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Health and Safety Manager

Posted 18/08/2021
£50,000 per annum
Porton
Full time


Health & Safety Manager
37.5 hours per week
Permanent
Porton
Salary Circa £50,000 per annum, DOE


Company Information:

Company client is a medium sized life-science company performing a range development and manufacturing roles for biopharmaceuticals. This also includes all associated support functions from logistics through to engineering, quality control / quality assurance, regulatory affairs, and management.

Purpose of Role:

To effectively manage the health and safety function across the PBL ensuring legislative compliance, best practice, and continuous improvement. The post-holder will ensure everyone in the company complies with H&S laws and that the activities and facilities of PBL meet the requirements of H&S legislation.

Main Responsibilities: (Not limited to):

·        Develop and execute H&S plans in the workplace according to legal guidelines.
·        Prepare and enforce policies to establish a culture of H&S. Evaluate practices, procedures, and facilities to assess risk and adherence to the law.
·        Work proactively with managers and other key staff to establish and maintain a programme of continuous improvement in the management of H&S, well-being, etc. Within their areas of responsibility.
·        Ensure that rigorous risk assessment and incident management systems are in place and followed across the organisation. Accountable for setting and overseeing the incident investigation process.
·        Conduct training and presentations for H&S matters and accident prevention.
·        Oversee the adherence to the PBL Safety Improvement plan. Recommend solutions to issues, improvement opportunities or new prevention measures.
·        Maintain close liaison with management, scientific, technical, engineering, maintenance, and administrative staff to ensure high standards of H&S.
·        Actively maintain high levels of awareness of H&S practices and legislation, monitor compliance to policies and H&S laws.
·        Maintain and develop a high level of understanding of the nature and significance of the work carried out by the scientific, technical, engineering, maintenance, and administrative staff of PBL.
·        Manage a system of auditing and seeking assurance of H&S in accordance with PBL policies and procedures.
·        Take a lead role in the development of H&S standards and systems across PBL.
·        Participate and lead as necessary in emergency and unplanned events and participate in safety groups and in investigations of accidents and incidents as required.
·        Maintain in an appropriate form such records and systems as are necessary to fulfil H&S policy, including those containing confidential information.
·        Maintain H&S competences to national standards.
·        To comply with all PBL policies and procedures.
·        To perform any other duties as per instructions of line manager/senior management.

Person Specification:
·        Have current right to work in the UK;
·        Have a good standard of written and spoken English
·        BSc/BA in safety management or relevant field
·        NEBOSH Certificate or Diploma
·        Valid qualification in occupational H&S – Desirable
·        Chartered H&S Practitioner or working towards – Desirable
·        Proven experience as Safety Manager
·        Min 3-5 Yrs Exp in H&S Role
·        Specialist skills in Good Manufacturing practice and biological safety
·        Excellent communication skills at all levels
·        Excellent organisational skills
·        Excellent Time Management skills



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