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  • Safety Business Partner

  • Business: Travis Perkins PLC
  • Sector: Human Resources
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: Competitive Salary + Car + Excellent Benefits
  • Hours of work: 40 hours per week
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 21-Jun-2019
  • Job reference: 22447

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Health, Safety and Environmental professional to join our Specialist Businesses unit in an exciting position.  You will work with the Head of HS&E to develop our team of HS&E Advisors, as well as provide support to our Scottish and North of England region which has over 100 branches.  

As a Safety Business Partner, 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. 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 aspects 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 
  • IT skills (word, excel, powerpoint etc) 
  • Legal & Technical understanding of Health & Safety 
  • Experience of working within distribution and branch networks
  • Be engaging and passionate

In return, you’ll have every opportunity to drive your career forward within a large and expanding business with deep local roots and strong family values. Recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers, we can offer you the opportunity to fulfil your potential in a forward thinking company that puts our colleagues and customers at the heart of everything we do. 

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