Head of Health and Safety


65,000-70,000 a year, plus benefits

Contract Type


Hours of Work

37.5 hours a week, Monday to Friday


AEG Presents Head Office - 240 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 8NW.

Closing Date

Monday 5th June 2023

Full Description

AEG Presents; the Touring, Festival and mid-sized venue division of AEG Europe is seeking a Head of Health and Safety to manage the health and safety across a growing portfolio of venues, and support with indoor & outdoor events, festivals, and touring. This is a critical role with the responsibility to oversee the execution of robust business risk processes for an estimated annual audience of more than 6 million consumers across 2 thousand events.


The Head of Health and Safety will develop and maintain the Group’s risk management processes, managing this within the Venues Division and supporting across other elements within the AEG Presents businesses.


You will be responsible for ensuring the Groups business units are fully supported in managing health, safety, and security; and you’ll work with the Group’s business leaders, insurers, partners, stakeholders, and statutory authorities to reduce the businesses exposure to risk.


You’ll develop and deliver the strategic plan to ensure health and safety is firmly embedded within the culture of the AEG Presents business and its employees.


You’ll also provide competent advice to business units on occupational health, event safety, fire safety, and security; maintain knowledge of current legislation and best practice in all areas of health, safety, and security; and carry out regular audits of AEG Presents business units, for compliance with health, safety, and security obligations.


We’re looking for someone with a NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety or equivalent and who has or is willing to work towards a NVQ4 in Safety Spectator Management qualification.


You’ll have proven experience in security management or have a good knowledge and understanding of security and counter terrorism processes.


With experience of working with insurers and risk consultants; you will have proven capability in the formulation and delivery of health and safety management, and strategy implementation.


You’ll have experience of developing and managing budgets and proven stakeholder management, understanding both business and commercial needs.


With excellent verbal and written communication skills you’ll have gravitas and be able to build good working relationships with a variety of people at all levels.


We’re looking for a positive team player who loves working in a high achieving environment.


You’ll want to raise the bar in this role, be solutions focused and look for ways to maximise efficiency. We encourage new ideas and innovation. We’ll give you a thorough induction where you’ll get to meet other new employees and learn about our culture and values and what it’s like to work at AEG. We will give you all the training in our systems, policies and procedures so that you’ll be set up for success.


Where: You’ll be based at our head office in Blackfriars, a short walk from Blackfriars rail station and Southwark Tube station on the Jubilee line. However, this role will include travel to our venues in and outside of London. We offer flexible start and end times and welcome flexible working conversations.


So why apply?


AEG is an inclusive organisation where we value everybody’s contribution. We empower and trust our people to do the right thing. We go the extra mile, for our customers and each other, every time. We are always open to new ideas and respect all opinions. We support and bring out the best in each other. We really value our people and inspire them to be the best in class, always!

You can find out about our Vision and Values here: https://careers.aegeurope.com/our-values


AEG have 8 Employee Network groups, who give our employees a greater voice in the steps the business takes to continuously improve our workplace: https://careers.aegeurope.com/our-culture/employee-network-groups/

Our benefits can be found here: AEG Benefits


Our commitment to inclusion

We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce. We believe in equality of opportunity for all and our approach to recruitment and selection is fair, open and based purely on merit. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. If you require reasonable adjustments in any recruitment process with us, please make us aware.

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