Rachel Marriott – Curriculum Vitae

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					                                 Rachel Marriott
                             MSc, CMIOSH, MIIRSM,GradCIEH

                      Health, Safety & Risk Manager
                   Chartered Safety & Health Practitioner

                                   Curriculum Vitae

Personal Profile

      Highly experienced Health, Safety & Risk Manager with a career history primarily in
       blue chip organisations covering the leisure, retail, telecommunications,
       pharmaceutical research & marketing, health service/care & enforcement sectors.
      Highly experienced & multi skilled in strategic & operational health & safety practice &
       policy. Successful Project Manager.
      Masters Degree in Health & Safety Management.
      Dynamic skills in general risk management including Health & Safety, disability
       discrimination, insurance/claims handling and formulation of “auditable” safety
       management systems.
      Strategic support provision on national & international scales in addition to financial
       management/budgetary control & line management responsibilities for team of
       specialist safety professionals.
      Fully accustomed to working in dynamic, fast moving environments where skills such
       as liaison with senior executives and managers, project management, problem
       solving, decision making & working to tight deadlines are prerequisites.
      Experienced in building new teams & significantly raising the profile and changing
       culture of the safety & risk management function across a large organisation.
      Dependable and reliable in supporting and enabling team effort to produce genuine
       long term sustainable development.
      High personal integrity, articulate, confident and persuasive. Able to motivate and
       communicate to achieve exceptional business performance.
      Persistent and flexible approach to the mutually beneficial achievement of business
       plans and personal goals of staff, suppliers and customers.


      Over 20 years proven expertise both in enforcing legislation and strategic
       implementation of innovative health and safety management systems.
      Executive accountability for budget spend including strategic planning, staffing and
       project management. (£1.6 million in the pharmaceutical sector, £0.5m in retail)
      Developed new teams & raised the profile of the safety & risk management function
       across large, multi site organisations.
      Management of change within the demanding and pressurised business environment.
      Implementation of modern management practices, concerning personnel, IT, reporting
       systems and partnership customer-supplier relationships.

                          Rachel Marriott, Health, Safety & Risk Manager.
                          MSc, CMIOSH, MIIRSM, GradCIEH – CV 2009
Career History

         Company                                          Role                           Dates
Gala Coral Group               Group Head of Health, Safety & Environment              2007 – 2009

Care UK Plc                    Group Health & Safety Manager                           2006 – 2007

Lloyds Pharmacy Limited        UK Health, Safety & Risk Manager                        2003 – 2006

Quintiles & Innovex            UK Health, Safety & Risk Manager                        2001 – 2003

AT&T                           Environment, Health & Safety Manager – Europe, Middle   1997 – 2001
                               East & Africa

J. Sainsbury Plc               UK Local Authority Liaison Manager                      1996 – 1997

The Royal Hospitals NHS        Deputy Risk Manager                                     1993 – 1996

Norwich City Council           Environmental Health Officer                            1991 – 1993

Waveney District Council       Sponsored Student Environmental Health Officer.         1988 – 1991


                                  Gala Coral Group
                      Group Head of Health, Safety & Environment

   Responsible for the strategic development of a new safety management system and culture
    change by interfacing at Executive Level across the organisation.
   Direct involvement & reporting lines at Executive level including a monthly Board Report
    submission and presentations to the Board.
   Corporate Accountability training provided to all Board Members.
   “Gap Analysis” and safety management review of the Coral Bookmakers and Gala Gaming
   Development of new safety management “compliance tools” including risk assessment,
    accident reporting and fire safety.
   Major influence establishing divisional health and safety budgets based on compliance and
    business priorities.
   Development & project management of safety training for circa 1700 Coral Shop Managers.
   Successful business case for the completion of fire risk assessments across the estate.
   New templates created for the management of “Exposure to Violence, Aggression and
    Conflict”. Partnership working with the security function.
   Relationship management of Enforcement Officers and enforcement activity. Ability to
    challenge matters of compliance resulting in successful reduction of legal proceedings.
   Practical management of accident data, investigation and claims management.
   Provision of general health & safety advice, support, legal and technical expertise to the

                           Rachel Marriott, Health, Safety & Risk Manager.
                           MSc, CMIOSH, MIIRSM, GradCIEH – CV 2009
                                  Care UK Plc
                          Group Health & Safety Manager

 Completion of a safety management review of the current health and safety compliance
  status in the Care UK portfolio and presentation back to the Executive Team.
 Strategic support to five Managing Directors and Chief Executive and outlining their
  responsibilities and accountabilities, including training on Corporate Accountability.
 Completion of a “gap analysis” outlining the stages in creation of a safety management
  system including the level of financial investment required.
 Production of a policy on the management of hot water.
 Formulation of a business case and project management of fire risk assessments.
 Development of a Health & Safety Intranet with tools to assist compliance.

