Interim Health and Safety Manager

Location Bury St Edmunds
Sector: Health and Safety, Pharmaceuticals and Chemicals, Manufacturing
Job type: Contract and Interim
Salary: Up to £400 per day
Contact name: Andy Harris

Contact email: andy.harris@irwinandcolton.com
Job ref: AH1646_1655981944
Published: 9 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Interim Health and Safety Manager, Bury St Edmunds, Up to £400 Per Day, Outside IR35

We've been engaged by a well-established chemical manufacturing company to secure an Interim Health and Safety Manager to oversee and maintain current procedures. The role will report to the Operations Director and will lead on health and safety for business. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring a positive and proactive approach to health and safety and reassure key stakeholders that HSE standards are being met.

Responsibilities of the Interim Health and Safety Manager will include:

  • Working closely with the senior management team to implement the health, safety and environment policies and procedures in line with the business evolution and growth
  • Engaging across the organisation from the senior management to the shop floor to embed health and safety best practice
  • Managing a regular audit and reporting program and communicating performance across the company
  • Acting as the key Health, Safety and Environment point of contact for a range of stakeholders including external regulators and customers

The successful Interim Health and Safety Manager will have:

  • Similar experience in a health, safety and environment role with ideally COMAH or high hazardous industry experience
  • Experience within manufacturing, chemicals/pharma or other related industry
  • A proactive and self-motivated approach
  • Ideally a NEBOSH, NVQ 5, or NCRQ diploma (or equivalent)
  • Membership of IOSH (Grad or Chartered)
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate from the boardroom to the shop floor

Job reference: AH1646

This is a great opportunity to join an established organisation and work on a range of interesting projects. If you have the relevant skills and experience or would like further information, please contact Andy Harris on 01923 432634 or

Irwin and Colton is 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.