Head of Health & Safety

Posted a week ago by The Advocate Group

£60,000 - £70,000/annum car+package

Head of Health & Safety


Manufacturing – Consumer Products

Competitive Basic + Package

Are you a proven Health and Safety Leader, looking to inherit a pivotal role looking to promote a positive Health, Safety and Environment/Facilities culture? Do you want to work for a business experiencing significant growth and forecasting further expansion in the years to come and currently embarking on significant business transformation - then this is the role for you!

This Liverpool based Consumer Products Business, who take pride in delivering several well-known products to their diverse portfolio of clients, are looking to recruit a Head of Health & Safety.  This role is responsible for developing, co-ordinating, implementing and monitor safe working systems and processes

Key Responsibilities:

    • To develop, co-ordinate, implement and monitor safe working systems and processes
    • Understand and ensure that the implications and duties imposed by new and current Acts of Parliament, Statutory Instruments, HSE Guidance Notes and Codes of Practice are followed
    • Ensure that an adequate programme of training for health and safety is established and that the safety culture is encouraged amongst all colleagues
    • To manage, develop and implement continual improvement practices and ensure that areas of responsibility operate in a manner that accord with appropriate statutory guidance and policies, procedures and values
    • Ensure Health and Safety Audit inspection are carried out and recommendations for improvement in line with current legislation are made
    • Ensure that investigating incidents and producing detailed factual reports identifying root causes and recommendations for improvement are conducted

Skills, Knowledge and Experience Required:

  • Substantial experience leading a Health & Safety function covering manufacturing, field colleagues and office based.
  • Experience of driving change and performance improvement
  • A strong technical knowledge across relevant health and safety legislation, compliance, and regulations
  • An inspirational and motivational leadership style
  • A passion for health and safety, environmental and quality
  • An autonomous, agile work ethic
  • Strong communication and influencing skills
  • Degree level qualification (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline (science, health and safety, environmental)
  • NEBOSH Certificate (Diploma an advantage)
  • Professional competence ideally backed up with relevant qualifications e.g. DGSA, FPA Fire Safety Management, IEMA and IQA Membership, IRCA Lead Audito

To apply directly, please send a copy of your CV to (url removed) or alternatively please apply via the link below.

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