Head of Health & Safety


Up to £75,000 + Car + Bonus

West London

Posted 5 months ago

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Acre is delighted to be partnered with one of the UK's best-recognised property developers to identify a Head of Health & Safety on a £1.5bn residential development in West London. The successful candidate will work closely with the senior leadership team to devise and implement a first-class health and safety strategy to ensure successful delivery of the project.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a prestigious business on a long-term, landmark project in West London, in a position of real leadership and influence.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement the organisation's long-term health & safety policy. You will need to take ownership of the company policy and gain executive management support, as well as building a strong system of internal control and safety culture amongst all staff.
  • Lead, manage and develop a team of five specialist health, safety & sustainability professionals. You will also take ownership of recruitment of further team members as the project develops.
  • Build and develop strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders in order to best communicate positive health & safety performance.
  • Work closely with the senior leadership team to perpetuate a positive health & safety culture within the organisation and ensure that relationships with relevant regulatory and advisory bodies are maintained.
  • Develop and chair the Health & Safety Committee, demonstrating excellent communication ability, organisational practice and leadership skills.

This position will suit an accomplished and strategic health & safety professional, with extensive experience in the commercial or residential construction sectors. The successful person will also be a confident and positive leader, with a proven ability to motivate and drive a high-performing team to ensure a best in class H&S performance on the project.

Person Specification

  • Highly engaging and compelling communication style with a proven ability to win hearts and minds at all levels within an organisation.
  • Ambitious and results driven with a strong desire to exceed expectations both internally and externally.
  • Takes ownership of complex issues and tasks and empowers others to do the same.
  • A Chartered H&S professional (CMIOSH) or GradIOSH and actively working towards chartership.

This position offers a great opportunity to take up a highly influential and strategic position, working with senior leadership within a prestigious organisation. For more information or to apply to this position, please contact Jonathan Goldsmith today.

Talk to an Acre consultant about this role:

Jonathan Goldsmith 0207 400 5570

Job Ref. BBBH8035