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Health and Safety Officer (Risk and Travel)

Health and Safety

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £43,660 per annum - including London Allowance
Closing Date:  Friday 02 July 2021
Interview Date:  See advert
Reference:  0521-135

Full-Time, Permanent 

Applications are invited for the post of Health and Safety Officer (Risk and Travel) in the Health and Safety Office, part of the Legal and Governance Directorate. 

Joining the Health and Safety Office as it expands to support the college more effectively and proactively, this role will play a dual role in providing general health and safety support to a range of academic departments and acting as the college expert on both general risk assessment and travel risk assessment. 

We require an experienced health and safety professional with a minimum of a level 3 health and safety qualification. They will have demonstrable knowledge and experience of managing travel risk, including international travel. The ability to communicate and influence stakeholders at all levels is essential, with effective communication skills being expected. The Health and Safety Office is customer focused, assisting and empowering colleagues to allow them to make appropriate decisions about health and safety. While legal compliance is the minimum, we strive for excellence and best practice within the Higher Education sector. This is achieved through building relationships with stakeholders, both internally and externally. A candidate will demonstrate not just a knowledge of legal requirements and best practice but an ability to apply this pragmatically and appropriately to support both academic and professional services colleagues. 

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact douglas.searle@rhul.ac.uk.

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit https://jobs.royalholloway.ac.ukFor queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: recruitment@rhul.ac.uk 

Royal Holloway recognises the importance of helping its employees balance their work and home life by offering flexible working arrangements.  The role will likely include an element of home working as well as working on campus. 

Please quote the reference: 0521-135

Closing Date:   Midnight, 2 July 2021

Interview Date: 15 or 16 July 2021

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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Royal Holloway is committed to equality and diversity, and encourages applications from all sections of the community. Read here about structures and initiatives around equality and diversity, including information on staff diversity networks.


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