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MUFG Union Bank Health & Safety Manager in London, United Kingdom

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Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world. Across the globe, we’re 180,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, building long-term relationships, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world.

With a vision to be the world’s most trusted financial group, it’s part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed and agility. This means investing in talent, technologies, and tools that empower you to own your career.

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Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG) is one of the world’s leading financial groups. Headquartered in Tokyo and with over 360 years of history, MUFG has a global network with around 3,000 offices in more than 50 markets. The Group has over 180,000 employees, and offers services including commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, and leasing.

MUFG aims to be the world’s most trusted financial group through close collaboration among its operating companies, and to respond to all of the financial needs of its clients, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world.

MUFG’s shares trade on the Tokyo, Nagoya, and New York stock exchanges.

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The Facilities Management Department aims to provide high quality services to both staff & visitors striving to deliver proactive solutions in a safe, functional, clean, environmentally conscious & cost-effective manner, while meeting the demands of a rapidly changing environment. The responsibilities of the Facilities team vary, but includes: cleaning; waste management & recycling; management of internal & external post; including courier services; security; health & safety; first aid; provision of stationary; business cards; reception services & meeting room management; catering for meetings & fine dining; archiving; space planning & moves; building services & maintenance; work station assessments; office moves renovations & relocation.




The candidate will be responsible for providing the whole company with insight and analysis to stakeholders across the business (including the MUFG Securities EMEA plc Board) to enable the company to deliver continual improvement in its Health & Safety performance.

The Health & Safety Manager shall provide assurance to the CEO, Management & Board that MUFG meets all legal and compliance obligations and has agreed action plans in place to address any deficiencies or major risks.

In their role as primary contact, the Health & Safety Manager will manage external relationships with relevant bodies to ensure MUFG is legislatively compliant and maintains a good relationship with the Competent Authorities.


  • Ensure MUFG are aware of and continue to comply with the latest health, safety and environmental legislation

  • Establish and monitor HSE management systems which ensure compliance and continual improvement

  • Reviewing all work procedures and ensuring they meet industry safety standards

  • Establish and maintain staff engagement in HSE matters by means of regular forums, communications and availability of HSE related information

  • Promote a continually improving safety culture

  • Develop and coordinate internal and external HSE auditing regimes, managing any correction actions which arise to completion keeping accurate records

  • Develop a health and safety induction program for both MUFG and Facilities contracted staff

  • Establish an ongoing HSE training program relevant to MUFG and Facilities contracted staff. This should include general health and safety awareness, fire and bomb procedures and any identified role specific training requirements across the organization such as IOSH, Legionella Awareness, Managing Asbestos, Manual Handling etc.

  • Establish, own and maintain MUFG HSE related policies

  • Undertaking risk assessments and site inspections as directed

  • Establish, document, maintain and test emergency procedures

  • Undertake and periodically review assessments for all foreseeable risks implementing and managing any required control measures

  • Maintaining an adequate first aid provision for all office locations

  • Maintain accident records and statistics and undertake accident investigation reporting

  • Ensure required HSE signage is in place and maintained throughout the office environment.

  • Establish and maintain a permit to work system

  • Manage the DSE work stream ensuring assessments are undertaken and any required equipment is provided

  • Maintain and enhance company accreditations and registrations such as ISO 50001, 14001



  • At least 5 years’ experience in a previous HSEQ management role


  • Previous experience working as part of a Facilities department

  • Experience in a financial services environment


Functional / Technical Competencies:


  • Fully conversant with all Microsoft applications

  • Experience in delivering presentations and producing high quality reports

  • Previous experience in relation to implementation of ISO standards (50001,14001 etc)


  • Understanding of services delivered by a Facilities department

Education / Qualifications:


  • NEBOSH general certificate

  • DSE assessment qualified.

  • Environmental Management Certificate (e.g. IEMA or NVQ level 3)


  • IOSH/ NEBOSH (Graduate level)


  • Meticulous attention to detail

  • A strong sense of accountability

  • A proactive, motivated approach

  • The ability to operate with urgency and prioritize work accordingly

  • Strong decision-making skills, the ability to demonstrate sound judgement

  • A creative and innovative approach to work

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • A calm approach, with the ability to perform well in a pressurized environment

  • Flexible, adaptable, team player

  • Ability to “go the extra mile”

  • Ability to see the bigger picture and close out problems


The role holder will be assessed in accordance with their employing entity’s performance framework and process with relevant input obtained from the dual hatting entity as relevant.

As duties and responsibilities change, the job description will be reviewed and emended in consultation with the role holder. The role holder will carry out other duties as are within the scope, spirit and purpose of the role as requested by their line manager or Department Head.


  • The role holder will have responsibilities for both MUFG Bank and MUFG Securities EMEA plc.

  • The role holder will be required to perform their duties and responsibilities on an entity neutral basis, without favour.

  • The role holder is required to follow regulatory requirements applicable to ensure each business is appropriately supported and to maintain the legal entity integrity of each of MUFG Bank and MUS.

  • Working terms are dictated by functional mandates, the terms of the Dual-Hat Arrangement Agreement in place between MUFG Bank and MUFG Securities EMEA plc and any other relevant agreements entered into between MUFG Bank and MUFG Securities EMEA plc.

  • The role holder will have responsibility for identifying and resolving where there may be a difference or conflict in needs between MUFG Bank and MUFG Securities EMEA plc, escalating to their manager where required.

We are open to considering flexible working requests in line with organisational requirements.

MUFG is committed to embracing diversity and building an inclusive culture where all employees are valued, respected and their opinions count. We support the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion in recruitment and employment, and oppose all forms of discrimination on the grounds of age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, race, gender reassignment, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnership.

We make our recruitment decisions in a non-discriminatory manner in accordance with our commitment to identifying the right skills for the right role and our obligations under the law.

At MUFG, our colleagues are our greatest assets. Our Culture Principles provide a roadmap for how each of our colleagues must think and act to become more client-obsessed, inclusive and innovative. They reflect who we are, who we want to be and what we expect from one another. We are excited to see you take the next step in exploring a career with us and encourage you to spend more time reviewing them!

Our Culture Principles

  • Client Centric

  • People Focused

  • Listen Up. Speak Up.

  • Innovate & Simplify

  • Own & Execute