Location:
Morrisons Head Office
Department:
Corporate Services
Salary Details:
Competitive salary, plus excellent benefits
Job Type:
Permanent
03 Feb 2023

About The Role

The Health & Safety Manager will lead on Health & Safety and Fire Safety within McColls and Morrisons stores and sites supporting our stores and sites to uphold all elements of Health, Safety & legality.


You’ll ensure the safety of our customers and colleagues as well as the legality of our Brand. You’ll work with internal and external stakeholders to meet objectives and drive improvements in compliance. 


Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Provide a Health & Safety management service to retail to ensure safety is paramount

  • Proactively build engagement with the senior teams, to provide information and trends which identify key concerns and to offer solutions for improvement 

  • Work with stakeholders to manage EHO’s, HSE and Fire Officer activity, arrange for any necessary support, disseminate information and liaise to reach a satisfactory conclusion

  • Use a partnership approach in order to coach retail in the required safety standards/ general good practice

  • Devise Health & Safety and Fire Safety training, working in partnership with the Training Team.

  • Proactively identify any training requirements and develop 

  • Manage serious accident investigations and liaise with legal as required

  • Provide audit and investigation reports, in a clear and consistent format 

  • Manage the health & Safety management system and relevant documentation and records

  • Review trends and other data to proactively identify where improvements can be made and work with Stakeholders to implement

  • Support the retail audit programme, contributing to audit protocols to ensure stores are diligently assessed against relevant criteria and that the root cause of under-performance is resolved.

  • Manage Whistleblower complaints through to a satisfactory conclusion,  providing a professional investigation and involving other colleagues as needed and providing a professional Investigation of  Whistleblower cases until a satisfactory conclusion is reached 

  • Work with stakeholders to provide solutions to issues that will maintain safety/legality without compromising other areas of the business


This is a hybrid role with frequent travel nationally. This role is based at our fantastic head office in Bradford. Boasting an on-site restaurant, coffee shop, convenience and sample store, prayer room, free parking and regular company-wide events and promotions. Ideally, applicants will live within a reasonable distance of our office.


About You

We’ve built an incredibly diverse business, and we’re working hard to make sure we truly represent the communities we serve. One of the best things about working with so many different people is having the opportunity to listen, learn and connect with lots of different views, perspectives and beliefs. For this role, we’re looking for someone who has:


  • NEBOSH Diploma

  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of retail and the require health & safety requirements

  • Knowledge and understanding of Health & Safety legislation and its requirements

  • An appreciation of legal systems 

  • An understanding of Health & Safety management systems

  • Strong communication, engagement and motivational skills

  • Ability to coach to drive performance improvement

  • The ability to  engage with colleagues at all levels to drive improvements

  • Ability to influence business decisions that impact on Health & Safety and legality

  • Ability to identify risk and prioritise tasks

  • Tenacity to follow up and resolve issues

  • Analytical thinking

  • Problem solving approach

  • Health & Safety Leadership experience

About the team

About Us Description:
We're passionate about providing quality, value and freshness from farm to fork.
Putting our customers and colleagues first, our teams champion safety, quality, legality and integrity across every aspect of our business. We keep a close eye on everything to provide products and services our customers, stakeholders and communities can trust.

Caring about our customers and colleagues, we build our brand and put new ideas into action on Market Street. We audit stores and manage any incidents. We consult with government and agencies on new developments. We keep everyone safe and make sure everything is legal and top-notch quality from our logistics and manufacturing sites to our stores, suppliers and own-brand products.

About The Company

Our modern Head Office on the edge of Bradford is home to our different support teams from tech, marketing and finance to HR, trading and supply chain.


Alive with activity, this is where decisions are made and our corporate teams make sure everything runs smoothly. Here, you’ll find comfy breakout areas, a coffee shop, newsagents and subsidised restaurant all within commuting distance of Leeds, Manchester and the Yorkshire Dales - always with free parking.


We host regular seasonal events and you’ll often find our suppliers on site sharing details of their latest product. We’re also committed to fundraising for our current charity partner.


Our business is fast paced and ever changing, as such we’ve lots of opportunities for you to play your part in our success. We’d love to meet you…


Some of the benefits you can expect as follows;


  • 15% colleague discount in our stores and online, plus an additional 10% card for a friend or family member

  • Annual bonus scheme 

  • Generous holiday entitlement 

  • Car allowance or a company car (dependant upon role)

  • Company pension contributions

  • Private healthcare

  • Perks with over 850 retailers 

  • Free parking onsite


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