What is the purpose of the role?
As a Chartered Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (CMIOSH) you will be responsible for the delivery and implementation of the Group Health, Safety & Wellbeing strategy. You will lead the development and delivery of the department ensuring all parts of the operation and our contractors remain compliant at all times with all relevant Health & Safety legislation and best practice guidelines.
What makes this role unique?
You will be a part of an innovative and collaborative team who are leading the way in Health, Safety & Wellbeing. You will have the opportunity to put your own ideas forward with a view to building and supporting the Health, Safety & Wellbeing culture at Thames Water.
What will this role involve?
You will implement strategies that will improve and enhance the Safety, Health & Wellbeing performance alongside raising awareness, monitoring and reporting key issues and statistical data to senior management.
You will look to develop and implement business wide initiatives designed to improve performance and bring about cultural change.
You will identify H&S training gaps, overseeing accident and incident investigations and supporting senior management in the effective management of the incidents.
You will ensure compliance with key business risks and be responsible for delivering high standards of health and safety, governance and assurance around our network operations.
You will confirm that asset standards in your area of influence reflect current best practice, HSE and other legislative requirements through supporting the Strategy, Planning and Assurance teams.
What are we looking for?
A Chartered Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (CMIOSH). Diploma Level Qualifications as a minimum i.e. NEBOSH. Managerial experience is essential in the delivery of Health and Safety Management ensuring a high level of performance and consistency. Track record of success in supporting a major business contract. Highly developed communications skills - both written and verbal. IT literate - including Office packages. Full driving licence.
Thames Water information and salary details
This role will be based at our offices in Reading offering a salary of circa £60,000 dependent upon experience. On top of our competitive salary package, you will also receive a competitive bonus, car allowance, private healthcare and an industry leading pension scheme. We also offer 2 paid volunteering days per year.
About Thames Water
Thames Water is the largest water and waste-water services company in the UK. We provide the essential service at the heart of daily life, health and enjoyment to 15 million customers across London and the Thames Valley and we are going through a period of exciting change. On a typical day we supply 2.6 billion litres of top quality drinking water and our 350 sewage treatment works treat more than 4.2bn litres of waste-water. Our 85,000 miles of water mains and sewers would wrap around the world three-and-a-half times.
We are focusing like never before on delivering brilliant services and providing our customers with a great experience. We are in the process of transforming our business in order to achieve this. To help us succeed, we need a range of new skills and capabilities and will be recruiting for these in the coming months. We are on the lookout for talented people across our entire region who are interested in helping us to become the best water and waste-water company in the UK.
Thames Water is an equal opportunity, Disability Confident, and Stonewall diversity champion employer.
Closing Date: The closing date for applications is 16/04/2019.