Head of Health, Safety & Wellbeing (Principal Contractor)

England, West Midlands, Birmingham
£70000 - £75000 per annum + car and attractive benefits
17 Jul 2018
16 Aug 2018
Michael Colton
Contract Type
Full Time
NEBOSH Qualification
NEBOSH Diploma

Head of Health, Safety and Wellbeing (Principal Contractor) | Birmingham | £75,000 + Car + Attractive Benefits

Irwin & Colton have been engaged by a major principal contractor to recruit a Head of Health, Safety and Wellbeing. The company is a leading player in large scale infrastructure and construction projects, and this role will lead on operational Health, Safety and Wellbeing on one of the UK's largest infrastructure projects in recent history.

The organisation is looking for an experienced Health & Safety professional, it is essential candidates for this role have a proven track record of engaging and influencing senior management, and team management experience.

Responsibilities of the Head of Health, Safety & Wellbeing will include:

  • To provide leadership across health, safety and wellbeing across the project both internally and externally, and represent the company with the client and external partners
  • Champion and promote a positive health & safety culture and continually look to improve and develop strategy
  • Lead the Health and Safety team ensuring delivery of the operational strategy across the project
  • Influencing, engaging and coaching key internal and external stakeholders to effect change
  • Constantly assessing opportunities for improvements and sharing best practice across the organisation
  • Lead on the delivery of market leading Occupational Health solutions

The successful candidate will have:

  • Proven leadership experience in a similar role ideally on large infrastructure, Rail or construction projects
  • Large operational team management and experience in influencing and engaging senior management
  • Chartership of IOSH and ideally a relevant post graduate qualification

This position would suit someone who is passionate about health and safety and driving best practice forward, and would like to be involved in large infrastructure projects. For further information or to discuss your career, contact Michael Colton on or call 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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