Head of Health & Safety

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Employing Division
Norse Group Support Services
Norwich, Norfolk
£45,000 - £47,000 Per Annum, DOE
Closing date

Norse Group is one of the UK’s most dynamic and fast-growing companies, built on a foundation of joint ventures with Local Government partners, consistently delivering award winning services across a range of disciplines throughout the UK.

We are currently recruiting an experienced Head of Health & Safety to join our established SHEQ team in Norwich, providing full strategy and compliance support across the group in regards to Health & Safety.

The role will require you to work closely with the SHEQ Director and wider business to promote Health & Safety initiatives, ensuring compliance with all relevant regulations. You will build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, working collaboratively to ensure Health & Safety regulations are adhered to as we deliver group services.

You will be responsible for ensuring that Health & Safety integrates with other compliances services by working together with the quality and environmental team. This position will require you to demonstrate your extensive experience in Health & Safety, as you will lead on a multitude of tasks including; management of the H&S team, risk identification and management, Health & Safety presentations and accident investigations.

Our candidate:

  • NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety.
  • Chartered Membership of IOSH.
  • Proven experience in a senior Health & Safety role in a multisite organisation.
  • Proven experience in direct line management of staff.
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement with the ability to develop and maintain internal and external working relationships.
  • Strong leadership skills, self-motivated with the ability to lead and motivate others.
  • Ability to prepare precise written documents, overcome objections and proactively action outcomes.

We Offer:

Alongside the detailed salary, we offer a number of wider benefits including; 25 days holiday, plus 8 bank holiday days, 5% Company Pension on top of 5% NEST Pension, and a full sickness scheme.

The role will be based at our Norwich office, however the role requires travel to multiple sites, therefore a driving licence is essential.


We are committed to employment practices and behaviours which encourage diversity, promote equality of treatment and eliminate unlawful and or unfair discrimination.

Please read the attached job description and person specification to ensure you meet the criteria for the role before applying.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications. If you have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful and will not be progressed to the next stage.

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