• Health and Safety

Head of Safety

  • Posted: 3 months ago
  • Reference: PMu 15240
  • Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 plus package
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Sheffield, South Yorkshire

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Head of Safety/Senior Health & Safety Manager to join a leading transport business and lead health & safety across one of the best performing business units. The role will be leading a team and have the opportunity to further progress across the wider business as the ideal candidate will look to contribute to other areas. Whilst this is a senior position the ideal candidate will still look to remain hands on in their position and engage with site teams. This is a great opportunity for someone who has strong Health & Safety knowledge within a complex environment to join a business where they can progress into a senior leadership position. 

The Role:

  • To take the lead on ensuring the company is compliant to health & safety legislation  
  • Represent the company on senior leader meetings with internal and external parties 
  • Continuously improve ISO management systems across the division 
  • Lead accident investigations when required and report outcomes
  • Leading in developing emergency response plans 
  • Key driver in continuously improving how health & safety is viewed internally and externally 

The Candidate:

  • 5 years + experience working in Health & Safety, ideally in rail or complex high risk environments
  • NEBOSH Certificate, ideally Diploma level qualification or working towards 
  • Minimum of Tech IOSH, working towards Grad IOSH  
  • Strong stakeholder engagement 
  • Willing to roll up sleeves and be part of the team whilst operating at senior level 

Reference: PMu 15240



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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