Group Head of SHEQ

England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
£60000 - £70000 per annum + car and benefits
29 Mar 2018
28 Apr 2018
Michael Colton
Contract Type
Full Time

Group Head of Safety, Health, Environment and Quality & Compliance (Construction & Demolition) | Salary: £60,000 to £70,000 + Car & Benefits | Leeds, West Yorkshire

We've been engaged by one of the UK's leading environmental, health and safety and risk management services company to secure a new Group Head of SHEQ and Compliance. Reporting to the CEO the role will lead on all matters relating to SHEQ and Compliance across the organisation. The company has a network of regional offices across the UK and works on projects nationally across the UK.

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

  • Lead on strategic and operational matters relating to Compliance, Safety, Health, Environment and Quality and wellbeing across the organisation
  • Promote, develop and establish a positive safety culture within the Company, ensuring it can meet its legal requirements
  • Providing competent support and expert advice to stakeholders across the organisation
  • Overall responsibility to maintain and renew essential operational licenses, including ISO compliance
  • Team management and development of SHEQ and Compliance staff (Team of 6)
  • Driving organisational SHEQ objectives & targets across the group
  • Providing the CEO and Senior management with information and reports in relation to compliance, SHEQ and wellbeing

The Group Head of SHEQ & Compliance will have:

  • Extensive Health and Safety experience from the construction, demolition, rail infrastructure or related industries
  • Previous team management and leadership experience
  • Relevant degree and/or NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent, relevant professional membership (CMIOSH preferred)
  • Management systems experience eg. ISO standards, Achilles, CHAS
  • Experience of developing behavioural change programmes

This position will suit an experienced safety professional who is used to operating at a senior level, leading by example and can hit the ground running. This is a national role so a UK Driver's license and preparedness to travel is essential. If this sounds of interest please contact Michael Colton on or 01923 432 633

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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