Health and Safety Manager (Workplace)

Health and Safety Manager (Workplace)

Aviva | perth, WA, AU

Posted 10 days ago

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Health and Safety Manager (Workplace) – Salary of £45,000 to £50,000 for Perth, Glasgow or Edinburgh locations

This is the perfect opportunity for a knowledgeable Health & Safety (H&S) Manager to become our H&S expert across our three sites in Scotland - Perth, Glasgow and Edinburgh . We are looking for someone who has worked extensively within workplace / office environments and is confident advising on a range of H&S policies and procedures, including those focused on First Aid and Fire Safety, for corporate employees and on-site suppliers.

Aviva introduced “smart-working” in 2020 and encourage flexible working; however, the successful post-holder will need to be based a commutable distance from our Perth, Glasgow and/or Edinburgh offices.

A bit about the job:

You will be responsible for a range of H&S tasks for our Perth site, as well as oversee processes for our smaller Glasgow and Edinburgh offices too. This will include planning, and then ensuring the safe implementation of, all changes to Aviva’s H&S policy and relevant procedures, as well develop and deliver H&S, colleague and supplier training, using both internal and external providers. By keeping up to date on relevant H&S legislation, you will provide expert H&S advice, both written and verbal, to Aviva colleagues daily on site, ensuring that they are working in a safe environment. You will also be the lead for building project works including M&E, refurbishment, construction, as well as be accountable for the preparation/checking of risk assessments and method statements for activities held on or off-site with colleagues, suppliers, and contractors.

Skills and experience we’re looking for:

  • Extensive Health & Safety management experience within corporate office / workplace environments, like Aviva

  • Excellent understanding of H&S legislation, management of First Aid and Fire Safety regulations in the workplace

  • NEBOSH diploma or equivalent qualification plus a professional membership of IOSH would be highly desirable

  • A strong team player, good organisational skills matched with the ability to also work well independently

  • Experience of building strong and trusted stakeholder relationships, influencing and challenging at all levels

  • What you’ll get for this role:

  • Salary of £45,000 to £50,000 for national locations (depending on skills, experience, and qualifications)

  • Generous pension (starting level Aviva contributes 8% when you contribute 2%)

  • Eligibility for annual performance bonus

  • Family friendly parental and carer’s leave

  • 29 days holiday per year plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days

  • Up to 40% discount for Aviva products

  • Brilliant flexible benefits including electric cars

  • Aviva Matching Share Plan and Save As You Earn scheme

  • 21 volunteering hours per year

  • Aviva is for everyone:

    We are inclusive – we want applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

    Excited but not sure you tick every box? Research tells us that women, particularly, feel this way. So, regardless of gender, why not apply. And if you’re in a job share just apply as a pair.

    We flex locations, hours and working patterns to suit our customers, business, and you.

    Most of our people are smart working – spending around 60% of their time in our offices and 40% at home.

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