Health & Safety ExecutiveName: Bill Page
Company: Grampian Country Food Group
Brief overview of your job:
Responsible for leading and developing a strong Occupational Health & Safety and Environmental Policy and strategy to ensure a cost effective approach is adopted to reduce risk and loss potential across the Group.
What does your job involve?
Provide leadership in all OHSE matters for the Company and ensure the functional Directors take ownership over OHSE
Manage on a day to day basis the OHSE Risk Management team
Develop Policy and Group OHSE performance KPIs and monitor progress against these standards.
Represent the Company in dealings with external enforcement authorities
Advise the Board Directors in matters relating to OHSE and risks which could threaten the delivery the delivery of the 5 year plan.
Introduce initiatives to raise OHSE awareness and create a positive OHSE culture
Ensure any OHSE incidents are adequately investigated and appropriate control measures are introduced to prevent a reoccurrence.
What do you most like about your job?
It is rewarding to provide advice to the Company and directly influence Board decisions and direction taken and ensure OHSE is a core part of the business.
What skills are required in your job?
An ability to plan a strategy and have the personal impact to ensure it is delivered
Clear communication skills is vital to the success of the role and coach ownership and support of others
Ability to consider the bigger picture and also focus on performance detail where required.
What is your advice to people looking for a career in the food & grocery industry?
Gain qualifications that support your career aspirations as the OHSE field continues to develop and those professionals that can cover more specialist areas become more attractive to industry
Dont rush, build your qualifications and experience equally as they are both important.
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