Job Description

Business Unit Health & Safety Manager

Galway, Co. Galway, Ireland
€75,000 - €90,000 per annum
Ref: 112023_EHS_Sisk

Business Unit Health & Safety Manager

Our client, a leading Tier One Main Contractor is seeking to appoint the role of Business Unit Health & Safety Manager to support projects in their Civils business in Ireland. Working closely with our Regional Directors, Project Directors and Project Managers, you will be responsible for advising and ensuring all onsite health & safety standards are in line with our internal expectations and standards.

As BU Health & Safety Manager you will lead the implementation of a professional, competent team of 4 – 6 competent safety advisors and knowledge sharing across all of our sites on best practices will be key to success. Your strong influencing and communication skills will help nourish best in class in occupational health and safety conditions and behaviors.

You will

  • Assist Head of H&S in development and roll out of company Strategy.
  • Ensure workplaces are audited / risk reviewed at a frequency and with intrusiveness in accordance with Policy.
  • Raise “at risk” / early intervention concerns to Project Managers and directors when needed.
  • Monitor Health and Safety performance within the Business Unit and prepare appropriate reports.
  • Assist tender and pre-qualification teams where requested advising on Health and Safety submissions as well as helping provide practical solutions.
  • Identify learning and development requirements for yourself as well as those of staff who report to you, coaching staff at all levels in Health and Safety expectations and standards

You will be the person that teams see as a positive value adding and innovative champion for Health and Safety excellence.
The role will involve travel within Ireland and it is envisaged that 2 nights away from base will be the norm per week. Occasional work at local Offices and / or remote home working will be facilitated.

You will have:

  • 10+ years of experience in a senior health and safety position within the construction industry - ideally in civils but not essential.
  • A third level qualification in health and safety/occupational health and safety.
  • Excellent written/verbal Communication, Time Management and Organisation Skills
  • Experience working with lifting operations, PSDP/PSCS, Temp Works, BS 7121/IS 361, OHS/Env reporting systems.
  • Experience with IT and digital technology.
  • Chartered membership of IOSH would be a distinct advantage.

Remuneration & Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Company Car
  • Pension
  • 26+ days annual leave
  • Much more!

To apply, send your CV online or connect with Ciara and ICDS on Linkedin. 

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