Head of Health and Safety

Location London
Sector: Health and Safety, Construction and Civil Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £87000 per annum + Car Allowance & Excellent Benefits
Job ref: KG2816_1709310408
Published: about 1 month ago

Head of Health and Safety
London | £87,000 plus Car & Excellent Benefits

Irwin and Colton have been engaged by a high-profile specialist construction contractor to recruit their Head of Health and Safety. This organisation are looking for a creative, innovative, individual with new ideas, who can drive a behavioural change program and 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, working both operationally and strategically.

Responsibilities for the Head of Health and Safety will include:

  • Working with the Board and senior stakeholders to develop and continually refine the Health and Safety strategy

  • Leading the Health and Safety team ensuring the successful delivery of the strategy on site

  • Influencing, engaging and coaching key internal and external stake holders to drive change

  • Conducting major Health and Safety incident investigations to identify root cause and making recommendations to prevent reoccurrence

  • Constantly assessing opportunities for Health and Safety improvements and sharing best practice across the organisation

The successful Head of Health and Safety candidate will have:

  • Proven leadership experience in a similar role ideally within construction or civil engineering or a related industry

  • Experience in influencing, engaging and coaching senior management and site level operations

  • A NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent (desirable) and ideally Chartership of IOSH

  • It would be advantageous if candidates have had experience with behavioural programs, wellbeing scheme and wider innovations within Health & Safety

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 Kristian Gribble on or 01923 432 690. Job Ref KG 2816.

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.

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