Health and Safety Compliance Manager Vacancies in Ark London, England, United Kingdom

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This Jobsfunter Listing is about Ark in London, England, United Kingdom 2022

About the job

Health and Safety Compliance Manager (Ark Central)

Reports to: Head of Estates

Location: West London – currently operating an agile working policy with two core days (Mon and Weds) in the office

Contract: Permanent

Pattern: Full Time (standard hours 9am – 5.30pm)

Closing date: 03/06/2022

Interviews: w/c 13/06/2022

Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 (depending on experience)

About the role:

This is a new and exciting opportunity to join our Estates Team to provide strategic, operational, and technical advice to the Head of Estates on the development of the Health and Safety compliance management and reporting across the Ark network.

This role will be responsible for ensuring that all stakeholders have access to robust information allowing for the effective management of compliance within our schools. The successful candidate will design control systems, review, and develop policies and develop guidance documentation to ensure best practice in Estates compliance management.

Depending on the successful candidate’s experience, over time there might be the opportunity for the postholder to conduct Ark’s Health and Safety audits.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Work with the Regional Facilities Managers and the Head of Estates to ensure that all maintenance activity complies with all relevant statutory and regulatory H&S requirements
  • Support the management of Ark’s statutory compliance through direct control of the monitoring and auditing activities of our independent consultants and by the management and maintenance of Ark’s CAFM system
  • Develop and maintain the Estates reporting and audit process including the generation of all regularly required reports for key stakeholders, including schools, the Ark Schools Board and the Ark Management Team;
  • Owning the management and development of the Ark’s CAFM system (Every) to ensure this aligns with the Ark approach to compliance management and reporting
  • Work with other teams to identify compliance gaps, developing processes and procedures to address these
  • Complying with HSE / and other relevant body requirements and keep up to date with changes
  • Undertaking such training and study as required in order to stay abreast of legislation and developments relevant to the post

Key Requirements:

  • NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety (essential)
  • 2-3 years of compliance management experience
  • Experience of using CAFM system(s) (essential)
  • Self-motivated with the ability to perform with limited supervision
  • Excellent IT skills with specific skill in using Microsoft Office applications especially MS Teams, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Team player, with ability to build relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders including demanding internal clients
  • Motivation to continually improve standards and achieve excellence above norms
  • This candidate must be committed to equality and diversity in the workplace


  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays, rising with each year of service
  • We are committed to providing high-quality professional learning throughout your career with us and offer a variety of training sessions and experiences designed to meet your needs
  • Access to Ark Rewards scheme offering savings from over 3,000 major retailers, interest-free loans available for season tickets or a bicycle and gym discounts offering up to 40% off your local gym
  • As an Ark Schools staff member, you will have the opportunity to be part of the generous Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS), a salary average defined benefit pension scheme – this means you build up a guaranteed amount in your pension, payable for every year of your retirement. We also offer an alternative workplace pension scheme where we make an 11% contribution

About Ark

Ark is an international charity, transforming lives through education. We exist to give every young person, regardless of their background, a great education and real choices in life. In the UK, we are a network of 39 schools, educating around 28,500 pupils in areas where we can make the biggest difference. We also incubate start-up programmes (Ark Ventures) that improve the education system.

How to Apply:

Apply with a CV and cover letter on our online recruitment portal. Applications to be submitted by Friday 3rd June 2022 but please note: we will be reviewing applications on an on-going basis and this advert may close earlier than advertised depending on the level of response.

Interviews will be arranged as suitable candidates are identified, so early application is strongly advised.

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; all successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Ark Schools are committed to attracting, developing and retaining a diverse workforce, with a broad range of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.

Company: Ark

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Mid-Senior level 

Job Location:  London, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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