Contract EHS Advisor

at Jobop Ireland
Location Dublin and some travel, Ireland
Date Posted April 23, 2022
Category Technical and Engineering
Job Type Contract
Salary Range €50,001 to €55,000


Job Title: EHS Advisor

Reports to: EHS Manager

Job type: 1 year contract

Industry sector: Facilities

Location: Dublin and some countrywide travel

Start: ASAP subject to notice period

Salary: €50-53k plus bonus

Company Profile

Our client is the largest Irish owned supplier-independent outsourced Facilities Management (FM) Service provider with a substantial client base in Ireland, UK and the Middle East. They specialise in delivering Health & Safety Services, Technical Maintenance & Facilities Management Services, Project Management & Strategic Consultancy Services to a range of high-profile businesses. They take pride in the continuous implementation of best standard practice in line with each of their client’s expectations. Inhouse, they have developed clear and transparent management practice allowing quick decision making and optimising team resources.

Candidate profile

  • Degree in health and safety
  • Experience in management of ISO14001 or ISO 45001
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience within a similar role in customer service driven environment
  • DSE Assessor trained
  • Experience in auditing environmental health and safety management systems
  • Proficiency in Microsoft IT applications
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good Organisational Skills, must be able to multitask
  • Enthusiasm and Reliability
  • Fluency in English
  • Full Clean Driving License
  • Access to own vehicle

Ideal Requirements

  • Manual Handling Instructor and DSE Assessor trained
  • Knowledge and experience of working within the facilities management sector
  • Trained First Aid Responder

Job Profile

The appointed Environmental, Health & Safety Advisor will be responsible for providing a professional health and safety service to all levels of staff working within the company and their client organisations. The role will report directly into the EHS Manager.

The roles and responsibilities of the position will include the following:

  • Developing and administering procedures (including safety statement, risk assessments and safety related protocols, environmental aspects register, etc) to ensure compliance with Health and Safety legislative requirements and corporate Environmental and Health & Safety policy;
  • Assist in the maintenance and development of ISO45001 & ISO14001 as part of the Integrated Management system
  • Conducting and reviewing risk assessments and ensure measures to control risks are implemented and monitored both for company activities and as part of EH&S client projects;
  • Management and development of site Emergency Preparedness and Response Plan
  • Providing health and safety advice and support on site / client projects
  • Preparing health and safety documentation required for site projects (PSDP/PSCS duties)
  • Ensuring contractor safety management arrangements are established and implemented
  • Maintaining close liaison with facilities, technical and administrative staff to ensure implementation of regulations pertaining to Health and Safety
  • Completion of DSE workstation assessments (including WFH Assessments)
  • Completion of manual handling training and manual handling risk assessments
  • Work closely with senior managers and provide advice where necessary
  • Managing Occupational Health services
  • Maintaining systems of auditing and in accordance with current Environmental  & Health and Safety legislation and Corporate procedures
  • Investigation and formal recording and reporting of accidents or incidents onsite or on client sites
  • Participating in safety groups and communications forums where health and safety matters are discussed
  • Maintaining records and systems necessary to fulfil health and safety policy including those containing confidential information in an appropriate manner
  • Developing and delivering training to staff in core EHS subjects and also specialist health and safety areas; covering such topics as; Health and Safety for managers and supervisors, risk assessment, hazardous substances, display screen equipment, office safety and fire safety
  • Maintain appropriate documented evidence of all work undertaken including training
  • Providing advice regarding staff and client health and safety training and competency requirements
  • Producing professional reports to management and clients as required relating to matters of environmental health and safety management

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