Head of Health, Safety & Environment

02 Jan 2021
30 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Client

Greenvale AP is one of the UK’s leading fresh potato companies; growing, packing and supplying in excess of 250,000 tonnes of fresh potatoes and 37,000 tonnes of seed potatoes each year with revenues of circa £150m per year. Our success is built on working closely with our partners throughout the supply chain to deliver outstanding service and quality for our customers and growers alike. Due to the growth of the group, we are now looking for an experienced Head of Health, Safety and Environment to support the business to reach its objectives across its sites in Cambridgeshire and the Scottish Boarders. 

The Opportunity

Reporting to the HR Director, the Head of HSE will promote and instil a strong HSE culture across the sites ensuring the necessary controls administration, training and reporting are in place. The role will work closely with the Board and site management teams to ensure all statutory and company requirements are met and improvement recommendations are considered enabling Greenvale to continues to develop a robust HSE culture across the business. In addition, this role will play a vital part working with the Board to create, design and deliver a clear strategic environmental plan. 

The Candidate

The successful candidate will be an experienced but not a traditional, clip board carrying H&S Manager with a track record in HSE site leadership roles in a fast-paced, blue-chip manufacturing environment. Applicants will have a passion for safety & sustainability, with relevant NEBOSH qualifications and an established track record of delivering H&S improvements whilst demonstrating strong leadership, positive promotion of a safety culture and the employee engagement that this entails. The successful candidate will have a real eye for detail, be comfortable making decisions and be passionate about the benefits created when driving and influencing a business. The role will be based at Floods Ferry, Cambridgeshire with national travel so a full driving licence is required.

For a confidential discussion about the role please contact Darren Houghton at Eden Search & Select Ltd on 0113 8346634 or apply below. Please note all applications will be presented to Eden Search & Select who are exclusively retained to lead this project for Greenvale AP.

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