Head of Health and Safety (London or Birmingham)

Posted 9 months ago by Shirley Parsons
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £40k - 47k per year + depending on location
Sector Corporate HSE
Posted 9 months ago
Apply by Sunday, 23 September 2018

 A prestigious national charity is seeking a Head of Health and Safety. This is great opportunity to lead and develop a newly formed team and make a positive impact on how H&S is viewed within the organisation, as you will have line management responsibility for 3 regional Health and Safety Managers and work closely with delivery teams.  Key projects include the transition from OHSAS 18001 to ISO 45001, and a review of H&S training within the organisation. 


This role can be based from either London or Birmingham. The salary on offer depending on location, due to a London weighting element.


The Role:

  • Lead and develop a team of 3 regional H&S Managers
  • Promote a positive H&S culture across the organisation
  • Lead on the ongoing maintenance of the OHSAS 18001 management system, and implement a strategy to transition to ISO 45001
  • Review of H&S training design and delivery, developing innovative approaches
  • Travelling to other office locations and services to support the role

The Candidate:

  • CMIOSH; NEBOSH Diploma or NCRQ Level 6 Diploma in H&S or equivalent
  • Experience in the implementation and ongoing maintenance of OHSAS 18001
  • Experience of operating as a senior H&S professional, preferably within the charity, public sector, education or similar environments
  • Able to effectively manage a remote team
  • Highly effective communicator and influencer
  • Coaching and influencing skills, able to take a 'business partner' approach
  • Full driving licence desirable 

Reference: AC-12631

Shirley Parsons

Shirley Parsons is a specialist Health and Safety Recruitment agency and is the only specialist Health and Safety agency headed by a CMIOSH Safety professional. From a standing start in 2005 the co...

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