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Group Head of Health and Safety

Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum

Location: East Midlands

Job Type: Permanent

Posted: 26/09/2018

Job Ref: 441103380

If you are looking to work for a fast paced, family owned company who recognises innovative ideas and is currently going through a phase of growth ? This is the role for you!

Job Title :- Group Head of Health and Safety

Company :- Confidential FMCG Company (Food)

Location :- East Midlands covering 6 sites across the UK

Package :- £55,000 per annum, car allowance and private medical cover

Please note, there are no direct reports but site level H&S professionals will report to site director.

Responsibilities :-

• To provide leadership and guidance on all Health, Safety and Security for governance and legal compliance for the business

• Create and implement a fit for purpose group safety plan and ensure practicality

• Regularly review the security performance

• Ensure that the policies and procedures in place are up to date and that they are applied in daily business

• The first point of contact for the group for H&S with external agencies and bodies

• Champion a positive Health and Safety culture and behavioural change programme

• Lead and manage health and safety for projects and programmes across the sites and play a vital role in providing governance for the safety management systems and control standards that are being delivered.

• Continue to improve the accidents and incidents rates across the sites

• Supporting the sites, ensuring there is no place for complacency

• Ensuring continuity and that all the different sites operate at the same standard within Health, Safety and Security.

• Ensure that sites are driving the highest standards of training, mentoring and coaching and also sharing best practice

• Set and drive KPI's and targets for managers and ensuring accountability

• Audit the core training/competency assessment requirements for H&S procedures. Ensuring all training is documented and available in a suitable format for external auditors such as BRC.

Personality traits :-

• Passionate and able to engage others

• Pragmatic and proactive in approach

• Able to work autonomously

• Natural leader

• Innovative and able to think outside the box

Background / Essentials:-

• NEBSOH Diploma as a minimum (or equivalent)

• Graduate member of IOSH (as a minimum)

• The ideal candidate would come from food manufacturing background or similar

• Driving Licence

• First Aid certificate

Apply now for immediate consideration: // 0121 454 5000

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


Sophia Darwin


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