Location: Bradford
Salary: Up to £50000 per annum + plus good company benefits
Posted: about 1 year ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Logistics
Contact Name: Adam Deeprose

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Group Health and Safety Manager (Logistics)

Job Description

A great opportunity has arisen for an ambitious professional to implement their expertise and experience as Group Health and Safety Manager with a dynamic and rapidly expanding logistics provider on a full-time, permanent basis. This is a truly exciting time to join the company that specialises in FMCG, Retail, Fashion, Supply Chain, 3PL and Distribution.

What our client needs from you as their Group Health & Safety Manager?

  • At least 3 years' experience in a Health and Safety Management role with indirect management experience in a similar environment (Logistics and Supply Chain).
  • Chartered member of IOSH (CIOSH) or equivalent.
  • In-depth understanding of essential/relevant UK Health and Safety legislation.
  • Qualified to NEBOSH Diploma level or equivalent with significant H&S Management experience.
  • Credibility, influencing skills and strategies to be able to build buy-in to change.
  • Embraces and drives change.
  • Ability to effectively lead and manage a team.
  • Ability to design and deliver training sessions both on a one-on-one basis and for larger groups.
  • Must be results orientated and tenacious.
  • Ability to demonstrate a record of driving significant change through an operation.
  • Ability to self-prioritise workload.
  • Flexibility to provide a service to all shift patterns, as and when the role/situation dictates.
  • A full driving licence.

The key responsibilities of our Group Health & Safety Manager:

  • Develop and drive initiatives to deliver a Zero Harm culture.
  • Provide authoritative advice and guidance on all Health and Safety matters to all stakeholders.
  • Create and provide strategies to plan and organise work systems to reduce Health & Safety risk.
  • Ensure robust reporting regimes are in place for Health & Safety statistics.
  • Provide management information and statistics.
  • Drive a behavioural safety culture change programme across the operations function.
  • Implement and review company safety policies ensuring that local legislative requirements are met.
  • Engage with all operations teams to ensure adherence to Health and Safety policies and activity.
  • Determine the strategic direction and work priorities for the continuous improvement of the management programme.
  • Provide support and expertise to line management in incident and accident investigations.
  • Contribute towards establishing and maintaining a programme of continuous improvement.

Salary for this opportunity is c£50k plus pension and other company benefits.

You must be flexible to travel between company sites, though the main base of this role will be within West Yorkshire.

Genuine career prospects are available for the right candidate who is looking for that platform from which to develop their career!


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.

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