Health And Safety Manager in Horsham

Location: Horsham
Salary: Hidden
Recruiter: Biffa
Job Hours: Full-time

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Changing the way people think about waste.

At Biffa, we love working with waste. Whether we’re turning it into sustainable power, finding new ways to recycle it or simply keeping it off the streets, we believe every day is an opportunity to improve the lives of millions. It’s a view that’s shared by our 10,000+ colleagues around the country, who trust us to provide them with a career that’s always rewarding, often challenging, but never dull.

That is why we’re the UK’s No. 1 choice for business waste management.

Help us make a difference as a Health & Safety Compliance Manager at Biffa West Sussex.

A quick look at the role.

The Compliance Manager role is to ensure that the Site stays in compliance with Health / Safety and Environmental Compliance with Statutory and Corporate regulations. The Compliance Manager will also need to ensure good communication with the West Sussex Authority and suppliers to the West Sussex site.

Why it’s an opportunity not to be wasted.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to establish risk assessments and safe operating procedures for various tasks and processes.
  • The placeholder will be responsible for ensuring that all site attendees are aware of the site rules and will be responsible for informing site users of changes in the rules.
  • The compliance manager is responsible for co-ordinating the Site User Group meetings and Site User surveys for which a 90+% score is required.
  • Ensure that issues identified in audits and inspections or by other means are placed on the compliance system and monitor progress towards their resolution.
  • Report and investigate accidents, incidents, near-misses and injuries promptly. Analyse incident data to identify trends and recommend preventive actions to minimize future occurrences
  • Organize and conduct regular safety training sessions for employees, contractors, and visitors to promote safety awareness and compliance. Prepare informative materials and provide safety-related communications to enhance understanding and engagement.
  • The Compliance manager will be responsible for organising the Site Safety Improvement Team meetings; minuting these and ensuring that the actions are closed out.
  • Lead efforts to cultivate a strong safety culture throughout the site by encouraging active participation in safety programs. Encourage open communication and feedback regarding safety concerns and suggestions
  • Develop and implement emergency response plans including evacuation procedures and communication protocols. Coordinate with relevant agencies and first responders to ensure effective emergency response capabilities
  • Responsible for the management and driving of the sites safety reporting systems including hazard / near miss tracker and B Safe behavioural reporting system.
  • Requirements

    Here’s what we require:

  • Relevant business qualification IOSH Certificate or equivalent formal safety qualification NEBOSH
  • Experience as outlined above
  • Understands relevant industry, health & safety legislation
  • Understanding of Contracts and Contract Law
  • Advantageous:

  • Experience working in public or private sector compliance, environment, quality, health and safety departments.
  • Membership of relevant professional bodies eg. CIWM, IQA
  • Benefits

    And here’s why you’ll love it at Biffa.

  • Competitive salary
  • Ongoing career development, training and coaching – Because if you don’t grow, we don’t grow.
  • Generous pension scheme.
  • Retail and leisure discounts.
  • Holiday and travel discounts.
  • Life cover.
  • Dedicated to diversity.

    Being inclusive is core to our culture at Biffa; we believe different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds are key to developing a creative and effective working environment that represents our communities and generates the best outcomes for colleagues, customers and stakeholders, which is why you’ll find us championing diversity, equity and inclusion at every turn.

    About Biffa

    Founded in London in 1912, Biffa is a leading UK nationwide integrated waste management business providing collection, treatment, recycling and technologically-driven energy generation services. Through the expertise of our people and investment in technology we promote and deliver sustainable waste management solutions.

    We provide an essential service to satisfy the business needs of our commercial, industrial and public sector customers throughout the UK, and help them to meet their legal obligations and corporate responsibility commitments.

    We employ 10,000 people and collect waste from thousands of businesses and millions of households across the UK each day. 

    Our surplus food redistribution partnership with Company Shop Group, and our environmental work with BiffaAward and Waste Aid, also have wider benefits for the UK and beyond.

    Since 2002 we’ve reduced our carbon emissions by 70 per cent and aim to be net zero by 2050.

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