Head of Safety

Location
Sheffield
Salary
£45,000 - £50,000 plus package
Posted
23 Oct 2020
Closes
23 Nov 2020
Ref
PMu 15240
Contact
Phillip Muston
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sector
Private

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Head of Safety/Senior Health & Safety Manager to join a leading transport business and lead health & safety across one of the best performing business units. The role will be leading a team and have the opportunity to further progress across the wider business as the ideal candidate will look to contribute to other areas. Whilst this is a senior position the ideal candidate will still look to remain hands on in their position and engage with site teams. This is a great opportunity for someone who has strong Health & Safety knowledge within a complex environment to join a business where they can progress into a senior leadership position. 

The Role:

  • To take the lead on ensuring the company is compliant to health & safety legislation  
  • Represent the company on senior leader meetings with internal and external parties 
  • Continuously improve ISO management systems across the division 
  • Lead accident investigations when required and report outcomes
  • Leading in developing emergency response plans 
  • Key driver in continuously improving how health & safety is viewed internally and externally 

The Candidate:

  • 5 years + experience working in Health & Safety, ideally in rail or complex high risk environments
  • NEBOSH Certificate, ideally Diploma level qualification or working towards 
  • Minimum of Tech IOSH, working towards Grad IOSH  
  • Strong stakeholder engagement 
  • Willing to roll up sleeves and be part of the team whilst operating at senior level 

Reference: PMu 15240

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