HSQE Manager

Limerick, Cork, Dublin, Galway
Industry Sector:
Waste Jobs, Environmental Jobs, Built Environment Jobs, Building Services Jobs, Environmental Health Jobs
Job Category:
Consultancy, Health & Safety, Compliance, Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, Environmental, Social & Governance, Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE), Quality, Safety, Health & Environment
Job Type:
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
Salary Description:
Full Health, generous holidays + flexible benefits. early Friday finish
Start Date:
ASAP/ Standard notice
Gaia Talent
Job Ref:

Our client is one of Ireland’s largest consultants with centres of excellence in Civil Infrastructure, Waste & Resource Management, Energy and Planning.  They are looking to recruit a HSQE Manager who will work as an integral team member of the Senior out of any of their 3 offices as well having a work from home option. This position offers exposure to a broad range of areas within the Infrastructure, Waste, Environmental and Energy and Planning sectors. The employee can choose his/her main office base. 

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Minimum academic requirements:
    • a HETAC (Higher Education and Training Awards Council) recognised level 8 degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent, and
    • Diploma in Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) (NFQ level 8)
  • Achieved chartered status with Engineers Ireland or similar professional body
  • Chartered member of IOSH or willingness to become a Chartered member of IOSH is preferred
  • Minimum 10 years post graduate experience in the management of PSDP and HSC duties
  • Demonstrate ability to act as a competent PSDP within the meaning of the Safety, Health & Welfare Act 2005 and Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations 2006
  • Experience in the preparation of Preliminary Safety & Health Plans
  • Experience in acting as the Health & Safety Co-ordinator for the Design Process
  • Experience in co-ordinating differing Designers i.e. Civil Engineers, Structural Engineers, Geotechnical Engineers, In-House designers, external designers etc
  • Excellent communication, organisational and analytical skills required
  • Key requirements include efficient work methods, functioning both as part of team and on own initiative, experience of project management
  • Minimum 5 years post graduate experience in managing projects in an area of FT’s expertise as noted above. Please also see company website for all FT sectors
  • Full Drivers Licence.

The HSQE Manager will, amongst other things, be responsible for:

  • Health, Safety, Quality and Environment Management
    • To lead Quality (ISO9001), Environment (ISO14001 and Health & Safety (OHSAS 18001) management within the company
    • To develop and maintain the company Quality Management System
    • To develop and maintain the company Environmental Management System
    • Continual improvement of the company Health & Safety procedures in line with new legislation/regulations
    • To act as Project Supervisor Design Phase (PSDP)
    • To act as Health & Safety Co-ordinator for the Design Process
    • Carry out Risk Assessments and prepare Preliminary Safety & Health Plans
    • Train all employees in health and safety procedures
    • Conduct frequent safety inspections and checks
    • Understand the importance of Personal Protective Equipment
    • Respond to any safety complaints and concerns raised by employees
    • Take responsibility for first aid and concerns raised by employees
    • Manage emergency procedures
    • Lead by example and promote health and safety culture.
  • Project management of PSDP projects including
    • Client management
    • Coordination and completion of projects on time within budget and scope
    • Oversee all aspects of projects (including project finances)
    • Set deadlines
    • Assign responsibilities and
    • Monitor and summarize progress of project.

A very attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate as well as a shorter working Friday.

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