Head of Health and Safety, Major Projects (London with Travel)

Posted 16 March by Oliver Sanderson Limited Easy Apply

Head of Health and Safety - Major Projects

Salary £60k - £70k plus benefits package

Open to location, based in either Leeds or London but flexibility will be required to travel to projects, which will be national.

Our clients, a global player in the industrial services arena are looking for a dynamic Head of Health and Safety, someone able to bring H&S to life and take the organisation with them as they deliver excellence in H&S across major projects. You will provide strategic guidance and ensure the Projects Business Unit meets its statutory requirements by identifying and delivering solutions to improve Health and Safety within the Business Unit.

Reporting to the MD.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Manage SHEQ across projects
  • Ensure adequate systems are in place to meet all statutory and business SHEQ obligations
  • Accurate recording systems for accidents, RIDDOR etc
  • Embed an effective auditing process
  • Change Culture
  • Ensuring appropriate H&S training, qualifications and development
  • Lead key investigations
  • Risk
  • Reporting
  • Build HSE relationships
  • Support key bids, attend tender interviews
  • Undertake comparisons/ benchmarking against competitors and undertake improvements to improve performance levels

Experience, Qualifications and Skills

  • Previous experience of a senior Health and Safety role within the construction or related industries
  • Experience of working on civil engineering, mechanical or electrical facilities
  • Detailed of understanding of construction technology and methods
  • Demonstrable experience relevant SHEQ legislation
  • Previous experience of managing complex and large scale projects
  • Experience of managing both consultants, sub-contractors and supply chain
  • NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety; British Safety Council Level 5 Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health; City & Guilds Level 5 (NVQ) Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice; NCRQ Level 6 Diploma in Applied Health and Safety or equivalent qualification
  • NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety
  • Chartered membership of IOSH

You will be an experienced Health and Safety operator, ideally degree calibre with a relevant and recognised business qualification and looking for your next career progression. You will be working within construction, the regeneration building or related industry currently.

Salary £60k - £70k plus benefits package

Required skills

  • Construction
  • Health Safety
  • IOSH
  • Large Projects

Reference: 34708449

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