UK Head of Health & Food Safety

Posted about 1 year ago by Acre
Location London (Greater)
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Circa £65,000 + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Sector Agriculture / Forestry / Fisheries, Food / Manufacturing, Health, Retail / Wholesale, Public Sector, QHSE
Posted about 1 year ago
Apply by Thursday, 4 August 2016
Acre is pleased to be working with a leading food and beverage company to identify a UK Head of Health & Food safety. With decades of experience - operating across the globe - this employer is truly a major player in the sector, and is well placed to continue pioneering into the future.In this position you will manage a team of four, and report into the Director of Operational Support, with the principle purpose of developing and managing policy for Food Safety and Occupational Health and Safety in operations.Core Responsibilities:Providing strategic and dynamic leadership for Occupational Health & Safety, as well as Food SafetyDeveloping and implementing strategies (in tandem with other teams within the business) to promote Health & Safety best practice, and ensure the company complies with all current legislationAct as the company's competent person/expert in investigating and remediating any breach to Occupational Health & Safety and Food SafetyWork in close partnership with senior management to manage emerging trends which may pose threats to the business, as well as capitalising on potential opportunitiesCoach and develop Health & Food Safety team, as well as setting measurable objectives to evaluate performance and carryout internal training procedures for employeesLiaise closely with the operations team in relation to complaints, insurance claims and external auditsThe successful candidate:Must have experience in both Occupational Health & Safety and Food SafetyWill be a personable and ambitious character demonstrating excellent influencing skills, being able to explain H&S issues in a manner which people from all levels of the Business engage with and strive to adoptMust have experience of delivering safety management and support across a wide range of projects and teams in complex projects and organisationsMust have Health and Safety qualifications commensurate with the seniority of the roleExperience of Audits, issues relating to Health & Food Safety and preferably civil claimsThis is a great opportunity to join a fantastic business with an excellent culture, so please get in touch if you feel you have the skills and experience required.


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