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Health & Safety Lead

Job Title: Health & Safety Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cork
Salary: €45,000 – 50,000
Contact Name: Marlie Cummings
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Job Published: May 16, 2019 16:57

Job Description

Health & Safety Lead


€45,000 – 50,000


Boden Resource are working with a global FM services provider to add a Health & Safety Lead to their client site, a pharmaceutical manufacturer based in Cork. Reporting in to the Contracts Manager, this role will involve managing Health, Safety & Environment across all FM services on the site and maintaining compliance.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Acting as the point of contact for all Health & Safety across Facilities services across the site 
  • Monitoring and advising the team on Occupational Health and Safety issues
  • Ensure systems are embedded to support all ISO certification requirement
  • Undertake regular health and safety inspections and audits of programme units (with their safety representatives as necessary) and report findings
  • Implementing, monitoring and reviewing health and safety policies when needed, ensuring the contract complies with best practice and legislative requirements
  • Ensure that accidents and near misses are reported and investigated to legislative prescribed standards
  • Manage the arrangements for all incident, accident and statutory inspections and enquiries
  • Produce monthly health & safety updates, including accident statistics
  • Monitor whether suitable protective clothing and equipment is available and used appropriately
  • Maintain relevant health and safety records
  • Lead on the development of strategic risk registers and business continuity plans
  • Provide and interpret appropriate, timely and useful management information to line management
  • Disseminate health and safety information and reports for the site


What you’ll need to succeed:

  • Track record of success in a similar role in a multi-site business (a background in pharmaceutical/FMCG environments is desirable)
  • Experience in a Senior Occupational Health & Safety role with knowledge of Health, Safety & Food Hygiene legislation
  • Experience delivering facilities management and ‘hard services’ key compliance areas.
  • Strong communication and client relationship management skills. 
  • IOSH Qualification as a minimum


If this position matches your experience and skills, please apply via this advert. If you're looking for a new role but this isn't quite right, get in touch with Marlie at Boden Resource for a confidential discussion about your next move.