Head of HSE

Business Sectors: Onshore Wind, Offshore Wind
Sectors: Employment Type: Permanent Country: United Kingdom

Taylor Hopkinson are working with a leading wind energy business to assist in the appointment of a Head of HSE to join their busy Edinburgh based operation. This key hire will implement HSE policies and procedures for a large scale offshore wind project and the successful candidate will have the gravitas, personality and leadership qualities to effectively perform the duties of the role.

The role:

  • Execute HSE activities related to early phase survey and monitoring activities
  • Assist Project Manager on HSE in stakeholder activities
  • Promoting HSE and implementing site specific HSE programmes and plans
  • Providing coaching and assistance to he wider team and others with regard to the implementation of company HSE Standards, statutory requirements, industry standards, and best practice
  • Establish activities and plans to monitor HSE,  supporting the overall project programme including inspections, reviews and assessments
  • Establish and implement HSE requirements in ITT processes for contracts in line with the contract strategy
  • Ensure compliance of sub-contractor/vendor at site, supported by the site management team
  • Plan and support a program for training, motivation and further competency development for site personnel and ensure site HSE training programmes are implemented
  • Monthly HSE management reporting
  • Ensure that monthly reports from contractors and suppliers give the necessary information on HSE matters to perform their reporting

The Candidate:

  • Relevant degree in engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Health, Safety and Environment specialist within wind energy industry
  • Significant experience within HSE management from execution of large projects in the wind industry
  • Good knowledge of current UK authorities HSE regulations and standards 
  • Knowledge of HSE work processes on construction work sites
  • Practical experience from implementation through to operations in an offshore wind environment is an advantage
  • Detailed knowledge of project management best practice
  • Result oriented, structured and flexible, with the ability to work both in teams as well as independently

Based in Edinburgh this is a great opportunity to participate in the development of renewable energy opportunities within a leading organisation operating at the highest levels within the sector. If you would like to discuss details further please contact Simon Cairns on +447548 212 930 or apply via the link below

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Simon Cairns

+44 141 559 6160

simon@taylorhopkinson.com