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Health, Safety & Facilities Manager - job post

Northern Gas and Power
72 reviews
Gateshead
£40,000 - £45,000 a year - Permanent, Full-time

Job details

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Pay

  • £40,000 - £45,000 a year

Job type

  • Permanent
  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • 8 hour shift
  • No weekends
  • Monday to Friday

Location

Gateshead

Benefits
Pulled from the full job description

  • Additional leave
  • Canteen
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Gym membership
  • Health & wellbeing programme

Full job description

Salary of up to £45,000

Hi, we're Northern Gas and Power!

Northern Gas and Power (a subsidiary of Global Procurement Group) is an international energy procurement specialist and is the largest energy consultancy in Europe. We guide businesses of all sizes ranging from SMEs to global organisations in purchasing their energy contracts.

We set up comprehensive strategies for organisations to procure their energy contracts; negotiate contracts with energy suppliers; introduce and operate risk management frameworks; collect, check, and analyse invoices; and calculate organisations’ GHG emissions and carbon footprints.

Our consultancy is supported by our unique ClearVUE platform that brings together and visualises information from a global energy portfolio down to the last detail – helping our clients work towards their Net Zero goals and ensuring compliance with climate-related legislation.

Join our global family, with modern and vibrant offices in the UK, France, Malta, India, and Italy. Be part of a team that’s leading the way in energy consultancy and helping businesses make informed decisions about their energy consumption.

The opportunity

As our Health, Safety, and Facilities Manager, you will lead the assessment, development, and implementation of health and safety policies, procedures, and practices across our organisation. Additionally, you will be responsible for the management of Cleaning and Maintenance staff across our UK Offices, based in Gateshead.

You will work closely with management and employees to foster a culture of safety, providing expert advice and guidance to enhance current occupational health and safety practices as well as the development of new processes to match the risk of electricians and sub-contractors during the installation of our Energy Management Systems.

What exactly will you do?

  • Develop, implement and review health and safety policies, procedures and guidelines in compliance with legislation, regulations and best practices.
  • Conduct regular inspections and risk assessments of work particularly in relation to electrical installations to identify potential hazards and provide recommendations for corrective measures.
  • Collaborate with management and employees to promote health and safety awareness and create a positive safety culture within the organisation.
  • Provide guidance and training to employees on health and safety matters, including hazard identification, emergency procedures, and safe work practices.
  • Investigate and report on incidents, accidents, and near misses, identifying root causes and recommending preventive measures.
  • Stay up to date with changes in health and safety legislation, regulations, and industry best practices, and ensure organisational compliance.
  • Conduct audits and inspections to assess compliance with health and safety standards and report findings to management.
  • Assist in the development and delivery of health and safety training programs.
  • Assist in obtaining external accreditations and awards, including ISO Accreditation, through processes and evidence gathering.
  • Liaise with external regulatory agencies, contractors, and suppliers to ensure compliance with health and safety requirements.
  • Maintain accurate records of health and safety inspections, incidents, and training activities.
  • Confidently carry out risk assessments and develop detailed action plans with safety management systems.
  • Manage and minimise workplace risks, supporting and developing the company's health and safety culture.
  • Take lead on policy design.
  • Oversee building moves, refurbishments, and projects.
  • Line management responsibilities for the Facilities Team, ensuring a high standard of cleanliness across the two sites are maintained.
  • Ensure advanced planning of all cleaning operations including periodic tasks with clear schedules and sign-off of completed duties and tasks
  • Respond appropriately to emergencies or urgent issues as they arise and deal with the consequences.
  • Serve as the point of contact for landlords regarding building issues and ensure remedial action is taken for any concerns, including maintaining basic facilities like heating and water.
  • Comply with all company operating policies and procedures.

What we’re looking for

  • NEBOSH general certificate
  • Minimum of 5 years management experience within a dedicated safety department or role
  • In-depth knowledge of UK health and safety legislation, regulations and best practices
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to access risks and develop effective control measures
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively engage with employees at all levels of the organisation
  • Ability to work independently, prioritise tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Proficiency in using computer applications, including Microsoft Office
  • Ability to show knowledge in legal requirements for health and safety at work
  • Confidently lead on the implementation of health and safety management systems
  • Experience in root cause analysis and identification of workplace hazards
  • Ability to apply knowledge in hierarchy of control and show methods of hazard control

Bonus Points

  • Affiliate or Technical Member of IOSH / Or meets Technical Standards by means of CPD.
  • Associate Membership of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM) or meets the Associate Standards by means of CPD

What’s in it for you?

  • Industry-leading compensation package: Negotiable base salary of £40,000 - £45,000
  • Rapidly growing user base: Work directly with some of the UK’s largest, fastest growing, and most innovative companies.
  • Learn from industry-leading experts: We have cultivated some of best talent in the industry, allowing you to supercharge your career progression and learn from the best minds out there.
  • Work-life balance: No late finishes, keep your plans with friends and family.
  • Career growth: We enjoy promoting from within!
  • Unrivalled perks (including but not limited to):

o 23 days of annual leave + bank holidays, with an additional fully paid month off in December (target dependant)

o Wellbeing, gym and spa discounts.

o Company getaways and retreats abroad.

o Festival and Event tickets (such as Silverstone, Wimbledon, Tomorrowland, Lost & Found, Champions League and more!)

Diversity in our heritage, inclusion in our future.

We do our utmost at Northern Gas and Power, part of Global Procurement Group (GPG) to value our People for who they truly are. We want all our colleagues to feel free to be themselves at work.

Our People Strategy reflects our vision of an attractive and diverse organisation. Between all our companies, our colleagues make up over 30 nationalities from five countries around the globe.

We’re building a welcoming workplace where we recognise, respect, and celebrate each other’s stories. Be part of our story. Be you at NGP. #BeYouAtNGP

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Benefits:

  • Additional leave
  • Canteen
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

Work Location: In person

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