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Head of SHEQ

Irwin & Colton
England, London
Up to £100000 per annum + Car Allowance and Excellent Benefits
Closing date
11 Jul 2024

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Job Role
Head of Health & Safety
Contract Type
Full Time
NEBOSH Qualification
NEBOSH Certification

Job Details

Head of SHEQ

London | £100,000 plus Car Allowance & Excellent Benefits

Irwin and Colton have been engaged by a high-profile specialist construction contractor to recruit their Head of SHEQ. The organisation's turnover is in the region of £200m and they are seeking a safety professional who can ensure their Health and Safety program continues to deliver to the highest standard. This individual will be required to lead by example, being visible across the organisation from site level to the Boardroom.

Responsibilities for the Head of SHEQ will include:

  • Engaging with senior managers, clients and external stakeholders ensuring responsibilities are clear and answering technical health and safety related enquires
  • Leading the Health and Safety team ensuring the successful delivery of the strategy on site
  • Continually developing and reviewing the health, safety management system in line with the industries best practice
  • Conducting major health and safety incident investigation to identify root cause and making recommendations to prevent reoccurrence

The successful Head of SHEQ candidate will have:

  • Experience in influencing, engaging and coaching senior management and site level operations
  • Proven leadership experience in a similar role ideally within construction or civil engineering, RC Frame or a related industry
  • Chartered Membership of IOSH (CMIOSH)
  • A strong technical knowledge across relevant health and safety legislation, compliance, and regulations

This position will require an individual who is passionate about Health and Safety and high performance. For further information or to discuss your career, contact Luke O'Driscoll on or 01923 432 683. Job Ref LOD3022.

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


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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