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Head of Health and Safety

Irwin & Colton
Leatherhead, Surrey, England
Up to £85000.00 per annum + Car Allowance
Closing date
17 Sep 2021

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Head of Health & Safety | Leatherhead | £85,000 + Car Allowance

We're pleased to be working with a major interior fit out specialist to recruit a Head of Health and Safety. The company are going from strength to strength, with a growing turnover in excess of £100m. Our client is involved in a broad range of high-end projects with sites predominately across Central London.

Responsibilities of the Head of Health & Safety will include:

  • To oversee and manage health and safety across the company and continually refine and improve the health and safety strategy
  • Lead the health and safety team ensuring delivery of the operational strategy across sites
  • Provide regular and timely reporting to the Board and externally with clients and regulatory bodies as required
  • Influence, engage and coach key internal and external stakeholders to deliver change and improvements
  • Oversee incident investigation to identify root cause and make recommendations to prevent reoccurrence
  • Constantly seek opportunities for improvement and share best practice across the organisation

The successful Head of Health & Safety will have:

  • Proven leadership experience in a similar role, ideally within fitout/refurbishment, construction, civils or a related industry
  • Experience in influencing, engaging and coaching senior management and site level operational staff
  • Hold NEBOSH / NCRQ Diploma or equivalent and be a Chartered member of IOSH

This role is an excellent opportunity for an experienced health and safety professional to take on a true leadership role and an opportunity to drive best practice forward. For further information or to apply, please contact Isla Robson on or call 01923 432 801. Job ref IR1149.

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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At Irwin & Colton we specialise in health, safety and environment recruitment. With over a decade’s experience, we know that the health, safety and environment sector is about much more than doing the right thing; it’s also about organisational risks and opportunities. And just like our clients and candidates, at the core of what we do is hard work and expertise.

For clients:

We are committed to finding our clients the perfect candidate. But we’re dedicated to sourcing people who are far more than well qualified and technically proficient. Our candidates add true value, creating inspiring ideas, influencing, engaging and communicating, to go beyond compliance and bring real, positive change. It is this blend of hard and soft skills that makes our candidates unique, and makes Irwin & Colton the partner of choice for health, safety and environment recruitment. Using our wealth of experience and deep market knowledge, we recruit both contract and permanent positions, from Health, Safety and Environment Director to Manager and Advisor level, so you always find the perfect candidate

For candidates:

When you are looking for your next role, working with the expert in your sector gives you significant advantage. But beyond that, it’s crucial to have the right support. That’s why, at Irwin & Colton, we work with all our candidates personally. So, you get all the help and preparation you need, to successfully take the next step on the career ladder.

For more information please visit or call 01923 432 633.

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