Head of SHEQ

Head of SHEQ


Head of SHEQ, Teesside


Our client is providing and developing new bespoke port facilities.  These activities are fully supported by Government.


The privately owned company can demonstrate a long and considerable track record of investment, and this is further underwritten by an overriding and passionate approach to making a positive difference in every sphere of its activities.

The Role


The newly appointed Head of SHEQ will lead the Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality Departments and drive a positive and proactive business wide SHEQ culture.


  • Acting as a senior point of contact for the SHEQ departments and Senior Leadership Team for advice and guidance on complex SHEQ related matters.
  • Write comprehensive reports for the Board of Directors and Clients that will provide and build assurance through demonstration of understanding, required actions and priorities.
  • Ensure an effective process for consultation and communication with all stakeholders, leading and supporting discussions and meetings as appropriate.
  • Monitor new or changes to existing legislation, interpreting it to develop companywide procedures that satisfy legislative, licence and permit requirements, and Client expectations.


The Person


Experience & Qualifications


  • A NEBOSH Diploma, NCRQ Diploma or Degree in Occupational Health and Safety Management
  • Chartered Member of IOSH (CMIOSH)
  • Significant and demonstrable experience playing an integral role in businesses that achieve highly effective health, safety, environment and quality performance
  • Commercial awareness with ability to quantify level of risk against cost and convey reasonable practicability to Senior Management level


Key Information


  • The position will be based at Teesside.
  • The position will command a competitive package.
  • Applicants need to demonstrate a successful track record and experience of working within a similar role.
  • Hours: 08:00 – 17:00 (16:00 Friday)