Head of Health & Safety

  • Permanent
  • West Midlands, United Kingdom
  • £67,000 to £84,000 per annum

Head of Health & Safety

A client of mine is looking for a Head of Occupational Health and Wellbeing to working from their office in central Birmingham. Expereince within a public sector environment would be advantageous. As a Head of Occupational Health & Safety you will develop risk based strategies for the management of health for our workforce (including contractors and suppliers) and the wider external community in the context of those people living near to and/or likely to be affected by our construction and operations.

About the role:
Work with the Corporate Head of HSE in the definition of a Corporate Health Risk Profile for the various phases of the project that is agreed and accepted by the business and external stakeholders including Government and Regulatory bodies.
Develop, implement and review policies, strategies and standards for the delivery of occupational health provision during construction
Develop education and communications strategies and underpinning programmes designed to help our workforce understand how best to manage their general health (physical and mental) and when and where to get specialist support if necessary/required.
Develop and manage a risk based assurance programmes consistent with monitoring the application and efficacy of corporate policies and procedures in managing health and the resulting effects on productivity/bottom line costs.
Work with community partners (Department for Health, NHS Trusts, Local Authorities, General Practitioners etc.) supporting their initiatives for community health and gaining their understanding and support for the workforce needs as we move through their communities.
Leading the supply chain in developing best practice in the above areas providing clear guidance to contractors and suppliers in the context of managing Health and wellbeing in line with expectations as client.
Manage the Occupational Health Team, providing regular line management and direction, setting objectives and managing performance.

About You:
Communication skills – capable of influencing from Board level down, with experience in doing so in other organisations.
Analysis and reporting, with the ability to structure analysis into strategic direction.
Educated to degree level in health related subject matter, such as Occupational Health Management.
Knowledge of occupational health legislation and standards.
Experience in the development of health policies strategies, management systems and controls that have been successful in improving health and productivity.
Experience of directing businesses in good practice health management.
Experience of leading teams in senior health management roles determining health strategy and planning.

To apply for this position please email an updated version of your CV to Chall@strideresourcing.com or call me on 02392322318.

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