Director of Health and Safety

Irwin & Colton
England, Maidenhead, Berkshire
Up to £90000 per annum + car, bonus and excellent benefits
Closing date
2 Oct 2021
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Director of Health & Safety | Maidenhead
Salary: Circa £90,000 plus car or allowance, excellent benefits and bonus

Irwin & Colton have been engaged by a leading retail and logistics organisation to recruit a Director of Health & Safety. Forming part of the Senior Leadership team, this newly created role will lead on Health, Safety & Environment across all UK operations, covering multiple sites and corporate offices predominantly based within the South of England.

With an element of home working, this is a true leadership position and is an excellent opportunity to become part of an exciting growth journey and have real influence across the organisation.

Responsibilities for the Director of Health & Safety will include:

  • Leading the development and execution of the safety and health strategy and tactical planning across the group companies
  • Developing, implementing and promoting new initiatives to increase Health and Safety performance and understanding across the organisations
  • Ensuring a regular audit programme is conducted, and accurate reporting on findings and improvements are implemented
  • Engaging with key stakeholders across the business, including working with the Board of Directors to continue to drive a positive safety culture

The successful Director of Health & Safety will have:

  • Proven experience in a similar Health and Safety leadership role from within a multi-site retail, logistics, transport or similar environment
  • NEBOSH or NCRQ Diploma and Membership of IOSH or other relevant professional body (ideally Chartered or working towards)
  • Proven experience creating and implementing Health and Safety strategy and the ability to communicate and engage with a wide range of stakeholders across the business
  • A strong technical knowledge across relevant health, safety and environment legislation within a multi-industry environment

This is an excellent opportunity for a passionate health and safety professional to lead the strategy and overall direction for the function across a diverse organisation. For more information on this opportunity or to discuss your next career move, contact Emily Flynn at or 01923 433 289

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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