Group Health Safety and Environmental Manager – Construction & Building Materials

  • Job Reference: GHSE/0120
  • Date Posted: 13 February 2020
  • Recruiter: Brett Group
  • Website:
  • Location: Canterbury, Kent
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Executive Benefits
  • Sector: Health & Safety Manager, HSE Manager, Environmental
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Group Health Safety and Environmental Manager – Construction & Building Materials

Competitive salary + executive benefits

Canterbury, Kent

A senior-level, high-profile change management role with Brett Group, the largest UK independent in the sector.

Brett is a successful, established building materials group, the largest independent in our sector. Our range of expertise has been developed over 100 years and our reputation is based on getting things done. Customer care, integrity, and quality are at the heart of everything we do. A privately run business with 750 employees, we're a great organisation for giving the people the freedom and the ability to influence and drive change. People genuinely enjoy working at Brett and the opportunity to shape this key role is there for the taking. For more information on our product range, visit our website at

As Group Health Safety Manager and Environmental reporting directly to our COO and based at our Group Head Office in Canterbury, you'll be working with the Group and business units to develop Group H&S strategy and business plans that lead to zero incidents and to develop an industry-leading H&S culture throughout the Group. This will entail sourcing best practice from lead bodies and other external sources and implementing them effectively. Reporting at board level on key issues and progress against strategy, you'll assess new laws and regulations and advise on their implementation within the company. In addition to providing functional advice and expertise to business-based H&S Lead Managers and H&S records owners, you'll also:

  • Together with HR, develop behavioural-based Alive and Well programme(s)
  • Train and coach managers in key H&S responsibilities
  • Manage H&S management IS System with timely and accurate data
  • Monitor compliance to our Environmental System and Standards
  • Manage the completion of statutory environmental data

Ideally degree-qualified or NEBOSH Diploma, you're a proven, senior-level H&S practitioner with an impressive, blue-chip track record, including strategic delivery. Committed to continuously improving standards, you keep abreast of the latest industry news, technology and challenges. Whilst highly effective at a strategic level, you're equally as comfortable operating tactically when required; so you enjoy being hands-on, highly visible and engaging at every level. Your other attributes include.

  • Experience of cultural and behavioural change
  • Strong interpersonal, influencing and communication skills
  • Dynamic and creative, not afraid to challenge

If this describes you and your career aspirations, please call our retained consultant Rob Gill for an initial confidential discussion on 07971 223435. Then to APPLY with your latest CV and current salary details for this Group Health Safety and Environmental Manager position, please click the apply button.

Group Health Safety and Environmental Manager Ref: GHSE/0120