Job Reference 14921
Job type Permanent
Location Kildare
Salary € 0-40,000, 60,000+

The Role

Manager, QEHS (Quality, Environmental, Health & Safety)

Permanent: Kildare

Hours: 09.00-17.30 (flexible).

Travel required to all sites across the Island of Ireland on a regular basis. (The degree of travel is flexible, some sites would be rare and others maybe once per week or every two weeks. It really depends on what is going on audit wise / issues on site etc.)


Purpose of the job

  • To ensure the highest standard of Quality, Environmental, Health and Safety is realised companywide.
  • The ideal candidate will champion continual improvement and always strive to be best-in-class.
  • S/he will possess the highest level of attention to detail and will expect this of others.



  • Manage the QEHS team within IE and liaise with UK QEHS;
  • reporting directly to the Senior QEHS Manager.
  • Delivery and implementation of the Group’s QEHS Strategy in IE that drives sustainable improvement in performance.
  • Influencing and engaging at all levels within the business to ensure QEHS receives appropriate focus and priority.
  • Developing and improving the behavioural culture
  • Assessing and reviewing the QEHS capabilities and competencies within the QEHS team and the organizational structures with the aim of ensuring compliance.
  • Ensuring unity and alignment with both the IE and UK structure to ensure QEHS is effectively managed.
  • Driving continuous improvement through external benchmarking.
  • Developing relationships with regulatory bodies and ensure continued compliance to legal requirements.
  • Carrying out Accident and Incident Investigations to root cause, assessing trends, collating accident stats.
  • Working continuously to reducing accidents within the workplace.
  • Carrying out GDP operations in compliance with the current EU requirements; and
  • Development and maintain relevant policies and procedures within our document control system.

The Person

  • Membership of IOSH, preferably CMIOSH or working towards this.
  • Excellent in-depth knowledge and understanding of all IE legislation particular in Fire Safety.
  • Excellent knowledge to undertake hazard spotting and production of Risk Assessments.
  • Auditing qualification preferred Lead Auditor.
  • Train the trainer or equivalent training skills.
  • Knowledge of Dangerous Goods.
  • Experience within the Transport and Logistics and/or Pharmaceutical industry would be preferred.
  • In addition to the formal qualifications above, the ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 5+ years professional industrial experience in QEHS Management with experience to fulfil the following:

- The ability to approaches problems in a logical and systematic way.

- The courage of conviction to make decisions when required

- The ability to make decisions with confidence and in a timely manner.

- Team leader skills

The Package


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