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Health & Safety Manager (Science & Engineering) and Chemical Safety Adviser

  • £50,047 - £55,805
  • Permanent
  • London, UK
  • 17618

Health & Safety Manager (Science & Engineering) and Chemical Safety Adviser.
Salary                  £50,047 – £55,805 per annum
Location              Mile End Campus, London

Queen Mary University of London are seeking to appoint to the post of Health & Safety Manager (Science & Engineering) and Chemical Safety Adviser.
As postholder you will have responsibility for providing a comprehensive health and safety service to the Faculty of Science & Engineering. A significant part of the role will be concerned with ensuring that the health & safety risks arising from Science & Engineering operations are identified and managed appropriately. Additionally, you will provide comprehensive chemical safety advice and carry out the role of non-ionising Radiation Protection Officer across the university.

The successful candidate will have a degree or equivalent in a relevant subject and be Chartered or committed to continuing in a health and safety career pathway and working towards Chartered Member of IOSH or equivalent professional body. You will possess relevant experience gained within in a similar health and safety focused role in an organisation equivalent to the Faculty of Science and Engineering.

About us
QMUL is a unique, world-class global University with a long, proud and distinctive history.  With more than 28,000 students, 4,400 staff and an annual turnover of £512m, we teach and research across a wide range of subjects in Humanities and Social Sciences, Science and Engineering, and Medicine and Dentistry.  Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.

The Faculty of Science and Engineering
Queen Mary has a distinguished tradition in science and engineering and was one of the first UK universities to establish engineering, computer science, chemistry, and materials departments. The Faculty today provides research and teaching excellence across engineering, science and mathematics in five academic Schools (Biological and Behavioural SciencesPhysical and Chemical SciencesElectronic Engineering and Computer ScienceEngineering and Materials Science, and Mathematical Sciences), with diverse teaching programmes that include: Psychology, Mathematics with Finance and Accounting, Materials and Design, and Digital Audio and Music Systems Engineering. 

The Health and Safety Directorate
Queen Mary University of London’s activities are very diverse, leading to a complex role for the health and safety advisory staff. The function of the Health and Safety Directorate is to provide health, safety and fire safety advice, support, monitoring and training to enable Queen Mary to achieve compliance with health and safety legislation and promote a positive health and safety culture.

We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.
To arrange a confidential briefing discussion please contact our retained advisor Sian Gardiner at MRG on Applications should consist of a CV and Covering Letter and should be sent to

Closing Date for applications is Sunday 15th January 2023

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Women, Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic groups as these groups are underrepresented at this level at Queen Mary.

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