Head of Health and Safety

Location
Cambridge
Salary
£55k - 60k per year + Car + Bonus
Posted
15 Apr 2019
Closes
15 May 2019
Ref
KP203ASR
Contact
Katie Pickrell
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sector
Private
NEBOSH Qualification
NEBOSH Diploma

Assured Safety Recruitment is seeking a Head of Health and Safety for a newly created role responsible for the UK region of an international group, who have established themselves as leaders in their specialist field. The group work with high-end customers in the leisure sector.  This is a strategic role based from Head Office working closely with Divisional Managing Directors and CEO to foster a pro-active health and safety culture through the development of a pragmatic Group Health and Safety Strategy, including KPI's and metrics and a robust health and safety management system. The business operates in the Leisure/Construction sector so this role would suit candidates with experience of either sector.

Role Description

  • Advise the Company on health and safety and environmental legislation issues, review amendments to legislation and client standards and assess the relevance to the company, making appropriate recommendations.
  • Promote a culture of full compliance and continual improvement for all HSE requirements, ensuring compliance with legislation and company HSE policies is maintained and practised at all times.
  • Liaise and work closely with the individual business unit MD’s and senior Ops Managers
  • Develop and integrate best practices and drive safety culture across the business
  • Lead change in processes where needed through Operational Management.
  • Investigate the environmental implications of the company’s activities and suggest actions which may prove beneficial to the environment, the company or others.
  • Carry out proactive monitoring of Health and Safety compliance across the business through observation of work activities and the analysis of audits and other reports
  • Prepare and produce regular metrics and reports on the performance of the H&S and environmental management systems.
  • Champion actions to deliver a continuous reduction in the number of accidents, incidents and work-related ill health issues.
  • Imbed awareness and ownership for safety at all levels of the organisation.
  • Facilitate corporate learning, drive reviews and ensure root causes are identified and addressed in all incidents.
  • Design and integrate health and safety training programme for employees.
  • Line Management responsibility for H&S Compliance & Training Manager

Role Criteria

  • NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience of designing, developing and implementing Group Health and Safety Strategy and gaining buy-in from senior managers/directors.
  • Experience within the construction/property/events sector

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