Location Southampton
Job-type Permanent
Salary Up to £80,000 + Benefits
Reference BBBH11017_1594295911

Acre is delighted to be partnered with a globally recognised environmental services businesses to identify a Divisional Quality, Health, Safety & Environment (QHSE) Lead, to be based in Southampton. This is a fantastic opportunity for an eager and intelligent SHEQ professional to join an internationally acclaimed business with a strong reputation in the environmental sector, to lead a business-critical division.

Reporting into the UK QHSE Director, this crucial leadership position will be responsible for managing and developing a team of 13 QHSE specialists across two specialist nuclear and radioactive material sites.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Providing QHSE leadership of the division, ensuring that both sites are compliant and operating in line with wider business systems and protocols

  • Working closely with the divisional board, as well as acting as the prime interface with licensees, regulators and other stakeholders

  • Leading the divisional environmental and sustainability reporting programmes

  • Overseeing the divisional Quality, Health, Safety & Environmental management systems, including PAS99, ISO9001, ISO14001, OHSAS18001 and ISO17025

  • Ensuring compliance with the requirements of Ionising Radiation Regulation (IR99)

Person Specification

  • Radioactive waste management knowledge and practical experience

  • Extensive management systems experience

  • Knowledge of process safety management (CCPS)

  • Excellent influencing and networking skills

  • A proven ability to communicate effectively with key stakeholders

  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills

  • Ambitious and results driven with a strong desire to exceed expectations both internally and externally

  • A desire to learn quickly and adapt positively to changing business demands

This exciting opportunity will give an individual the chance to lead an important division, whilst helping to shape QHSE performance for an extremely successful, globally recognised business. For more information or to apply to this position, please contact Jonathan Goldsmith on +44 (0) 207 400 5596 or at Jonathan.Goldsmith@acre.com.

Diversity drives innovation and accelerates businesses and enterprises towards their missions. As such we are wholly committed to partnering with clients and candidates alike to foster a more inclusive, sustainable future for generations to come.

Acre is committed to increasing diversity and maintaining a progressive and inclusive workplace, both for ourselves and for the organisations we support. It is important to us that we offer equal opportunities in the recruitment  processes that we run. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, marital status or whether or not they have a disability.

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