Health and Safety Manager - FARFETCH

PT Porto
30 Jul 2021
11 Aug 2021
Full Time
FARFETCH exists for the love of fashion. Our mission is to be the global platform for luxury fashion, connecting creators, curators and consumers.

We're a positive platform for good, bringing together an incredible creative community made up by our people, our partners and our customers. This community is at the heart of our business success. We welcome differences, empower individuality and celebrate diverse skills and perspectives, creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We are FARFETCH for All.


We're a global and collaborative team with the mission to create a "Happy People Revolution", by building a world-class company and inspiring Farfetchers to live our values and grow with us. We foster our consciously inclusive culture by empowering individuality and building a diverse brand people dream to be a part of.


Our Porto office is located in Portugal's vibrant second city, known for its history and its creative yet cosy environment. From Account Management to Technology and Product, whatever your skills are, you'll find your fit here. You can have an informal meeting in the treehouse or play the piano in your lunch break!


You will manage the Health & Safety team in Portugal, being responsible for the policy, procedures and measurement of occupational health and safety in the workplace


    • Establish and promote maintenance of safe and healthy working conditions in a business through formulating general safety, fire prevention and health policies and measures
    • Devise and coordinate health & safety programs that will increase proficiency in safe practices and promote safety consciousness
    • Assist line management personnel in meeting their obligations under the relevant Occupational Health & Safety legislation, such as ongoing safety education, hazard identification and elimination
    • Coordinate ongoing training for safety and environmental awareness at all levels of the workforce and regularly verify that tasks are correctly executed
    • Coordinate training for Emergency Response Teams set up in workplaces
    • Inspect the workplace in cooperation with the team to audit safety and environmental procedures, and report findings to line management
    • Investigate accidents, prepare and maintain required reports. Identify countermeasure to prevent recurrence
    • Promote a health & safety culture focused on incident prevention and regulatory compliance
    • Organize and participate in health & safety committee activities
    • Develop specific health & safety objectives and create actions plans to meet those goals
    • Maintain, review and report health & safety performance, identifying opportunities for improvement along with implementing preventative and corrective actions


    • Health & Safety Technician certificate.
    • 5+ years' experience in the area
    • Experience with legal health and safety guidelines
    • Ability in producing reports and developing relevant policies
    • Good knowledge of data analysis and risk assessment


    • Health insurance for the whole family, flexible working environment and well-being support and tools
    • Extra days off, sabbatical program and days for you to give back for the community
    • Training opportunities and free access to Udemy
    • Flexible benefits program
    • FARFETCH Equity plan


    • FARFETCH is an equal opportunities employer ensuring that all applicants are treated equally and fairly throughout our recruitment process. We are determined that no applicant experiences discrimination on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, disability, age, gender identity, ancestry, sexual orientation, veteran status, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. We continue to build our consciously inclusive culture as part of our Positively FARFETCH strategy throughout our business, partnerships and communities.

As a Health & Safety manager you have excellent attention to detail to identify hazards. You will also be able to discover opportunities for improving conditions and build various safety programs. The ability to communicate guidelines to a diverse workforce is essential.${description2}

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