health & safety, security & environmental officer in city of london

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city of london, greater london
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financial services
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020 7786 6917
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Want to work for the corporate and investment banking arm of a major European bank? Can you utilise expertise in the areas of health & safety, premises security, and environmental & sustainability measures in a challenging semi-autonomous position? Do you have what it takes to be the authority on all matters health & safety in our client's London hub? If so, this may be just the role for you.


- Convenient central London location - very close to Shoreditch and just a short walk from Liverpool Street and Moorgate stations in the heart of the City
- Competive salary
- Opportunity to gain experience in Financial Services
- Generous annual leave entitlement
- Opportunity to work in semi-autonomous role
- Company pension scheme


You will take an overview of Health & Safety for the bank as well as handling individual personal issues as they arise. You will ensure compliance with company policy statements and carryout induction, manual handling and work station risk assessments for all employees. You will take responsibility for carryingout building fire risk assessments annually (or as otherwise necessary). You will maintain records of all health & safety activities, training and issues. In addition, you will monitor and promote environmental initiatives, recycling schemes and report on these as required. Lastly, you will ensure the provision of a physically secure environment in conjunction with the bank's service providers.


- Maintain a high standard of Health & Safety within the working environment as is practicable.
- Ensure compliance with Company Policy Statement.
- Carry out H&S induction training for all new employees and contractors as appropriate.
- Oversee all accident/incident and near miss investigations and implement corrective actions to reduce and mitigate overall accident/incident and near miss figures
- Carry out workstation assessments for every employee on a bi-annual basis.
- Carry out minimum yearly Risk Assessment Report for Fire Precaution Regulations.
- Maintain comprehensive records of all assessments.
- Organise training and supervise Fire Marshalls and First Aiders.
- Assist Landlord in organising six-monthly Fire Drills.
- Organise and supervise the training of all staff in fire safety both theory and practical.
- Organise and implement Major Incident Evacuation/Invacuation procedures in conjunction with Landlord
- Maintain H&S records including Staff Register, Fire Marshalls, First Aiders and Safety officers.
- Ensure accurate publishing of all H&S details on company notice boards and Intranet.
- Effective physical security of the premises managing relevant outsourced service providers, systems and controls.
- Plan, prepare and review relevant security policies, procedures and controls.
- Investigate and report on physical security events or breaches.
- Ensure that environmental policies are implemented and any environmental campaigns are effective.
- Enhance the recycling scheme in place
- Monitor and report environmental performance and implement resources to reduce carbon footprint where possible
- Organisation of environmental awareness campaigns
- Available 24/7 to respond to emergency situations.
- Comply with all applicable legal, regulatory and internal Compliance requirements, including, but not limited to, the London Compliance manual and the Financial Crime Policy.
- Maintain appropriate knowledge to ensure to be fully qualified to undertake the role. Complete all mandatory training as required to attain and maintain competence.


- Understanding of health & safety law
- Understanding of hazard and risk
- IOSH managing safely certificate
- NEBOSH general certificate
- First aid trained
- Trained in use of Defibrillator
- Knowledge of permit to work systems
- Knowledge of best practises in security provision and management
- Knowledge of environmental requirements both legal and best practise
- PC literate
- Ability to write clear and precise policies and documents.
- Knowledge and ability to train others in any health & safety, security or environmental matters.
- Good communication skills
- Presentation skills for training and induction presentation
- Being able to work on own initiative
- Good document record keeping
- Organisational skills
- Ability to respond effectively under pressure.


Click APPLY now (submitting an up to date CV). Alternatively contact Matt McLaren on 020 7786 6917 for more information.

We are seeking to arrange interviews ASAP, so please don't delay!

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003


health & safety, environment, security, reporting, fire safety, first aid, facilities management


- IOSH managing safely certificate - NEBOSH general certificate - First aid trained - Trained in use of Defibrillator