Group Health, Safety and Facilities Manager - Badshot Lea Group Office Full time - Squire's Garden Centres

Group Health, Safety and Facilities Manager – Badshot Lea Group Office - Full time

Squire’s is a family owned group of 16 Garden Centres based in Surrey, Sussex, Middlesex and Berkshire. We are committed to growing our business and promoting the highest standards in horticultural retailing. We want our staff to enjoy working with us in a friendly, energetic, customer-focused environment.

We are looking for an experienced Group Health, Safety and Facilities Manager to join our Group Office Team and manage Health and Safety and Facilities for all our Garden Centres and Café Bars.

What they will do:

Health & Safety:

  • Manage and maintain the Company’s Health and Safety manual and systems
  • Manage the Health and Safety compliance testing programme
  • Perform Health and Safety internal reporting
  • Manage external liaison relationships

Facilities Management:

  • Manage preventative and reactive maintenance
  • Manage facilities suppliers/contractors across all sites (waste disposal, cleaning, alarms, etc)
  • Organise minor capital expenditure works
  • Manage insurance claims and Recycling Obligation compliance
  • Manage Company vehicles including lifting equipment

Who we’re looking for:

Skills desired:

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Proven track record of delivering Health and Safety Systems and of Facilities management
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines, with accuracy, attention to detail and discretion
  • Ability to give sound advice/guidance in a multi-site retail environment
  • Previous experience working in the retail sector
  • Commercially focused
  • Good financial acumen
  • Positive, open-minded and collaborative attitude
  • Time management skills
  • Strong planning and organisational skills

Qualifications desired:

  • IOSH qualified, Level 4
  • IWFM member
  • NEBOSH certification
  • Professional accreditation – e.g BIFM exams
  • Knowledge of fire safety regulations

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