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Head of Health and Safety

Irwin & Colton
England, London, West End
£80000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Closing date
2 May 2024

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Head of Health and Safety
London | £80,000 - £85,000 + Excellent Benefits

Irwin and Colton have been engaged by a dynamic Principal Contractor to recruit a Head of Health and Safety. The company turnover circa £50m and are growing rapidly. Their projects range from new build residential, cut & carve through to Grade 2 listed major refurbishments. This organisation are looking for a creative, innovative, individual with new ideas and can ensure that the business continues its track record of successful delivery of high-profile projects.

This role will suit either an experienced Head of Safety, or a Senior Manager looking for their first step in a leadership position.

Responsibilities for the Head of Health and Safety will include:

  • Assessing current health safety standards across the business and identifying opportunities to drive past compliance and ensure the organisation is a true leader in health and safety
  • Keeping updated with key changes to legislation and ensuring the organisation remains compliant
  • Engaging with senior managers, clients and external stakeholders ensuring responsibilities are clear and answering technical health and safety related enquires
  • Continually developing and reviewing the health, safety management system in line with the industries best practice

The successful Head of Health and Safety will have:

  • Proven experience in a similar leadership role within construction or civil engineering, experience
  • Ideally a NEBOSH or NVQ 5 (or equivalent) and membership of IOSH
  • The ability to influence and engage key internal and external stakeholders
  • A strong technical knowledge across relevant health and safety legislation, compliance, and regulations

The Head of Health, Safety, Environment and Quality position will require an individual who is ready to take the next step in their health and safety career. For further information or to discuss your career, contact Kristian Gribble on or 01923 432 690. Job Reference KG 2867.

Irwin and 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 and 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.


Irwin and Colton is a specialist recruitment company supporting health, safety, environment and sustainability professionals in creating a safe and sustainable future for the world.

We recruit experienced HSE professionals from Advisor through to Director level, covering all industry sectors and working across the UK and internationally.

For more information please visit or call 01923 432 633.

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+44 (0) 1923 432 633
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