Safety and Security Team Leader

Employer: IKEA
Location Milton Keynes

About the job
To support the safety and security manager in growing the department through strong leadership and effective development through strong leadership and effective development of co-workers.

To protect IKEA co-workers, customers and assets from preventable loss, injury or illness within the store in line with the group risk manual and IKEA policies. To proactively assess and manage risks and influence co-workers within the store to establish an IKEA culture that is safety and security aware.To support the safety and security team to ensure the store is compliant with the IKEA group risk manual, IKEA policies, guidelines, national and local legal requirements.

Your tasks will include:
To be an effective and proactive leader developing a culture in store that is safety and security focused.
To proactively reduce risk through the implementation of duties in line with the HASAW act, regulatory reform order, IKEA group risk manual and safety policies.
To ensure a safe and secure environment for co-workers and customers through training, audits, inspections and follow-up.
To meet the desired level of IKEA safety and security by achieving positive results during the monthly and yearly safety audits and inspections relevant to the department.
To co-ordinate with the store's emergency response team and management in the handling of any emergency situations and provide appropriate guidance according to the IKEA emergency response plan.
To maximize the store's profit by actively working to reduce operational instance of loss, reducing fraud and securing IKEA assets.
To be responsible for investigating incidents both internal and external and recommending the resolution and/or revision of routines where necessary.
To work in partnership with the management team to tackle sensitive issues, including but not limited to harassment, co-worker misconduct information security and claims.
To develop the team through coaching and mentoring in order to secure future succession.YOUR PROFILE
Your knowledge, skills and experience include:
Able to identify and react well in emergency situations
Ability to independently and reliably work on agreed safety & security actions within deadlines.
To have a proactive approach and self-initiative
Have a high standard of written and verbal communication skills
Being approachable and having good social skills
Have strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to deliver on assigned tasks within allocated timelines.
Open to change and using feedback in a positive manner.
Enjoy working in a fast-paced and future-oriented environment
Passionate about ensuring we work together to make a more secure and safer environment for our customers and co-workers and do the best for people and the environment by creating a sustainable way of living.
Experience in a safety and security environment
Minimum 1 year in a supervisory role
Full Licence is preferredGROWING TOGETHER
IKEA offers an exciting and empowering work environment in a global marketplace. And as the world’s leader at life at home, you have exceptional opportunities to grow and develop together with us.
Additional Information : Every other weekend will be required with availability from 7:00 to 22:00 throughout the week.

IKEA is a living wage employer and all co-workers will begin at a minimum rate of £8.25/hour.

We offer some fantastic benefits here in IKEA which are detailed below:


• Co-Worker Discount
• End Of Year Present
• Tertials
• Long Service Award
• The IKEA Support Line
• Life Insurance
• Pension Scheme
• Family Friendly Policies
• Childcare Vouchers
• Marriage Day
• Civil Partnership Day
• First Day Of School Leave
• Payroll Giving To Charity
• Subsidized Staff Restaurant
• Company Sick Pay
• Bereavement Leave
• Uniform
• Compensation Leave
• Interest Free Loans

Job ID 258348BR
Removal Date 09/21/2016