This role is for a market leading Food, Non Food & Service retailer in the UK, with over 300 trading outlets & 5,000 colleagues.
Working within the Risk & Compliance team this will initially be defining and delivering a framework and proposal for the R&C program, which meets external and internal requirements and the overall Business Health & Safety strategy.
Roles & Responsibilities include:
- Reporting into the Head of Risk and Compliance you will work closely with stakeholders to establish & redevelop exiting health and safety programs.
- Analyse this information and coming up and get buy-in on new suggestions.
- Ensure suitable and sufficient risk assessments are undertaken and this includes implementing control measures and appropriate risk reduction.
- This predominately focused around the food stores you will be required to deliver a programme of risk-based, operational audits across the trading estate.
- Manage and report on compliance with all regulations & legislation.
- Taking ownership of your strategy you will then be enabled to develop highly effective tools and documentation to help manage, challenge and improve existing practice and policies.
- Manage relationships with external bodies and other third parties in relation to all areas of compliance
- Also work & influencing stakeholders in the business to ensure that all audit action plans are implemented in a timely and effective manner.
To be successful in this role -
- You must have strong Audit, Health & Safety Compliance or Food Safety experience form another retailer or supplier. Food is ideally but not essential.
- The ability to work collaboratively & have experience of influencing and building relationships at a senior level to get buy-in for new ideas.
- Track record of creating and project managing new strategies in a fast moving commercial environment.
- The ideal candidate will have a food hygiene level 4 qualification. It would be a distinct advantage to have NEBOSH Occupational Safety & Health Certificate and/ or APEA.
- You will be able to demonstrable current knowledge of relevant regulations and laws.
- Also be an effective and confident presenter with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
This award winning retailer has had a successful last financial year and growth that is continuing over the next 5 years & a business you will be proud to work for!
In this role you will also enjoy a wide range of benefits including colleague discount on purchases, pension and health scheme & bonus potential. If you feel this role is for you and you have the correct qualification & skill set please apply today quoting the reference Q101075.
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Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.