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Health & Safety Officer

Health & Safety Advisor

Posted Oct 13, 2023
Kildare, Ireland
Permanent (Full-time)
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We have a superb opportunity for a motivated and highly organized Health & Safety Advisor in a well-established team. This job will require travel to site.

Key Responsibilities/Duties

· Promote a robust Health, Safety, and Environment (EHS) culture that embraces a zero-harm philosophy in an environment where the highest safety standards are upheld.

· Support the Project Team Management in the development and implementation of safe systems of work in line with statutory obligations.

· Ensure full adherence to local and national Health and Safety regulations, as well as Client requirements during all project phases e.g., ESB, NIE etc…

· Develop and implement effective procedures and controls aligned with standards, HSA/HSE legislation, and industry best practices.

· Collaborate across various project disciplines, including engineering, design, construction, commercial, to seamlessly integrate Health, Safety & Environmental considerations into project development and execution.

· Coordinate essential aspects of the construction health and safety program, such as site access, security, project induction, first aid, welfare, and emergency protocols.

· Lead the creation and delivery of safety training, workshops, and awareness sessions in consultation with the site management team.

· Establish an active health and safety monitoring system, incorporating regular audits and inspections of site conditions and contractor activities.

· Ensure ISO 45001 and 14001 compliances onsite and throughout the company.

· Conduct frequent HSE site visits to identify areas of non-conformance and opportunities for improvement. Collaborate with the project team to develop and oversee the execution of Health, Safety & Environmental improvement action plans.

· Prepare risk assessments and method statements for works onsite as well as with associated maintenance program as well as the review of sub-contractor RAMS and documentation.

· Contribute expertise to the hazard identification and risk assessment process for high-risk activities and processes.

· Compile and monitor Health, Safety & Environmental performance data, producing reports on relevant Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for senior stakeholders. Lead incident investigations, ensuring thorough root cause analysis and implementation of corrective actions.


· Recognized third level Health, Safety Qualification i.e., BSc in Health and Safety

· Experience in PSCS/ PC stage of construction.

· 2-3 years’ experience in a similar role.

· Organized and capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously.

· Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, Word, Publisher, Excel and PowerPoint.

· Excellent communication skills and the ability to influence Safety performance.

· Requires travel (inc Over nights) to sites as required.

· Full clean driver’s license.

· Experience in Health & Safety Incident Investigation


  • Company Vehicle
  • Company Pension
  • Death in service
  • Income protection
  • Colleague Wellness program

A strong remuneration and benefits package is on offer for the right candidate.

If you think you are a good fit for this position, please apply with your CV via the link provided or call Lucas on 087 447 4456 for more information.

If this position isn’t for you but you would like to discuss our other vacancies, then feel free to get in touch or to suggest a colleague for the position as we have an attractive referral policy.

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For more information on this position please call Lukasz Cebula on 087 447 4456 or apply online and a member of the Ward Personnel team will be in touch.