Human Resources

Health, Safety & Compliance Support Officer - QMUL21722

Department: Estates & Facilities - Business Services
Salary: Starting salary will be in the range of £34,220pa - £40,194pa (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL21722
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 13-Mar-2020
Closing date: 05-Apr-2020

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About the Role

The post holder will support the Directorate across each of its sections and services, to communicate the key health, safety and compliance related topics to all employees. This is an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated, forward-thinking individual who is adaptable, approachable and supportive in their approach to coordinating health and safety in a varied multi-disciplined Directorate.


The post holder will have the ability to think pro-actively, have a flexible approach and the ability to meet target dates. The ability to embrace team working, work collaboratively or on individual projects, aligned with a high level of self-motivation and commitment are essential.


About You

The successful candidate will be educated to GCSE level and hold a Level 2 Health & Safety Qualification, such as IOSH, BSC or Nebosh. The candidate should have a basic understanding of the legislation applicable to a University Estates & Facilities Directorate. Further the candidate should be experienced in creating electronic filing systems or using existing systems to ensure that documentation is timely, accurate and readily available.


Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to deliver messages of high quality, to a wide range of stakeholders is crucial.


About the Department

The Directorate is one of the largest departments within Queen Mary University of London and is committed to supporting and promoting student wellbeing at the College. For more information on Estates and Facilities, please visit the website: Estates and Facilities


About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.


The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is full time (35 hours per week), permanent appointment. The starting salary will be Grade 4, in the range of £34,220 - £40,194 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.


Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.


Informal enquiries should be addressed to Paul Lambert at or on +44 (0) 020 7882 3327.


To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.


The closing date for applications is 5th April 2020. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.


Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

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