Head of Process, Occupational and Environmental

Randstad Business Support
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
You will be a key senior member within the business, leading, supporting and driving the business to embed Process Safety, Occupational Safety and Environmental systems within the organisation, meeting all internal and external requirements.

Based within easy access from the M4 with on site parking and excellent amenities.

Key Responsibilities:

* Develop and deliver the Health, Safety and Environmental strategy for the business working closely with the Director of Operations and Director of HR & SHE.
* Develop, drive, deliver and embed the Process safety, Occupational Safety and Environmental systems throughout the organisation.
* Lead the SHE team to deliver the Safety, Health, Environmental programmes of work that will deliver the strategy.
* Work proactively with Competent Authorities and regulatory bodies, forward planning interventions, and project managing any recommendations or actions to maintain legal compliance.
* Provide professional support and advice to senior management teams and line managers on Safety, Health, Environmental systems.
* Advise line management and assist with the implementation of new or existing SHE related legislation, rules and Company standards.
* Work with teams across the business to ensure the SHE systems are fully embedded in the business through robust auditing, training and coaching plans.
* Coach and support Line Managers to ensure the systems are fully embedded, maintained and owned by the line managers.
* Ensure the systems are fully documented and are fully integrated with other systems in the business.
* Review and implement policies and procedures to support the systems.
* Monitor and advise on the performance of the system through robust audits.
* Produce data and report on performance, measuring against set standards
* Highlight areas for performance improvement and work with cross functional teams to implement robust solutions
* Monitor, evaluate and review existing, new and upcoming Health and Safety legislation and ensure that systems are in place to support legal compliance.

Skills and Experience:

* Relevant Engineering/Science degree or equivalent qualification - a must
* NEBOSH diploma or similar professional qualification
* Significant technical knowledge of Occupational Health, Industrial Safety, Environmental Training, Behavioural Safety, Operational Safety and Waste Management;
* Experience in Process Safety Leadership and knowledge of Process Safety Systems desirable
* Knowledge of COMAH (major hazard industries), human factors, QPA, LOPA and functional safety
* Previous experience of driving significant change within an organisation
* Systems thinker with significant experience of developing and implementing systems, preferably SHE and QA systems within a manufacturing environment
* Detailed understanding of design and development of lean manufacturing systems, preferably Health and Safety Management and QA Systems
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills coupled with ability to present information clearly and concisely
* Proven track record of successfully leading and working in cross functional teams
* Strong leadership, communication, coaching and influencing skills
* Flexible approach with an open-minded attitude to achieving results
* Experience at operating at a senior level with both internal and external stakeholders and organisations.


* 25 days holiday PLUS Bank Holiday
* Annual pay reviews
* Upper quartile pension scheme
* Onsite car parking
* Subsidised onsite restaurant
* Onsite gym facilities
* Various salary sacrifice schemes (e.g. child care, bike to work , computer, car scheme)

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