Vacancy: Safety and Facilities Manager at De Montfort University

By 24th February 2020 Jobs

Safety and Facilities Manager

Reference: H-61072159-02

Location: Leicester
Faculty / Function: Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Salary: Grade G £39,152 – £49,553
Closing Date: 15 March 2020
Contract Type: Permanent
Contracted Hours per week: Full Time

De Montfort University (DMU) is an ambitious, globally-minded institution with a relentless focus on delivering quality teaching and learning, and a campus-wide focus on providing a sector-leading student experience.

Faculty / Directorate

Home to four specialist schools – Leicester School of Allied Health Sciences, Applied Social Sciences, Leicester School of Nursing and Midwifery and Leicester School of Pharmacy – the faculty educates and develops professionals who make a significant difference to lives, health, wellbeing, communities and society.

The dedicated facilities are designed to replicate current practice and feature industry-standard equipment, enabling staff and students to undertake life changing projects to improve health and social care.


The Safety and Facilities Manager is a key role in the faculty, providing recognised technical expertise and professional advice and guidance to members of Health and Life Sciences. With management responsibility and acting as the primary agent within the faculty for ensuring health and safety responsibilities are discharged, you will ensure that all faculty assets are maintained and that the faculty complies with all relevant health and safety legislation.

You will take a lead in health and safety management, act as Safety Co-ordinator, develop health and safety standards and policies, and lead regular audits and safety checks.

Reporting to the Director of Faculty Operations, the role holder will fulfill a specialist role as part of the faculty’s professional services team.

Ideal Candidate

We are seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated team player with good communication and IT skills. You should possess a minimum of two science A levels or equivalent, or be able to demonstrate practice based experience in a similar field. Recent experience of supporting laboratory or clinical areas would be an advantage. You should have a good working knowledge of relevant Health and Safety issues including COSHH.