Health & Safety Manager

Job Title: Health & Safety Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Ireland
Salary: 55000-60000
REF: 114568
Contact Name: Ashley Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Our client are currently looking to recruit and an experienced and qualified Health & Safety Manager, this position offers an excellent opportunity to join a world leading Civil Engineering and Construction company working on a number of major projects in the UK & Ireland to be based in Dublin.


Responsibilities will include: 

  • Ensure efficient management of all H&S functions of the specific contract
  • Provide H&S support to all members of the project team in managing the delivery of the contract
  • Promote a positive health & safety culture and develop and implement project health and safety policy
  • Annually review the policy and safety management system
  • Review and authorise for issue new and revised health and safety procedures
  • Manage and organise the health and safety department in such a manner as to provide the team with comprehensive information and advice on current and forthcoming health and safety legislation
  • Initiate and maintain inspection and monitoring procedures for all activities.
  • Organise inductions and training as required by the Project Manager
  • Carry out investigations into accidents and incidents jointly with the Project Manager (Construction Manager) and report findings and recommendations to the Project Director.
  • Undertake regular safety tours of sites, offices and depots
  • Organise and chair regular health & safety team meetings
  • Liaise with the human resources manager in the preparation of an annual health and safety training plan and occupational health arrangements and monitoring and deliver training as planned
  • Set a personal example of safe behaviour

Knowledge, Experience and qualifications required:

  • In depth knowledge of current and future UK Health and Safety legislation and best practice
  • NEBOSH Diploma and experienced H&S manager in similar sized construction organisations
  • The post holder should be educated to degree level or equivalent. A lower educational level, may be acceptable where a high level of experience in a senior H&S management role can be demonstrated
  • Business and commercial awareness and able to influence at leadership level including shareholders.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a clear understanding of how to match legal and project requirement
  • Member of the IOSH or IIRSM or equivalent professional qualification.
  • Major tunnelling project experience implementing and managing safety management systems
  • Experience of implementing Behavioural Based Safety Initiatives and Occupational Health Initiatives
  • Experience of implementing Training Initiatives and Programmes
  • Audit Experience of OHSAS 18001 and CSCS Card

This opportunity of Health & Safety Manager offers a salary of €55000 - €60000 including excellent company benefits.


If you have the correct qualifications and experience for this role please apply below and I will contact you directly to discuss this position in more detail. Alternatively please contact me on 01202 888986.