Head of Safety & Facilities

Midland Heart
Birmingham, West Midlands
£64,316 per annum
20 Sep 2018
20 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

This newly created role will oversee the development and delivery of our Health & Safety and Facilities Management services.

In regards to Health & Safety, you will develop and deliver our responses to customer safety issues arising from the housing sector and our external operating environment; ensuring that we exceed safety standards and provide the appropriate channels to engage customers in safety issues connected to their homes.  You will embed a culture of safe working practice across our business; ensuring we have appropriate governance, monitoring and assurance processes in place.

Alongside this you will develop and deliver our workplace strategy which forms a key element of our corporate and people strategies.  You will oversee the delivery of a first class office management service; ensuring our working environments meet the requirements of a multi-generational workforce, enhance colleague wellbeing and engender a culture of collaborative working.

We are looking for someone who has proven experience of successfully leading first class Health & Safety and FM services. You will be able to positively engage stakeholders at all levels including Board members and able to sustain positive working relationships. You will have a proven track record in translating legislation and case law into practical application. 

We are a large and ambitious housing organisation providing more people an affordable place to call home. We welcome people from every walk of life, at every stage of their career. We expect a lot from our people but in return you can be assured of a great place to work, where you will be well rewarded and where great people are able to succeed.  Whether you want to build your career with us, or use your experience to move on, we’re here to develop your potential.

This is a demanding role and there will be a lot to deliver within a relatively short period.  If you are up for the challenge and want to work in an environment where you will be empowered, trusted and supported to succeed then we’d love to hear from you.

To apply please register on our candidate portal and submit a detailed CV setting out your career history with a cover letter of no more than 2 pages which clearly explains how you think you meet the requirements of this role and which demonstrates your career achievements.

For an informal conversation about the role please contact Ann Prentice (PA to Executive Director of HR & Learning) on 0121 654 6644.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday 12th October 2018.

Interviews and assessments will be held w/c 29th October 2018.

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