Head of Health Safety & Environment

I am excited to be supporting a reputable manufacturing company who are known as a leading brand in their field. They are now recruiting for a Head of Health, Safety & Environment at their site in Holton, Suffolk. This is an integral role within the senior management team, the successful Head of Health, Safety & Environment will champion HSE management on site and actively promote a developing safety culture within the site.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established company who promote the development of their employees.

Head of Health, Safety & Environment Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that HSE management systems remain current to ensure legal compliance.
  • Ensure that HSE key performance indicators are fully integrated and properly reflected, in overall site performance reporting.
  • Act as the site’s expert resource on all HSE and employer liability claims issues.
  • Champion the need for improvements year on year in driving down accidents, management of near misses and improving the sites employers’ liability claims performance.
  • Champion the need for improvements year on year in driving down key Environmental Indicators and leading the management of customer environmental initiatives.
  • Support the delivery of the company’s audit programme, working on a cross-category basis as an auditor on other Business Unit sites.
  • Key site contact with HSE and other enforcing bodies and emergency services.

Head of Health, Safety & Environment Requirements:

  • NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent.
  • Proven Health & Safety management experience.
  • Demonstrate understanding of relevant H&S legislation.
  • Chartered Membership of IOSH or working towards.
  • Hold IEMA or similar environmental qualification.
  • Good understanding of the requirements of the H&S Management System: ISO 45001 and have experience of incorporating H&S Management Systems within businesses.
  • Experience of being externally audited by Regulators and other interested parties.
  • Experience of carrying out H&S Audits, Risk Assessments and Method Statements.
  • Accident investigation and RIDDOR reporting experience.
  • IT literate – Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Head of Health, Safety & Environment Benefits:

  • Up to £55,000 DOE.
  • Monday – Friday – 40 hours per week.
  • Pension Scheme.
  • Life Insurance (4 times salary).
  • BUPA Healthcare.
  • 31 days including bank holidays.
  • Employee discounts for various restaurants and retailers.

Job manager

Joanne Foster

Team Manager

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