Health and Safety Manager


We are currently searching for a Health & Safety Manager to take the leading role in ensuring our legal compliance. This will involve supporting our various venues, property portfolio and our Leadership Team and Board of Trustees.

Initially this role will seek to implement a number of recommendations from our recent Health & Safety audit, with the guidance of our Health & Safety consultant. This will include implementing processes and systems to support Managers and Leadership Team.

We are looking for someone who has experience in a similar role, NEBOSH certificate and enthusiasm to make positive change.

Skills and experience
  • H&S Knowledge; understanding and awareness of H&S law, H&S principles, procedures & Commercial Property experience.
  • Contract specific knowledge; comprehending all contract H&S, deliverables and thereafter disseminating to those who need to know.
  • Strong communication skills; in order to maximise time management efficiency
  • Excellent negotiation skills; capable of persuading and convincing others if necessary to achieve desired outputs where required.
  • Leadership experience; track record of leading, motivating and managing. 2 years + experience in a similar Health, Safety and Environmental advisor/ coordinator/ officer role.
  • NEBOSH Certificate minimum (working towards Diploma or equivalent)
  • Tech IOSH minimum (preferred Chartered or working towards)
27 days annual holiday (plus bank holidays) pro-rata, contributory pension, free private medical cover and subsidised gym membership.
35 hours per week
One Garden City, Broadway, Letchworth Garden City, SG6 3BF

Job Purpose:

To ensure that Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation is compliant with Health & Safety legislation and best practice. Create effective Key Performance Indicators, which are supported by robust evidence and data management systems.

  • Developing, implementing and managing Health & Safety (H&S) Strategy, Policy, Objectives and Processes including advising Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation Leadership Team on corporate Health & Safety issues.
  • Responsible for providing advice and support to all departments in the areas of Health, Safety & Welfare to ensure that contractual and legal obligations are fulfilled in those disciplines
  • Liaise with Client / Tenant Representatives on matters of Health and Safety. This includes building productive relationships with representatives at all levels across Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation contacts and representing Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation at client forums where required.
  • Ensure Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation and all managing agents and outsourced FM service providers are aware of their H&S legal and contractual requirements and obligations through the appropriate operational teams.
  • Carry out investigations or arrange suitable investigations to be carried out for incidents or other matters that may impact on Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation’s assets or compliance with legislative or contractual requirements and seek to mitigate/recover any potential loss.
  • Liaise with external bodies (Insurers, HSE, Local Fire Authorities and other Enforcing authorities) as required
  • Seek to continually improve the H&S performance of Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation and all outsourced service providers to Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation.
  • Support individual Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation Venue and Property Managers with specific duty holder responsibility with regards to Fire, Legionella and Asbestos.

Management of Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation’s health and safety audit activity including recommending a strategy for audit, conducting audits (both internal and external) 

How to apply
For more information and to apply, send an up to date CV and covering letter to
Closing date