Head of Safety

Health and Safety Manager Job Belfast

Salary Range £50,000 - £55,000

This cargo handling, warehousing, and logistics business specialising in the paper and forest products sector seeks to appoint a Head of Safety to their senior management team. The company's excellent customer service and engagement are built on strong operational performance in a safe and compliant environment. With a solid record of outstanding service, streamlined facilities, and exceptional management and logistics capabilities, it serves global forest product manufacturers. The core market involves bulk and containerised cargo shipments arriving in the UK and Ireland by sea.

The job

The Head of Safety will support the business in fostering a high-performance culture focused on continuous business improvement. The primary objective is to enhance the company's regulatory framework, building on its excellent reputation for delivering top service standards to both customers and employees. The Head of Health & Safety will champion and empower risk management in the compliance areas of Health & Safety, ESG, Quality Management, Security, and Data Protection, leading to continuous business improvement throughout the organisation.

The Head of Health & Safety will be based in the Belfast offices, with travel to other sites in the UK as needed. While hybrid working is available, it is essential for this key role to be performed onsite to ensure effective safety management.

On Offer

  • Salary circa £50k, dependent on experience;
  • 34 paid leave days (inc. bank/public days)
  • Free on-site Parking, when on site
  • Contributory Pension and Life Assurance schemes

What you’ll need

  • An occupational safety and health qualification equivalent to EQF level 6, e.g. Degree/ NEBOSH/ NCRQ diploma, NVQ/SVQ Level 6
  • A successful track record of Risk and Safety management experience in a multi-disciplined but essentially an operational environment
  • Audit experience
  • Experience of conducting quality reviews on work undertaken by others, providing coaching and feedback as necessary
  • Experience of working with integrated management systems (ISO or equivalent).
  • Experience of working in heavy industry, warehousing, transport and logistics

When asked why they enjoy working here, employees mentioned that, despite being a large business, the company is constantly evolving, offering new challenges every day. If you enjoy problem-solving and working collaboratively, the directors are eager to include you and share their extensive industry knowledge. The company maintains a family feel and is very growth-oriented, investing in your learning, offering regular promotions, and facilitating your development. If this aligns with what you’re seeking in your new job and you believe you have what it takes to excel in this role, hit "apply now" and send in your CV.

5 June 2024
Health & Safety
EHS Manager
Ulster, Belfast
Salary £50,000 - £55,000

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