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Head of Environment, Health and Safety

Silven Recruitment Limited
£60000 - £70000 per year (DoE) + £5.5k Car Allowance + 10% Bonus
Closing date
1 Dec 2023

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Contract Type
Health & Safety
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Head of Environment, Health and Safety


£60-70k (DoE) + £5.5k Car Allowance + 10% Bonus


Job Reference: GG/14989



This is an opportunity to join a rapidly growing food manufacturer supplying the major retailers and employing around 500 people across 2 sites.  

As the Head of Environment, Health and Safety, you will define and implement the company’s EHS strategy.


The Role

Reporting to the Operations Director, you will:

  • Coach and develop stakeholders within wider departments to deliver business Environmental, Health & Safety objectives.
  • Act in an advisory capacity to ensure compliance with Health & Safety legislation.
  • Conduct and support accident investigations with relevant departmental managers.
  • Identify areas of improvement to meet current standards imposed by legislation, ACOP’s or HSE guidance.
  • Carry-out and support insurance liability, and energy ESOS surveys to ensure compliance and carry-out improvements where applicable.
  • Analysing Environmental, Health & Safety Data, with the aim of creating a better safer, greener working environment with an engaged workforce.

The Candidate

  • NEBOSH (General Certification as well as Environmental Management)
  • Experience in operating in a Health & Safety role within a manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task with strong organisation skills.
  • Significant understanding of operational and strategic people initiatives.
  • Ongoing understanding of Environment, Health & Safety legislation.


Next Steps

If you feel you fit the brief for this opportunity and would like to take on a new challenge with an exciting business, click ‘apply now’ to be considered.

Or contact Gilbert Gregory on 02037943983 or 07487732962 or quoting reference GG/14989.


The Silven team is full of passionate, committed and personable people, who have built their careers recruiting into their specialist markets.

We’ve developed many long standing client and candidate relationships along the way; mainly because we delight in helping companies to realise their plans and in assisting candidates to advance their careers.

If you are a client or candidate seeking advice and a service based on experience and knowledge of your market, we’d love to hear from you. Contacting us could be the best thing you do today.

Company info
0845 0036872
Clarence House
4 Clarence Street
Greater Manchester
M2 4DW

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