We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Group Health & Safety Manager to join the team and play a critical role in managing the health and safety functions across all our sites/activities. Based in West Central Scotland, the successful candidate will identify, coordinate and drive improvements in safety, quality and productivity, working with the Operational Management teams.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing the health and safety functions to ensure delivery of objectives.
  • Proactively engaging in collaborative health and safety projects across all UK operations sites.
  • Providing authoritative advice and guidance on health & safety matters to all stakeholders within designated area of responsibility.
  • Reviewing and auditing arrangements for health & safety management and continuously improving these arrangements where appropriate.
  • Providing strategies to plan and organise work systems to reduce health & safety risks and recommending suitable adaptations to plant, machinery and processes.
  • Providing management information and statistics related to area of responsibility.
  • Ensure robust reporting regimes are in place for H&S statistics.
  • Supporting business change through effective change management processes within a fast-paced environment.
  • Driving behavioural culture change programme across a large, complex, multi shift operations.
  • Implementation and review of company safety policies ensuring that local legislative requirements are also met.

Key Capabilities:

  • Qualified to NEBOSH Diploma level or equivalent with significant H&S Management experience, preferably gained in a warehouse/transport environment
  • Educated to degree level
  • Chartered Member of IOSH (CMIOSH) or equivalent
  • Flexible approach to work, able to manage own priorities and workload
  • Able to effectively influence team
  • Used to operating at all levels of the organisation
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills - result orientated and tenacious
  • An in-depth understanding of essential/relevant EU & UK H&S legislation
  • The credibility and influencing skills and strategies to be able to build buy-in to change
  • Demonstrable record of driving significant change through an operation
  • Bulk Gas LNG / LPG qualifications & experience would be advantageous
  • DGSA is desirable
  • Strong IT skills
  • Full UK driving licence is essential
  • Environmental qualification/experience an advantage

In return, we will offer you a competitive salary, company car and other excellent benefits. You will also have the opportunity to develop a rewarding career with one of the UK's leading private logistics companies.

In the first instance, please e-mail your CV to tom.lawson@johngrussell.co.uk