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Compliance & Quality, Health, Safety & Environmental (QHSE) Manager

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    Facility / Cleaning

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    about 23 hours ago

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Job Description

Compliance & Quality, Health, Safety & Environmental (QHSE) Manage

job objectives and responsibilities

  • Help to implement the company QHSE strategy for the business.

  • Optimise the QHSE structure, processes to help the businesses obtain their targeted results and embed a positive health and safety culture.

  • Development the QHSE team at Heathrow - providing coaching and mentoring to the team.

  • To represent QHSE as part of the senior management teams.

  • To input into the Risk, Assurance and Compliance.

  • Responsibility for providing an excellent Client facing QHSE shared service to the businesses.

  • Responsibility for delivering a Quality and risk management service that promotes continual improvement and a culture of compliance.

    Main duties

  • Lead , drive, and implement all QHSE directives in the contract working closely with the Facilities Management teams, Operational teams and Head of QHSE to achieve high standards.

  • Ensure safe Health & Safety Executive (HSE) working conditions for all employees by putting in a HSE framework that drives an "all accidents are avoidable" ethos

  • Develops implements and educates the teams on how to ensure the contract operates a safe system of work practice as part of business as usual.

  • Encourage and drive a QHSE performance culture whereby individuals recognise they are responsible for their own safety and that it is mandatory to use the HSE support framework at all times.

  • Carries out risk assessment and risk mitigation measures as required

  • Leads on all HSE investigations, and recommends proposals for corrective or preventive measures

  • To ensure regular emergency response is effective and that managers and employees are prepared at all times, designs and conducts drills, both announced and unannounced

  • Develop a framework to ensure that all employees are properly informed about the working, environmental, health and safety policies of the organisation

  • Prepares monthly reports on QHSE performance and recommends areas for improvement.

  • Understand the contract terms and conditions and customer expectations at a detailed level and take ownership for the outcomes;

  • Contribute to the compilation of Risk Registers and ICQ's

  • Implement and maintain Group , Divisional and Business QHSE policies, procedures and controls

  • Identify QHSE resources that are proportionate to the size and nature of the diverse range of activities within the Centre

  • Effectively promote the QHSE agenda at senior management meetings

  • Develop and monitor business QHSE key performance indicators (KPI's)

  • Compile QHSE performance management reports highlighting achievements, trends and issues, and devise improvement measures as appropriate.

  • Raise awareness to The Centre Manager and Senior Managers of changes inapplicable legislation and the implications of changes.

  • Implement and manage the internal audit programme to drive continual improvement and compliance with required standards, Business, Group, and Divisional requirements

  • Liaise with internal and external bodies to facilitate external audits eg CPFIG, HSE and EHO.

  • Ensure the management of insurance activity and liaises with the Mitie Insurance community.

  • Establish and maintain the local QHSE Committees and employee engagement

  • Support the bid development and mobilisation programmes, Follow Group and company policies and procedures at all times

    Adhere to agreed outreach methods and risk assessment to ensure own personal safety dealing with service users

    Report any apparent deficiencies in systems of work or equipment provided that may result in failure of service delivery or risk to health and safety or the environment

    Use all work equipment and personal PPE properly and in accordance with training received.

Candidate Description

We're looking for people to create a brand new team based at our new Immigration Removal Centre (IRC), as part of our newly acquired contract. Individuals will have experience in relating to people that may be agitated or confused by their circumstances and are able to interact and assist potentially vulnerable individuals whilst in our care. Empathy and resilience are key attributes for this role.

You will be passionate about delivering a great service in a sensitive manner, along with good communication skills and a team player. The ability to remain calm under pressure and experience in problem solving would also be advantageous to developing your career within Care and Custody.,

  • Experience in a managing QHSE role in a custodial environment

  • Qualified to NEBOSH certificate level or above

  • Proven track record in delivering QHSE change management initiatives

  • Strong proven knowledge and application of UK Health, Safety & Environmental law

  • Sound knowledge of risks and controls associated with the provision of regulated activities

  • Sound knowledge of risks and controls associated with high risk activities undertaken across the business

  • Proven project management skills and problem solving with ability to prioritise and multi task

Employer Description

Mitie, Care & Custody are delighted to announce the opening of the 2nd only female Short Stay Immigration Removal Centre in the UK.

Our philosophy at Mitie is all about delivering brilliant service to the people in our care and creating great training, development, and career opportunities for the people we employ. We support our people every step of the way, developing your skills to professionally deliver this rewarding, sometimes challenging role with integrity and respect.