EMEA Health, Safety & Security Manager (Events)

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  • Job Reference: PR/000305
  • Job Title: EMEA Health, Safety & Security Manager (Events)
  • Location: West End of London
  • Basic Salary Range: Up to £60,000 + 10% bonus & Corporate UK benefits
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted 5 years ago
  • This position has been filled

This role is designed to ensure a global events company establishes and maintains a high level of health, safety and security at each event and conference it organises in the Europe region to a standard that meets local and international requirements and company internal policies and to be the Group’s travel health, safety and security advisor.

Key Dimensions


  • Oversee and maintain health and safety standards and systems to a high standard to meet local and international requirements and company internal policies
  • Ensure health and safety best practice is promoted, adopted and adhered to at all events and conferences
  • Create health and safety plans for specific events as and when required
  • Approve the usage of any other event contractors/service providers
  • Advise on contractor selection and management
  • Keep abreast of changes to H&S and Security legislation in the Europe Region and ensure effective and timely adoption thereof
  • Provide support to other regions as required
  • Research health and safety standards and advise on relevant risks
  • Provide or source through procurement technical expertise and support for senior management and for operational teams responsible for organising and running events and conferences
  • Perform a sample of annual on-site visits to review event health and safety procedures and arrangements
  • Liaise with the K&N procurement team to ensure appropriate suppliers of HS&S services have appropriate credentials
  • Liaise with European HS&S legislative bodies and emergency services, as required, to agree and set clear escalation procedures and ensure alignment with our health and safety management system


  • Co-ordinate and work with internal and external auditors
  • Prepare divisional health and safety report on a monthly basis to the Head of Group Health, Safety and Security and a quarterly report to the Group Risk Committee

KPI Reporting

  • Collect and collate health and safety data for incidents and near misses
  • Record leading and lagging indicators of health & safety risks
  • Analyse accident and near miss data to build prevention programs to continuously improve health and safety at our events

Learning and Training

  • Inculcate and promote a strong health and safety culture within our organisation
  • Identify and address learning and training needs
  • Create annual training programme
  • Schedule external and internal training providers
  • Conduct some training courses

Minimum Education Level:

  • Relevant health & safety experience
  • EHS qualifications to at least NVQ5 / NEBOSH Diploma level;
  • Graduate Member of IOSH

Background Knowledge, Skills & Experience:


  • Minimum of 5 years’ health and safety experience in Europe;
  • Demonstrable in-depth and up to date knowledge and understanding of essential/relevant EHS legislation
  • Strong understanding of risk based health and safety management systems
  • Excellent written and verbal presentation skills
  • Willingness to do extensive international travel
  • Flexible and willing to adapt to changing situations
  • Detail oriented
  • Confidence to work effectively with senior management and colleagues at all levels
  • Team player with a strong focus on communication and service delivery


  • A good knowledge and understanding of the exhibitions and events business
  • Previous experience with managing travel health and safety

Apply Now!

Please contact Peter Forshaw on 0203 903 4260 for more details or to apply for this exciting role. To apply please send your CV to cv@maxwellstephens.com