Group Head of Safety, Health, Environment and Quality

England, London
Up to £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
26 May 2021
23 Jun 2021
Emily Flynn
Contract Type
Full Time
IOSH Qualification

Group Head of Safety, Health, Environment and Quality
London | Up to £70,000 + excellent benefits

Irwin & Colton have been engaged by a leading, well known further education provider to recruit a Group Head of Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ). The company own and operate a large estate and this role will focus on engaging with a wide range of stakeholders to establish and maintain a programme of continual improvement in the management of Safety, Health, Environment and Quality across the organisation

This position is London based with a mix of homeworking and travel to campuses across the London area. This role will report into the Director of Estates.

Responsibilities for the Group Head of Safety, Health, Environment and Quality will include:

  • Leading the development and delivery of a best practice health and safety function, identifying opportunities to enhance the effectiveness of the team and operations
  • Ensure consistent processes are in place for the management of people and assets across the organisation, to ensure regulatory compliance and reduction of risk
  • Develop and establish key relationships with the Directors of relevant departments and other key stakeholders across the organisation
  • Lead on new operational initiatives, specifically around the implementation of new management systems and processes
  • Provide timely reporting of all safety and health activity to senior management as required
  • To provide SHEQ support, assist and advise Heads of Schools, Heads of Department, Safety Representatives and nominated staff as required.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Proven experience in a similar safety position from a related industry sector (Education, Property, Housing or a related sector)
  • NEBOSH Diploma or an equivalent health and safety qualification
  • Chartered membership of a relevant industry body or working towards (i.e CMIOSH)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with experience influencing and engaging with a wide range of senior stakeholders

For more information or to discuss further contact Emily Flynn on or 01923 433 289.

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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