Healthy and safety is a legal requirement for any business, especially in the logistics industry where heavy transport, warehouses, potentially hazardous materials and bulk goods are inherently dangerous if the correct health and safety procedures are not observed.
The role of the Health and Safety director is to assume responsibility for the promotion of excellence in professional practise of health and safety. As the focal point, this role will oversee the recruitment of H&S personnel on a continuing basis and the provision of HR support, training and mentoring across the organisation.
The Health and Safety Director must have extensive experience health and safety within a particular field at high level positions and proven experience as a Health and Safety Director, a track record of being an excellent leader with experience of bringing together teams of professionals to deliver key objectives.
Integral to the positon of health and safety director is professional credibility, excellent influencing skills, experience in leading change and a clear understanding of the wider health sector and how it impacts service delivery.
Passionate about safety, well-being and legal compliance to be able to lead on H&S strategy development and delivery for the division. Experienced and effective in coaching H&S to internal and external stake holders while ensuring service level agreements and key performance indicators are met.
Cast UK was founded by specialists in logistics, supply chain and procurement. This gives us in-depth knowledge of what employers and candidates are looking for.
We have jobs in all areas of the UK, so are perfectly placed to find you work wherever you are located. If you’re moving house, please check to see if there are any positions available in the new area; if you’re simply looking for more job fulfilment or to advance your career, there’s more than likely an employer who’s looking for the skills you are offering.
Employers approach us to find Health and Safety candidates because they are confident that we will be able to fill their managerial and executive vacancies. Do get in touch if you’re looking for a job in Health and Safety; there’s a good chance a vacancy will arise with your name on it.
Situated in Devon, Exeter is a historic city on the River Exe. It is known as being one of the most profitable locations to base a business, meaning there are many opportunities for those seeking Health and Safety Director roles.
People have been living in this area for thousands of years - and the easily navigable river meant that there was a thriving trade with the Mediterranean as far back as 250 BC.
During the Middle Ages, Exeter had one of the largest markets in the south-west and it was also known for its annual fairs, which continued until the 16th century.
At the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, Exeter's industry was mainly based on agricultural products. Water power was used to some degree, but the city was too far from a source of coal to make the most of steam power.
The development of the canal network did, however, help to boost Exeter's prominence, and the Bristol and Exeter Railway opened in 1844, further building the local economy.
Today, Exeter is a bustling city with plenty of retail space, particularly in the Princesshay Shopping Centre. It is also home to a number of big employers, with a several companies employing 1,000 people or more - such as British Telecom, EDF and Flybe.
In 2004, the Met Office relocated to Exeter and this organisation is now one of the largest employers in the region, along with Devon County Council and the University of Exeter. Other companies with a significant presence include Tesco, the Highways Agency and Alcoa Howmet.
If you're ready to take your career to the next level with a new Health and Safety Director position, the team at Cast UK can help.
With extensive experience in the procurement, logistics and supply chain fields, our specialists can provide the advice and assistance you need to find a vacancy that matches your skills and qualifications.
To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within Exeter or source a new job in Exeter then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.
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