Job Details

Head of Health, Safety and Security

Salary: £59000 per annum

Location: Glasgow

Job Type: Permanent

Posted: 07/10/2020

Job Ref: 441103983-1

Do you want to lead the health, safety and security team based across 3 venues in 1 location, for a high-profile events and hospitality company who has on average 2 million visitors per year? Are you an engaging, collaborative leader who can be both hands on and strategic?

If so, this could be the right opportunity for you.


£55,000 per annum - £59,000 per annum dependent on experience + package which includes a £6,500 car allowance
Based in Glasgow
Reporting in to and working closely with the Director of Operations
Responsible for a team of 18

Main Responsibilities :-
- Ensure the company excels in all areas of Health, Safety & Security, and seek innovative ways to raise the performance bar.
- Provide leadership and guidance on all HS&S governance for the business and take the lead on business continuity planning.
- Establish and promote a public safety strategy with a strong communication plan to ensure the safe management of all customers and spectators.
- Create and develop a HS&S strategy that goes beyond compliance and ensures a compliant and vibrant healthy and safe working culture is embedded in day-to-day operations.
- Ensure policies and procedures in place are up to date and are applied in daily business.
- Continuously challenge, test and improve the Health, Safety and Security programme, policies and procedures.
- Through effective threat vulnerability risk assessments, develop and implement a security strategy, with a clear and effective structure and communication plan, to ensure the security risks are proactively managed, presenting the company as a security exemplar and event industry leader.
- Lead and manage health, safety and security for new projects and programmes across the sites and play a vital role in providing governance for the safety management systems and control standards being delivered.
- Continue to reduce the accidents and incidents rates across the sites.
- Support the site’s operational teams in ensuring there is no complacency with respect to Health, Safety & Security risk.
- Drive a culture of shared learning across the sites to ensure all sites operate at an improved standard across Health, Safety and Security.

Essential Qualifications & Experience :-
- NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent
- Experience managing fire safety risk and a clear understanding of associated legislation
- Experience in a fast-paced events, hospitality, leisure or other relevant sector

Personality traits for the successful candidate :-
- Able to thrive in a busy environment with a high-performance culture
- Passionate and able to engage others at all levels
- Pragmatic and proactive in approach
- Able to work autonomously and a natural leader that inspires change
- Innovative and able to think outside the box

Interested? Apply now for immediate consideration: // 0121 454 5000

Alternatively, if you know of anyone who may be interested in this opportunity, please forward on our details


Sophia Darwin


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