in developing, implementing and monitoring the health and safety arrangements across UAL's complex and varied estate to ensure that our staff and students have safe and healthy places to work and study.
The post holder’s experience and qualifications will provide UAL with access to a trusted source of specialist expertise and advice on all aspects of health and safety, and fire safety relevant to the management and development of our estate, including the construction of new College buildings.
The role will deputise for the Director of H&S and is expected to be able to represent the Director of H&S in their absence.
The role is also responsible for fire safety compliance across UAL and, as well as managing the Fire Safety Adviser, the role will work closely with the College H&S Advisers to drive improvements in fire safety awareness and behaviours.
The successful applicant will need to actively develop excellent working relationships with the facilities, accommodation and retail teams as well as senior managers in the colleges. They will need to maintain the highest standards of integrity at all times, modelling the desired H&S behaviours and act within their competence, escalating any significant issues to the Director of H&S.
Extensive working knowledge of Health and Safety legislation, particularly the Construction Design and Management (CDM) Regulations, Building Regulations, the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Regulations and associated guidance and approved codes. Understanding of the Equality Act and the provision of accessible accommodation and workplaces.
Knowledge of management factors relating to successful Health and Safety performance together with knowledge of the technical aspects of Construction Health and Safety practice. Expertise in the development, implementation and audit of Health and Safety control systems.
NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent professional qualification. Alternatively relevant experience and a commitment to achieving a relevant qualification.
Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.