Location England
Job-type Interim
Salary £Competitive + Car + Benefits
Reference 16491
Category EUR

Are you a highly capable and inspirational individual who can effect positive change? Do you have experience of developing a positive health and safety culture, behaviours and ultimately performance?

If this is you, then please read on… Our client, a global Commercial Real Estate and Investment firm are looking to identify their new Head of HSE Operations and Fire Safety.

Our client is looking for a highly capable and inspirational individual who can effect positive change, with a focus on fire safety to meet forthcoming legislative requirements. Ideally a subject matter expert in fire safety, residential and tall buildings with technical knowledge and effective leadership skills in building safety strategies in line with emerging Building Safety Bill legislation. This is a senior leadership role, and the candidate will be driven to ensure their client leads the way and are constantly abreast of industry best practice.

In this role, you will support and report into the Senior Health & Safety Director. Your expert knowledge and skills will help create the H&S strategy and develop and deliver a robust platform to ensure consistent quality across for all mixed-use assets and to promote a positive health, safety, and sustainability culture.

Key Responsibilities

  • To personally contribute to the provision of professional health, safety and environmental services against the background of businesses UK objectives, guiding principles and equality policies, including the development of a positive culture where HSE is integrated into normal management functions.

  • Assisting in shaping the organisations response to the developing building safety regulatory regime, planning management of building safety data for building safety cases and reports.

  • Development of building safety communications and engagement strategies for residents and occupiers.

  • Create a capability strategy to enable delivery of fire safety activities to meet company and client objectives for buildings in scope to meet forthcoming legislation.

  • Liaise with relevant stakeholders on resident engagement communication frameworks to ensure safety concerns, works completed and training in place

  • Champion, review and develop ongoing improvements to their health, safety and environmental procedures including Integrated Management System Manuals in accordance with the requirements of PAS 99, ISO 45001 and ISO 14001.


  • Candidates should have previous risk management experience, strong strategy development & implementation experience and be able to analyse risk management system performance, delivery of HS&E training & coaching.

  • Be a chartered Member of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (CMIOSH) or working towards

  • Ideally have a Property, Construction or FM background.

  • Competent with ISO 9001, 14001 and OHSAS 18001 or similar.

  • Formal qualifications within Environmental management system and Fire safety

If you have excellent attention to detail with high-level reporting skills, are an excellent communicator with outstanding written and verbal communication skills with a high level of professionalism, along with all the other required skills stated above, this could be a position well suited to you. If you have any questions about this role please contact Ben Flint direct at: ben.flint@acre.com.