Head of Environment, Health and Safety

Location United Kingdom
Contact name: Sam Robson

Contact email: sam.robson@zero-global.com
Job ref: 496
Published: about 1 month ago
Job Title – Head of Environment, Health and Safety  

Location & flexibility - Oxfordshire - Hybrid working available.

Salary & Benefits - Up to £80,000 + discretionary bonus

About the Job - 
As the Head of Environment Health and Safety you will be a key member of the Operations Team reporting to the Director of Operations with reporting access to the CEO and briefing to the leadership team.
You will be directly responsible for developing and embedding a strong and proactive safety and environmental culture.
You will work closely with the Head of Risk and Assurance to ensure the provision of an ISO certified integrated management system that promotes continual improvement in performance and minimising risk.
About you -
  • Chartered membership of one or more of the Professional Organisations in Occupational Safety Health and Environment undertaking a scheme of Continuous Professional Development (e.g CMIOSH status)
  • Demonstratable experience in managing EHS within an R&D, heavy industry or engineering environment.
  • Experience of managing and mitigating our top risks to our people which include but are not limited to: electrical risk, Ionisation, RAD Waste, Fire, COSH, LOLAR, Pressure, working at height, heavy lifting and cryogenic systems.
  • Knowledge and experience of health & safety management systems and relevant areas of civil and criminal law implemented in complex and/or industrial environments.
  • Proven experience in a lead role successfully managing and motivating a specialist team, with a track record of delivering customer focused services.
  • Proven experience of working alongside leaders and managers to support and improve physical and psychological safety in the workplace
  • Highly developed organisational awareness, effective interpersonal skills and the ability to influence, persuade and communicate with people at all levels within the organisation and regulatory bodies.
  • Ability to provide effective, visible leadership in health and safety.
  • Excellent report writing skills for preparation of BOARD and Committee reports.

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