Head of Health and Safety

Maidstone, England, Kent
Up to £90000.00 per annum + car and excellent benefits
07 Apr 2021
05 May 2021
James Cox
Contract Type
Full Time
IOSH Qualification

Head of Health and Safety
Maidstone, Kent | £90,000 + Car + Excellent Benefits

We are pleased to be exclusively engaged by a major Principal Contractor to recruit a Head of Health and Safety. The company are going from strength to strength, with a growing turnover, currently circa £300m. Their projects range from medium and high-rise construction through to commercial fit-out. Our client is involved in a broad range of projects with sites across the UK.

Responsibilities for the Head of Health and Safetywill include:

  • Leading a regional health and safety team, ensuring the implementation of health and safety policies and procedures on site
  • Keeping updated with key changes to legislation and ensuring the organisation remains compliant
  • Engaging with senior managers, clients and external stakeholders ensuring responsibilities are clear and answering technical health and safety related enquires
  • Continually developing and reviewing the health and safety management system in line with industry best practice

The successful Head of Health and Safetywill have:

  • Proven experience in a similar leadership role within construction or civil engineering, with Principal Contractor experience
  • Ideally a NEBOSH/NCRQ Diploma or NVQ 5 (or equivalent) and membership of IOSH
  • The ability to influence and engage key internal and external stakeholders
  • A strong technical knowledge across relevant health and safety legislation, compliance, and regulations

The Head of Health and Safety position is an excellent opportunity for an experienced health and safety professional to take the next step in their health and safety career. For further information or to discuss your career, contact James Cox on or 01923 432 687.

Irwin & Colton are a specialist Health and Safety recruitment company, based in the South East of England we recruit across the UK. We recruit all roles in the health and safety industry from Health and Safety Manager, Health and safety Director through to Health and Safety Advisor positions.

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