Manager - Health and Safety Training (Ref: 324)

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Job Summary

Location: Cosham, Portsmouth
Salary: Available on Request
Applications in by: 08/11/2019
Interview Date: 18/11/2019
Job Code: HS324

PETA is one of the largest and most respected private training providers on the south coast with 50 years’ reputation for the provision of high quality, professional training services. 

An opportunity has arisen to join our successful team in the capacity as Manager, Health and Safety Training and Advisory services.  The Health and Safety department delivers accredited courses including NEBOSH (as a NEBOSH gold standard provider), IOSH, Qualsafe, CCNSG and Lift Truck services under ITSSAR, BrittOp and NPORs approval. 

This is an exhilarating and rewarding role primed for the right person to step in and take our vision forward, to innovate and develop new products and services, and to expand our customer base.   We are seeking a person who will share in our passion for excellent quality health and safety training and who brings the leadership, determination and drive to develop services for business.

As the Manager of the department, you will lead a team of 9 people, in all aspects of delivery, spanning from course design, development, customer service, award body co-ordination, business development and sales, and people management.

You will be able to demonstrate the ability to lead and motivate people, use your initiative and solve problems, and  increase efficiency and modernise approaches to service delivery.  A keen eye for detail is critical, as is a sound business acumen, supported by an excellent knowledge and qualifications ideally in health and safety.  Customers are at the heart of our service, so the ability to manage relationships and successfully drive the development of business is essential.

Why choose PETA as your employer?  As a not-for profit organisation, we hold strong values and ethics as to the importance of offering training that enables people to truly expand their knowledge and skills.  It is a hugely rewarding privilege to be part of something that offers people the potential to excel and employers a service that ensures their staff can perform their roles with competence and confidence leading to improved business performance.  Our passion and belief in the power of training, learning and development extends to our own staff, as we are recognised as an Investors in People organisation.

Alongside our superb facilities, we offer a great benefits package that includes; 8 days paid public holidays, 26 days annual leave (rising to 28 for 2 years’ service and 30 days after 5 years’ service), with the option to purchase additional days or sell back leave on an annual basis, travel expenses, PerkBox, Private Medical Insurance, Pension Scheme and Death in Service benefits.  As the role requires local travel, possession of a car and current driving licence is essential.

Essential requirements for this role:

  • A minimum NEBOSH General Certificate
  • Experience in practical health and safety management
  • Experience in leading and managing people
  • Excellent communication skills; written and verbal
  • Good financial and sales business acumen
  • Professional image and presentation skills
  • Full driving licence and use of own car

Desirable requirements for this role:

  • A Management/Leadership qualification
  • NEBOSH Diploma

Applications in by: 08/11/2019
Interview Date: 18/11/2019
Job Code: HS324


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