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Job listing closed on 20 Feb 2024
12 Feb 2024

Health and Safety Coordinator

🇬🇧 London, UK
Full Time
3+ years exp.

The Role

We are looking for a Health and Safety Coordinator to join our Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) team in Highbury House. The ESG team is responsible for developing, planning, influencing and executing the ESG strategy, focussed on sustainability, equality, diversity and inclusion and operational governance.

You will play a vital role in maintaining compliance with current occupational health & safety legislation and you will proactively provide support to the Health and Safety Manager by developing, implementing and monitoring health and safety systems across our club.

Who we are

We are one of the most famous clubs in world football, with a rich heritage and history of success – read more about our history, here.

Beyond that, we are passionate about our local community and, behind the scenes, we have a wide variety of opportunities and career paths for all. We have a very defined purpose: to act for a winning team, culture and community. We achieve this by ensuring we are courageous in the pursuit of progress, we champion our community and each other, and that we do the right thing (even when no one is looking).

Your day-to-day

  • Collaborate with the wider team - you'll provide administrative support to the Health and Safety Manager
  • Provide guidance and direction to key colleagues - you will collaborate with safety committees, fire marshalls and first aiders and ensure our club is aware of them
  • Act as a trusted advisor - you'll provide much needed guidance and advice in site health and safety meetings and assist with site safety tours and inspections
  • Organise critical projects - you will be instrumental in booking venues and arranging materials and resources for health and safety training projects
  • Analyse and evaluate accidents - you'll carry out detailed investigations and advise of controls to prevent reoccurrence
  • Champion a safe working environment - you will complete risk and work station assessments for all activities and locations across our club
  • Partner with wider event stakeholders - you'll liaise with catering, cleaning and maintenance contractors to ensure all club events are in compliance with legislation and policies

What we are looking for

  • Qualified expert - you hold NEBOSH NGC level 3 or are working towards it
  • Background in health and safety - you've got experience in operational occupational health and safety and have previously carried out risk assessments
  • Excellent communicator and teamplayer - you passionately collaborate with colleagues across a number of different departments
  • External stakeholder management skills - you're comfortable working with external companies and enforcement agencies
  • Trusted expert - you're well versed in communication in a diplomatic manner and influencing stakeholders
  • Proactive mindset - you are always looking for problems to solve and are able to act on your own initiative

Why choose us

At Arsenal, we want everyone to feel a sense of trust and belonging, so we are proud of both our club values and also what we offer to our employees. As one of our Gunners, you will receive:

  • An exciting reward and recognition scheme
  • Generous holiday allowance which increases with your length of service
  • Great internal learning and development programmes
  • A flexible hybrid working model
  • Priority access to apply for match tickets
  • A competitive health and wellbeing benefits package
  • A leading Employee Assistance Programme
  • Great discounts with some of our Partners

Arsenal for Everyone

Arsenal for Everyone is our commitment to promoting and embracing equality, diversity and inclusion, so that everyone connected to the club feels like they belong to the same Arsenal family. We believe that diversity of background, skills and experience drives our success on and off the pitch. 

Disability Confident Leader

We are a Disability Confident Leader. We actively welcome applications from people with disabilities and long-term health conditions. If you need disability-related adjustments to the recruitment process, please indicate this in your application.

If you are likely to meet the definition of being a ‘disabled person’ according to the Equality Act 2010, we will offer you an interview if you meet the minimum criteria for a role. Please choose the option of a guaranteed interview on your application form. The information you share with us about your health or disability will not be used in recruitment decisions.

Application Closing Date: 19th February 2024