Head of Health and Safety

Location City of London
Sector: Health and Safety, Construction and Civil Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £80000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Contact name: Kristian Gribble

Contact email: kristian.gribble@irwinandcolton.com
Job ref: KG1761_1660207882
Published: about 2 months ago

Head of Health and Safety

London | £80,000 + Excellent Benefits

Irwin and Colton have been engaged by a dynamic Principal Contractor to recruit a Head of Health and Safety in a newly created role. The company turnover circa £40m 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, Safetywill 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, Safetywill have:

  • Proven experience in a similar leadership role within construction or civil engineering, experience
  • Ideally a NEBOSH/NCRQ Diploma 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.

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