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Health & Safety Manager

  • Job reference: JAMC503
  • Location: Kensington and Chelsea, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Project Management
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Job description: My client, a local authority based in Central London is looking for a Health & Safety Manager to join their team. This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency position and the successful candidate must have a relevant professional qualification (ideally within Environmental Health/Trading Standards), have experience in a similar senior role and ideally be experienced within a local authority setting.

The main purposes of the role are as follows;

Working within the statutory and policy framework of the client, and in line with the highest professional standards, to manage a team within Environmental Health and Trading Standards.
To be responsible for the day-to-day management and deployment of resources to ensure the smooth running, good discipline and high achievement of the team is maintained.
To contribute to the corporate management of the Department and, by developing productive working relationships with other officers, ensure that the team operates within wider objectives that further the clients aims.

The main responsibilities of this role are outlined below;

To contribute to the department's annual business plan
Organise and manage resources to achieve a high quality service delivery
Clearly accounting to members of the public, Councillors, the Head of Service and the Director for the team's performance monitoring, as measured through the Business Plan and local targets reported to Committee
Providing Councillors with professional and technical guidance and advice, preparing complex Committee reports and attending meetings of the Regulation and Enforcement Review Committee and the Overview and Scrutiny Committee as appropriate and when required
To oversee the range of duties undertaken by staff in the team
To be familiar with and keep abreast of, the wider work of the Department. This will require a broad interest in the developing Environmental Health and Trading Standards agenda as well as the wider range of services offered by the client.
To attend internal and external meetings as and when required. This could include the Association of London Environmental Health Managers Working Groups.
To prepare proofs of evidence and attend and present evidence at Public Inquiries and court proceedings as and when required.

The client is looking to move quickly with this position and as such are offering up to £35 Umbrella Ltd for the duration of this role. If this position sounds of interest and you would like a full JD/PS, please email a copy of your up to date CV to or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.