Divisional Health & Safety Manager - Midlands

Locations throughout the UK
40,000 - 44,999
£40,000 - £45,000
PDA Search & Selection Limited
Jan 14, 2022

Position: Divisional Health and Safety Manager


Location: Midlands


Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 per annum (DOE) + Benefits (see below)


Benefits: Company car / car allowance (£5,700), company pension scheme, BUPA (couple cover), 33 days holiday (including bank holidays)


We are advertising this Divisional Health and Safety Manager role, on behalf of our client ‘City Facilities Management’. City were established in 1985 and the company has grown to become one of the world’s largest privately held, integrated FM companies.

City has a unique business model and for over 30 years has provided leading maintenance, engineering, technical procurement & support in dedicated partnerships with National Blue Chip companies. City also has a global presence with offices in the UK, Europe, North America, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia.

The culture and values of City are shaped by being a family business with people at the heart of what they do. The business has ambitious growth plans and is keen to attract people who are passionate about delivering great standards and service to customers. In return you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package, industry leading Induction and training through our City & Guilds training academy and the opportunity to develop and progress is only limited by your own ambition.

Job purpose:


To assist in the management and delivery of an effective Corporate Health and Safety service to ensure the organisation meets its statutory responsibilities and provides safe working environments for employees, clients and those affected by our undertaking across all retail, distribution and office sites.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Formulate and develop health and safety systems, procedures and practice
  • Review procedures to accommodate new and existing legislation, Codes of Practice and Guidance, as directed
  • Implement and monitor policy and plans, including accident and incident investigations, reporting and analysis, and promote improvements
  • Assist and develop audit and risk management procedures appropriate to the full range of the company’s activities and properties.
  • To undertake safety audits to monitor the systems and verify audit reports
  • Provide advice and assistance to Directors, Senior Managers, Employees on all matters relating to health and safety and where appropriate environmental issues.
  • Review health and safety performance of colleagues within various departments of the company.
  • Represent the Health and Safety Section at Divisional management/advisory meetings and external bodies, as directed.
  • Assist in the identification of health and safety training requirements in consultation with departments and to develop, where necessary, courses to meet those requirements.
  • Deliver health and safety training programmes as directed.
  • Contribute to and help create and foster a good working relationship with other senior officers of the Company which will ensure that a corporate approach to management and execution of the company’s affairs is maintained.
  • Ensure, through the Head of Health and Safety, the Senior Health & Safety Manager and with other senior officers, the effective and efficient implementation of the company’s policies and programmes and that resources are effectively deployed to this end
  • Any other duties which contribute towards meeting the objectives of the Health & Safety Department
  • Undertake Risk Assessments and prepare written safe systems of work.
  • Liaise with Enforcement agencies and Customer HSE as required.


  • All major accident investigations commenced within 1 working day of request.
  • Urgent site visit within 24hrs.
  • Accident Investigation Reports, written report made available within 7 working days of commencement of investigation.
  • Undertaking audit programme for all sites, Audit completed and report to HSE Manager within 7 days of site visit.
  • Delivery of training courses, achievement of a course evaluation rating of 3.5 or above (maximum score 5)
  • Attendance at internal health and safety meetings.
  • Procedures in response to legislation/good practice, draft developed within 12 weeks of request.
  • Specific training for departments, Training tailored to stakeholders needs.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ideally you will have or be working towards a NEBOSH Diploma and be CMIOSH qualified. A fire and environmental qualification would be advantageous as would an auditing and training certificate.


The Divisional Health and Safety Manager will have an in-depth knowledge of health and safety legislation and will have extensive experience gained managing health and safety in a FM or similar environment. You will have a proven track record in building relationships at all levels and have experience in change management.


To be successful in this role you will be self-motivated, innovative and be solution driven.



  • High degree of flexibility in working hours.
  • High degree of mobility – travelling throughout nominated area.
  • Overnight stays away from home as required and based on workload.
  • Personal fitness – the nature of the job requires the jobholder to climb ladders, work in confined spaces, work at heights, etc.


Interested candidates should forward their CV to Daniel Murphy at PDA SEARCH & SELECTION LIMITED