EMEA People Safety and Compliance Manager

  • Negotiable day rate
  • UK - City of London
  • Posted: 20/05/2024
  • Contract
  • Job Ref: 166116050

Job Details

EMEA People Safety and Compliance Manager
London (Hybrid)
12 Month Fixed Term Contract
Our client is a highly successful and expanding retailer who fosters a culture of ambition, collaboration, and innovation. They inspire global progress and have ambitious targets, foster substantial growth, and pioneer groundbreaking products that empower individuals to both feel and perform at their peak.

The EMEA People Safety and Compliance Manager will be critical to the success of the most complex and important business unit, their retail teams and be a key advisor to ensure safety standards are designed and delivered across the business. Based out of their London office, the Manager will be instrumental in protecting their greatest asset, their people, maintaining a safe and secure environment for customers, while ensuring necessary content is available to allow education for their store teams and business partners on ways to minimise safety related incidents. Acting as a trusted leader, the role will support in ensuring overall compliance across each operating market and design and implement necessary programs to ensure the business and it's employees meet their goal of being the safest place to work and visit in the retail sector

The Role

  • Overall responsibility for People Safety and Compliance requirements across all EMEA operating markets.
  • Acting as the people safety and compliance subject matter expert, accordingly design and implement a holistic people safety framework that meets business needs and legislative requirements.
  • Expanding and elevating the brands well-being vision that is aligned with the Asset Protection global strategy.
  • Responsibility for safety & well-being guidance for all store types, as well as enrolling partners to incorporate a safety by design mindset across all areas including new store openings and as part of entering new markets.
  • Establishing relationships with key stakeholders across the business, identifying areas of opportunity and implementing strategies to reduce risk.
  • Managing workplace injuries and conducting post injury investigations to understand opportunities and implement necessary action plans to prevent future workplace accidents.
  • Liaise with external regional stakeholders in the occupational health & safety field to ensure compliance Is prioritised and necessary standards are met.
The Person
  • 5+ years in occupational health & safety or related function
  • Occupational health & safety in a retail network and/or retail operations experience an advantage.
  • Outstanding communication skills, including proven ability to influence in all areas of an organisation.
  • Experience supporting remote stakeholders across multiple countries.
  • Cultivates meaningful connections by prioritising people and nurturing trusting relationships.
  • Is passionate and enthusiastic.

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