Head of Health and Safety

Posted 2 months ago by The HSE Recruitment Network
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Competitive
Sector Manufacturing
Posted 2 months ago
Apply by Wednesday, 26 February 2020
A fantastic opportunity has arisen from a unique and growing manufacturing organisation in Sheffield who are seeking a Head of Health and Safety. You will head up a team of two and be the subject matter expert in ensuring health and safety excellence and driving a much more positive culture and accountability.

The organisation have around 200 staff who are mainly based at their manufacturing hub in Sheffield with around 40 out on install projects. They have grown and developed in this niche field and are continuing in this growth phase, expanding rapidly. It’s a great time to join and this role presents a really special opportunity for someone to truly change how health and safety is managed.

This role will work closely with the Exec Directors and senior managers on site to ensure technically everything is in place, push improvement projects and set and monitor KPI’s. You will raise the profile of health and safety as well as communicate effectively what is happening. The overarching goal is championing culture change.

Qualifications and Experience:

• Experience in Renewable, Chemical, Manufacturing or other high risk sector
• Experience heading up and leading a Health and Safety Team
• Risk identification and assessment
• CMIOSH and Diploma Level Qualification in Health and Safety
• Experience with some of all of the following; DSEAR, Product Safety legislation, including PED & ATEX, COSHH, HAZOP/LOPA
• Experience with culture change, especially getting all levels taking accountability for health and safety

Person Specification:

• Commercially aware and you need to be able to see the bigger picture
• Enthusiastic and engaging
• Very good relationship builder and strong communicator
• Driving licence

If you are interested in understanding more about the position please apply directly to the advert or send your CV to and we can arrange a call.