Head of Corporate Risk (Maternity Cover)

Dart Recruitment

Our client is looking for an experienced Head of Corporate Risk to join them in their Carmarthen based office. The role is for 9 months from March.

  • £52,192 - £54,081 per annum
  • 9 months maternity cover vacancy
  • Head of Corporate Risk opportunity
Our client is looking for an experienced Head of Corporate Risk to join them in their Carmarthen based office. The role is 9 months from Mid-March working 37 hours a week Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm with early finish on Fridays. The role is a grade 15 and therefore attracts a salary of £52,192 - £54,081 per annum depending on the candidate’s experience.
Main Duties:
  • The provision of competent occupational health, safety and welfare advice.
  • To advise on matters relating to Health and Safety at work, including the obligations and responsibilities of Managers and employees.
  • To develop and assist in the implementation and promotion of the Services’ Health and Safety policies and procedures, including Risk Management, Accident Prevention and Occupational Health related issues.
  • To advise Management of the Strategic Risks within the organisation and the associated factors for reducing their potential impact.
  • To undertake all work associated with our Employer / Public Liability Insurance matters.
  • Be the focal point for all Employer’s / Public Liability Insurance matters within the Service including litigation claims, insurance reviews of Service assets etc.
  • A proven track record managing change.
  • Relevant experience of providing advice and guidance on H&S issues at a senior professional level.
  • Experience of dealing with litigation claims and associated requirements of insurers.
  • Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, respond positively to change, and work effectively under pressure and deal with conflicting priorities.
  • Demonstrate the ability to interpret and analyse relevant information within the regulatory framework.
  • Experience of managing budgets.
The ideal candidate:
  • Relevant Degree, professional qualification or equivalent experience.
  • A relevant health & safety qualification - Nebosh Diploma in Health & Safety or a risk management related degree or a Masters or Safety, Health and Environmental Degree.
  • A relevant management qualification or demonstrable management training and development.
  • Thorough understanding of reviewing and assessing health and safety performance and advising on changes to practice as necessary.
  • Understand and apply the different levels of Health and Safety compliance required across a multi functional environment.
  • In-depth knowledge of all relevant legislation within the Health and Safety Environment.
  • Understanding of benefits associated with devising, developing and implementing H&S management systems, policies and strategies.
  • Good understanding of the political environment.
  • An understanding of the concept of continuous improvement and its implications for the Fire & Rescue Service.
  • Recognizes the need for compliance with regulation and associated reporting and is responsive to observations from audits.