Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Resource Manager

Newground CIC

Blackburn, Lancashire
Up to £34,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

legislationupdateservice.co.uk sarah.beeston@newground.co.uk 07825 382597 Sarah Beeston

Closing date: Monday, 28th October 2019  


Are you an environmental management professional looking for something different? Maybe you’re looking to step up into a management role or to develop your skills in a calm and supportive environment?

We have an exciting opportunity for an Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Resource Manager to join our market leading consultancy business in a permanent position.

Working within the Compliance Services team, you will be responsible for managing the environment, health and safety compliance documentation for the Legislation Update Service, an online subscription service helping companies to manage their compliance obligations for environment, health and safety.

Ideally suited for an experienced environmental management professional, this role offers flexibility, a family friendly work environment, and the opportunity to work with a fantastic product. Our customers include multinational brands, FTSE500 companies and as EHS Resource Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring the information and support we give them meets current legislation and management systems standards requirements.

The role

The primary activities of the role include:

  • Take ownership of our environment, health and safety legal compliance documentation.
  • Ensure all environment, health and safety legal content and resources are complete, accurate, and up-to-date.
  • Get to know our customers’ needs and ensure legal compliance content and resources meet those needs.
  • Manage and contribute to the development of accurate and creative resources around environment, health & safety compliance and management systems.
  • Be a voice of authority to customers, managing and contributing to legal helpline enquiries, and guiding users in setting up their legal registers.
  • Manage and develop the EHS Resource team.

The candidate

We’d love to hear from you if you have:

  • A degree (or equivalent) in an appropriate subject or an ability to demonstrate comprehensive EHS work experience.
  • Experience of working as an environmental management practitioner.
  • A working knowledge of organisational compliance and in particular, the practical application of environment legislation.
  • Experience of working with environment, health and safety related management systems standards such as ISO 14001 and ISO 45001.
  • Knowledge of the legal framework within the UK.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.

Who we are

The Legislation Update Service is an innovative online system that provides organisations in the UK and Republic of Ireland with bespoke legal registers for environment, health and safety compliance obligations. It forms a key part of Newground’s Compliance Services team, a highly regarded consultancy business with over 25 years’ experience and an enviable client list. The team is made up of legal compliance and management systems specialists, together with dedicated sales and product development functions, all of whom are committed to delivering professional, high quality services in an honest and approachable way.

We are proud to be part of Newground CIC, an award winning social enterprise with a passionate and dedicated workforce. All of our profits are gift aided to our charity, Newground Together, to support environmental and community projects across the North of England.

Our highly experienced multi-disciplinary team will be there to provide support as you grow with us, enhancing your skills and compliance knowledge, encouraging new ideas and assisting with your professional development. We invest in our employees training and support from day one and encourage a team-orientated atmosphere where successes are celebrated. We will ask you to help us to improve and innovate and in return, we will help you develop and grow.

What we offer

We pride ourselves on being a family friendly, flexible working environment. We recognise that work is only one part of our lives and making time for the other things in our life is important – be that our families, our friends or ourselves. Along with a competitive salary we offer a range of other benefits that help with that important work/life balance including:

  • 37 hour flexible working week;
  • 27 days annual leave (with an additional 1 day per year up to 5 days);
  • Pension scheme with up to 10% employer contribution;
  • Paid professional membership subscriptions;
  • Health cover; and
  • Volunteering opportunities.

Please send a CV and covering letter explaining why you are interested in the role to sarah.beeston@newground.co.uk. CV’s which are sent without a covering letter will not be considered.

Closing date for applications is Monday 28th October 2019.


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