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Assistant Director of Health and Safety

Lancaster University
Lancaster, Lancashire
£53,348 - £60,022 plus excellent benefits
Closing date
24 Oct 2021

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Job position
Assistant, Director
Job Function
Health and Safety
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Assistant Director of Health and Safety

Lancaster University is an internationally highly ranked leader in the provision of inspiring teaching, research and engagement.  The University has been one of the top universities in the UK for over a decade and is consistently placed in the top ten of UK league tables.   This, together with being awarded the coveted 2018 University of the Year and Best Campus University honours by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, cements its place as a leading global university (with campuses in Ghana and Germany as many international partnerships).

The University is seeking to make the key appointment to the post of Assistant Director of Health and Safety. The postholder will be responsible for ensuring that the university has an appropriate and effective pan-institutional health and safety framework to facilitate the attainment of the University’s strategic goals.  This will include specialist advice and leadership, on the status of the University’s compliance with statutory, regulatory and best practice health and safety compliance. Key aspects of the role include the development and implementation of Health & Safety Strategy, maintenance and continuous improvement of Health & Safety polices and processes, leadership and management of the Health & Safety team, all to drive a best practice culture for health, safety and wellbeing throughout the University for students, staff and the wider University community.

We are seeking an industry-leading candidate with significant experience in a health and safety leadership role across a large, complex organisation with a broad range of core activities.  With a background and professional qualification in the health and safety industry, you will possess a proven track record of delivering health and safety management initiatives that drive organisational change and performance improvement.   

With excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, the appointed candidate will possess the proven ability to operate successfully with a multitude of internal colleagues and external stakeholders.  

The candidate brochure can be viewed at

To learn more please contact our retained search advisors David Craven ( / 07932717438) or Sian Gardiner ( / 07932717458) at The Management Recruitment Group.

Closing date for applications is 24th October 2021.  Final interviews will be held on 19th November 2021.

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups. Lancaster University is a Disability Confident Committed employer.


Lancaster is a top 10 UK university and in the top one per cent of Universities in the global rankings. In 2015, the University has proved its commitment to world-class research and teaching by being consistently ranked highly in both national and global university league tables. 

Set in 360 acres of parkland, Lancaster University provides excellent facilities for our 12,000 students and 2,500 staff. We have invested £500 million into our campus since 2002, creating new academic facilities, student social facilities and improved teaching space. The last 12 months have been exceptional, with the University winning some major national awards for our facilities, including AUDE Facilities Estates Team of the Year.

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