Health & Safety Manager

Contact James Hickey
  • Salary: €70,000 - €80,000
  • Location: LeinsterIrelandDublin
  • Sector: Construction & Civils
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We’re assisting one of Ireland’s leading off-site construction companies in their search for a Health & Safety Manager in the Greater Dublin / Leinster Region. The successful candidate will be responsible for the maintenance, development, and strict adherence to health and safety policies, procedures, and programs in compliance with Irish regulations and industry standards. This hire will be responsible for group Health & Safety in the manufacturing facility and across all projects in Ireland, predominantly in the Greater Dublin / Leinster region, so travel will be required.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, and maintain comprehensive health and safety policies, procedures, and programs in compliance with Irish regulations and industry standards.
  • Conduct regular site inspections and audits to identify potential hazards, unsafe practices, and areas for improvement.
  • Collaborate with project teams to integrate health and safety requirements into project planning and execution.
  • Provide guidance and support to site teams in the identification and implementation of effective risk control measures.
  • Investigate incidents, accidents, and near misses, and develop recommendations for prevention and improvement.
  • Ensure that all personnel, subcontractors, and visitors adhere to health and safety regulations and guidelines on construction sites.
  • Develop and deliver health and safety training programs for employees at all levels, promoting a culture of safety awareness.
  • Keep abreast of changes in legislation, industry best practices, and emerging trends in health and safety, and implement necessary updates to policies and procedures.
  • Prepare and submit health and safety reports to senior management, regulatory authorities, and other stakeholders as required.
  • Act as the main point of contact for health and safety queries, ensuring timely and effective communication with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Participate in pre-construction and project planning meetings to contribute health and safety expertise.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Health and Safety, Environmental Science, or a related field.
  • Professional certification in health and safety (NEBOSH, IOSH, etc.) is highly desirable.
  • Proven experience as a Health & Safety Manager in the construction industry, particularly with main contractors in Ireland.
  • In-depth knowledge of Irish health and safety legislation, regulations, and industry best practices.
  • Strong understanding of risk assessment processes and the ability to implement effective control measures.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and engage others in health and safety practices.
  • Experience in incident investigation and root cause analysis.
  • Ability to develop and deliver effective health and safety training programs.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills, with the ability to manage competing priorities.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Commitment to promoting a positive safety culture and continuous improvement

ST-IND-23

Ref: US33

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