IKEA North are looking to welcome a new Business Risk and Compliance Area Leader to their expanding team!
Our North Market covers Belfast, Edinburgh, Gateshead, Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester, Nottingham, Sheffield and Warrington locations.
We are currently recruiting for:
1x Area Business Risk and Compliance Leader This role will lead the Risk & Compliance agenda specifically aimed at delivering a healthy, safe working environment, mitigating risks, and ensuring that at a local, area level, we identify, assess and proactively handle those risks. The role is ideally suited to health and safety professionals and Environmental Health Practitioners with retail or warehousing experience.
ABOUT THE ROLE: We aim to empower people and business to grasp the many opportunities and take responsible risks every day while safeguarding and strengthening our people, customer relationships, our assets, and the IKEA brand. This role offers a starting salary of £40,000.00 - offers made will be dependent on candidate's experience.
RESPONSIBILITIES: • Be the business partner advising and supporting the Area retail management team on all aspects of safety, compliance and risk management. • Lead the Business Risk & Compliance plan within the markets by collaborating with the Unit BR&C teams. • Deliver subject matter expertise and guidance in all BR&C matters to provide support and secure operational excellence throughout the Area. • Facilitate and/or conduct operational risk assessments within the Area and develop suitable risk treatments whilst monitoring progress.
ABOUT YOU: • Excellent knowledge of relevant local, national laws and industry best practice. • Extensive knowledge of how to create and implement work structures to meet the standards set by local laws and regulations as well as internal IKEA policies. • Good knowledge of crisis management methodology and implementation. • Extensive knowledge of risk management and risk assessment process. • Subject matter expertise on loss prevention, security conflict management, internal investigations and counter terrorism.
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS: • NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent • Minimum 3 years of experience in the field of occupational health & safety, fire safety or security • Ability to make well-balanced decisions taking different business, people, and ethical perspectives into consideration • Ability to communicate, fluent in spoken and written English, with various audiences both verbally and in writing at all levels within the organisation. • Preferable leadership experience with managing multiple sites. • Strong sense of integrity and high ethical standards.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This role is permanent and full-time, working 39 hours per week. Shifts will be predominantly Monday-Friday, but occasional weekend and evening coverage is required. You will also be required to be on call within a cycle of shifts (every 5-6 weeks).
In this role you will benefit from a car allowance, mileage and expenses. You will be required to frequently travel across the Market in this role.
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