Head of Heath, Safety, Environment and Quality

Head of Heath, Safety, Environment and Quality

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  • Sector:

    Health and Safety

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  • Salary:

    £65k - 70k per year

  • Contact:

    Michael McPhilemy

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    01252 759 162

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  • Published:

    16 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Michael McPhilemy

Head of Health, Safety, Environment and Quality - £70K plus extensive package

This is an exceptional opportunity for a Senior Health, Safety, Environment and Quality professional to join a rapidly growing and nationally recognised Utilities and Civil Engineering organisation who are a market leader in their specialist field. An organisation who have fantastic core values and are going through a period of extensive growth, will be able to offer the suitable candidate the opportunity to progress their career further in a diverse and challenging environment within the Utilities and Civils industry.

Taking responsibility for the strategic development of the Health, Safety, Environment and Quality function, the successful candidate will take the lead and maintain an excellent Health and Safety culture. This significant but hugely positive challenge will include writing policies and procedures, maintaining and developing management systems and manage and develop a growing team.

The Head of HSEQ will be fully autonomous working from home, an office in Bedford and national sites when required. 

Key responsibilities of the Head of HSEQ will include:

  • Attending regular client, internal and contractor meetings
  • Develop and implement the HSEQ strategy
  • Implement and maintain the business management systems.
  • Manage and lead a growing team of Advisors
  • Write and review policies and procedures
  • Site inspections, audits and accident investigations.
  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Experience working in Utilities, Civil Engineering, Construction, Highways or similar discipline.
  • NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent as a minimum
  • Full UK Driving licence

In return the successful Head of HSEQ will receive:

  • A basic salary of £65,000 - £70,000
  • Company car or Car allowance (£6k)
  • Fuel card and travel expenses
  • Private healthcare
  • 6% contributory pension scheme
  • 24 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Plus additional benefits

This is an urgent requirement and we have interview availability in the coming weeks. If this is of interest to you, please send me an email m.mcphilemy@principalpeople.co.uk