Head of Quality

Head of Quality

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    £55,000 to £70,000 + Car + Package

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    Zac Wilson

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    about 2 years ago

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Head of Quality – Essex & UK Wide – up to £70,000 + Company Car or Car Allowance + Package - *Award-Winning Services Business*

A truly unique opportunity has arisen for a Head of Quality within a rapidly growing support services organisation.

Principal People are delighted to announce that we have been engaged exclusively as a search partner to the organisation to help structure, shape and recruit multiple roles within their safety team.

Reporting to the Health and Safety Director, as the successful Head of Quality you will benefit from an autonomous position across a diverse range of business operations, leading a team of 8.

This is a great opportunity for someone with management experience, looking to step up in a role in which they can influence and progress in the future.  

Why this is a great opportunity:

  • You will be joining an award winning and rapidly growing organisation
  • You will lead a team of 8 Quality specialists and have autonomy to shape the team in the future
  • You will be positively challenged, working across 3 business divisions that consist of; FM / Maintenance & Landscaping, Rail and Utilities
  • This is a great opportunity to develop and progress to a Director level role in the future

As the Head of Quality you will be responsible for:

  • Reporting to the HSEQ Director on the performance of the business management system and any need for improvement. The applicant must also work with the Divisional Directors and HSQE Business Partners
  • You will be an instrumental part of the crisis management team and will support the HSEQ Director in development of the BCP
  • Assisting with the implementation of the HSQE department’s strategy to ensure it meets the business needs and customer requirements while ensuring the departmental performance against its objectives
  • Maintaining an awareness of new and proposed legislation that impacts the business and communicating any changes to the relevant stakeholders
  • Identifying and developing the Quality Team structure, whilst maintaining the availability of adequate competent resources, to deliver current and future functional objectives and ensure commercial success

To be strongly considered for this opportunity, the successful Head of Quality will:

  • Strong knowledge of ISO9001, ISO14001, ISO45001, (44001 is desirable)
  • Ability to support the HSQE Director with strategy for a busy HSQE department
  • Excellent presentation skills / ability to influence the business cases internally
  • Ability to re-write a full IMS

In return, the successful Head of Health and Safety will be offered up to £70,000.00 + company car + package.  

If this could be of interest, please register your interest with Zac Wilson now by sending your CV to z.wilson@principalpeople.co.uk, applying on www.principalpeople.co.uk or clicking ‘apply’.