Our market-leading network of quality management EHS professionals is the largest in the marketplace, helping us identify candidates who can make an immediate impact on EHS agendas in mid to executive level roles. Our consultants, specialists in the quality management environment, health and safety recruitment field, are trusted by leading corporates, NGOs, non-profits and consultancies to build impactful teams and drive cultural change.

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EHS Executive Search and Recruitment

We’re constantly searching for the best quality management environment, health and safety professionals for projects and organizations, augmenting our already impressive network with leaders who can drive cultural change. Our expert, experienced quality management EHS recruitment consultants, backed by an in-house research team, have a strong track record of placing senior quality management environment, health and safety executives at world-leading organizations.

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EHS Talent Development

Acre Frameworks sets the benchmark for competency assessment in the EHS profession. We help EHS leaders improve the performance of their quality management environment, health and safety teams and individuals through robust behavioural assessments which identify skill gaps and provide objective data to backup hiring decisions.

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Contract and Interim

EHS Professionals

Our quality management environment, health and safety recruitment team can also provide rapid access to highly experienced professionals for contract and interim roles to help forward-thinking businesses expedite their quality management EHS projects, develop their teams or provide cover for vacant positions.

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  • Acre Frameworks - Client Testimonials

    Clients from REM, Selfridges, Lloyd's Register and Vodafone discuss the impact that Acre's talent development solutions have had on their EHS teams.​

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  • Martin Coyd - Lendlease - Testimonial

    Frameworks is the kind of innovative and bold move we have come to expect from Acre. This initiative leads the way in driving a much-needed change in the Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) profession and confirms Acre’s place as a market leader. The feedback from assessing the entire Lendlease EHS team has allowed us to refocus, engage, and develop our people to drive our organizational goal of creating an incident and injury-free workplace. Utilising Acre's assessment service as part of their recruitment offering supported us to make informed hiring decisions and to seamlessly transition new staff from recruitment into development.

    Director of Environment, Health & Safety

    Lendlease
  • Crystal Danbury - Openreach - Testimonial

    Anna’s coaching has been absolutely key in me securing my last two executive positions. It helped me align key personal requirements with key career aspirations. This gave me some much needed clarity as a working mother.


    It also pushed me professionally and as a result, I’ve seen my performance, the perception of me and my team, move forward in a big way.

    Crystal Danbury, Safety Director

    Openreach
  • Karl Huntzicker - Salesforce - Testimonial

    To help us to invest in the success of our Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) team, we engaged Acre Frameworks to identify group strengths and development needs.

    To ensure that we were able to put their recommendations into action, we also decided to include personal coaching sessions for each team member. The sessions with our coach have provided each team member with the ability to receive professional and independent development guidance based upon their discussions and Frameworks assessment. It has been so well received that we are excited to continue the coaching going forward.

    Karl Huntzicker, Global Director of Environment, Health & Safety

    Salesforce
  • Michael Cooke - ABB - Testimonial

    With their commitment to facilitate the Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) industry's transition towards a more progressive approach through Acre Frameworks, Acre was uniquely positioned to partner with us on our project to put EHS & Sustainability at the heart of our business.

    We had incredibly positive feedback on the Development and Assessment Centre (DAC) that Acre Frameworks designed for us, attended by our top EHS & Sustainability leaders across the globe. Bespoke training and development plans were rolled out globally based on outcomes from the DAC with support from Acre, which once again received very positive feedback.

    Michael Cooke, Senior VP of EHS & Sustainability

    ABB
  • The Co-Op Property - Testimonial

    Following our Risk, Health, Safety & Environment (RHSE) team’s experience with an Acre Frameworks coaching and development program, we enlisted Acre's recruitment function to support us with two key hires. After working with other specialist recruiters to no avail, Acre took over the process and helped us get back on the right track.

    Their approach was enhanced by the inclusion of their Acre Frameworks assessments as part of the recruitment process. Ultimately, this gave us the confidence that our selected candidates were both technical experts and the right people for the job from a cultural perspective, resulting in two first-class hires. Moving forward, I wouldn’t look beyond Acre for our RHSE team’s growth and development.

    Head of Risk, Health, Safety & Environment - Property

    The Co-Op

Spotlight Content

  • Case Study: Hiring x6 Health & Safety Business Partners for Keepmoat Homes

    Keepmoat Homes is a £600m British house-building business, headquartered in Doncaster. The organisation focuses on developing affordable, sustainable homes across the UK, with 75% of Keepmoat’s customers being first time buyers.

    Acre were tasked with building a team of six Regional Health & Safety Business Partners to enable a cultural transformation of Keepmoat’s Health & Safety function.

    Case Study: Hiring x6 Health & Safety Business Partners for Keepmoat Homes
  • Take a Tour of our Global Impact

    Ingrained in Acre’s DNA is a strong sense of purpose – we aspire to catalyze social and environmental improvements through our activities.

    In 2020, we celebrated the opening of our Amsterdam office, augmenting our existing presence in New York and London. An enhanced presence in Europe represents an opportunity to increase our global impact. 

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  • Acre Frameworks

    We upskill environment, health, safety and sustainability professionals across the globe with the non-technical skills essential to be effective in their role through leadership assessments, coaching and training.

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Service Overview

Health and Safety Recruitment | Quality Management Recruitment Service Overview

Acre has recruited in the field of environment, health and safety for over 10 years and we have seen the market and skill set develop dramatically over this time. We have been fortunate to work on many of the world’s most impactful EHS roles and have global capabilities with offices in New York, London and Amsterdam.

Our Services:

We recruit at management to executive level and operate globally, working with large corporates but also with other organization types such as consultancies and multi-stakeholder initiatives concerned with improving EHS standards for workers in the developing world. Our Executive Search offering is trusted by world-leading organizations to place leaders in roles that drive forward their agendas.

We have a strong focus on quality management EHS recruitment but work across all industry sectors from manufacturers, to financial institutions and technology companies.

In addition to our permanent and executive search recruitment capabilities, we have a growing contract and interim EHS recruitment team, who work globally to source experienced professionals, often for large infrastructure and quality management environment, health and safety projects. We can also support our clients with consultancy assignments via our Acre Bench, a group of best-in-class quality management EHS and sustainability interim consultants and freelancers.

An Evolving Profession:

Over the years, we have seen the quality management EHS profession evolve from being primarily a technical function, to one which is far more relevant to the broader commercial aspirations of business. As such, the competencies required, particularly at leadership and executive level, have developed a great deal. Modern quality management EHS leaders are likely to be highly effective change managers, innovative and will have the ability to develop high performing teams, often with a global perspective.

Supporting the Transition:

Acre is supportive of this transition, and has developed a unique tool to assess the leadership and business competencies of EHS professionals, Acre Frameworks which has been developed in conjunction with many of the world’s leading EHS professionals. Beyond assessing these capabilities, our Frameworks team are able to support development through coaching and training at individual and team level.​

The EHS roles we recruit for are in disciplines such as:

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​Get in touch today to discuss our Health and Safety recruitment and EHS recruitment services within Quality Management.

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