Head of Safety

Head of Safety

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Health and Safety

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £55k - 70k per year

  • Contact:

    Shelby Elson

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    01252 759 162

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:


Are you an experienced Health and Safety Professional who is looking for a new Head of Safety Position?

This senior position will be a divisional Head of Health and Safety within a National FTSE 250 Business, who are consistently growing and developing. The role has a flexible location, but will involve working nationally.

You will have the opportunity to develop and implement new Health and Safety initiatives and develop a strategy to continuously improve the safety culture for a extremely successful division of the business.

This is a great opportunity to work within both a strategic and operational role within a successful and growing business, within a very varied company.

Head of Health and Safety – National - £60,000 to £70,000 + Car – Engineering & Retail

We would love to see CV’s from people who hold:

  • NEBOSH General Certificate (Diploma level Prefered)
  • Experience of working with Health and Safety Strategy
  • Experience of managing different sites within a Health and Safety Function
  • Experience of leading a team within Health and Safety

The key duties include:

  • Ensuring that the requirements of all relevant Health and Safety  legislation are implemented, and that the business complies with corporate requirements.
  • Having strong people management and team leadership skills
  • To ensure the leadership team are fully engaged with development of the site Health and Safety strategy
  • Managing and developing a team of 5 EHS Professionals
  • Travelling around the Country to visit and engage with the different sites around the division
  • To drive best practice across the business and develop a strong safety culture
  • Develop and implement a positive training structure across the division

Why this is a great opportunity:

  • There is a great deal of scope for this individual to make a difference within the role and the division
  • The role offers a great deal of flexibility when it comes to travel and base location
  • The business is growing and consistently acquiring new sites, offering healthy challenges along the way and consistent room for development
  • The board of the company are invested into Health and safety and there is a great opportunity to make positive changes within the business

An attractive salary between £60,000 and £70,000 plus car and benefits will be rewarded to the successful applicant.

If the opportunity is of interest, please apply today or email me on s.elson@principalpeople.co.uk

Please note due to the high volume of applicants if you have not heard back within 10 working days unfortunately your application has not been successful.