Health & Safety Director

Job title : Health & Safety Director
Location : Illinois
Job-type : Permanent
Salary : £150000 - £200000 per annum
Salary high : 200000
Salary low : 150000
Reference : 122903_1593703560
Piper Maddox has been engaged by a global, Independent Power Producer to recruit a newly created Health & Safety Director position for their Executive team in the US. Our client has a vision to be a leading player in the North American Renewable Energy market, with over $2 Billion invested in global assets.


The position will take responsibility for the strategic direction of the health & Safety function nationwide covering both the construction and operation of green power generation facilities. This position sits within the senior leadership, influencing at an executive level and as such comes with a high degree of responsibility and accountability.


Success Criteria:

*We ideally need this person to have 6+ years' experience in Safety Management in the construction or operation of power generation facilities.
*This person must demonstrate an expert in understanding legal health and safety guidelines in the power generation field and ideally, this person will have experience in the Construction and/or Operation of Wind Farms.
*Ideally, this person will have multi-site, regional, or national Safety Management experience.
*A Bachelor of Science or an equivalent level qualification in Safety or Construction Management is essential for this position.
*Ideally, this person will have some form of training or qualification in Engineering with preference given to Electrical Engineers.


The person we have to be extremely comfortable in a director-level position, able to manage challenging stakeholders and have a deep knowledge of how to drive and direct process improvement. We need someone who can innovate their own concepts and safety strategy and then implement them with very high levels of personal confidence and with minimal need for support.


Our client's North American operations are on a steep growth trajectory and as such this role can offer an exceptional opportunity for personal and professional development. If you meet the above criteria and are interested to learn more get in touch with our Wind & Solar department in NYC for more details.


This position can either be office based in Illinois or remote based.



Piper Maddox is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.