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Head of SHEQ


Head of SHEQ
UK - North East

Shirley Parsons is exclusively partnered with a global organisation, to appoint a Head of SHEQ in a high-risk industry. This is a great opportunity to lead a team and drive SHEQ, where there are multiple complexities to consider. This is a critical role in the organisation, where influencing your peers in the senior leadership team as well as at corporate level will be essential.

The Head of SHEQ will be responsible for:

  • Developing and implementing the SHEQ strategy and aligning it with global initiatives.
  • Building relationships across the business and being able to effectively influence these to make a positive difference to SHEQ.
  • Leading a large team of professionals to continue to perform
  • Raising the SHEQ profile, improving performance and pushing relevant initiatives
  • Driving continuous improvement and operational excellence
  • Implementing appropriate risk management programs

The Head of SHEQ will have:

  • Proven SHEQ experience working in a high-risk environment, including but not limited to chemicals, metals, heavy manufacturing, aggregates, o&g etc.
  • Prior leadership and management experience
  • Strong communication and influencing skills
  • Ability to manage expectations
  • NEBOSH Diploma or similar
  • An understanding of environmental factors

This is a strategic and operationally focused position, and therefore will require presence on site a minimum of 3-4 days a week.

Vacancy Reference: PR/026095
Vacancy Owner: Chris Stone | |(+44) 7702 363532 | or | Sarah Gould | | (+44) 7485 329480