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Head of Health and Safety / Quality Management

Job Title: Head of Health and Safety / Quality Management
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Salary plus benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: LS/H&S/Perm_1533127155
Contact Name: Leanne Summers
Contact Email:
Job Published: 12 months ago

Job Description

Head of Health and Safety / Quality Management - Permanent - Reading, Berkshire.

A leading mobile telecoms company is searching for a Head of Health and Safety / Quality Management to join their team in Reading, Berkshire on a permanent basis.

Our client offers excellent career progression opportunities, a modern working environment, the opportunity to work flexibility and to work from home as well as a very competitive salary and benefits package.


  • 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 street-works compliance including strategy, commercial, vendor management and external relationship management.
  • Responsible for the in-depth investigation of accidents and incidents.

Skills and 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.
  • Good experience within the construction / civil engineering industry.

To apply, please email your CV to

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