Health & Safety Practitioner

Sky Published: February 20, 2018


We’re part of Europe’s leading entertainment and communications business. With over 22 million customers across five countries, we make life easier by entertaining and connecting people. It’s a genuine team effort. That’s why we want talented people, like you, to join us and help make the future happen.
Health and Safety is an important function to every aspect of our business operations. Over the past 11 years, we’ve developed a Safety Management System so that it is aligned with our key business objectives. In support of this, the Health and Safety team has become a centre of excellence with a strong reputation and account facing structure, dedicated to assisting the business to achieve high standards in occupational risk management.

The perks

As a valued employee of Sky, you’ll benefit from a free Sky Q premium package (one off payment required for installation), an excellent pension scheme and private health care. Plus, there’s a great range of other benefits to fit around your needs too.

Your Key Responsibilities:

- Being the main point of contact for the business areas and working with them to develop their skills and accountability to ensure a centre of excellence approach.- Implementing a standard suite of health and safety programmes through the uplifted health and safety management system.
- Reviewing live risk assessments to ensure the correct standards of risk management are built in at all times.
- Mentoring, coaching and developing our operational customers on health and safety to fulfil the dynamic needs of the business.
- Creating a centre of Excellence approach to utilise all skills across the business and reduce risk by skill sharing and cross pollination of resource to the business.
- Developing and delivering process improvement programmes with the Health and Safety Team, stakeholders and subject matter experts.
- Leading and supporting as required Health & Safety risk management and incident investigation and analysis programmes by providing data and insight.
- Influencing key stakeholders at every opportunity to encourage a positive safety culture throughout the business.
- Be involved and an advocate for Forum Representatives, Fire Marshals and First Aid personnel.

Your Skills:
- Previous experience of working in a diverse, fast paced environment, you’ll have excellent communication skills and have experience influencing key stakeholders within the business.
- Strong interpersonal skills in order to establish credibility with colleagues and to foster effective working relations with a wide range of senior internal and external sponsors.
- Knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation, codes of practice, guidance and operating procedures.  Ability to keep abreast of trends and related best practice.
- NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent as well as strong experience in Facility Management in large organisations.
- Confident to manage personnel who are highly skilled and technically disciplined.  The role is to never accept the middle ground but to seek the best in class provision of health and safety at all times.
If you’re ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today

Happy to talk flexible working
It’s our people that make Sky Europe’s leading entertainment company. That’s why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best.

If you are successful in your application for this role, your appointment will be subject to receiving a positive outcome from your Criminal Record Check.

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Osterley, West London, United Kingdom
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