Head of Safety

Job Title – Head of Safety
Company – Delaware North
Job Type – Full-Time
Position – Head of Safety
Hours – 48 hours per week, with the successful candidates will be required to work evenings and weekends in accordance with the fixtures and event calendar at each of our sites.
Location – Mobile Work – mainly London locations

Description of the role
Delaware North are looking for a hands on leader to head up the Safety side of our business to invest, develop, implement and maintain a culture of safety within our organisation. We are an exciting and dynamic business that has been in sports and leisure catering for over 100 years. We care about our people, guests and clients and want to ensure that they are safe whilst working at or visiting any one of our 13 locations across the country. The Head of Safety plays an integral role in the operational management, internal policy and technical service of Food Hygiene and Health and Safety, championing risk management and compliance practices, whilst engaging with people-focused policies across the business. Reporting into the UK Managing Director and advising our UK Executive Team, responsibilities for this role will include conducting annual food hygiene and health and safety audits at all of our locations, ensuring that all related documentation is kept relevant and up to date. There will be a key focus on providing technical expertise to the operational managers across the business and working closely with external bodies and clients to ensure all of the above is delivered line in the company’s legal obligation. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience working in a role at a similar level and be qualified as follows:

  • NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety; or
  • Masters/ Degree level in Environmental Health/ Occupation Health & Safety Manager or similar; or
  • IOSH / CIEH Level 4 qualified: or
  • City & Guilds Level 5 (NVQ) Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice; or
  • Technical Member of Institute of Occupational Safety and Health member; or
  • Equivalent qualification and experience

The ideal candidate does not need to come from a sport service and eventing background however experience working in large venues with high volumes of business levels would be an advantage. The successful candidates will be required to work evenings and weekends in accordance with the fixtures and event calendar at each of our sites.

Delaware North (UK) offers exciting and fulfilling career opportunities. We believe in developing our people as our future leaders and investing in their careers with training, a competitive salary, pension scheme, sick pay and company discounts. We value our employees and as such we like to reward success and encourage growth within our team. At Delaware North there are often opportunities to travel and explore the world, and as a global leader in Hospitality and Food Service, you would be perfectly positioned!

About Delaware North
At Delaware North (UK) our company vision is to ‘create memorable experiences’. We’ve been doing it for over 102 years in many of the world’s most wondrous locations and 2018 will be no different. From airports to national parks, resorts to stadia, our teams are dedicated to delivering consistent world-class service to our guests and clients. None of this would be possible without the world class staff that we employ. We recognise you as our most important asset, and if you have the passion and drive to want to make a difference at a company that cares about your career then we need to hear from you……

How to apply:  https://careers.delawarenorth.co.uk/vacancies/vacancy-details.aspx?VacancyID=2042


Closing date  - 28  February 2018