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Health and Safety Manager

Job Title: Health and Safety Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stoke-on-Trent
Industry:
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Reference: 24347
Contact Name: Francheska Johnston
Contact Email: F.Johnston@principalpeople.co.uk
Job Published: January 14, 2019 15:59

Job Description

Health and Safety Manager

Principal People are delighted to be recruiting for an incredibly exciting role for a Health and Safety Manager to join a successful global leading Logistics and Distribution organisation based in Stoke-on-Trent, with some travel to additional sites.

This position will offer the successful candidate a unique opportunity to work on a very autonomous basis, running your own diary and managing your working week how you see fit, also to be a part of a company who support professional development, offering training and career progression.

The successful Health and Safety Manager will report directly to the Head of operations with a dotted line to the Health and Safety Director. Taking responsibility for the development of the Health and Safety function across the various sites, the successful candidate will take the lead across all Health and Safety queries and concerns, working to encourage and influence pro-active health and safety behaviours. This significant but hugely positive challenge will include coaching and advising senior management and General Managers onsite and maintaining good working relationships throughout the workforce with the ability to influence at all levels of a business, managing any changes needed through business requirements.

Key responsibilities of this varying role include:

  • Improving the health and safety culture to help reach standards of excellence throughout the company
  • Managing any changes necessary through business needs in terms of health and safety
  • Working with the senior management team to encourage and influence pro-active behaviours on site
  • Looking at the whole portfolio of sites and assessing where improvements could be made
  • Reviewing risk assessments and method statements
  • Aiding with the setting of strategy for each site

The successful Health and Safety Manager will hold:

  • Experience within the Logistics/Distribution or similar sector such as manufacturing
  • NEBOSH General in Occupational Health and Safety
  • Demonstrable experience in formulating, improving and implementing Health and Safety policies and procedures
  • The ability to influence and encourage pro-active behaviours to improve the overall health and safety culture.
  • You will need to pass the security residence, due to this you would have needed to have no criminal convictions.

With excellent senior management interaction this is a truly rare opportunity and an incredible career opportunity to influence and make a difference. The successful applicant will receive a salary between £40,000 - £45,000 depending on experience and benefits which include; pension, 25 days holiday pa and company car. If you are interested in discussing this further, please apply today.