Head of Health & Safety (Retail)

Reference: HSERETAIL
Location: middle-east
Salary: £80,000 - £100,000 (Tax Free)
Job type: Permanent
Sector: misc

Head of Health & Safety (Retail)
Location: Middle East
Salary: circa £80,000 - £100,000 (Tax Free) + Medical, bonus, schooling


Are you an experienced Health & Safety professional with significant experience within the retail sector? Would you like to lead a dynamic Health & Safety function across the Middle East?

This organisation offers a tax free salary and benefits including annual bonus and private medical cover.

Applicants must have senior level Health & Safety experience in the retail sector overseeing a large portfolio of stores. You will be responsible for overseeing the Health & Safety function across a number of stores and distribution centres across the Middle East.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Formulate a strategy to improve Health & Safety performance across stores in order to eliminate loss and drive profit
  • Work closely with Fire Safety and retail loss prevention teams across the Middle East
  • Engage senior stakeholders across the retail business
  • Monitoring of all Health & Safety procedures and ensure compliance with all relevant legislation across stores, warehouses and head office locations.
  • Implement best-practice Health & Safety procedures
  • Monitor customer complaints for Health & Safety
  • Ensure Fire Prevention standards are adhered to
  • Conduct Health & Safety risk assessments
  • Conduct fire safety risk assessments
  • Make Health & Safety policy recommendations
  • Promote a positive Health & Safety culture
  • Train staff on Health & Safety best practice

Applicant should meet the following criteria:

  • Experience of managing H&S at retail properties/stores or similar is essential.
  • NEBOSH or a similar Health & Safety qualification is an advantage.
  • People management skills
  • Experience engaging and influencing senior stakeholders

All applications are treated in the strictest confidence.


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