Health & Safety Advisor (Leinster)

Full Time Permanent
Job Description

Sparktel is partnering closely with a leading infrastructure services company to hire a Health and Safety Advisor. The company are heavily involved in building and maintaining utilities infrastructure and are looking for a HSEQ candidate to oversee health and safety functions throughout Leinster.

Role summary:

The Health and Safety Advisor provides regulatory advice relating to Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) issues affecting the business and promoting a culture of compliance regarding EHS. He/she is a key advisor ensuring that EHS risk is managed in the business.

Key Duties and responsibilities:

Maintenance of EHS management system to control risk as and when appropriate.
Produce and update HSEQ reports
Regularly review and update Risk Assessments, Safe Operating Procedures, and Safety Statement, communicating any updates across the company.
Identify new and on-going safety related training requirements, ensuring all mandatory training is reviewed and delivered on time.
Assist in developing EHS policies, programmes and management systems
Conduct audits and reviews across the business to identify areas of risk and opportunities for improvement. Recommend and drive appropriate actions to address risks identified and pursue new opportunities.
Pro-actively assist the business in improving EHS compliance through engagement with Project Managers, Operations, Warehouse, and Field based staff and third-party contractors in order that the business can achieve its strategic objectives in a compliant manner.
Investigate all EHS incidents, accidents and non-conformances to establish root causes and implement required management system improvements.
Ensure that investigations/legal proceedings involving or relating to EHS are proactively and professionally managed.
Monitor emerging EHS legislation/trends and analyse impact to the business.

The person:

Relevant degree in Health and Safety
At least 2 years’ experience in a similar role.
Proficient in MS Office packages.
Good problem solving skills.
Excellent relationship building skills.
Strong command of the English language, both written and verbal.
Full clean driving license.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent