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Health & Safety Advisor

Posted Nov 24, 2023
Cork, Ireland
Permanent (Full-time)
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Our client, a well known Cork-based building contractor, requires an experienced Health & Safety Advisor for a project around Cork.

This would be a permanent role with a view to becoming an integral part of the team over the coming years.

The successful candidate will have 4-6 years’ experience with an accredited qualification and will work on his own as a safety officer on a construction site.

Key Duties

  • Implement the company’s Health and Safety policy, procedures and management systems.
  • Provide advice, guidance, and instruction in all health & safety matters to management, safety representatives and employees (including subcontractors where appropriate).
  • Ensure the overall compliance with Health & Safety statutory provisions & legislation.
  • Ensure good safety practices are managed and maintained.
  • Deliver Health & Safety training programs such as inductions etc. for new employees or subcontractors working on site.
  • Coordinate the review and development of task specific HSE documentation such as method statements, risk assessments, safe plan of actions, permit to work.
  • Conduct regular inspections and site audits, report findings to site and senior company management. Strict follow-up is required to ensure that actions are dealt with immediately.
  • Ensure that all incidents are reported, recorded, investigated and lessons learned communicated. Ensuring notification is given to the Directors, Health & Safety Authority and Insurers as required.
  • Compile relevant information for inclusion in the Safety File and prepare for handover to the Client at the end of the project.
  • Promote the Company mission of being a healthy and incident and injury free workplace.

Skills/Experience Required

  • Hold a relevant third level Qualification in Environmental, Health and Safety
  • Have a minimum of 4+ years’ experience
  • Hold a full, clean Driving license
  • Excellent IT skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office including strong excel skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and exhibit strong interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate building strong working relationships & stakeholder management
  • The right to work in the EU

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.

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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.