Health and Safety Director - Wakefield

Health and Safety Director Jobs

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 skills required

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’s Health and Safety Director opportunities

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.

Health and Safety Director Jobs in Wakefield

Wakefield is a city just south of Leeds that comprises the five towns of Pontefract, Castleford, Normanton, Featherstone and Knottingley, as well as other minor towns. With a population of around 325,000, it’s a moderately sized city that is overshadowed by its northern neighbour and Sheffield, which is 20 miles (31 km) to the south. Wakefield is well connected by rail and road, with the M62 and the M1 passing by its north and west respectively.

The city and its constituent towns boomed during the Industrial Revolution when vast seams of coal were discovered beneath them. The area dug hundreds of mines and this remained the key industry in the area until the 1980s when they were closed down one by one. The last remaining one is Kellingley Colliery, located at Knottingley, just east of Pontefract.

The city remains industrial, however, although the days of heavy industry are largely gone. The city’s excellent communications and central location have made it an ideal place to site warehouses, factories and distribution centres, so Health and Safety Director jobs regularly appear in the Wakefield area. There are also regeneration projects going on in the city designed to diversify and stimulate the economy, and this looks set to bring further growth to an area that has had to reinvent itself completely in thirty years.

Cast UK - helping you with your job search

With a wealth of experience in the procurement, logistics and supply chain fields, Cast UK’s team of recruitment consultants understands what it takes to be a successful candidate for every vacancy. To find out about the Health and Safety Director positions available in Wakefield, or anywhere else in the country, get in touch with us today. We work with clients and applicants from across the country, and are committed to filling each position with the best talent possible.

In addition, our regional specialists can provide detailed information about the potential employers, the available job types and the average salary that you can expect to earn.

To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within Wakefield or source a new job in Wakefield then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.

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