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Chad Harrison International

A major global building materials company are searching for a Health & Safety Manager based in the Netherlands. This is a vital role within the company’s distribution network across Europe and the successful applicant will hold a high level of responsibility offering strategic input and support to the senior leadership team.

You will report to the HSE Director and be a key business partner to the Managing Director and manage a team of safety professionals across the company.

Responsibilities include:

  • Be a champion and leader of safety related matters for the distribution/supply chain leadership senior leadership team
  • Support the facilitation and improvement programmes to increase awareness of company policies and procedures
  • Ensure progression and continuous improvement via regular communication with managers and employees utilising audits and tracking systems
  • Improve existing and implement new health & safety strategies and policies
  • Represent the company at various national and EU representative bodies
  • Develop strong relationships with internal and external auditors
  • Prepare and deliver training at all levels of the business around health & safety areas
  • Take the lead on all serious accident and incidents investigations

You will have:


  • Relevant Health & Safety qualification
  • Bachelors’ degree
  • 10+ years’ experience in a specific Health & Safety management role
  • Experience from a H&S role in a warehousing/wholesale/international distribution environment
  • People management experience
  • Auditing experience
  • Fluent English speaker
  • Flexibility to travel up to 50% to meet the demands of the business portfolio


  • Masters’ degree in a relevant subject
  • Experience of working in a de-centralised end to end market environment
  • Fluency in French and/or German

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Chad Harrison International is a global search and permanent solution specialist recruitment consultancy operating across the Cement, Aggregates & Industrial Minerals industry. Our mission is to be the company of choice that connects the best in the international market. For further information or to view our jobs go to www.chadharrison.co