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Head of Health and Safety

The HSE Recruitment Network
£80000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits: + Car Allowance
Closing date
18 May 2024

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Head of Health and Safety
Salary: £80,000 - £90,000 + Car Allowance
Location: Homebased

Are you an experienced Health and Safety leader ready to drive excellence and ensure compliance in a dynamic environment? We have an exciting opportunity for a Head of Health and Safety to join a well-established business within the UK

Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead the development and implementation of the Health and Safety strategy for the company division.
  • Drive continuous improvement in Health and Safety performance across all operations.
  • Provide expert advice on Health and Safety matters to internal stakeholders.
  • Ensure compliance with legal obligations and industry best practices.
  • Oversee and manage third-party contractor Health and Safety performance.
  • Develop and implement processes for monitoring and controlling contractor performance.
  • Support colleagues in meeting Health and Safety requirements both in office and remote working environments.

Leadership Skills:
  • Proactively engage colleagues to deliver Health and Safety compliance and drive continuous improvement.
  • Act as an escalation point for Health and Safety issues.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to maintain Health and Safety standards.
  • Analyse performance metrics to inform areas of focus and drive timely action.

Qualifications and Experience:
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in senior Health and Safety management roles.
  • Relevant degree or professional qualification in Health and Safety.
  • Strong understanding of regulatory requirements and risk management.
  • Experience in managing third-party contractor performance.
  • Chartered member of IOSH or actively working towards it.
  • Evidence of continuous professional development.

  • Strong decision-making skills with a focus on organisational values.
  • Commercial acumen aligned with business strategy.
  • Effective influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to develop others through coaching and feedback.
  • Collaborative approach to working with stakeholders.

Working Conditions:
  • Flexible working arrangements with a combination of home, office, and limited fieldwork.
  • Limited travel within the UK only.

For further information on this fantastic opportunity, please contact

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