Head of Health Safety and Environment


£80,000 - £90,000 Per Annum

Full Time




Posted about 1 month ago

Expires in 12 days

Job Description
Company: Food Manufacturing – large and well established company
Position: Head of Health Safety and Environment, across 3 businesses and managing a team of 4

Home based with travel to sites
Full time, 12 month fixed term contract with possibility for extension
37.5 hour working week - family friendly and flexible working policies
Salary: £80,000 - £90,000 per annum plus package which includes, 25 days holiday (+ bank holidays), private healthcare, 10% matched pension scheme with life assurance and product discounts.

I am currently representing an organisation who prides themselves on looking after their people, the environment and have a great safety record. They are looking for the right candidate to maintain these high standards and to drive the HSE agenda forward.

As a valued member of the Senior Leadership Team, you will work with Senior Leaders across the 3 businesses to set the HSE agenda; ensuring the appropriate culture and resources are in place to meet all requirements in relation to occupational health, safety, environment, liability and physical risk management.

Main responsibilities:
  • Deliver a compelling HSE vision, strategy and annual plan which the businesses take ownership of.
  • Effectively lead, support and develop the Health, Safety and Environment team and site based Advisors.
  • Keep the businesses up to date with regulatory standards, enforcement policy and emerging risks; ensuring the appropriate procedures and tools are in place and well communicated.
  • Deliver key elements of the HSE Programme, including accident & incident management, risk assessments, culture diagnostics & change, inspection & audit.
  • Champion the sustainability agenda and drive improvements in all aspects of our environmental management.
  • To build excellent internal and external networks, ensuring best practice is shared.
  • Directly manage a team of 4 safety professionals
  • Lead and develop exciting HSE specific projects which encourages driver safety, development of energy saving initiatives and enhancing sustainability.

Essential qualifications and experience:
  • NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent
  • Fast moving manufacturing sector experience within a senior Health Safety and Environment position

Essential characteristics and personality traits :
  • Ability to influence and engage at all levels of the organisation
  • Resilient and innovative in their approach
  • Credible, positive and pragmatic

Interested and want to know more? Apply now for immediate consideration: sophia.darwin@hserecruitment.co.uk or call 0121 454 5000

Alternatively, if you know of anyone who may be interested in this opportunity, please forward on our details.

Sophia Darwin 268


0121 450 5000

Division 268

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