Regional Health and Safety Manager

£43000 per annum + bonus
05 Jun 2017
05 Jul 2017
Mike Roebuck
Contract Type
Full Time

A large British high street retailer is seeking a Regional Health and Safety Manager to join their business due to continued growth. You will be managing the compliance and effectiveness of the Health, Safety and Food Hygiene governance structure within the company. This position is reporting into the Director of Risk and Audit and as the organisation has a lean, flat structure you will play a key role influencing decisions group wide. This role comes with national travel and can be based anywhere in the UK

The Role:

Dealing with all liaison and correspondence with external monitoring bodies- including EHOs, Fire Officers and Local Authorities in respect of all safety related matters.
Helping to compile, update and review Company health and safety and hygiene policies and procedures.
Ensuring the Group remains up to date and compliant with any changes in Health and Safety/ Food Hygiene legislation and best practice.
Responding to queries or requests for assistance from stores, DCs and other group locations in relation to any health and safety matters.
Overseeing procedures by which compliance with all safety and hygiene legislation is monitored, principally through the review and oversight of bi-annual HASWA and food safety audits.
Conducting a small number of unannounced site visits to review health and safety and food hygiene compliance within a sample of stores and at their Distribution Centres, as part of a rolling programme.
Reviewing and approving all health and safety and food hygiene training materials provided by various parties, including modular courses purchased from Upskill that are provided to staff through our E-learning database, and continuing to assess the sufficiency of training materials.

The Candidate:

Health and Safety experience within a retail environment is essential.
Experience operating within an enforcement role would be highly desirable.
EHO experience
Chartered Member of IOSH.
First rate communicator, excellent at building relationships at all levels within the business.
Team player.
Ability to influence.

Please contact Mike at or 01296 611328 for more information.

Reference: MR-10497

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