Our vision is of a world where no one is blind from avoidable causes and where visually impaired people participate equally in society. Each year, we improve the lives of millions of people in the poorest parts of the world. Sightsavers offers a great place to work within easy reach of London and Brighton.Title: Premises Officer
Location: Haywards Heath, West Sussex, UK
Salary: £27,587 per annum
Sightsavers’ is seeking a Premises Officer to promote a positive health, safety and environmental culture within the workplace. As the Premises Officer, you will work within our UK office to plan and implement preventative safety measures and ensure the UK office adheres to all Health & Safety legislation. In this key role, you will ensure the UK office is maintained to a high standard by proactively working with contractors and building management.
The Premises Officer is responsible for monitoring all relevant Health and Safety legislation; ensuring policies within the UK office continue to meet legal compliance. In the UK office, you will oversee the implementation of policies, and will educate employees on Health & Safety matters. This role will also involve conducting employee risk assessments and, when required, organising specialist assessments with confidentially and sensitivity.
By liaising with organisation’s insurance broker and senior country office stakeholders, you and other members of the Corporate Services team, will collaborate to evaluate cost efficiency of overseas insurance policies. For the head office, you will also be responsible for producing annual forecasts for premises costs.
For this multi-faceted role, you will have the ability to multi-task a diverse workload and have demonstrable experience of working within a Health & Safety role in an office environment. You will be educated to A Level (or equivalent) and have attained a recognised safety qualification. Experience of working across cultures is also desirable.
This is not an exhaustive list of duties or essential professional skills but if you feel you are ready for this challenge and responsibility, please read the complete Job Description for further details
Closing Date: 06 May 2019
Interview dates: 21 – 22 May 2019