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EHS (Environmental Health & Safety) Lead

Job Title: EHS (Environmental Health & Safety) Lead
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: asap
Duration: 6 months
REF: pp/ck/EHSLead_1655889566
Contact Name: Caroline Kennedy
Contact Email:
Job Published: 12 months ago

Job Description

EHS (Environmental Health & Safety) Lead


Hybrid - Reading & Home

We are now looking for an EHS Lead, to provide comprehensive Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) support for our United Kingdom & Ireland (UKI) Organisation.

The EHS Lead will coordinate responsibilities, to meet business needs and ensure compliance with Occupational Health & Safety and Environmental requirements and procedures.

Responsibilities of the EHS Lead include:

  • You will ensure adherence to relevant EHS Policy and Group Directives within the customer unit (UKI)
  • Define and execute EHS strategic programs within customer unit and align to group strategy and targets
  • Monitor, control and report EHS performance for UKI customer unit to achieve set targets, for both internal and supplier performance
  • Provide functional EHS expertise for delivery programs
  • Ensure both customer contractual and legal compliance is maintained
  • Provide advice and support to create a safe working environment across UKI
  • Assist with Sourcing strategy implementation
  • Provide EHS Support and advice to the EHS Team to ensure contractual compliance
  • Reviewing and advising on EHS risks, developing a strong EHS business culture
  • Inform UKI Senior Leadership team of any Risks to the business so that they make take the relevant actions to control or reduce the risk
  • Responsible for EHS Investigation within UKI, with subsequent input into Consequence Management
  • Strategic input into resource profile for the EHS team within UKI

The successful EHS Lead will have:

  • A recognized formal EHS qualification e.g. degree or diploma (Example Post Grad / Degree and MSc in OHS Health and Safety and/or Environmental Management
  • NEBOSH or other international recognized certification in Health and Safety and/or Environment is recommendable.
  • Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility skills
  • EHS knowledge and skills
  • Change & Improvement Management skills
  • Good knowledge about EHS and environmental laws and regulations applicable in their area of responsibility

To apply for the EHS Lead please send your CV to

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