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Head of Health and Safety

The HSE Recruitment Network
£80000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits: £5,500 car allowance + 15-20% Bonus,
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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Company; Beverage Manufacturing Company
Position; Head of Health and Safety (4 UK Sites)
Location; Based in West London - Chiswick
Salary up to £85,000 per annum, £5,500 car allowance, 15-20% bonus, 25 days + Bank Holiday, 10% Pension employer, 4% employee contribution

Are you a multi- site, passionate and people centric Health and Safety professional? Able to empower the workforce at all levels and get their teeth stuck in to some exciting projects? Wanting to evolve a company’s culture and take them on a journey towards interdependency and excellence? If so, this is the job for you!

I am currently representing an global manufacturing company, to support them in finding their next Head of Health and Safety to be responsible for the UK operations. A very fast paced company and leaders in their field. Looking for a proven health and safety professional to support two manufacturing facilities and two distribution sites take them on a maturity journey, lead their ISO 45001 accreditation and implementation of a new management system.

Main responsibilities;
  • Exciting time to join this company to have creative control of the Health and Safety function across the UK, responsible for implementing H&S management systems, business continuity management (BCM) and strategic priorities
  • Coach and mentor the H&S team (4)
  • Provide alignment of H&S standards across all 4 UK sites and wider European sites
  • Provides leadership and technical support to the implementation of the H&S, BCM and security strategic priorities in all functions of the company, ensuring that all programs are properly implemented and that compliance to company requirements is solid and sustainable.
  • Leads BBS (Behaviour Based Safety) program in the country. Positive behaviours and culture already but need keep the momentum to support their goal of interdependency across the sites
  • Communicates with functional leadership teams to get their support, involvement and endorsement to the H&S programs and initiatives.
  • Develops/adapts standards, guidance materials and trainings to support the implementation of the H&S strategy.
  • Periodically reports the progress to the senior leadership team and global function, using appropriate performance indicators and management review processes.
  • Advises on Capex with respect to H&S projects.
  • Assists in the assessment and implementation of international standards ISO 45001 certifications including follow up.
  • Conducts independent compliance assessments, field observations, inspections, coaching and guidance within country
  • Coordinates reporting towards external bodies.
  • Manages all technical risks in the country and coordinates actions to reduce or mitigate them.
  • Coordinates, through Security manager, implementation, and improvement of security standards in the company and investigation of frauds.
  • Cooperates with the insurance company and coordinates cases raised related to the insurance.

Essential experience and qualifications;
  • NEBOSH diploma or equivalent
  • FMCG experience ideally within food, beverage or packaging manufacturing environments
  • Management of multiple sites
  • Exposure to risk management, business continuity management, cultural change programmes

Personality requirements;
  • People centric, dynamic
  • Care, pride and passion for HSE
  • Able to engage with gravitas
  • Empower all levels of workforce, from the factory floor all the way up to stakeholder/ Director level
  • Visible and approachable

Interested? Apply now for immediate consideration // 0121 454 5000.Alternatively, if you know of anyone who may be interested in this opportunity, please forward on our details.

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