Head of Health and Safety

Location London
Sector: Health and Safety, Facilities Management and Property, Corporate and Professional Services
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Job ref: MAC2339_1690206735
Published: 8 months ago
Startdate: ASAP

Head of Health & Safety
Up to £80,000 plus very attractive benefits package

We're very pleased to be partnering with a forward thinking, sector-leading commercial property company, who are seeking a Head of Health and Safety to lead on the strategy and management of health and safety across their growing portfolio. The company owns and manages circa 80 properties located across the London region/Southeast, and the Head of Health & Safety would be based out of their Head office in South London, but with circa 50% travel across the portfolio.

A fantastic opportunity to lead health and safety in a professional and dynamic working environment.

Responsibilities of the Head of Health & Safety will include:

  • Ensure a culture of best practice health and safety across the business and property portfolio, ensuring regulatory compliance

  • Provide expert guidance and leadership to the Board of Directors and engage with all staff across the organization on health and safety issues

  • Ensure activities across the portfolio are properly risk assessed and manage a regular audit programme to evaluate performance

  • Develop and manage the health and safety management system, seek opportunities to improve and enhance the overall Health and safety strategy and performance

  • Oversee the Fire Risk Management process across the portfolio

The successful Head of Health & Safety will have:

  • Proven experience in a similar role within property, the built environment, Facilities / related industry

  • Experience in influencing, engaging and coaching across all levels of the organisation from site to the boardroom

  • A NEBOSH / NCRQ Diploma or NVQ5 (or equivalent)

  • Membership of a professional body (eg IOSH) Chartership of IOSH (or working towards)

  • Knowledge of fire safety (Any related professional qualification, an advantage)

This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated health and safety professional to lead and manage the function, in fast-paced and fun working environment. For further information or to discuss your career, contact Matthew Cathcart on or call 01923 432 636.

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