Head of Health & Safety (Retail) - Middle East

Posted 4 days ago by Momentum Recruitment

Head of Health & Safety Manager (Retail) - Middle East
Location: Middle East
Salary: circa £80,000 - £100,000 (Tax Free) + Medical, bonus, schooling


Are you an experienced Health & Safety professional with significant experience within the retail sector? Would you like to lead a dynamic Health & Safety function across the Middle East?

This organisation offers a tax free salary and benefits including annual bonus and private medical cover.


Applicants must have senior level Health & Safety experience in the retail sector overseeing a large portfolio of stores. You will be responsible for overseeing the Health & Safety function across a number of stores and distribution centres across the Middle East.


Responsibilities will include:

  • Formulate a strategy to improve Health & Safety performance across stores in order to eliminate loss and drive profit
  • Work closely with Fire Safety and retail loss prevention teams across the Middle East
  • Engage senior stakeholders across the retail business
  • Monitoring of all Health & Safety procedures and ensure compliance with all relevant legislation across stores, warehouses and head office locations.
  • Implement best-practice Health & Safety procedures
  • Monitor customer complaints for Health & Safety
  • Ensure Fire Prevention standards are adhered to
  • Conduct Health & Safety risk assessments
  • Conduct fire safety risk assessments
  • Make Health & Safety policy recommendations
  • Promote a positive Health & Safety culture
  • Train staff on Health & Safety best practice

Applicant should meet the following criteria:

  • Experience of managing H&S at retail properties/stores or similar is essential.
  • NEBOSH or a similar Health & Safety qualification is an advantage.
  • People management skills
  • Experience engaging and influencing senior stakeholders


All applications are treated in the strictest confidence.


Momentum Recruitment

Established as a Security Recruitment specialist Momentum Recruitment provide a quality focused recruitment service for the provision of permanent, contract & temporary staff across the EMEA region.

Momentum Security Recruitment covers the following markets.

• Corporate Security
• Manned Guarding - Management & Operations
• Manned Guarding - SIA licensed Officer & site personnel staff
• Retail Loss Prevention, Audit & Fraud
• Security Sales & Business Development
• HSEQ (Health, Safety, Environmental & Quality Assurance)
• Facilities Management - Hard (M&E) & Soft Services
• Electronic Security
• Risk Management

Application question

Do you have multi-site retail H&S experience?

Reference: 38899411

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