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Health and Safety Officer - Cork

Health and Safety Officer - Cork

Job description

About our Client:

  • Our Client is a leading engineering consultancy with over 80 years of experience in realising clients’ concepts.
  • They support and empower their diverse team members with a culture of knowledge sharing and working to shared goals in a vibrant atmosphere.
  • Join a growing team of successful and ambitious people who are dedicated to their way of working and making it happen.

About your new job:

  • Our Client is looking for a motivated and solution-oriented Safety & Health Representative with experience in small works projects to develop and implement a safety management system for maintenance activities on a healthcare campus in Cork.
  • The successful candidate will collaborate effectively with a diverse group of stakeholders and possess exceptional problem-solving, decision-making, interpersonal, and communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
  • They will work independently and as part of a team to assess current organizational structures and work practices, evaluate potential hazards, and conduct thorough risk assessments.
  • The Safety & Health Representative will also provide comprehensive health and safety education and support to employees, managers, and third-party contractors, develop operational procedures and policies, advise the client on their compliance with regulations, evaluate contractors' competence, conduct regular inspections, and create essential safety documentation.
  • These positions are site-based and require the successful candidate to maintain regular communication and reporting to an off-site supervisor.

What skills you need:

  • A degree in engineering or a related construction discipline with recognized safety and health training.
  • Experience in successful delivery of healthcare projects.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other relevant software applications.
  • Desirable: Chartered Member of Engineers Ireland, IOSH or similar.
  • Desirable: Experience of developing/implementing safety management systems (to Safe T Cert, ISO 45001 or OHAS 18001).
  • Desirable: Experience of acute healthcare campus environment.

What's on offer:

  • Full and part-time positions available.
  • An attractive package will be offered commensurate with experience.

What’s Next

  • If you are a Health and Safety Professional, and are ready to take the next step in your career by joining a fast-growing, innovative company, you can apply below. Alternatively, you can contact me directly on 090 641 3974 or at kmurray @ sigmar . ie
  • All conversations are strictly confidential, and your details will never be shared without your consent.
  • If this job doesn’t fit the bill, but you are still looking for a change, please get in touch.

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