Head of Health & Safety - Leeds

Job Title: Head of Health & Safety - Leeds
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: £58000 - £67000.00 per annum + pension, 26 days annual leave
REF: BBBH22546
Contact Name: Rob Knowles
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 4 years ago

Head of Health & Safety (Surrey)

We have a fantastic and exclusive opportunity to work for a highly regarded Government owned business currently looking to hire a proven leader to join as their Head of Health & Safety.

The successful candidate must have had considerable exposure to major construction projects, having successfully lead teams and inspired colleagues to create and maintain a high-performance Health & Safety culture.

Responsibilities will include:

  • To create and encourage a high-performance Health & Safety culture that is at the forefront of all major project considerations.
  • Work alongside Senior Management to ensure the organisation's attitude towards Health & Safety is maintained to a consistently high standard.
  • To challenge, support and influence Senior Management to ensure Health & Safety is the key consideration on all projects
  • Organise and chair monthly health & safety meetings to senior members of staff and provide minutes and necessary actions.
  • Produce monthly reports from the health & safety department with regards to company performance.
  • Manage Audits and Inspections of health & safety practices to be carried out across the business.
  • Experience of advising in a multi-site environment
  • Undertake regular reviews of the performance of personnel and contractors with regard to meeting the HS&E operating standards

Knowledge, Experience and qualifications required:

  • Operational experience within the Construction industry; specifically working on major projects within Rail, Infrastructure or Civil Engineering
  • Knowledge of relevant HSQE systems (ISO14001, ISO9001 and OHSAS18001)
  • A Degree or NEBOSH Diploma in Health & Safety
  • Chartered Member of IOSH or working towards Chartership
  • Experience of leading a team as the Health & Safety contact
  • Experience in contributing to the development of Health & Safety policies, systems & strategies

This opportunity of Head of Health & Safety offers a salary of £58,000 to £67,000 including excellent company benefits.

If you have the correct qualifications and experience for this role please apply below and I will contact you directly to discuss this position in more detail. Alternatively, please contact Rob Knowles on 01202 888986 or

Please be advised if you have not heard back from us within two weeks then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful in your application.