EHS Safety Advisor

  • Job Reference: 395867063-2
  • Date Posted: 12 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Headcount Solutions Limited
  • Location: Dublin, County Dublin
  • Salary: €63,100 to €67,300
  • Sector: Housekeeping & Maintenance, Management & Supervisors
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Safety Advisor - Pharmaceutical

Location : West Dublin

As the Safety Advisor you will be responsible for developing and implementing all project-specific Construction/Maintenance SHE programs to deliver best in class performance.

Job Role and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

* Ensure full compliance with local and national Safety, Health and Environmental legislation pertaining to construction phases of projects

* Support Primarily the Engineering Department in the development of project site infrastructure and equipment.

* Coordinate project element including site security, project induction, first aid, welfare and emergency arrangements

* Develop, promote, and maintain a strong safety culture within the projects engineering group and contractors.

* Maintain and further develop onsite Contractor Safety Award Programme

* Communicate and coordinate the adoption of industry best practices in health and safety on multiple projects

* Conduct periodic Safety Health and Environmental audits and inspections on site activities

* Monitor and report on health and safety performance and challenges

* Compile and report leading and lagging safety indicators through onsite Safety Observation Reporting programme.

* Develop, periodically review and update project EHS documentation, SOP, RA and training manuals.

* Manage and audit contractor compliance with local legislation and project standards

* Lead/Review the investigation of incidents, ensuring corrective actions are defined and implemented.

* Influencing employee work practices through dialogue, relationship building and behavioural safety coaching

* Liaise with the site teams regarding safety training and safety talks

* Implement onsite training programmes in line with company training schedules and requirements of the projects team

* Conduct contractor safety meetings

* Manage permitting system, systems training, and daily site registers

* Implement Tool Box Talks and Stand Downs as required.

* Manage Induction System and all relevant issues

* Multiple daily walks around the site and projects.

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* Qualifications and Experience:

* Primary Degree in Occupational Safety field, in addition Construction specific education

* Chartered member of IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health) or seeking to obtain this qualification.

* A reasonable knowledge of Safety and Health principles with a minimum 10 years' experience in a related role.

* Strong verbal and written communication skills; strong influencing and negotiation skills. A demonstrated ability to communicate and influence at management and operator levels within an organisation.

* Pharmaceutical Experiences added advantage

* Proficient in the use of MS Word/Excel/Power