Property And Facilities - National Health & Safety Manager, Kampala

Last update 2024-05-27
Expires 2024-06-27
ID #2154044234
Property And Facilities - National Health & Safety Manager, Kampala
Uganda, Central Region, Kampala,
Modified May 14, 2024


Property and Facilities - National Health & Safety Manager - Home based with frequent national travel - ARD1002336 This is a remote based national role with a requirement to travel and attend our various offices across the UK as per business needs.

A clean driving licence is required and whilst this is a Monday to Friday 9-5.30pm role, there will be times when you are required to work out of hours.

Purpose of the Role This exciting new National Health & Safety (H&S) Manager opportunity has arisen to join our Property & Facilities (P&F) team to be one of the primary sources of subject matter, risk management, technical expertise and compliance assurance for H&S, fire safety and compliance across the business, creating and maintaining great places to work.

You will be responsible for implementing and overseeing safety protocols, conducting risk assessments and site inspections, and developing strategies and playbooks to minimise hazards.

This position requires a proactive approach to eradicate or minimise potential risks, ensuring the well-being of our sites and site users, and adherence to legal requirements.

What you will do This is an overview and not an exhaustive list of responsibilities.

Collaborating with your Line Manager, the Head of P&F, you will develop your own objectives but focus on all of the following and more.

Remain updated with all H&S, Fire Safety, Environmental and security regulations and legislative changes to ensure regulatory compliance.

Carry out regular site inspections, audits and risk assessments – including H&S, Fire Safety and Physical Security, including projects, in accordance with Fire and H&S regulations, legislation and government approved best practices.

Develop and implement health, safety and compliance processes and policies.

Ensure sound H&S and Fire Safety practices are documented and implemented across the business area.

Provide support to the Head of P&F and the operational teams, in all areas relating to Health, Safety and environment including framework plans.

Work with our Operational Resilience team to devise play books and business continuity plans.

Lead investigations into accidents, incidents and near misses.

Document findings, identify root causes and implement corrective / preventative measures.

Prepare and submit detailed reports to Head of P&F and regulatory bodies when necessary.

Drive a safety orientated culture among workers and sub-contractors.

Address safety concerns and integrate safety measures into project planning and execution.

Develop and maintain emergency response plans including Fire Safety, conduct drills, and ensure all personnel are aware of the procedures in case of emergencies.

Identify high fire risk facilities and work activities ensuring these are comprehensively risk assessed and take all corrective and preventative actions.

Provide authoritative expert professional advice on fire protection.

Knowledge sharing and training – including H&S and fire safety training needs, facilitating training programmes, safe working practices, the proper and safe use of PPE and emergency procedures.

Support colleagues and customers with any H&S documentation i.e.

PEEPSLead quarterly H&S and Physical security forums with key contacts within the business.

Maintain hard and soft copy documents, certificates, and any other information in relation to H&S, compliance and fire safety for our sites.

Ensure PPM compliance – accurate documentation across the board.

Attend H&S and fire safety exhibitions and seminars.

Who we are looking for This is an opportunity for a subject matter expert in H&S laws, compliance and regulations who is seeking a new opportunity where they can demonstrate great communication skills, leadership and problem-solving skills.

You will be a professional, organised individual who can lead by example and maintain a friendly, enthusiastic approach in a fast paced environment whilst managing multiple projects at any one time.

You will be open to a new challenge, be flexible in your approach whilst always maintaining a high-level attention to detail.

We are looking for someone who is/has: Qualifications and professional membership appropriate to the role i.e.

NEBOSH general, Level 5 or above Health and Safety related qualification, IOSHH, Fire Safety Management, NEBOSH Fire safety qualification or equivalent Understanding of property management (preferably in an office environment) including regulation and emerging government policy.

Experience of Physical security and/or construction safety would be advantageous but not essential.

In return you will be welcomed and supported by our Ardonagh family and be joining an organisation that cares about you as a person and your wellbeing.

Some of the other benefits are: Holiday entitlement of 28 days plus bank holidays (pro-rata)Opportunity to progress your career across the entire Ardonagh family Pensions scheme for when you feel it’s time to retire24-hour support for physical and mental wellbeing1 days paid volunteering day to give back to our communities The Spotlight Awards, where we shine a light on the brightest talent across our group We offer genuine potential for both personal and professional development, come and be part of our story and help us shape our future.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Property and facilities - national health & safety manager

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