Job Description

Health & Safety Management System Lead for UK and Ireland - Specialist

Location: UK

Salary - up to £47,0000 Depending on experience + benefits

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO

As a team:

Accenture is committed to achieving high standards of occupational health and safety throughout the organisation.  The UKI H&S Management System Lead, reporting to the UKI Risk Lead, is responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining the Accenture Occupational Health & Safety Management System (OHSMS) in both the UK and Ireland, including safety statements, policies and procedures, advising employees, project teams, management and Leadership on health and safety matters. 

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. 

As the H&S Management System Lead, you will:

  • Maintain general knowledge of Accenture’s business, how it is changing and the impact on teams locally and globally. 

  • Ensure this knowledge is applied in the planning and implementation of the Health & Safety Management System.

  • Develop, implement, improve, and maintain the Accenture Occupational Health & Safety Management System (OHSMS) in both the UK and Ireland, including safety statements, policy and procedures, advising employees and project teams on health and safety matters

  • Deliver and maintain the programme to retain ISO 45001 certification and support all other processes and audits in the UK and Ireland

In our team you will:

Proactively maintain the Occupational Health Management System in co-operation with a wider team as well as conduct other H&S duties which includes but are not limited to:

  • Risk Assessments

  • Incident Investigation

  • Compile reports for Senior Leadership

  • Increase awareness of H&S culture across the organisation


We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Relevant H&S qualification, as a minimum NEBOSH General Certificate or equivalent

  • Membership of a relevant professional organisation like IOSH

  • Proven experience in advising on Health and Safety matters

  • Audit experience

  • Auditor qualified ISO45001 (desirable)

Set yourself apart:

  • Ability to bring health and safety to life to different areas of our business

  • Mastery of health & safety related activities to discuss and agree with stakeholders any actions to mitigate risk

  • Proven history in delivering high standards of occupational health and safety

What’s in it for you

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for.

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centres. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

Closing Date for Applications 4/07/2022

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.



All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected applicable law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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