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Lorcan Friel

Ref No: 3749

Date Posted: 15-Dec-20


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Health & Safety Manager


Health and Safety

€60,000 - €70,000 per annum


Health & Safety Manager

Our client, a main contractor requires a Health & Safety Manager for their head office based in Cork. The successful candidate should also expect to travel from site to site depending on projects undertaking.


  • Maintain the Company’s high Health, Safety and Environmental standards, and ensure ongoing development and implementation of improved EHS practices, policies and procedures
  • Remain up to date with new legislation and maintaining a working knowledge of all applicable legislation
  • Regularly update the company’s Safety Statement in compliance with the current regulatory requirements
  • Develop and maintain company EHS standards, policies, systems, procedures and programs applicable to the Company and projects
  • Provide EHS leadership and direction for management, professional, technical and support staff across the Company
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors with particular focus on continuous improvements to the existing management systems, processes and assuring legal compliance
  • Maintain department processes and procedures to comply with ISO 45001 and ISO 14001
  • Liaise with Local Authorities to ensure all relevant project applications are managed in a timely manner
  • Develop RAMS registers based on construction programmes
  • Monitor Subcontractors in relation to compliance with current Company policy
  • Assign Project EHS Officers across our sites, being mindful for project requirements
  • Ensure that safety inspections, audits and all other EHS functions are carried out throughout all sites


  • Relevant third level qualification in Health & Safety and Environmental
  • Have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Qualified Manual Handling Trainer
  • Site experience and knowledge of the construction sector
  • Excellent planning, organisational, training, teamwork and presentation skills
  • Have experience working closely with the HSA to ensure compliance across all projects
  • Have experience working with ISO45001 and ISO14001

If you are interested in this role, please send your CV to or call Lorcan on 083 045 3579 for a confidential conversation.


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