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Head of Food Safety

Job Title: Head of Food Safety
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Woking
Salary: £60k - 65k per year
Reference: 22027
Contact Name: Zac Wilson
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 18, 2016 16:54

Job Description

Head of Food Safety –  £60,000 to £65,000 + 15% Performance Related Bonus + Band 2 Car + Single Health Cover + Pension contribution (4% + 4%)

The business has grown exponentially to become the leader in their market, offering a range of facilities services across the world. As the Head of Food Safety you will work closely with the Commercial Director and Head of HSE to establish, maintain and implement the company’s food safety/hygiene policies and procedures to drive the safety culture forward.

Why this is a great opportunity:

  • This is an excellent opportunity to establish yourself as a paramount figure within a multi-million-pound organisation and to transform the Health and Safety performance within Food Safety
  • There will be exposure to a number of different ISS operations, opening opportunities to progress within the business throughout your career
  • To be part of an ever-expanding company with a current turnover of £400m and to develop synergistically with the growth of the organisation

As the Head of Food Safety you will be responsible for:

  • Developing and providing a comprehensive food safety strategy for the business
  • Managing, developing and leading the food safety team including recruitment, performance management and appraisals
  • Developing and driving a cultural change programme in relation to food safety
  • The delivery of food safety and hygiene audits
  • Identifying key risks and compiling risk control registers for food safety

The successful Head of Health and Safety will possess:

  • Level 4 qualification within food safety/ hygiene
  • Experience in managing a team of Health and Safety Professionals
  • Experience working within a multi-disciplined organisation
  • A Flexible and personable approach to food safety/ hygiene
  • An Environmental Health background (desirable but not essential)

In return, the successful Head of Food Safety will be offered a salary of £60,000 to £65,000 + 15% performance related bonus + band 2 car + single health cover + pension contribution (4% + 4%)