Environmental Health and Safety Officer

Summary£31,900 up to £40,700* per annum – This isn’t 9-5. This is making the most of every day.An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, proactive and highly motivated individual to join our Trading Compliance team in this fast-paced, quality focussed retail environment. If you are passionate about safety and want to make a real impact, then this role is for you. Our Trading Compliance team, based at our head office in Surbiton, manages and shapes all aspects of health & safety, food safety, fire safety, age restricted sales and environmental protection policy within Lidl. You will be supporting our colleagues and ensuring safety is at the forefront of everything we do. Integrating effectively with our senior management teams to lead compliance and to ensure high colleague engagement across our sites. You will play a vital part in ensuring that we meet our regulatory requirements, ensuring the safety of all colleagues, customers and contractors within our stores, warehouses and offices.We offer a comprehensive training and development plan which will give you the skills to perform your role and therefore welcome Environmental Health graduate applications or applications from those who have recently completed their NEBOSH General Certificate. We have moved to a fully flexible model of mobile working for appropriate Head Office and Regional roles, empowering our teams to choose how and where they work best. We feel it is important that, where possible, we offer our colleagues as much flexibility as possible and trust our teams to determine the right environments that work most effectively for them. Please note that your primary place of work will be at our brand-new office in Surbiton, with frequent travel across Great Britain required. **Please note as per Lidl internal structures the job title for this role is an Officer**What you'll doDealing with a wide range of legal and operational issues including providing technical guidance and reactive supportDeveloping and maintaining a positive safety culture across all operational areas Ensuring that risk assessments and internal procedures remain current, effective and relevant Actively participating in meetings to bring a safety perspective and understanding to the businessProactively improving compliance and standards within our stores, warehouses and officesIncident and accident investigationsConducting site visits, inspections, and audits across all areas of the business to ensure the necessary levels of understanding and compliance are in place Representing and supporting the Company during local authority investigations, enforcement and engagementLiaising with external service providers to ensure the highest levels of service and statutory complianceTo support corporate goals and maintain Lidl at the forefront of regulatory complianceWhat you'll needAn environmental health related degree or relevant health and safety qualification such as the NEBOSH National General Certificate or equivalentGood technical knowledge of health & safety and / or food safety Previous experience in retail and warehousing would be advantageous but not essential Have the ability to influence and persuade people at all levels within the organisation both informally, and within the meeting and training environments, with the ability to project a professional positive presence and an appropriate level of credibilityFlexibility to travel to all areas within GB and must hold a full UK driving licenseEffective time management skills, able to work within tight time frames with ability to plan and prioritise, think clearly and strategicallyStrong written skills and IT skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint as a minimumExcellent team player as part of a progressive fast paced team with ability to effectively work aloneEnthusiastic with a solution focused attitude, self-motivated and dedicated to achieving the highest resultsWhat you'll receiveThis isn't getting by. This is getting what you deserve. Working at Lidl is rewarding, in every sense, because we give you the training to succeed in your role and plenty of opportunities to progress your career here. We're proud to offer a competitive salary starting from £31,900 up to £40,700* (depending on experience) with 30 days’ holiday per year (pro rata). Save for your future with our pension scheme, or save today with 10% in-store discount, plus extra discounts on days out, cinema tickets and much more.*includes 10% non-contractual London weighting allowance.Please note your employment is conditional upon the Company's receipt of satisfactory references and if requested by the Company, a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date. This is to ensure our teams can manage application levels while maintaining a positive candidate experience. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

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