Head of Health and Safety

Worthing, England, West Sussex
Up to £55000 per annum + plus excellent benefits
26 Jan 2021
25 Feb 2021
Michael Colton
Contract Type
Full Time
NEBOSH Qualification
NEBOSH Certification, NEBOSH Diploma

Head of Health and Safety
Salary: circa £55,000 plus attractive benefits package
Location: Worthing, Sussex

We're very pleased to be partnering with a leading online retailer, who are seeking a Head of Health and Safety to lead on the strategy and management of health and safety across their rapidly growing organisation. The company has over 7 key sites across the UK providing a nationwide distribution network. This role will lead, develop and manage a team of health and safety and facilities professionals and report to the Operations Director.

This is a fantastic opportunity to lead the health and safety strategy for a company that places health, safety and sustainability at the heart of their operations.

Responsibilities of the Head of Health and Safety:

  • Provide expert guidance and leadership to the Directors and engage with all staff across the organisation on health and safety issues
  • Ensure a culture of best practice health and safety across all warehouse and distribution sites, ensuring full regulatory compliance
  • Ensure activities across the network are properly risk assessed and manage a regular audit programme to evaluate performance
  • Oversee the development and continuous improvement of the management systems, seek opportunities to improve and enhance the overall Health and safety strategy and performance
  • Deliver relevant management reports on health & safety and facilities performance for the leadership team

The successful Head of Health and Safety will have:

  • Proven experience in a similar role within transport, logistics, manufacturing, retail or related industry
  • Experience in influencing, engaging and coaching across all levels of the organisation from site level to the boardroom
  • A NEBOSH / NCRQ Diploma or NVQ5 (or equivalent)
  • Membership of a professional body (eg IOSH) Chartership of IOSH (or working towards)

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced health & safety professional to lead and manage the health and safety agenda for a growing organisation. For further information and to apply, contact Michael Colton on or call 01923 432633.

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