Health & Safety Manager – Galway - 5404

Location: Galway
Salary: €55,000-€65,000
Position: Full Time

NexVentur is looking to recruit an experienced Health and Safety advisor to work with our valued client in the Construction industry in Co. Galway, with occasional site visits to Dublin.

Our client is a full services construction contractor with extensive industry experience working within new and live Commercial and Industrial operational environments. Services include main contracting, refurbishment & fit out, painting, restoration, maintenance and project management. Experience spans across all sectors from high profile Commercial and Public Buildings.

The successful candidate will provide the local advice and support necessary to assist managers and staff to fulfil their safety responsibilities to the high standards demanded by our client.

Role and responsibilities

  • Delivering HSQE programmes
  • Ensuring projects are compliant with legal, group and client obligations
  • Engaging with site personnel to create a safety-first culture and identifying training needs
  • Ensuring all risk assessments and safe systems of work are up to date
  • Lead in the planning and monitoring the protective and preventative measures
  • Manage the Corrective & Preventative Actions system in conjunction with operational personnel
  • Ensuring timely and accurate reporting of all monthly KPI’s and statistics
  • Ensuring regular and effective communications via safety briefs, safety reps and engagement meetings etc.
  • Managing and monitoring near misses, hazards etc and closing them out quickly and effectively
  • Carrying out accident investigations

Qualifications, skills & experience

  • Relevant 3rd level qualification in Health and Safety
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated HSEQ (Health, Safety, Environment, Quality) experience in a related industry.
  • Prior experience in Quality, Environmental, and Health & Safety Management systems.
  • Previous experience in conducting both internal and external audits.
  • Proficiency in implementing documentation and procedures.
  • Possession of IOSH Managing Safely in Construction certification.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to establish effective working relationships.
  • Capability to seamlessly integrate into the Project team and provide guidance, management, and support to the business.
  • Proficiency in software applications like MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Self-motivated and capable of working with minimal supervision.
  • Effective team player with strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Possession of a full driving license.
  • Experience with behavioural safety programs.
  • Proven track record of driving positive changes and improvements.
  • Holding Graduate or Chartered Membership of IOSH.
  • Previous experience within the construction industry.
  • Familiarity with working in organizations with multiple sites.
  • Proficiency in preparing and delivering training programs.


  • €55-65K DOE
  • Incentive package

What’s Next

If you are interested or would like to hear more information on this role, contact [email protected] or apply through our link with your CV attached.

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