Head of Safety and Sustainability - Infrastructure


Head of Safety and Sustainability - Infrastructure

Business Area: Infrastructure

Contract Type: Permanent

Osborne is one of the leading construction businesses in the UK. As a family-owned business, we have the freedom and flexibility to take a different approach. We focus on creating structures and spaces that provide an environment for people to thrive in and solutions for our customers that provide a better experience during the creation. From rail to road, housing to healthcare, however large the project or contract, we know that it is always personal to the people who use it and those that are responsible for it. 

We provide an inclusive environment which is aligned to our core values of Quality, Integrity, Openness, Caring and Progressive. We value everyone as an individual and provide the opportunity to influence and change the way that we do things to ensure that we progress and evolve as a business. As a responsible employer we are also committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health of all our staff at all times. 
Infrastructure, be part of our success
Infrastructure is not just about building practical solutions for our customers – it’s about enabling people, businesses and communities to become more connected. Our employees are an integral part of that process, whereby each individual helps to shape the future of Transport Infrastructure across the country. If you’re looking for an exciting opportunity to make a difference, then you have come to the right place, with over £1b of secured pipeline taking us up to pretty much the end of this decade. At a time of increased uncertainty greater security of employment as well as development opportunities are important.

The Opportunity

We have a great opportunity to join our Infrastructure business to lead the business on Safety and Sustainability. This is a newly created role and will report on a day-to-day basis into the Operations Director for the Infrastructure business but would also have a functional reporting line into the Group Head of Safety Health and Environment (SHE). The Head Of Safety and Sustainability would also assume line management responsibility for the Rail and Highways SHE Managers within the Infrastructure business and be responsible for setting out the strategy for the business, ensuring that there is an on-going commitment to improve performance in safety, wellbeing and sustainability, which aligns with both the wider group strategy and more specific business area objectives.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for someone who is passionate about Safety, Wellbeing and Sustainability and the absolute impact it has on a business, and its people. You will be progressive in your thinking, and understand what good looks like, being able to draw in new thinking from a diverse range of sources. You will have lead and developed a team through coaching, mentoring and role modelling and understand how behaviours and the understanding of them, is critical to success. You will have great communications skills and be able to relate to people both internally and externally at all levels, through simple and easy to understand language. Finally you'll be commercially savvy and be able to impact on the business performance through effective strategies relating to safety and sustainability.

Our Benefits
  • Competitive Salary and Company Car (dependent on position)
  • Company Pension
  • 25 Days Holiday
  • Gift Day off for your Birthday
  • Private Health Insurance (after qualifying period dependent on level)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Assurance
  • Trade Discount Cards
If this sounds a lot like you, and your approach to your work is the same as ours, we would love to hear from you. If we end up working together, we will give you a great environment to work in with real opportunities for you to shine, deliver great work and develop your career.
Please note that we would also make reasonable adjustments where possible to ensure that our places of work are inclusive and allow us to support the creation of a diverse and engaged business.

Due to the nature of the work that Osborne are involved in, additional criminal record checks maybe required to carry out particular roles. This will be clarified during the interview process.  

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