Head of Food Safety - Supplier Audit

£45000 - £50000 per annum Company Car/Allowance, Bonus Benefits

Head of Food Safety - Supplier Audit
£45,000-50,000 negotiable Company Car / Allowance, Bonus Benefits

Our Client
Our client provides audit and associated services to food manufacturing, supply and catering services across the country. Part of a larger group they can offer long term stability and career development.

The Role
As part of succession planning we are recruiting an experienced Food Safety professional to lead the Supplier Assessment programme across the UK, delivering third and second party audits and food safety services to food manufacturers and their supply chain.

A fully rounded role, leading a team of audit professionals, managing client relationships for commercial and technical queries, liaising with UKAS, BRC and other relevant schemes as appropriate.

You will be able to demonstrate a relevant background in food safety gained from a certification or manufacturing background. Likely to be Lead Audit qualified, you will have a strong knowledge of BRC - ideally across Food, Storage & Distribution and Agents & Brokers.

Degree qualified or with extensive experience you will have demonstrable operational / commercial experience and a strong understanding of food safety and assessment. You may be doing a similar role or have the appropriate transferable skills to move into an operational leadership position.
The role can be home based but will involve extensive travel to clients and meet with your team.

The Benefits
* £35,000-40,000
* Company allowance / car
* Benefits

About Us
Newman Stewart is a privately owned, leading provider of Executive Search, Management Selection, Executive Outplacement, Salary Benchmarking and Psychometric Assessment services. NS Quality is a division of Newman Stewart Limited who provide Quality, Audit, Certification and Test professionals to their clients nationally and internationally.
With offices in Wetherby, Leeds and London we identify excellent people for our excellent clients, nationally and internationally and we are proud of the results that we deliver.

To Apply
This is an excellent opportunity in a challenging, fast paced and dynamic business. Interested parties should apply accordingly or contact Steve Bennett in the first instance for a confidential conversation. Contact details can be found via the Newman Stewart website.