Head of Operational Health and Safety

Location Milton Keynes
Sector: Health and Safety, Corporate and Professional Services, Public Sector and Education
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £52000.00 - £69750.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Job ref: MAC2269_1690535931
Published: 2 months ago
Startdate: ASAP

Head of Operational Health and Safety
Milton Keynes
Salary: up to £69,750 Plus Excellent Benefits

Irwin and Colton are delighted to be partnering with a leading service provider, within Government, to recruit a new Head of Operational Health and Safety. The organisation's services provide support to development, policy, and defense to both the UK and global partners, and this role will lead on the strategy in place across the organisation to innovate and drive a positive culture within the UK and foreign locations.

The role will be leading a team of safety professionals, and reports into the overall Head of HSSEQ.

Responsibilities for the Head of Operational Health and Safety will include:

  • Leading on Health and Safety risk management to ensure an accurate understanding of the Health and Safety risk profile, especially across both major and minor construction projects

  • Leading the operational Health and Safety function to ensure that effective and efficient procedures are in place to identify, measure and report on Health and Safety related risks, such as leading on CDM

  • Ensuring that the communication of Health and Safety risks are delivered to the key stakeholders

  • Elevating the Health and Safety management culture across the organisation, so that it becomes a key component of the overall ethos

The successful Head of Operational Health and Safety will have:

  • Chartered Member of IOSH (with relevant qualifications) is mandatory

  • Experience in leading a health and safety function and team; ideally within the public sector or wider property (with CDM / construction experience)

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with experience influencing and engaging with a wide range of senior stakeholders

  • A strong understanding of the Health and Safety regulatory framework

This role will require full security clearance during the on-boarding process.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an established Government Department that provides a huge and positive impact across the globe. 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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