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Head of Health & Safety and Quality Management

Job Title: Head of Health & Safety and Quality Management
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
REF: rs-H&S_1533115809
Contact Name: Racquel Smith
Contact Email: Racquel.Smith@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Role Purpose:

  • To lead and proactively manage Health and Safety on behalf of the Director of DPD (design planning & development) and the Board to ensure compliance with UK regulatory and statutory standards and achieve agreed business outcomes and performance targets that represent industry leading practice.
  • To own and continuously improve the strategies, systems, processes, controls and capabilities required to manage Health and Safety.
  • Responsible for all accidents/ incident investigations.
  • To ensure new projects and programmes follow the Health and Safety and Quality Management strategies, systems, processes and control investigations.
  • Responsible, in conjunction with the Commercial team, for the proactive management of Health and Safety and quality Management related Suppliers against contracted time, cost, quality and performance obligations.
  • Responsible, in conjunction with the Finance team, for the proactive management of Health and Safety and Quality Management budget in accordance with company policies.

Requirements:

  • 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
  • Strong safety and quality culture background in a large cross functional organisation.
  • Extensive knowledge of quality management systems, methodologies and principles.
  • 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 in continuous improvement and an understanding of how to lead and manage high performance teams

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