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DPD Group UK Network Health and Safety Manager in Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Our Head of Health and Safety is currently recruiting for an outstanding Health and Safety Network Manager to join their highly experienced and skilled team and help us drive a high standard of Health and Safety across our Network of Depots in the South of the UK.

In this role you will be responsible for supporting our Depots so you must be able to travel to our Depots in these regions. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Work with Managers across the business to promote, regulate and manage a high standard of health & safety awareness/culture within the DPD Network in order to fully achieve compliance with legislation and the strategic direction of the company.

  • Supporting and Advising sites in achieving compliance to health and safety legislation and effective reporting.

  • Supporting sites with incident investigation and carrying out investigations of Major incidents

  • Writing and Developing Risk Assessments, Safe Systems of Work, Standard Operating Procedures in line with needs of the Depot Operations

  • Undertake Quarterly inspections of all depot in your Regions

  • Work collaboratively within Health and Safety Team to Deliver progress towards the key Health and Safety Projects

  • Drive positive cultural change through employee consultation and engagement programs by working with Unions and employee

  • Undertake any reasonable additional tasks as directed by Head of Health and Safety

*What we are looking for; *

To be considered for this role ideally you will be NCRQ Qualified or hold the NEBOSH Diploma or Equivalent along with a sound practical knowledge of the application of Health and Safety Legislation and Standards is essential for this role. Your career history will clearly demonstrate proven experience within Health and Safety Management, preferably gained within a Large Scale or National warehousing, engineering or transport environment. Due to the size of our operation the ability to work collaboratively and supportively within the team is critical.

You will possess excellent communication and influencing skills with the ability to adapt and respond to situations quickly. Your strong problem resolution, negotiation and decision-making skills will be fully utilised in this role. You will be comfortable working on your own initiative with the ability to prioritise and effectively manage your time. Demonstrate DPD DNA of; Accountability, Flexibility, Hard Work, Honesty, Passion and Respect

You will have strong IT, Project Management and report writing skills.

Desirable experience includes:

  • Presentation skills

  • Experience in distribution or related fast paced industries

Job Specifics

A Full UK Driving Licence is essential for this role due to travel to numerous locations

Be flexible to travel and to work a varied shift pattern to meet business requirements


Your package will include an excellent basic salary, company car or cash alternative, attractive bonus scheme, based on individual and company. As well as this you have access to some other fantastic optional benefits such as Cycle2Work Scheme, Dining Cards, Holiday trading and discounts and savings on 1000’s of retailers.

There is a culture of recognition and reward within DPD with long-service awards, a special recognition programme for those individuals that go above and beyond, the DPD Personality of the Year and an award ceremony at our annual company conference attended by over 1,000 delegates.

DPD is a Valuable 500 company and a Disability Confident Employer