HSEQ Officer

Health and Safety Officer Job Co Down

Location: Newry

Salary: £43,000 - £47,000

Over the last fifty years, this Contractor headquartered in Newry has experienced a remarkable evolution. What started as a modest venture has flourished into a prosperous organisation with a diverse team of over 300 experts from different parts of the globe.

Their reach has expanded to cover the United Kingdom and Ireland, transitioning from their Newry origins to providing consultation on nationally significant infrastructure projects.

They are currently searching for a dedicated and flexible Health and Safety Officer to join their dynamic team. This position will play a pivotal role in providing health and safety support across the company, with a focus on a combination of system management tasks and on-site activities to ensure the highest standards of health and safety are met and maintained.

What’s on Offer

  • Salary up to £47,000 based on experience.
  • Days-based position, Monday to Friday.
  • Company pension and life assurance.
  • Training and personal development opportunities.
  • Permanent opportunity with career development prospects.

Your new job

  • Dedicated H&S Support: The Health and Safety Officer will provide unwavering health and safety support to the Project Team, ensuring compliance with all relevant regulations and standards.
  • Supplier and Contractor Management: You will collaborate with key suppliers and contractors to ensure strict adherence to health and safety compliance standards.
  • Consistent Deployment: The Health and Safety Officer will implement and maintain consistent health and safety standards throughout the company, fostering a culture of safety.
  • Site Auditing/Inspection: Regular site audits and inspections will be conducted to identify and rectify potential health and safety hazards.
  • Safety Promotion: Actively promoting safety observation practices, the officer will contribute to the development and execution of safety briefings and toolbox talks.
  • Contractor Control: They will manage all aspects of contractor control, including vetting, induction management, database administration, and the review and approval of risk assessments and method statements.
  • Permits to Work: Issuing and managing permits to work, ensuring all necessary precautions and procedures are followed.
  • Training Management: Coordinating the training management system, the Health and Safety Officer will identify and facilitate training needs as required.

What you will need

  • Relevant third-level qualification in Safety Management or a recognised qualification in health and safety such as NEBOSH, NVQ or NCRQ and three years’ experience supporting Health and Safety in Construction.
  • Familiarity with industry-specific health and safety regulations and standards.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to handle a variety of tasks.

If you are a passionate and qualified Health and Safety professional looking to make a significant impact, they will want to hear from you.

Please submit your CV outlining your relevant experience and qualifications by hitting the apply button now.

Please Note: We have checked with our client and they will not support an application for visa sponsorship all applicants for this role must have an unrestricted right to work in the UK

1 February 2024
Health & Safety
SHEQ Advisor
Ulster, Newry
Salary £43,000 - £47,000

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