Health And Safety Advisor (IMG)
02nd Jun, 2021 Read time 4 minutes

Health And Safety Advisor (IMG)

Company Website: https://img.com/
Location: London
Last Updated: 2nd June 2021

Reporting into Senior Health & Safety Advisor, the Health & Safety Advisor will assist IMG in the compliance of Health & Safety statutory requirements, industry best practice and group policy and procedures.

Key Accountabilities

To provide operational support and advice to a diverse group within the organisation on the following aspects of Health & Safety:
• Operations (including the giving of appropriate advice at planning and pre-contract stages);
• Review of the safety management plans and risk assessments
• Participate in projects and initiatives to ensure compliance with statute legislation and group policy and procedure
• To assist the Senior Health & Safety Advisor and VP of Health & Safety in the analysis and reporting of health and safety performance against statutory requirements, with recommendation for action as necessary
• Support the continuous improvement of the Group safety performance by pro-active, timely, risk based advice;
• Assist management in review of their safety management arrangements for their events and productions
• Review risk assessments and assist where required during the planning phase
• Undertake planned H&S visits to events/productions to review management of safety and application of arrangements
• Complete DSE assessments
• Assist in the identification of Occupational Health issues and solutions
• Complete Expectant Mother Assessments and PEEPs in conjunction with HR
• Assist Office Admin with compliance in buildings management
• Assist Office Admin and the H&S Administrator on compliance with First Aid and Fire Warden arrangements
• Provide support to the Group’s Health & Safety Committees and take part in consultation with employees
• Assist managers in accident investigations
• Deal with local authorities and enforcement agencies when necessary
• Undertake vetting of health and safety performance of contractors
• Deliver training in line with Group training programme
• Develop the content of the departmental web site
• You may also be required to carry out any other duties which are within the scope and purpose of the job

Required Qualifications (Knowledge & Experience)
• Experience in delivering effective safety advice to a diverse international organisation;
• Experience delivering training content at all levels of seniority
• Understanding different and new ways to approach H&S in the workplace
• A confident communicator, both written and oral
• Competent using Microsoft Office
• Ability to facilitate and resolve issues
• Balance the creative/editorial vision with operational safety compliance
• A flexible and pragmatic approach to fast moving and evolving operational requirements
• Ability to work within a small team at times under pressure to tight deadlines
• Minimum requirements NEBOSH General or International Certificate or NCRQ Certificate; Willingness to work towards NEBOSH Diploma/NCRQ/NVQ within an agreed timeframe
• Demonstrable in-depth understanding of essential H&S Legislation

Desirable
• Experience of the events, or TV production industry
• Experienced in reviewing and writing policy and guidance documents
• Specialist areas of knowledge, e.g. TDS, Crown Dynamics, Work at Height, Fire Risk Management
• Previous operational production, media, events experience
• Experience in engaging with third party contractors and freelancers
• Some progress towards completing NEBOSH Diploma/NCRQ/NVQ
• Risk Management/H&S experience gained in-house in a related field
• Training qualification /experience
• Experience of making presentations at all levels of seniority within a large complex organisation
• Experience of working in a dynamic creative environment
• Understands the TV production process across all genres

Working Conditions
• This is a fixed term (6 month) position
• Please note, we are operating on a remote working set up until lockdown restrictions have been lifted. Thereafter, the role will be based at Chiswick Park
• Working hours are 9:00 – 17:00, Monday to Friday
• Due to the working schedules of our key areas of business it may on occasion be necessary to work outside of the standard 9-5 Monday to Friday week
• It may be necessary to respond to emergency calls out of hours
• Although the role is based in Chiswick our activities are global, so on occasion it may be necessary to carry out site visits both nationally and internationally

Why IMG

We want you to have a career you’re genuinely excited about – as well as opportunities to learn and challenge yourself or mentor others.

Business Overview

Endeavor is a global entertainment, sports and content company, home to the world’s most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events and experiences. The company is comprised of industry leaders including entertainment agency WME; sports, fashion, events and media company IMG; and premier mixed martial arts organization UFC. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation; marketing and licensing; content development, distribution and sales; event management; and a number of direct-to-consumer offerings.

Endeavor is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief

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