Head of Health and Safety

Location Manchester
Sector: Health and Safety, Construction and Civil Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance & Benefits
Job ref: KG2812_1710170697
Published: about 1 month ago

Head of Health and Safety
Manchester, Leeds or Birmingham
£60,000 - £70,000 + Car Allowance and Excellent Benefits

An exciting, new opportunity has arisen with a well-established Utility organisation as Head of Health and Safety. The organisation has an extensive track record of successful operation in the UK and this is an excellent opportunity to join the business and help them continue with their growth plans. The innovative solutions provided by this company are a critical function to many of the new commercial and residential projects across the UK.

This is an excellent opportunity for a health and safety professional to further develop their career, responsibilities for the Head of Health and Safety will include:

  • Working with the senior team communicating and ensuring the implementation of the health and safety policies across the organisation, including gaining key stakeholder engagement

  • Assisting and advising project teams and designers on the day-to-day implementation of the UK health and safety management system and reporting against this

  • Acting as key point of contact with third party organisations, including contractors and clients

  • Managing the operational health and safety team UK wide

  • Contribute towards developing and continuously adapting the health and safety strategy

The successful Head of Health and Safety candidate will have:

  • Proven experience in a similar role within Utilities, or Civil Engineering

  • Proven experience interfacing with senior key stakeholders

  • A NEBOSH qualification, at or above certificate level (or equivalent)

  • The ability to influence and engage a range of stakeholders

  • A strong technical knowledge across relevant health and safety legislation, compliance and regulations

This position will require a self starter who can lead by example and hit the ground running; excellent communication skills are essential. For more information on this opportunity or to discuss your next career move, contact Kristian Gribble at or on (0) 1923 432 690 or apply here. Job reference KG 2812.

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