Health & Safety Manager

Job description

I am currently looking to recruit a Health & Safety Manager for my client in the retail industry. Salary is €52k plus benefits.

The Duties of the job: 

  • Be Innovative and drive improvements in property safety standards (Fire, Petroleum, construction & maintenance) for the ROI business including stores, shopping centres and distribution, ensuring that there are appropriate guidance and support to make the business a safe place to work and shop.
  • Ensure there is a design validation process in place to ensure our systems are compliant with law and guidance.
  • Provide guidance and support to our Property teams, external contractors and suppliers regarding the safe installation of design standards in relation to all development and refurbishment projects.
  • Ensure that for all new properties there is a robust procedure in place for the handover, testing, certificating and documenting storage of Property safety systems from the property Dept to Retail, including providing relevant training.
  • Provide expert advice in relation to our obligations regarding maintenance and inspection routines for Fire safety systems, statutory inspections and Planned Preventative Maintenance routines.
  • Fulfil the statutory role of Project Supervisor for the Design Stage, including the preparation of Pre-construction plans and H.S.A notification for relevant projects in accordance with construction legislation.
  • Ensure that risk assessments are in place and reviewed across the estate for each property.
  • Communicate technical and legal requirements in a simple and engaging way.
  • Follow our Business Code of Conduct and always acting with integrity and due diligence


Relevant Experience:

  • Degree or equivalent in health and safety
  • Member level accreditation of appropriate professional body
  • CIF/IOSH PSDP qualification
  • Management experience in the construction, petroleum and/or retail environment.
  • Policy development and implementation
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong computer skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point)

For more information about the role please dont hesitate to contact me directly on 01 4744652 -

Pamela Hughes - Recruitment Consultant at Sigmar Recruitment 

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