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Health and Safety Manager

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
18 Oct 2023

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At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to being a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.


We're recruiting for a Health and Safety Manager to support with many exciting projects here at Burberry and our H&S operations across the world, from new stores, pop-ups, activations and everything in between. Partnering with our Architectural Design, Construction, Visual Merchandise and Project Teams, you'll provide H&S expertise, guidance and knowledge to ensure we're protecting our people, brand and customer experience.

This Health and Safety Manager role is offered on a permanent, full time basis. We're flexible on location - you can be based from our Horseferry House office or our Queen Street Leeds office on a hybrid basis.


  • Operate as the H&S lead for construction, pop ups and visual merchandising projects, including CDM matters, advisory and risk, standards, incident reporting/management and assurance audit programmes
  • Be the H&S lead for development of design risk processes across architecture, design, construction and VM from concept design to end instillation and life cycle
  • Contractor management, standards and training from a health and safety perspective, overseeing Permit to Work processes and external vendor due diligence
  • Health and Safety Practitioner responsibilities, including proactive and reactive H&S advisory support across the business, audit participation within the GAAP programme and delivering training/education at Highfield compliance level
  • Contribute to the development of Burberry Internal Management standards, policies and best practice
  • Supporting our global fire safety strategy to improve global fire safety standards and reduce incident and audit findings


  • Experience within a construction health and safety/design risk role
  • Recognised H&S qualification (NEBOSH) and willingness to continue professional development
  • Fluency in English (verbal and written) and exceptional communication skills across all levels of seniority and technical knowledge
  • Comfortable working to deadlines and adapting to changing priorities/timelines
  • A recognised CDM and/or fire safety qualification, and project management experience desirable
  • Proficiency in Office 365 essential; experience with Sphera/Barbour beneficial
  • Excellent organisational skills and able to prioritise effectively

Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience


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