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Head of Health & Safety & Compliance

Job Title: Head of Health & Safety & Compliance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Berkshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
REF: PP/P/RH/HS_1533141966
Contact Name: Rachel Hart
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Exciting new senior position available for a leading telcoms company based in Reading; offering flexible working, great package and brand new offices!

Head of Health & Safety & Compliance

Reading (Permanent)

The Company:

A leading Communications company, who are at the forefront of IT & Telecoms Technology. Based in the clients offices in central Reading, you will be working in a customer focused, agile environment. The client offers excellent career progression opportunities, flexibility to work from home, as well as a competitive salary & benefits package.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Accountable for owning and the continuous improvement of the strategies, systems, processes (including defining standards, monitoring, analysis, forecasting, planning and reporting), controls and capabilities required to manage Health and Safety
  • Responsible for working collaboratively with stakeholders and delivery / operations eco system to establish and drive best Health and Safety and Quality Management practice
  • Responsible for the proactive management of all Health and Safety and Quality Management interdependencies, risks and issues.
  • Responsible for the leadership and proactive management of streetworks compliance including strategy, commercial, vendor management and external relationship management
  • Responsible for the in-depth investigation of accidents and incidents.

Experience Required:

  • Expert knowledge of health and safety legislation, obligations and best practice.
  • Significant and extensive experience of establishing and leading large-scale safety, environmental and quality management systems.
  • Strong safety and quality culture background in a large cross functional organisation.
  • Significant experience of managing retained resources and working with partners to deliver large and highly complex programmes of work safely to agreed time, cost and quality targets.
  • A proven track record of bringing industry best practice into an organisation and using this to drive continuous improvement

If you would like to apply for the role, please send your CV to

Suitable candidates will be contacted prior to shortlisting.

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