Head of Health, Safety, Environment, and Quality

Location England
Sector: Health and Safety, Facilities Management and Property, Corporate and Professional Services
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Company Car or Car Allowance
Job ref: MAC2679_1704906906
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

Head of Health, Safety, Environment, and Quality
Home-based (with travel across the South region)
Up to £75,000 plus company car/car allowance

Irwin and Colton are pleased to have been engaged by an industry-leading facilities management organisation who are looking to bring on board a new Head of Health, Safety, Environment, and Quality. The vacancy is brand new to the organisation due to successfully onboarding a number of new contracts for the QHSE team to lead on. The role will specifically focus on the QHSE strategy for some of their largest and newest contracts, across an array of industries (such as hospitality, education, and residential property). The role reports to the Group HSEQ Director, as well as managing a number of direct reports.

This is a fantastic opportunity to lead on the HSEQ in a professional and dynamic working environment, for one of the UK's fastest growing FM organisations.

Responsibilities of the Head of Health, Safety, Environment, and Quality will include:

  • Leading on all engagement with key stakeholders to drive a positive health and safety culture, from employees right through to board level across the clients

  • Leading closely with the wider business areas in the development and delivery of health and safety strategy, identifying opportunities to enhance the effectiveness of the health and safety function internally and externally

  • Overseeing the assessment and development of the health and safety management systems and compliance to ensure that it reflects best practice

  • To analyse risk across the region and then drive strategy to mitigate those risks

The successful Head of Health, Safety, Environment, and Quality will have:

  • Proven experience within a similar industry (facilities management /retail / hospitality / education)

  • Experience in influencing, engaging, and liaising with stakeholders across all levels of organisations, up to board level

  • NEBOSH diploma qualified (or equivalent) and relevant membership of a professional body (e.g. Chartered Member of IOSH or working towards)

  • Strong working understanding of relevant ISO systems (ISO 9001, 14001 and 45001)

  • Strong experience managing a team of QHSE professionals and working with contractors

This is an excellent opportunity to join an established FM company with a strong history of consistent growth. The candidate must be willing to travel on a regular basis.

For more information on this opportunity or to discuss your next career move, contact Matthew Cathcart on +44(0) 1923 432 636 or apply here.

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