Head of SHE

Head of SHE

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Health and Safety

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £50k - 58k per year

  • Contact:

    Dominic Barnard

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    01252 759 162

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


Head of SHE, 50K-58K + Company Car / 5k Car Allowance + Fuel Card + Life Assurance + 9% Pension Scheme + 24 days Annual Leave plus Bank Holidays, based near Bedford or Derby with Home Working


Principal People are seeking a HSEQ Professional to be part of a rapidly expanding business that specialises within the Utilities and Infrastructure sectors. With multiple sites across the UK this is a fantastic opportunity for a HSEQ Professional to take that next step in an exciting and thriving company who have impressive goals for the next 5 years. The company has a heavy focus on maintaining a fantastic Health and Safety record and reputation and are looking to expand the business extensively in the coming years.

This role will consist of home, office and site based working and will have responsibility of managing a remote SHE team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work alongside experienced professionals who put Safety, Health, Environment and Wellbeing at the forefront of the business. The role will provide you with a diverse workload and an opportunity to lead SHE across a well-established and growing business. This truly exciting opportunity requires a level of responsibility and passion to deliver the needs of the business.

Key responsibilities of the Head of SHE will include:

  • Maintaining an excellent health & safety culture
  • Promoting the businesses core values
  • Managing remote team of SHE professionals
  • Influencing and supporting at all levels across the business
  • Promoting the importance of SHE compliance to strategic and operational staff
  • Engaging with onsite teams
  • Supporting development and maintenance on internal management systems

The successful Head of SHE will hold:

  • NEBOSH Construction or equivalent as a minimum
  • Full UK Driver’s License
  • Experience within Utilities, Civil Engineering or similar
  • And will be within a commutable distance to Bedford or Derby

Highly beneficial criteria of the Head of SHE are:

  • NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent
  • Environmental Qualifications
  • Working knowledge of CDM 2015 Regs
  • Auditing qualifications
  • Working knowledge with internal management systems

In return the successful Head of SHE, 50K-58K + Company Car / 5k Car Allowance + Fuel Card + Life Assurance + 9% Pension Scheme + 24 days Annual Leave plus Bank Holidays and more!

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 to d.barnard@principalpeople.co.uk.