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  • Safety Business Partner

  • Business: Travis Perkins
  • Sector: Customer Services
  • Location: Glasgow, City of Glasgow
  • Salary: £Competitive Inc Fantastic Benefits
  • Hours of work: 1
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 08-Apr-2019
  • Job reference: 20845

Job Description

Health & Safety Business Partner 

Location - Scotland and North East 

Full Time -Mon - Fri 

£Competitive Inc Fantastic Benefits. 



Travis Perkins are looking for an ambitious Safety Business Partner, supporting regional and local leaders in the ownership, leadership and delivery of their Stay Safe strategies as part of their business plans to improve safety, health and well-being across the Group. 

We are looking for a experienced Health, Safety and Environmental (HS&E) professional to join our Travis Perkins business unit in an exciting and newly created position.  You will work with the Head of HS&E to develop our team of HS&E Advisors and graduates as well as provide support to our Scottish and North of England region which has some over 100 branches.  
No two days will be the same; you'll be providing front line support helping our branch teams find practical solutions to keep people and the environment safe. As well as working at a leadership level with our Regional Directors coaching and holding them to account, with the Regional Managing Director, for their region's performance.  
You will also lead HS&E improvement programme development and implementation across our national business

Principle Accountabilities:

  • Work with the Head of Safety to develop the divisional Stay Safe strategy and associated annual delivery plan.
  • Guide and coach Directors and Managers in all aspect of safety leadership and performance, including:
  • Integration of safety into business operations
  • Leadership behaviours
  • Incident Investigation
  • Risk Management
  • Managing preventative and corrective actions
  • Stay Safe Committees and forums
  • Deliver a variety of Stay Safe related training in accordance with the divisional delivery plan.
  • Deliver Stay Safe Audits of branches along with appropriate post audit support and coaching.
  • Use a variety of performance measures to identify trends and improve safety, health and well being performance, sharing best practice and celebrating success across the division.
  • Act as a visible leader for the principles of Stay Safe. Through personal leadership style set the right tone at the top and establish an open culture encouraging a high level of communication and colleague participation both internally and externally on Stay Safe issues.

It would be great if you had…

  • Higher level safety qualification Degree or MSc
  •  NEBOSH Certificate or CMIOSH or equivalent
  • Previous experience in a Safety Advisory Role 
  • Excellent Communication skills 
  • Time Management: Ability to work effectively independently
  • Able to present to BMs & RD level
  • IT skills (word, excel, powerpoint etc) 
  • Legal & Technical understanding of Health & Safety 
  • Experience of working within distribution and branch networks
  • Ability to influence at branch level
  • Be Engaging  and passionate

What can we offer you?


You may not know much about Travis Perkins plc but if you look a bit closer you might be surprised. We are the UK leader in the building materials and home improvement markets. Recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers since 2010, we offer our employees access to extensive career opportunities.


Our strong family values and 'cornerstones' lie at the heart of the success of our journey. If, like us, you put customers at heart of everything you do, then we’d love to hear from you.



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