Head of Site Safety & Wellbeing


Job description

We are recruiting for a Head of Site Health, Safety & Wellbeing to support on the Sizewell C Project (SZC). Key responsibilities will be:

  • Lead and Innovate: Spearhead the development and implementation of world-class health, safety, and environmental strategies and processes on the SZC construction site. Your leadership will ensure that best practices are not only met but exceeded.
  • Ensure Compliance: Oversee adherence to the Nuclear Site License, Environmental Permits, planning conditions, and lease arrangements. Your vigilance will guarantee that all activities meet statutory regulations and company directives.
  • Collaborate and Coordinate: Work closely with internal and external stakeholders, including UK Government agencies, financial investors, and local communities, to ensure seamless compliance and operational efficiency.
  • Manage and Develop: Guide a team of HSE professionals, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and professional growth. You will ensure that all team activities align with the project’s environmental policy and safety objectives.
  • Drive Quality: Maintain high standards through an environmental management system that meets both company and external benchmarks. Your commitment to quality will uphold SZC’s reputation for excellence.


  • NEBOSH Diploma or European equivalent
  • Chartered Member of IOSH
  • IEMA Certificate or similar
  • A background in health, safety, and environmental management within a large project environment
  • Proven experience in navigating complex regulatory landscapes and ensuring compliance
  • Strong ability to lead, develop, and inspire a team
  • Exceptional communication and coordination skills, with the ability to engage effectively with diverse stakeholders
  • Excellent knowledge of CDM Regulations

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

To apply for this job please visit www.orionjobs.com.