Interim Health and Safety Manager

Location Newcastle upon Tyne
Sector: Health and Safety, Pharmaceuticals and Chemicals, Manufacturing
Job type: Contract and Interim
Salary: Up to £500.00 per day
Job ref: JC2240_1684574377
Published: 9 months ago
Startdate: ASAP

Interim Health and Safety Manager
Newcastle
Circa £500 Per Day Inside IR35

We've been engaged by a well-established chemical manufacturing company to secure an Interim Health and Safety Manager to oversee, maintain and develop current procedures. The role will report to the Site Director and will lead on health and safety for the site. 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.

This role is based on a COMAH site and therefore experince working on COMAH sites is essential.

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

This is an excellent opportunity for an established health and safety professional to join a well-established leader in their field. For further details and to apply please contact James Cox on or 01923 432 687.

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