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Health, Safety and Environment Manager

Posted about 2 years ago
Location London (Central)
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £35,000 - £40,000 per annum + generous benefits
Sector EIA, Health, Public Sector, Transport / Logistics
Posted about 2 years ago
Apply by Sunday, 4 October 2015
Health, Safety and Environment Manager Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per annum + generous benefits Location:             St. James’s Park, London People are right at the heart of our business here at Transport for London. And there couldn’t be a more exciting time to join us. You’ll become an integral part of a highly respected team providing vital guidance and support to the business. You will contribute to a wide range of challenging projects and develop your career at the same time. Role Scope We are looking for an Environment Manager to drive improving environmental performance within TfL. In this important role, you’ll contribute to delivery of TfL environmental objectives and the Mayor’s environmental strategies. As part of the LU Environment team, you will work closely with all parts of LU (and other Environment teams in TfL) to deliver improvements in environmental performance, compliance with environmental management systems and to provide direction, advice and support on day to day activities. You will primarily working across all of the TfL rail modes including London Underground, London Overground, Tramlink and DLR and all the supporting franchises and suppliers. Opportunities exist for working across other modes depending on your personal skill set and outlook. The Environment Manager (HSE) is required to undertake a range of projects, programmes and work assignments in the areas of health, safety, environment, risk management, and security assessment across TfL to customer specification, on time cost and quality, and in line with legislation and professional practice. Accountable for specific aspects of HSE expertise or specialism in the areas of health, safety, environment, risk management, and security assessment to meet customer specification, on time cost and quality, and in line with professional practice. Key Accountabilities To manage or lead work groups or project teams, or to work as a member of a team, delivering HSE projects and work assignments across TfL, that meet time, cost and delivery specification targets. To provide competent advice on HSE matters, including legal compliance and good practice to staff, managers and other stakeholders across TfL; interpreting business requirements within existing policy frameworks and making recommendations for remedial and preventative actions. To work with internal customers to assist in the efficient and effective delivery of defined HSE processes, procedures, standards and systems, including support on risk assessment, safety improvement planning and training. Build and lead monitoring and assurance activities of service deliverers, including inspections, investigations, surveys and Safety Management System audits; making recommendations for remedial and preventative actions and highlight areas of improvement within the overall HSE strategy. Take the HSE lead at relevant safety and other stakeholder meetings, providing reports to and from these meetings and maintaining relationships with stakeholders to ensure common understanding and approaches across TfL. Develop, deliver and monitor business continuity and resilience and security policies and procedures to ensure operations are maintained and losses mitigated in the event of business disruptions. This role profile takes account of the primary factors but recognises there may be a number of items required to fulfil the role, but which are not required to be detailed. Build and monitor Environment and Sustainability management systems to ensure TfL meets legislative and professional standards, making recommendations for remedial and preventative actions. Deliver the corporate risk management processes for operational business units to mitigate risks appropriate to each area of service delivery. To maintain up to date knowledge in the relevant areas of the role including in legislation and industry best practice and to ensure that this is shared effectively with those that the role supports. Knowledge Degree or equivalent qualification (and/or NEBOSH or other relevant professional qualifications) Sound and current knowledge of the relevant legislation, standards and procedures for the sector/role In depth Knowledge of HSE specific disciplines (auditing, enterprise risk management, business continuity and resilience, security, human factors) Knowledge of core MS office IT packages Skills A self-starter, capable of working as an individual with energy and effectiveness but without supervision, and/or as part of a team This role profile takes account of the primary factors but recognises there may be a number of items required to fulfil the role, but which are not required to be detailed. Good organisational and work planning skills Leads HSE Projects, taking full accountability for the work Identifies problems, analyses and evaluates their implications and develops and assesses effective, timely and risk based solutions Able to collect and analyse complex data, using this to develop recommendations for action Confidently challenges existing ways of thinking and behaviours and suggests positive alternatives for action Sets and monitors SMART objectives and performance measures, and able to respond effectively to both excellent and poor performance in meeting these objectives and measures Builds and sustains relationships with all levels of management and staff, both internal and external to the organisation, and with appropriate regulating bodies and trade unions. Communicates, influences, negotiates and motivates at all levels within the organisation The role may also need additional specialist skills as defined including auditing, enterprise risk management, business continuity and resilience, security, human factors, CDM and training and development. Experience Experience in a relevant or equivalent role with experience across a broad area of HSE or deep experience in a HSE related specialism (e.g. auditing, enterprise risk management, business continuity and resilience, security, human factors). Experience of managing or supervising teams of multidisciplinary staff to deliver projects to cost, time and quality requirements. Experience of producing and delivering reports for use throughout the organisation to support local business processes Experience of advising managers at all levels of the organisation on HSE activities in line with legislative and policy requirements. Experience of working in a unionised environment The successful applicant will be required to complete track medical and be capable of negotiating railway embankments and cuttings etc which would dictate a level of physical fitness. Excellent benefits include 30 days holiday plus public and bank holidays Final salary pension scheme Free Tube travel and travel concessions including discounted Eurostar travel Performance related pay Private medical benefit Additional Information Please note that you must apply by using your CV and a covering letter. Please think carefully about the skills, knowledge and experience outlined in the job description and ensure your CV reflects the requirements of the role. If you are shortlisted you will be invited to take part in a face-to-face interview and other assessments We will endeavour to give candidates as much notice as possible however some interviews/assessments will be organised at short notice and will require a degree of flexibility. Closing Date 23:59 on Sunday 4th October 2015 We aspire to be as diverse as the city we serve; we welcome applications from all sections of the community