Health and Safety Manager, Royal Opera House


We are seeking to appoint an experienced, dynamic and knowledgeable Health and Safety Manager to lead our H&S operation and strategy. The health and safety of all Royal Opera House employees, visitors, contractors, artists and members of the public is paramount and we aim to foster a culture of continuous improvement and a positive approach to safety. We want to communicate clearly to all staff and enable them to do their best work, knowing they are supported in creating a safe working environment for all.

This role will suit a candidate who is action oriented, flexible and can work well under pressure. We are a live 24/7 venue so the ability to adapt to changing priorities is crucial.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Chartered membership of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (or able to demonstrate working towards Chartered membership)
  • An excellent working knowledge of current Health and Safety legislation and its application
  • Substantial experience of managing Health and Safety issues within a large organisation
  • The ability to deal with a diverse range of people in a confident and professional manner
  • Experience of undertaking accident investigations in a dynamic working environment
  • The ability to compose reports and communicate clearly and effectively, explaining complex concepts to staff and management at all levels

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