Group SHEQ Director


  • Executive Package
  • North West England
  • Posted: 13/07/2021
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 159101392

Job Details

Group SHEQ Director head office in the Northwest with an executive package, exciting and developing role in the UK.

The Company A growing group with a unique focus on managing risk across several sectors. This is an opportunity to join during a time of dynamic change that has a carefully directed business strategy through organic growth and acquisitions. The position will report to the CEO and join the main Board with an internal team of sector specialists.

The Role:

The Group SHEQ Director will be accountable for the strategic direction of the HSQE team ensuring overall compliance falls in line with, but not limited to, ISO standards, Health & Safety at Work, Environmental legislation, and industry best practice.
The role will entail the advising and monitoring of policies, governance frameworks, procedures, practices and standards to ensure quality, effective risk management and regulatory compliance.
You will own present and discuss HSQE, at a senior level, providing direction and assistance, challenging existing working practices and enhance the knowledge and competence allowing for the delivery of industry leading service.
Drive continuous improvement, work with the executive team to ensure the relevant training and support, continually audit and develop the in-house IQM system, maintain current accreditations, manage 3rd party audits, carry out risk assessments and report to the board.
Developing the organisations HSEQ strategy and framework for risk mitigation, ensuring the safety, wellbeing and protection of people, assets, customers and wider stakeholders.
Maintaining all business accreditation for all core business activities such as ISO9001, OSHAS18001, BAFE, and ISO 14001 amongst others, ensuring compliance and best practice is at the heart of the business.
25% of your time will be spent travelling within the UK.

The Person:
Candidates must have a relevant QMS/Auditor qualification and membership (IRCA, CQI) and hold NEBOSH Diploma or minimum General Certificate.
Operational within a Group environment across several delivery sectors that are people intensive.
Strong IT and organisation skills to lead a team of professional direct reports.
Experienced within the service sector, such as electrical contracting, telecommunications, M&E, hard FM, healthcare, fire and security.
Hold the necessary qualifications to demonstrate competency and industry-leading knowledge for the role
Proven ability to influence and deliver change.
Demonstrate drive, creativity, and flexibility with the gravitas to deliver your plan.
Be able to travel freely across the UK
Create a culture of strategic excellence and encourage others to think longer-term. Developing strategic advantage and seeking opportunities for future development.
Use influencing skills to smooth relationships when difficult circumstance prevails and develop a culture of trust both within and outside of the team.
Engage with others easily, motivating them to seek opportunities and achieve high standards.


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