• Health and Safety

Group Head of Health & Safety

  • Posted: 2 weeks ago
  • Reference: LC
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £90k - 110k per year + Package
Northampton, Northamptonshire

Group Head of Health & Safety | £90,000 - £110,000 plus package | UK wide |Construction

I currently have an excellent opportunity to work with a leading Construction company as their Group Head of Health & Safety and have a strategic overview of the UK. The ideal candidate will have operated at senior level, lead teams, implemented strategy and worked in an Construction, Civil Engineering or high-risk industries (rail, highways, Power, Energy or utilities)

The Role:

  • Leading, motivating and developing a high performing Health and Safety team
  • Work closely with the Senior Leadership Team to develop and deliver the health and safety strategy
  • Build relationships with key stakeholders within the organisation 
  • Monitoring and reviewing health & safety trends within the division to identify areas of improvement 
  • Develop and improve Health & Safety culture across the organisation 
  • Liaise with Health and Safety Executive and other regulators when required.
  • Managing client relationships and be the focal point of Health & Safety
  • Support on incident and accident investigation when required and lessons learnt 

The Candidate:

  • 3 years’ experience working in a senior leaderships position
  • Prior experience working in civil engineering industry
  • CMIOSH ideally, Grad IOSH and working towards CMIOSH will be considered.
  • Prior experience leading a high performing team in a matrix structured organisation
  • Possessing advanced influencing and communication skills
  • Prior experience in a high-risk construction or civil engineering discipline (Water, gas, power, rail, major projects)



    Where do you want to go?

Shirley Parsons Ltd
4th Floor, Bear Brook
Office Park, Walton Street
Aylesbury, Bucks
HP21 7QW

General: +44(0) 1296 611 300


Shirley Parsons Ltd
Green Park
200 Brook Drive

General: +44(0) 1296 611 300