Head of Health & Safety - 55k - Hybrid

Job Description

A leading Warehousing & Logistics company has been evolving and they are now looking to bring in a Head of Health & Safety to the team. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced individual to join a company that offers a fantastic working environment and growth opportunities.

This is a Hybrid role working - 2 days at Home & 3 days in West Bank - Belfast office - Permanent role (Mon - Fri) - Occasional travel to other sites

This is an amazing company.


Fully Negotiable - highly competitive rate of pay for the role which is negotiable based on experience plus benefits + Great Benefits


Will champion and empower risk management in the compliance areas of Health & Safety, ESG, Quality Management, Security, Data Protection with the resulting output of continual business improvement throughout the business. The role will also undertake an internal audit function in a collaborative and solution-focused manner that is intended to further drive a compliance culture throughout the business.

Reporting to our COO, the role will assist us in our drive for a high-performance culture with continuous business improvement. The overall aim of this role will be to assist in adding significant value to the Company's regulatory framework and to build upon our excellent reputation of delivering best service standards for our customers and our employees.

The Ideal Person

Essential Criteria

  • An occupational safety and health qualification equivalent to EQF level 6, e.g. Degree/ NEBOSH/ NCRQ diploma, NVQ/SVQ Level 6;

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience of working in heavy industry, warehousing, transport and logistics environments.
  • A successful track record of Risk and Safety management experience in a multi-disciplined but essentially an operational environment;
  • Audit experience;
  • Experience of conducting quality reviews on work undertaken by others, providing coaching and feedback as necessary;
  • Experience of conducting accident/incident investigations and preparation of investigation reports;
  • Experience of liaising with regulatory bodies and internal and external auditors;
  • Experience of working with integrated management systems (ISO or equivalent).

For further information on this vacancy, or any other job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Jack Groves in the strictest confidence.

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