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Capital Projects Health and Safety Manager - QMUL13454

Department: Estates & Facilities - Projects
Salary: Salary will be in the range of £45,577 pa - £50,881 pa (Grade 6)
Reference: QMUL13454
Date posted: 09-Jan-2018
Closing date: 04-Feb-2018

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Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is one of the UK's leading research-focused higher education institutions. With approximately 18,000 students, 4,000 staff and an annual turnover of c. £400m, we are one of the largest University of London colleges. We teach and research across a wide range of subjects in the humanities, social sciences, law, medicine, dentistry, and science and engineering. Based in a creative and culturally diverse area of East London, we are the only London University able to offer a completely integrated residential campus, with presently a 2,300-bed award-winning student village at our Mile End home.

Capital Projects, within the Estates and Facilities Directorate, are responsible for the Master Planning and Development of all campuses forming the Queen Mary University of London estate. The team manage a large capital programme from inception to completion, delivering projects on budget, on programme and to a high standard of quality. The improvement in facilities supports academic research and enhances the student experience.

Reporting to the Assistant Director Estates and Facilities (Capital Development) the post holder will manage competing assessments of consultants and contractor teams, undertake site audits and provide professional health and safety guidance to Capital Projects and to support the Estates and Facilities Directorate, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). The post holder will facilitate control of safety and occupational health risks by supporting it in the implementation of a health and safety management system (SMS), which will promote compliance with legislative requirements, help ensure conformity to the University’s Health & Safety Policy Statement and Framework and promote a positive safety culture at QMUL.

The post holder will support local coordinators and assist with the identification of training needs of staff. They will be expected to develop and deliver relevant training programmes to QMUL staff and work with them to improve health and safety competence and behaviour. The post holder will also assist the Head of Health and Safety (Estates and Facilities) and the Health and Safety Compliance Manager to ensure the Estates and Facilities Directorate remains compliant so that it can meet its legal requirements in terms of Health, Safety and Compliance and promote, develop and establish a positive safety culture within the Estates and Facilities Directorate.

The post is a full time permanent post. The salary range for this post is £45,577 - £50,881 per annum plus a benefits package which includes 30 days annual leave, a defined benefit pension scheme and also an interest-free season ticket loan after a qualifying period.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.  Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

To apply for this position or to see full job details including a job description, person specification and application form please visit  and search for reference QMUL13454.

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The closing date for applications is Sunday 4 February 2018.

Interviews will be held shortly thereafter.

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