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Job: Data Centre Health and Safety Manager

Title Data Centre Health and Safety Manager
Salary£40,000 Comp + bens (Inc. Car)
LocationLondon, South / Reading
Job Information
Data Centre Health & Safety Manager
Our client designs, builds, leases and operates the most innovative and efficient data centers in the world. Developing, operating and managing the data centre infrastructure and facilities the “right” way is synonymous with ensuring high uptime, capacity availability, flexibility and capital and operational cost efficiency in a safe, healthy working environment. We are seeking an experienced, organised and outgoing individual to join the Data Centre team and manage the Health and Safety program for its rapidly growing leased and owned data centre portfolio.
The DC Health and Safety Manager will be responsible for working with existing site teams to develop and manage a global Health and Safety program focusing on our leased and owned data centres in the U.K. and Europe. An ability to communicate effectively, form partnerships and influence and drive stakeholders (both internal and external) is a requirement for this position. This position is full-time and located in our Reading office.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain a health and safety management system that incorporates applicable country-specific federal and local regulatory requirements, including OSHA compliance, and reflects the unique operating environment of our data centers
  • Develop a health and safety training program that addresses the unique needs of a data center
  • Conduct and review risk assessments using industry-best safety engineering and other risk management principles
  • Conduct safety inspections at our data centers and identify corrective actions, if necessary
  • Develop and maintain a centralized injury reporting and corrective and preventive action system, and establish lessons learned procedures
  • Ensure as much global standardization of programs across sites as possible
  • Collaborate with existing and new site teams in developing and rolling out various elements of the broader H&S program

Requirements

  • Degree in a related field, advanced technical degree also desirable
  • 12+ years of Health and Safety programme experience, including experience and familiarity with OSHA compliance, risk assessment (including job hazard specialisms), PPE requirements and incident management (incident response training, reporting, root cause analysis and lessons learned)
  • Experience with ISO14001 standards and European health and safety requirements preferred but not required
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects and coordinate with internal staff and external consultants, vendors and other stakeholders
  • Strong analytical and creative thinking skills, must be an excellent written and verbal communicator
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally as needed (20% at times)
  • Must be familiar with Word, Office, Excel and Powerpoint
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