Head of Health, Safety, Environment & Quality (HSEQ)

Location: Watford

Central Services

Job Role:

Taylor Woodrow is recruiting for a Head of HSE to be based out of our head offices in Watford.  Reporting to the HSEQ Director, the Head of HSE will be responsible for providing day-to-day advice and support on all health, safety and environmental issues across our business. 



  • Deploy company policies and procedures to ensure that all Business Units within the Company comply with VINCI Construction UK Division requirements and meet their legal objectives.
  • Provide health, safety and environmental compliance in relation to strategy, policy and procedures to all levels of management.
  • Support HS&E Managers and Advisors in achieving their potential across our projects.
  • Address health, safety and environment actions via meetings with Business Units, clients, supply chain partners and other stakeholders.
  • Take the lead in supporting company level audits for ISO45001 & ISO14001 around accreditation requirements as well as other relevant sector-specific quality standards.
  • Maintain a full understanding of sector-specific standards for health, safety and environmental compliance. 
  • Develop and publish comprehensive documentation to support the Integrated Management Systems.
  • Train operational personnel to fulfil their local responsibilities regarding health, safety and environmental compliance and management.
  • Liaise with enforcing authorities and other interested parties, with support and guidance from VINCI Construction subject experts.
  • Assist in incident investigations with operational personnel including incident analysis, identifying trends, root causes and corrective actions.
  • To provide support in the development, monitoring and review of appropriate key performance indicators.
  • Assist the development of an effective strategy that delivers Health, Safety and Environmental performance in line with Company objectives.
  • Facilitate the development and implementation of an appropriate VINCI Construction UK Division risk management culture.


Person Specification:

  • Previous experience as a Head of Health, Safety and Environment (Head of HSE), implementing H&S strategies across major infrastructure projects
  • Qualified to NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent standard
  • Proven management skills


To apply for this role, please send your CV quoting reference IW-HSE to vinci.recruitment@vinciconstruction.co.uk

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