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Health and Safety Director

Irwin & Colton
London, England
£120000.00 - £140000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Closing date
17 Sep 2021
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Director - Health & Safety Consultancy

Location: London, Birmingham, Leeds or Manchester

Salary: Circa £140,000 + Excellent benefits

We've been exclusively engaged by one of the world's leading and most well-respected Consulting firms to recruit a Director of Health & Safety. The role is tasked with setting the strategic objectives for the Consultancy and leading the team to delivering these. Clients range from global media, mining and technology leaders, through to multi-national corporate companies. The services provided include strategy, to designing and implementing audit programs and expert advice on the implementation of HSE technology - utilizing 'big data' to ensure clients can make informed decisions.

Responsibilities of the Health and Safety Director will include:

  • Developing and enhancing the business strategy, creating a clear delivery roadmap to ensure the vison is achieved
  • Leading, managing and motivating other experienced Health and Safety Consultants, always seeking ways to train, develop and improve performance
  • Working with a range of clients, overseeing project delivery, accurately assessing health and safety risks and strategy, and working with clients to create and deliver solutions
  • Maintaining and continually developing strong relationships with clients to truly understand their requirements and be in a position to create innovative solutions
  • Creating a collaborative culture internally, sharing best practice and ideas, constantly assessing opportunities for improvement and innovation

The Health and Safety Director will have:

  • Proven health and safety Consultancy experience with a proven track record of creating pragmatic, innovative solutions, ideally across a range of sectors
  • Degree or diploma (or equivalent) in health and safety and ideally Chartered status with a relevant membership body (CMIOSH)
  • Proven management and leadership experience, excellent communications skills with experience of engaging with a range of stakeholders, ideally on a global scale
  • Good commercial acumen, financial understanding and an entrepreneurial spirit

This is a rare opportunity to join a well-established consultancy in a leadership role and take ownership on the strategic direction and growth of the business. There is clear opportunity for career development and the rewards that would come with this progression. For more details and to apply contact James Irwin on or 01923 432 632

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.

Irwin & Colton Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at our website irwinandcolton. com


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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+44 (0) 1923 432 633
Cardinal Point
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