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Health & Safety
Manchester City Centre
Employment type
£30,000 - £40,000
Closing date

We are commercial property specialists operating across the UK. At Bruntwood, we're committed to offering more than just outstanding office, coworking, retail and lab spaces. Everything we do is tied into our vision of building vibrant communities, whilst providing businesses with the support and expertise they need to grow. 

Here are some examples of the portfolio you’d support across Manchester: Circle Square, 111 Piccadilly, St James Place, our head office Union - you’ll work closely with a Senior Health, Safety & Risk Manager to help you embed into the business and develop in the role. 

If you’re currently a Health & Safety Coordinator/Executive/Administrator who is ready for the next step then this could be the perfect opportunity. We want to see people who are passionate about working and developing a career in the industry, and you’ll have the opportunity to show this, and why you’re interested in Bruntwood through the short paragraph section on our application form. 

Ideally you’ll have a NEBOSH general certificate or equivalent level 3 qualification. 

Job purpose:

The role of the Health, Safety & Risk Manager is to provide a brilliant service to our internal/external customers, supporting the team to achieve its ambitious goals and make things run smoothly, safely and effectively. 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Providing advice, support and guidance in your expertise across the portfolio.
  • Support with risk and compliance activities to ensure our buildings are compliant and safe, being the lead health and safety contact for a specific cluster or Area Operations Manager.
  • Assist in the development and delivery of health and safety training in core and specialist health and safety areas.
  • Carrying out audit as per the internal audit schedule (this may include buildings, sites or procedures).
  • Complete monthly statistics for reporting purposes and drive improvement within building teams.
  • Complete procedural reviews and implementation of new procedures.
  • Ensure accidents and incidents are reported, investigated and communicated inline with the A&I procedure.
  • Work collaboratively with others, establishing great relationships with the Customer Operations Managers and all other teams to ensure that everyone is aware of the compliance expectations and that processes are effective and effortless. 
  • Work closely with the Risk Coordinators to schedule all external compliance and h&s training contracts, monitoring performance and ensuring best value.
  • Use data to identify trends, suggest improved ways of working and to report on compliance.

What we’re looking for:

  • Experience of health and safety in a facilities management setting is desirable, but the desire to develop in the role and acquire relevant knowledge is important.
  • You are passionate and demonstrate the right knowledge, skills and behaviours to drive a positive and proactive management style to health, safety and risk culture. 
  • You’ll be able to balance being strategic and being hands on when needed and will  join the dots to identify any gaps in our service.
  • An adaptable approach, eager to learn with an agile mindset to support the team and innovate 
  • Using external research you are able to translate the latest health, safety and risk trends, into practical processes / new ways of working. 

We really believe that if you’re brilliant to work with, you deserve brilliant things in return:

  • 25 days holiday plus you get your Birthday off work - and if that’s not enough you can also buy & sell holidays too.
  • 24 hours a year volunteer time - there are endless opportunities for you to get involved in supporting the causes that matter most to you.
  • Sabbatical of up to 12 months so you can take a career break after five years with us.
  • Free Healthcare cash plan for all colleagues, so you can claim back medical expenses like optical, dentist & physiotherapy. We also offer free private healthcare cover on an opt in basis too.
  • Life assurance cover for all colleagues.
  • Up to 8% matched pension scheme.
  • Discounts & cashback at leading retailers.
  • Enhanced maternity - 26 weeks fully paid leave
  • Interest free loans to pursue your passions and apply for up to £2000 towards learning a new skill

There’s more to discover on our website as well as all the pioneering developments and projects we have ongoing. 

In addition to what to expect within the role and your benefits, it’s good to know that you’ll be working for a business that gives back - The Oglesby Charitable Trust has donated more than £25m since it started out in 2001. Supporting charities across Arts and Culture, Education, Environment, Medical Research and Social & Health Inequality.

We’ll do our best to get back to you within a week of your application, however if it has been longer than this please feel free to email for an update.

Our ambition is to make Bruntwood a truly diverse and inclusive place to work, reflective of the communities we live and work in. To help us to achieve this we encourage applications from ethnic minorities, disabled people, and those who are neurodiverse. Join us and you’ll be part of our journey to creating something even better, for our customers and ourselves. 

To find out how we put this into practice click here.