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Head of Technical Safety, Assurance and Training

Location: North Tyneside

Salary: £60-70,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 167872

Our client a large national utilities organisation are looking for a Head of Technical Safety, Assurance & Training to join them on a permanent basis.

Job Role

  • You’ll bring with you a credible track record for delivery of safe operations and compliance for both Gas & Electric metering

  • Accountable for developing and embedding a culture that places safety as the number one priority

  • Set up and continually improve processes to ensure all new starters have a comprehensive understanding of our safety culture and standards

  • Ensure that we deliver the best possible service to our clients and their customers

  • Providing strategic leadership and direction for managers with the relevant departments


  • senior management experience in the Utilities/Metering Sector

  • Ability to identify business risks, and be able to design & implement mitigation plans

  • Persuasive communication and influencing skills at all levels, both internal and external

  • Ability to understand and design business processes

  • Leadership skills including coaching & mentoring·

  • A passion for delivering excellent outcomes for our people and customers

  • NEBOSH qualified

The role covers a nationwide remit and travel accordingly but a number of days per week would be spent at the head office in Newcastle.