                           Lloyds Pharmacy Limited
                        UK Health, Safety & Risk Manager

 Development of an internal infrastructure to support the management of the team.
 Created the Health & Safety Policy statement, responsibilities & arrangements.
 Project Managed requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act including budgetary
  control of £1.6m. Monthly report to the Board of Directors.
 Asbestos Management Plan Duty Holder.
 Project Manager for rolling programme of fire risk assessments to over 1400 outlets.
 Delivery of Health & Safety Training Sessions & training material for each pharmacy.
 Interfaced and developed with lead authority relationship for health & safety.
 Development and integration of risk assessment folder to every pharmacy.
 Managed all corporate contracts eg waste management.
 Interfaced between the company and enforcement officers including Lead Authority.
 Managed customer & employee complaints and civil claims relating to safety.
 Key accountabilities for serious incident investigation, reporting & management.

                            Quintiles & Innovex
                       UK Health, Safety & Risk Manager

 Formulation & introduction of a Health & Safety Policy Statement securing senior
  commitment to health and safety at a corporate level.
 Chairperson of the Global Technical Area Peer Group for Safety project - harmonising health
  & safety initiatives globally in the countries where Quintiles and Innovex operate.
 Development & launch of a health and safety website.
 Introduction of a telephone accident reporting "hotline", development of general risk
  assessment & manual handling templates.
 Provision of health & safety training & site audits.
 Dissemination of a monthly health and safety newsletter.
 Formulation of polices and procedures including teleworking, driver fatigue, mobile phone
  use, new and expectant mothers, fire safety and occupational stress.

                         Rachel Marriott, Health, Safety & Risk Manager.
                         MSc, CMIOSH, MIIRSM, GradCIEH – CV 2009
                    Environment, Health & Safety Manager
                         Europe, Middle East & Africa

 Developed & introduced a “one stop shop” website dedicated to compliance with the Display
  Screen Equipment (DSE) Regulations.
 Formulated an accident reporting procedure & general & manual handling risk assessment
 Developed & delivered training packages to all levels within the organisation including Senior
  Managers. Topics covered include employee induction, ergonomics, accident reporting,
  driver’s safety & basic health & safety.
 Speaker at international conference, Turin, Italy.

                             J. Sainsbury Plc
                    UK Local Authority Liaison Manager

 Representative on the Company’s Safety Committee & provided legal knowledge & expertise
  to the company.
 Liaison Manager working with enforcement officers gathering evidence following a fatal
  accident. The subsequent prosecution caused a change in the legislation.
 Authorised as the Company’s & Store Manager’s legal representative in written & tape-
  recorded interviews under PACE caution. Established professional relationships with Local
  Authorities by way of “damage limitation”.

                       The Royal Hospitals NHS Trust
                            Deputy Risk Manager

 Formulated Trust wide policies & procedures including the health & safety policy, general risk
  assessment procedure, manual handling policy & risk assessment procedure, display screen
  equipment risk assessment procedure, incident / accident reporting procedure & form &
  personal protective equipment policy.
 Member of the Trust’s Infection Control & Operating Theatre Committee.
 Member of the Trust Insurance Group. Responsible for a reduction in the level of
  compensation awarded by improved claims management techniques.
 Investigated incidents & accidents & formulated & delivered training packages.

           Norwich City Council Environmental Health Officer
                        Food & Health & Safety

 Investigated offences under legislation resulting in enforcement & prosecution.
 Co-ordinated & investigated a large scale Dysentery outbreak.
 Nominated Safety Officer for large, open air, public entertainment events.

                          Rachel Marriott, Health, Safety & Risk Manager.
                          MSc, CMIOSH, MIIRSM, GradCIEH – CV 2009
Professional, Educational Qualifications

    Masters Degree in Health & Safety Management – University of Leicester, 2003.
    Chartered Health & Safety Practitioner
    The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, Diploma in Environmental Health -
     Nottingham Polytechnic, 1988 – 1991.

Professional Affiliations

      Chartered Member of The Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (CMIOSH)
      Graduate member of The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (GradCIEH).
      Member of the International Institute for Risk & Safety Management (MIIRSM).
      Committee member of the IOSH Retail & Distribution Group.

                            Rachel Marriott, Health, Safety & Risk Manager.
                            MSc, CMIOSH, MIIRSM, GradCIEH – CV 2009