Group Safety Lead

Newcastle upon Tyne Permanent £65,000 - £75,000 per year
  • Senior Group Safety role
  • Strategic role with leading 3PL company

About Our Client

This organisation is a leading entity in the Transport & Distribution industry. With over 200 sites, and a significant headcount, they are recognised for focus on innovation and commitment to superior service delivery.

Job Description

The Group Safety Lead will report directly into the divisional Managing Director and will form a key part of the divisional leadership team. They will:

  • Develop and implement the safety strategy across the group
  • Support and develop management teams on all aspects of SHEQ
  • Lead and manage a team of c.12 across various locations
  • Take ownership of all SHEQ and compliance matter across the division and deliver data and updates within leadership meeting
  • Analyse statistics, data and trends to identify opportunities, create relevant action plan to deliver improvements
  • Provide SHEQ knowledge and support colleagues and lie management ensuring best practices in health & safety
  • Drive improvements in safety performance and culture

The Successful Applicant

The successful Group Safety Lead will build and embed the safety strategy across 10+ sites fostering a culture of best in class safety. They will:

  • Experience of managing SHEQ across a multi-site role
  • Gravitas and strong leadership skills
  • Experience of building and deployment of safety strategy
  • Experience in similar role within Logistics, Manufacturing or similar relevant industry
  • Best in class approach to both cultural and system led safety
  • Ability to engage and communicate with colleagues at all levels of the business
  • Nebosh Diploma
  • Ability to travel to sites UK wide up to 4 days per week

What's on Offer

  • A competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package
  • A car allowance of £6,000 or a company car.
  • An inclusive and supportive company culture.
  • The opportunity to play a key senior role in promoting safety within a leading Transport & Distribution company.

We welcome all interested applicants to apply for this unique and rewarding role.

Leigh Holmshaw
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Phone number
+44 114 263 6014

Job summary

Job function
Health, Safety & Environment
Health, Safety & Environment
Transport & Distribution
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract type
Consultant name
Leigh Holmshaw
Consultant phone
+44 114 263 6014
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