Head of Health & Safety

Recruiter
Acre
Location
England, London
Salary
Up to £80,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted
06 Jun 2018
Closes
06 Jul 2018
Ref
BBBH7617
Contact
Jonathan Goldsmith
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sector
Private

Acre is delighted to be partnered with one of the world's most innovative and dynamic construction businesses to recruit a Head of Health & Safety for the team. This business operates in multiple countries worldwide, employing thousands across their construction, development and refurbishment activities.

This senior level position will provide both project and corporate health and safety support working closely alongside the Associate Director to develop and implement health and safety strategy for the business, fostering a unified and proactive H&S culture and providing a high level of assurance across a range of projects.

Key accountabilities

  • Supporting the Head of Health & Safety in the development and implementation of the company health and safety strategy
  • Advising, guiding and coaching personnel with the implementation of the company Health & Safety Policy & Management System
  • Acting as a source of competent health and safety advice within the company and across allocated projects, providing advice and assistance to the Directors, project teams and managers on health and safety matters
  • Leading the development and implementation of company-wide initiatives and campaigns

The right individual for this position will have extensive experience across the commercial construction or residential construction sectors. You will be able to provide examples of influencing strategic direction within businesses whilst also maintaining a positive relationship with stakeholders throughout all levels, from operations to senior management.

Key requirements

  • CMIOSH - GradIOSH as a minimum
  • Line management experience as a minimum
  • Experience working in a principal contractor environment
  • Specialist knowledge in a relevant subject area, e.g., asbestos, scaffolding, fire or electrical safety

This opportunity presents a fantastic chance for someone to take up a leadership and strategic level position within a renowned principal contractor. You will be supporting the Associate Director towards driving forward health and safety performance, whilst working to maintaining a high level of assurance across a diverse project portfolio.

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