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  • Health and Safety Business Partner - North England

  • Business: GM Division
  • Sector: Supply Chain & Distribution
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: £Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
  • Hours of work: 40 Hours P/W (Monday to Friday)
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 24-Jul-2018
  • Job reference: 16695

Job Description

Lead Health & Safety Business Partner

General Merchanting

Regional Location: North England - ideally M62 corridor

Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits


Travis Perkins Plc is split into four trading Divisions.  Our General Merchanting Division, which includes Travis Perkins Builders Merchants, currently has an exciting opportunity for a fresh thinking Safety Professional with excellent people management skills to join the Divisional Health and Safety Team. Whether you are operating at Health and Safety Manager or Advisor level and ready for your next step, you will get to utilise your Health and Safety qualification(s) and previous multi-site experience.

With your team of 4 geographically spread Health and Safety Business Partners, you will be responsible for supporting around 400 branches as well as two Distribution Centres stretching from the Midlands to the north of Scotland.  You will combine your technical knowledge with your ability to coach people, to help them make lasting improvements to safety performance as well as making sure your team hit their objectives and supporting with their development, so that they become high performing safety professionals.


Reporting to the Division's Health and Safety Director you will work with them to shape the Health and Safety agenda across the Division's 800 branch network. Working in partnership with various senior stakeholders you will form part of the Group's wider Health and Safety Leadership Team; providing you with excellent career development opportunities

It would be great if you had…

  • Hold at least a NEBOSH Certificate

  • Graduate or Technical member of IOSH, but preferably Chartered status

  • Previous experience in a multi site safety advisory role

  • Have excellent communication skills

  • Time Management: Ability to work effectively independently

  • IT skills (word, excel, powerpoint etc)

  • A sound technical understanding of Health & Safety

  • Goal focused

  • Be Engaging and passionate

What can we offer you?

You may not know much about Travis Perkins plc but if you look a bit closer you might be surprised. We are the UK leader in the building materials and home improvement markets. Recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers since 2010, we offer our employees access to extensive career opportunities across 20+ leading businesses including Travis Perkins, Wickes, Keyline and City Plumbing Supplies. We operate out of more than 2,000 outlets nationwide (and Ireland) and have over 28,000 colleagues.

Our strong family values and 'cornerstones' lie at the heart of the success of our journey - from family business to forward thinking Company. If matching your ambition to our culture is an exciting prospect, there's never been a better time to join us.

And if, like us, you put customers at heart of everything you do, you can expect to be rewarded with a full package of benefits on top of a salary that grows with you as you grow in our business.

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