Health, Safety & Sustainability Business Partner


Up to £70,000 + Excellent Benefits

South East England

Posted 3 months ago

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Acre has been retained by one of the UK's leading construction and house building businesses to identify a Regional Health, Safety & Sustainability Business Partner. Working closely with the Group HSS Director and regional business unit leaders, this position will oversee a transformational change in HSS culture and performance by enabling and empowering site and project teams to take ownership of HSS.

Through an enabling and collaborative approach, you will play a crucial role in the ongoing step-change within the organisation, helping to create a sustainable and values-driven HSS culture.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Provide high-quality, professional and proactive support to the regional and divisional business units from the design stage through to project completion
  • Influence and empower business unit leaders to shape and implement robust plans that drive performance improvements where required
  • Ensure that the operational business is empowered to properly implement the transformation implementation plan and sustainable culture change
  • Act as a commercially aware, focused and business-minded partner for Health, Safety & Sustainability
  • Ensure that site and project teams are self-sufficient and properly enabled through a successful HSS coaching and influencing strategy
  • Lead on all major incident and accident investigation and ensure that preventive actions are implemented through a process of root cause analysis

Person Specification

  • Relevant technical knowledge gained through substantial and sustained HSS experience in a construction or house building environment
  • Track record of successfully supporting the implementation of a cultural change programme
  • 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
  • Progressive and forward-thinking approach to HSS
  • GradIOSH working towards Chartered status as a minimum, preferably CMIOSH

This position offers a great opportunity to take up a highly influential and visible position whilst overseeing a long-term transformational change programme within a reputable business.

Talk to an Acre consultant about this role:

Jonathan Goldsmith 0207 400 5570

Job Ref. BBBH8690