Head of HSSE

Posted 9 months ago by Hays Health and Safety
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Up to £108000.00 per annum
Sector Environmental Health & Safety
Posted 9 months ago
Apply by Thursday, 27 September 2018

Head of HSSE - Global Logistics Organisation - £108k - London - Permanent

A global leading logistics company who employs over 30,000 people across 100 countries is looking for a Regional Head of Health, Safety, Security and Environment to join their EMEA division. This is a brand new position for the company and is a fantastic opportunity to join an established business to provide HSSE leadership that will lead and drive a continuously improving safety culture within the region.

In this post, you will be responsible for creating a compelling HSSE vision and working across the breadth of the business to leave a positive HSSE Legacy. You will focus on the development of long term strategies for the CEO/MD and board in relation to strategic plans, safety performance and legislation and compliance Reporting directly to the CEO you will be responsible for:

  • the strategic direction of HSSE across the UK and EMEA region
  • providing HSSE expertise to Corporate Governance
  • leading HSSE cultural and behavioural change to eliminate the incidence of accidents and injuries across the region
  • providing HSE leadership that will lead and drive a continuously improving HSE culture within the region.
  • complying with Fatal Risk Standards, Health & Safety Policy and safe working practices, ensuring responsibility for safety and discipline in work areas and reporting accidents and 'near misses' in accordance with defined safety procedures
  • conducting reviews of HSSE business unit performance indicators and strategic plans
  • providing expert Health and Safety advice to Senior and Business Unit Management
  • the emergency response and contingency planning including crisis management
  • undertaking training needs analysis for HSSE professionals and work with management to complete training and development activities to close competency gaps within the global business
  • coaching, mentoring, guiding and educating Senior Management in HSSE knowledge and practices for safety reform
  • leading safety forums for Senior Management and business unit HSSE Advisors
  • review statistics and HSSE data to identify cost drivers to prioritise cost control efforts
  • staff management of 3 x employees
  • directing and driving performance management culture within the team ensuring that staff meet their targets in line with the business needs

You will demonstrate a compelling vision about employees' wellbeing, health and safety, and the protection of the environment.

You'll be offered a salary of upto £108k p.a. plus company benefits such as cash allowance, a generous bonus, health insurance, 26 days holiday, financial support for further training and development, free lunch and flexibility to work from home.

You'll have the NEBOSH Diploma (or equivalent) as a minimum and will be CMIOSH or equivalent. You must have a proven track record of embedding HSSE behavioural change in relation to a safety culture on both operational sites and office based environments It is also key that you have:

  • international HSSE experience across multiple sites and you must also have experience of leading transformational HSSE change across a diverse business.
  • experience of proactively engaging and influencing senior management and other key stakeholders to improve HSSE
  • extensive experience of delivering high standards of compliance for Health and Safety

It is also desirable, but not essential, that you have experience within the logistics industry.

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