Head of Hygiene - North West London

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: North West London
  • Job Type: Engineering
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 (depending on experience)
  • Date Posted: 02/06/2023
  • Expiry Date: 07/07/2023

Position: Head of Hygiene


Location: North West London

Salary: £50,000 – £60,000 (depending on experience)


We are delighted to present an outstanding opportunity for a highly skilled and experienced individual to join a reputable company in the food industry as the Head of Hygiene. As a premier recruitment agency specialized in the food sector, we are seeking candidates with a strong background in high care/high risk environments, proven management capabilities, and a comprehensive understanding of HACCP level 3.



  • Oversee and lead the hygiene department, ensuring the highest standards of cleanliness, safety, and regulatory compliance.
  • Manage and provide guidance to a team of operatives, supervisors, and hygiene managers.
  • Implement and enforce robust hygiene protocols in line with industry standards and best practices.
  • Utilize your expertise in high care/high risk environments to identify and mitigate potential risks.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and maintain HACCP-based food safety plans.
  • Conduct regular inspections, audits, and reviews to drive continuous improvement and ensure adherence to hygiene standards.
  • Stay updated with industry developments, regulations, and emerging hygiene trends.



  • Proven experience as a Hygiene Manager in the food industry, specifically in high care/high risk environments.
  • Strong leadership skills with a successful track record in managing teams and fostering a positive working environment.
  • HACCP level 3 certification, showcasing your comprehensive understanding of food safety and hygiene protocols.
  • In-depth knowledge of relevant legislation, industry standards, and best practices.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively engage with stakeholders at all levels.



  • Competitive salary ranging from £50,000 to £60,000, depending on experience and qualifications.
  • Join a highly regarded and well-established company in the food industry.
  • Lead and shape the hygiene department, making a significant impact on the organization’s success.
  • Ongoing professional development and training opportunities to enhance your skills and expertise.


If you are a dedicated and accomplished professional ready to take on the role of Head of Hygiene, we invite you to apply today! Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, and all applications will be treated with the utmost confidentiality.


Contact Edward Crampton: Email: edward.crampton@silven.co.uk Phone: 020 379 43982