Group Head of Environment, Health and Safety (EHS)

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Peel Ports
Liverpool, Merseyside
Non specified
05 Nov 2020
05 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
NEBOSH Qualification
NEBOSH Certification

At Peel Ports we’re already one of the UK’s leading port and logistics companies. However, we’re hungry for more and our team needs people who share our taste for success.

With 12 settings across the UK and a huge menu of career paths, our business offers plentiful opportunities.

We’ve got an appetite for growth and transforming the supply chain to benefit our customers. Much of that depends on our unrivalled facilities and technology. But in our sector, it always boils down to having the right talent. So, if you’ve got something great to bring to the table, then a potential future with Peel Ports should give you food for thought.

Group Head of Environment, Health and Safety (EHS)

Applicants are invited to apply for the above vacancy within the Health and Safety Department based at the Port of Liverpool.

Role Purpose: To act as deputy to the Group EHS Director and support strategies designed to promote a positive safety and sustainability culture. 

Our core values: Personal Responsibility, Integrity and Honesty, Strive for Excellence, Heartfelt Customer Service, One team.

Peel Ports is committed to a workplace free from harm.  Our Safety365 strategy helps deliver the highest health and safety standards.

This role will include the following responsibilities:

  • Leadership engagement across the Group, to make certain EHS responsibilities are understood and practiced in accordance with standards as defined by the EHS Chair and CEO
  • Help ensure strict compliance with all statutory H&S, Marine Safety and Environmental regulations
  • Coach and mentor senior leaders on EHS strategies, to promote a positive safety culture across the Group
  • Develop, maintain and present to the Board a diligently considered Group EHS risk register
  • Progress a programme of Group compliance audits for EHS, ensuring that audit findings and opportunities for improvement are incorporated into annual planning cycles at Group and port level
  • Ensure company policies align with all its regulatory and statutory obligations and are implemented consistently across the Group
  • Develop and maintain robust monitoring processes.  Analysing trends, metrics and incidents, making certain remedial actions are owned and effected at the earliest appropriate opportunity

Applicants interested in this role should ideally possess the following skills and experience:

  • Experience in a Senior Health, Safety and Environment Management role
  • Ability to implement a progressive safety culture
  • Organisational skills with the ability to plan and prioritise workload to meet the commitments and objectives of the group
  • Able to build strong, long lasting relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrate high personal standards and hold others to account to meet commitments
  • Develop talent, nurturing people to meet their career aspirations and deliver the goals of the organisation
  • Ability to implement and execute a group wide EHS plan
  • Able to demonstrate initiative and proactivity 

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