Health Safety and Environment Manager

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
17 Dec 2023

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Environmental Management
Contract Type
Full Time
Health Safety and Environment Manager

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Service line

GWS Segment

Role type


Areas of Interest

Health and Safety/Environment


London - England - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

CBRE Global Workplace Solutions is a leading global provider of integrated facilities and corporate real estate management. We are recruiting an Health Safety and Environment Manager to join our global account team based in London.

The purpose of our QHSE Regional Lead role is to support the client QHSE Team and ensure that all relevant QHSE operating standards, policies and procedures are effectively implemented and managed across the regional portfolio. The QHSE Regional Lead will play a key role in monitoring QHSE performance and compliance, building relationships and engaging with operational and client teams, identifying areas for improvement, and supporting any initiatives or programmes that are in place to deliver continual improvement. You will have the ability to build strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders and drive a strong safety culture throughout.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Proactively monitor QHSE performance in your respective region to ensure that Client offices and CBRE operational delivery is maintained in line with statutory requirements and in accordance with all relevant QHSE policies You will analyse all relevant data and information for your region and provide summaries of performance against agreed metrics and KPIs, as well as analysis of data trends
  • Ensure that all standards and processes are delivered in line with CBRE and Client requirements and in line with contractual HSE related KPIs
  • Work with key stakeholders to drive continual improvement in QHSE performance; including monitoring regional trends; identifying weaknesses and opportunities for improvement; Develop, implement, manage and review the regional QHSE business plans and objectives in line with the objectives for both Client and CBRE Including forecasting and planning for resource requirements.
  • You will ensure that all relevant QHSE initiatives are successfully implemented in your respective region
  • Report all accidents/incidents, undertake effective investigations, where necessary and ensure that any identified corrective actions are implemented, as agreed
  • Support the development and delivery of relevant communications, presentations and training material to regional operational teams so that those working on the account remain competent and up to date with relevant changes.
  • Attendance at relevant operational team meetings to share performance data, agree action plans to address weaknesses, promote initiatives and drive continual improvement in QHSE
  • You will ensure that all relevant regional QHSE data or information is maintained on designated systems and ensure that it is accessible to relevant stakeholders
  • You will proactively horizon scan and review relevant legal registers relevant to your region and advise of any changes, to relevant stakeholders
  • Undertake QHSE audit and inspection programmes in line with agreed schedules, and ensure that corrective actions are implemented, as appropriate
  • You will own client relationships at senior operational management level and work with them to enhance CBRE's QHSE standing and provide absolute assurances to the client and to CBRE Senior Stakeholders
  • Support the health, safety and environmental aspects of new business initiatives, participation in presentations and consultation meetings.

Essential Skills

  • Relevant qualification in Health and Safety or Environmental Management
  • Formal qualification in QHSE management system auditing (Desirable)
  • Able to demonstrate background and experience in successful implementation of QHSE in multi-site and multi-geographical environment
  • Excellent verbal, written, communication and presentation skills
  • Must have high level of energy, be self-starters, confident and be able to prioritise work on a range of activities within a fast-moving environment
  • Able to travel internationally

About CBRE Global Workplace Solutions:

As one of CBRE's core global businesses, Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) provides end-to-end services to occupier clients across the entire lifecycle of a building. Our teams help companies improve their operations and reduce costs, through expert facilities management, project management, real estate and energy and sustainability services.

Our dedicated teams work across all industries, and support clients ranging from global Fortune 500 companies to single, iconic buildings.

CBRE Group, Inc. is the world's largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2019 revenues of $23.9 billion and more than 100,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included on the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #128 in 2020. It also has been voted the industry's top brand by the Lipsey Company for 19 consecutive years, and has been named one of Fortune's "Most Admired Companies" for eight years in a row, including being ranked number one in the real estate sector in 2020, for the second consecutive year. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "CBRE."

Application Process:

Your application will be reviewed by our Talent Resourcing Team and you will be contacted if you have been successful in being short listed for the role.

Taking into consideration the costs of sponsorship, the nature of the role and the financial resources of the account in question, we are unable to offer sponsorship for this role.

No agencies please.

Please note: the job title shown above may be different to local job titles used in our business and issued on any contract of employment.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelors degree (BA/BS) in HSE from four-year college or university. Minimum of 5 years of related experience.

Demonstrated knowledge of federal, state and local health and safety, and environmental regulations is essential. Direct experience dealing with regulatory agencies and / or compliance officers is preferred.

Experience working in manufacturing, construction, and / or facility maintenance and management is preferred.


As required by local authority (if required). Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Certified Hazardous Material Manager (CHMM), Occupational Health and Safety Technician (OHST) - Preferred


Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.
Ability to respond effectively to sensitive issues.


Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions. Conducts advanced financial analysis.


Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.



Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.

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