Head of Health and Safety

City, University of London - Professional Services - Human Resources

Background
City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 19,500 students (35% postgraduate), is top in London for student satisfaction (Complete University Guide), well above the sector average for graduate employability in most subjects and eleventh in the UK for starting salaries. City joined the University of London in 2016.

In the last REF, City doubled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university: it has recently agreed a new Vision & Strategy 2026.

Responsibilities
City is seeking a talented individual with vision and influence to lead its safety team.

The Head of Health and Safety will be proactive in leading the continuous improvement of health and safety culture and performance and will be responsible for the implementation and delivery of health and safety policy and plan across City.

Person Specification
The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level in science or engineering, will hold the NEBOSH Diploma and will have Chartered Membership of IOSH or equivalent. Proven experience of leading a team in a senior health and safety role within a large multi-site educational, public or private sector organisation is essential.

Additional Information
City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date for applications: Friday 24th November 2017 at 11:59pm.

Interviews will take place on Monday 4th December 2017.

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity.

Academic excellence for business and the professions.

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