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Head of HSEQ (Schools & Universities) UK/I

Job Title: Head of HSEQ (Schools & Universities) UK/I
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £55000 - £60000
Reference: SDX/TP/RF5545
Job Published: February 23, 2021 12:21

Job Description

Job Description

We are on the lookout for a highly experienced Head of HSEQ for our buoyant Schools & Universities UK & Ireland sector. Reporting into the Transformation Director with a dotted line into the Regional HSEQ Director, you will be leading the segment for all HSEQ matters. This critical role will see you reporting, coaching, providing direction and robust processes and road maps to facilitate all the segment's activities., Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. This role will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland. Main Responsibilities

  • Cross functional internal & external stakeholder management

  • Prepare and maintain a health, safety, environmental and risk management improvement plan

  • Provide planning and technical HSE input to the leadership team

  • Ensure that requirements of the regional health, safety, environmental and risk management systems are effectively implemented across all operational locations

  • Risk Champion

  • Responsible for ensuring sufficient monitoring and self-assessment processes are in place

  • Ensuring that Regional Food Safety and Allergen management controls are robustly implemented

  • Accountable for identifying with the Operational teams training needs

  • Communicate the requirements of the Segment H&S, Environmental, Food Safety and Risk Management programs

  • Drive and promote a positive safety culture

  • Prepare SMART HSEQ related objectives for the segment

  • Responsible for the implementation of the UK/I accident / Incident management processes

  • Actively monitor claims data for the segment

  • Responsible to ensuring the timely submission of reports

  • To work with the Regional Environmental manager to ensure the regional environmental / sustainability plan is driven down into the segment

  • Lead the segment Business Continuity plan

  • Attend and hold regular meetings

Candidate Description

Lots of cross-collaborative stakeholder management and a blend of operational and commercial skills required. You'll need to have proven experience of being a future thinker, innovative HSEQ technical specialist with a growth mindset. A career enhancing opportunity like no other.,

  • Experience in managing health and safety in a multi-site environment

  • Experience of managing a team, strong leadership skills

  • Chartered HSEQ professional desired

  • NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent

  • Food safety experience desired

  • FM experience desired

  • Environmental management experience desired

  • Experience in risk management and business continuity planning

  • Articulate and able to confidently present to all levels of management and colleagues

  • Effective influencing skills and stakeholder management

  • Proficient in Microsoft office applications

  • A team player, self-starter and can-do attitude

  • Strong time management and organisational skills

Employer Description

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 36,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the energy, corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

At Sodexo we are committed to a leading role in promoting equality opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organisation and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their race, colour, sex, gender identity disability, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, marital/partnership or family status, sexual orientation, age, social class, educational background, employment status, working pattern, are welcome to and included within our organisation.

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