Posted Wednesday 13 October 2021
Ref: 374

Health and Safety Officer - Midlands / West - Large Pharma project

Ireland, Westmeath

€40,000 - €50,000 + vehicle / allowance, pension

Health and Safety Officer

A leading Irish Main Contractor with several high profile projects across Ireland including, Galway, Dublin and Westmeath consisting of large Pharma, data centres, hotels and apartment projects.

They currently have a need for a Health and Safety Advisor / HSE Officer / Health and Safety Officer based between two projects in the Midlands and Galway - pharma and healthcare projects.


Health and Safety Officer Skills:

The Health and Safety Advisor role would suit an experienced, self-reliant, results focussed individual with  2-3 years commercial / pharma / data centre construction experience:

  • A third level qualification in Health and Safety or related field
  • 2-3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Main Contractor experience preferable
  • Member of IOSH (Institute of Occupational Safety and Health) preferred
  • Experience within the pharma / healthcare / data centre construction sector
  • Able to manage Health and Safety on-site using their own initiative within the scope of the management system
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Excel, PowerPoint), and a general competence in using new technologies (Mobile Apps etc)
  • Able to chair and deliver Health and Safety meetings and presentations


As Health and Safety Officer:

  • Reporting to and working closely with the Group Health and Safety Manager.
  • Identify site specific hazards and ensure they are addressed in the site documentation and in a practical manner on the site
  • You will carry out site safety inspections and conduct accident and dangerous occurrence investigations, within your designated area of responsibility
  • Carry out Risk Assessments & complete Method Statements 
  • Contribute to the Tool Box talk topics, discussion and delivery.
  • You will liaise with Site Managers to ensure Health and Safety documentation is up to date on site
  • Conduct training for new and existing employees


What you’ll get in return:

An excellent package will be put in place for the successful candidate of €40,000 - €50,000 (Negotiable) + vehicle and pension, depending on experience, and the opportunity to work with one of the most successful Main Contractor's in Ireland.


How to apply

If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date CV to or call us now on 0044 (0)7881229823.


The Breagh Team

Breagh Recruitment are the go to specialist construction and engineering recruitment consultants across the UK and Ireland, with an ethos based on flexibility, hard work and a bit of good old common sense. We live within these core values servicing our clients and candidates on a daily basis.

Key roles we recruit for include: Health & Safety managers, project managers, construction managers, site engineers, quantity surveyors, civil engineers, site agents, estimators, buyers, bid managers and site supervisors, across Ireland and the UK.