Head of Health and Safety Services

Posted 18 October 2023
Salary £57,696-£64,914
Job type Permanent
Contact NameStephanie Foley

Job description

Our client is currently undergoing substantial investment in their assets resulting in the creation of the role of Health & Safety Manager. This is an excellent opportunity for an IOSH professional with a proven track record of managing health & safety within a large or varied asset portfolio to assume a strategic leadership position within an established team

You will collaborate with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders to ensure that ongoing investments across various sites adhere to evolving health & safety standards and remain a priority throughout the organisation.

What’s in it for you?

  • 30 days holiday plus 8 public holidays and 4 customary days per year.

  • A pension scheme with a generous employer contribution of 21.6%.

  • Onsite nursery.

  • Employee assistance programme including counselling options.

  • Travel schemes.

  • Free parking on site.

  • Salary sacrifice scheme.

  • 5 days a year of volunteering

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Influence and support stakeholders while continuously elevating the prominence of health and safety across the entire organisation.

  • Oversee the development and maintenance of health and safety management systems.

  • Review and enhance existing policies and processes to promote best practices.

  • Monitor compliance levels and implementation of health and safety measures.

  • Collaborate with senior leadership to keep them informed of any pertinent issues.

  • Foster a positive safety culture throughout the organisation.

Essential skills & experience:

  • Chartered member of IOSH (or equivalent)

  • Experience in providing strategic guidance and devising effective tactical health and safety plans to optimise performance.

  • Exceptional communication skills

  • Strong track record of cross-functional management and development.

  • Ability to develop innovative solutions and drive continuous improvement.

  • Experience in a large or varied asset portfolio.

If this sounds like an opportunity for you, click ‘apply now’ and a member of our team will be in touch!