Head of Health, Safety, and Facilities

Location Peterborough
Sector: Health and Safety, Facilities Management and Property, Corporate and Professional Services, Public Sector and Education
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Job ref: MAC2500_1696526629
Published: 10 months ago
Startdate: ASAP

Head of Health and Safety
Bradford or Peterborough (with national travel)
Up to £70,000 + Excellent Benefits

Irwin and Colton has been engaged on a new opportunity to recruit for a well-established housing organisation that has over 20,000 properties across the UK. The position they are looking to bring onboard is a new Head of Health and Safety to integrate with the wider Senior Leadership team to drive a positive health and safety and facilities strategy, implementing a strong culture across the organisation.

This role will be managing a team of Health and Safety professionals, as well as leading the Facilities Management department as well.

Responsibilities of the Head of Health and Safety will include:

  • Leading on the development and maintenance of the health and safety management systems, policies, procedures, and safety accreditations.

  • Leading on the communication of health and safety activities and training across the business for colleagues at all levels

  • Visiting various sites across the UK given to ensure the team are conducting relevant accident investigations reporting, inspections, and answer any health and safety related queries raised

  • Ensuring the team are accurately analysing and reporting on health and safety performance and communicating this across the organisation

The successful Head of Health and Safety will have:

  • NEBOSH Diploma (or equivalent) and relevant membership of IOSH

  • Proven health and safety experience within the wider property space, ideally within housing/residential or facilities management (experience/knowledge in construction environments is a plus)

  • Good communications skills and a positive and pragmatic attitude to problem solving within Health and Safety

  • The candidate must have a driving licence and happy with UK-wide travel

This is a fantastic opportunity to elevate your Health and Safety career and take on a newly created role.

For further information or to discuss the next step in your health and safety career contact Matthew Cathcart on 01923 432 636

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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