head of environmental, health and safety in gatwick

job type
£ 380 per day
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job details

gatwick, south east
job category
construction & property
job type
working hours
£ 380 per day
reference number
0203 680 0640
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job description

Sensational new opportunity for an experienced Environmental, Health and Safety professional to lead and continue the EHS Strategy of the Gatwick operations team!!!

A leading consultancy is seeking a Head of Environmental, Health and Safety to continue the improvement of the EHS strategy across the Gatwick business. The successful candidate will have responsibility for either Service or Infrastructure and will decide, engage on, and deliver a strategy which reflects Gatwick as the UK's airport of choice. You will manage a team up to 6 and will coach and develop them to deliver against all elements of Environment, Health and Safety, as well as proactively engaging with and working with stakeholders across the entire airport campus.

You will have the opportunity to work on an award-winning airport which would be a fantastic addition to your CV.


* Competitive salary
* Fantastic benefits package
* Amazing social team and environment


* Ensuring EHS performance excellence within the team via rigorous application of compliance and management systems
* Reporting directly to the Director of EHS, the Head of EHS will have responsibility for oversight of all EHS matters residing within their client area and from the respective Business Unit/Programme Managers. Whilst Business Unit/Programme Managers have principal accountability for EHS performance, the Head of EHS is responsible for the implementation of management systems to ensure compliance and continuous improvement, including ISO -14001 and OHSAS -18001
* Communicate clear and concise goals, yet also maintain a collaborative, team oriented approach to achieving goals
* Use metrics to coach Managers and provides strategic, tactical and operational support as necessary to focus and energise the Business Units/Programmes to deliver positive change
* Influence senior stakeholders


* Must be of graduate calibre or equivalent
* Must be a Chartered Health & Safety professional with an accredited Institution (i.e. IOSH), with expertise in Health, Safety and Environmental compliance at a senior level
* Must have an IEMA Associate Certificate
* Must have Lead Auditor training for OHSAS 18001 or ISO 14001
* Must have a proven track record in the delivery of EHS objectives associated typically with extensive experience
* Must be a Kelvin TopSet Lead Investigator
* Have strong leadership and supervisory skills and experience
* Demonstrated ability to establish a functional strategy to set and meet stretch targets
* Have excellent written and oral communications
* Persuasive with strong influencing skills across all levels
* Strong problem solving skills
* Strong decision maker effectively driving change and continuous improvement
* Strong Microsoft office skills - Excel, PowerPoint, Word
* Knowledge of data systems and ability to use IT to collect, analyse, interpret and present information
* Ideally, you will have airport operational experience

For more information on this position please call Toby Willetts on 0203 6800640 today!!!

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


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