Group Head of Health & Safety

Location
Milton Keynes
Salary
up to £80,000
Posted
23 Mar 2018
Closes
23 Apr 2018
Ref
703NJ
Contact
Nick Jones
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sector
Private

Extensive benefits including 30% bonus scheme
We have an exciting senior leadership role within Health & Safety.

Main Responsibilities
As Head of Health & Safety, you’ll be responsible for shaping the future agenda of H&S by developing the Group wide strategy and overseeing the implementation of appropriate policies and procedures.
You’ll work across our clients manufacturing Units to pro-actively support the prevention of work injuries and illnesses, reviewing trends and outputs from incident investigations to put in place preventive measures to reduce future incidents.

You’ll provide direction across the health and safety function and champion a programme that promotes a positive health and safety culture, liaising with employees across the business.

In your lead role within Health and Safety for the Group you’ll be responsible for interpreting any changes to national H&S regulations, recommending changes in policy and procedures where necessary to ensure compliant and standardised practice is adopted across the business.

The Ideal Candidate
You’ll have a strong understanding of current H&S legislation with relevant industry qualifications. You’ll have prior experience of working at a senior level within a Health and Safety leadership role.

You’ll have a track record of implementing behavioural H&S culture change and a background of managing the Health and Safety function across a multi-site environment, ideally within manufacturing.

We’ll be looking for you to develop strong relationships with key stakeholders across all levels of the business to drive engagement of the H&S agenda

Not only will you be working for one of the world’s leading food manufacturers and retailers, you’ll also get to work for a company that really does put the health & safety of its people at the core.

So if you are passionate about Health and Safety and have a good track record in this field, we’d love to hear from you.

Candidates from logistics, distribution, manufacturing will be favoured however of most importance is the ability to influence and communicate at all levels.

 

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