Head of SHEQ

Location London
Sector: Health and Safety, Construction and Civil Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £100000 per annum + Car Allowance and Excellent Benefits
Job ref: LOD3022_1718113681
Published: about 1 month ago

Head of SHEQ

London | £100,000 plus Car Allowance & Excellent Benefits

Irwin and Colton have been engaged by a high-profile specialist construction contractor to recruit their Head of SHEQ. The organisation's turnover is in the region of £200m and they are seeking a safety professional who 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.

Responsibilities for the Head of SHEQ will include:

  • Engaging with senior managers, clients and external stakeholders ensuring responsibilities are clear and answering technical health and safety related enquires

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

  • Continually developing and reviewing the health, safety management system in line with the industries best practice

  • Conducting major health and safety incident investigation to identify root cause and making recommendations to prevent reoccurrence

The successful Head of SHEQ candidate will have:

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

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

  • Chartered Membership of IOSH (CMIOSH)

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

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 Luke O'Driscoll on or 01923 432 683. Job Ref LOD3022.

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