Job Reference 17181
Job type Permanent
Location Wicklow/Wexford Border
Salary € 40,000-60,000

The Role

Environmental Health & Safety Manager

Wicklow/Wexford Border

€45,000 - €50,000 DOE

Site based




  • Develop, implement, and sustain EH&S objectives & improvement plans in conjunction with Site & Corporate Management
  • Establish and maintain a working environment, in which employees feel motivated to participate in a process of continuous improvement, designed to enhance their knowledge and application of safety at work
  • Provide leadership to all safety investigations including incidents and Near Misses, ensuring that appropriate actions are identified to address root cause, thus preventing recurrence
  • Establish strong links with all departments on site as well as corporate safety team to address EHS issues in a complete and timely manner
  • Identify and deliver site EH&S training needs to employees at all levels, ensuring that Induction Training covers all aspects of legislation pertaining to current and planned business activities
  • Liaise with relevant statutory authorities such as HAS, EPA etc to ensure ongoing compliance with legislation for current and planned activities
  • Ensure all contractors, third parties and visitors are compliant with, Local, National and Corporate EH&S requirements, addressing any variation to these requirements
  • Conduct internal audits ensuring that all aspects of site activity remain Safety compliant on a practical level. Where non-compliance is observed, it is communicated to the responsible party and complete closure is delivered
  • Develop a comprehensive approach to Risk Management, including the completion of Risk Assessments and requisite training on a regular scheduled basis
  • Identify gaps in the Site’s safety and environmental systems, developing action plans which will ensure compliance to all corporate and legislative requirements
  • Prepare site to achieve and maintain ISO accreditation for its safety and environmental systems
  • Maintain corporate and site reporting requirements identifying trends and opportunity for improved performance
  • Ensure that any financial investment in safety, delivers a measurable benefit which is complimented by growing confidence in safe systems of work and their benefit to all employees
  • Provide input to new equipment installation plans, ensuring that all safety requirements are met.
  • Treat all information as proprietary ensuring the strictest controls and discretion are applied to confidential information.
  • Chair the weekly safety meeting assigning responsibility for closure to the relevant party, ensure minutes are updated and published in a timely way.

The Person

  • Minimum of 3 years Safety Management Experience
  • Recognised H&S qualification
  • Detailed knowledge of current HSE legislation and best practice in Ireland.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills though all levels of the business
  • Experience of development and implementation of Safety Systems and managing and maintaining external accreditations
  • Ability to prioritise, work to tight deadlines, both prescribed and self-imposed
  • Competent in the use of MS Office

The Package

Salary: €45,000 - €50,000

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