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Senior Health and Safety Compliance Officer

Maintenance - Compliance

Location:  Lincoln
Salary:   From £39,152 per annum
Please note, this post is permanent, full time at 37 hours a week
Closing Date:   Sunday 23 August 2020
Interview Date:   Tuesday 08 September 2020
Reference:  EF5182

The University of Lincoln is a high achieving centre of academic excellence which has been recognised nationally and internationally. It is an ambitious, fast-paced and dynamic organisation with multiple stakeholders, which always strives to improve the student and staff experience and engagement with the wider Lincoln community. 

The University of Lincoln prides itself on the quality of its teaching, which is reflected in our Gold award in the national Teaching Excellence Framework. We are also ranked in the top 20 universities in the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2020. Consequently, the University has been extremely successful in recruiting students to the University and the University continues to outperform the sector in this area. By 2022/23, there will be in excess of 17,000 students and staff living and working across three sites in Lincoln City Centre, Riseholme and in Holbeach. 

The Estates Department comprises a high performing team of estate professionals that continues to manage and develop a high quality estate. The University has an ongoing commitment to invest in its Estate through a capital plan which entails the completion of a number of multi-million pound projects, both new build and refurbishment, together with a host of minor capital and revenue projects. The Maintenance function is well established to support both recent and planned growth – not least the addition of a Medical School and c.3,000 new bed spaces. 

We are seeking a Senior Health and Safety Compliance Officer who will play a significant role within the University’s Maintenance and Facilities team in the development and delivery of safe working practices to support the department’s Maintenance and Facilities strategy and works programmes. The post holder will be a key member of the team, will be expected to adopt a flexible working approach and have the ability to adapt to the demands placed upon the team.

Reporting to the Deputy Director of Estates, the post holder is responsible for driving compliance with Health and Safety legislation and establishing a robust safety management system throughout the Estates Department.

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