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Head of EHS


Head of EHS - Ireland, UK & Europe
Based in Ireland (Munster Region) with some travel to UK & Europe
Global provider of high-performance solutions in the Water, Environmental, Construction and Materials industry.

Job Overview
The Head of Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) will have dotted line to the CEO, and be responsible for leading & managing all activity in relation to the organization's Group Health, Safety & Environment Programme.
This role involves working across group sites to develop, implement, and oversee strategies, policies, and procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and promote a safe working environment for employees, driving the performance of HSE against KPIs & broaden & advance our existing H&S programmes towards a best-in-class standard.

- Establish & implement effective Health, Safety & Environment policies & procedures incorporating legislative requirements & industry best practice.
- Develop and implement risk mitigation strategies to minimize accidents, injuries, and environmental incidents.
- Lead continuous improvement initiatives including setting targeted/site-specific goals and initiatives and monitor performance/progress.
- Oversee external audits & inspections & develop the internal HSE audit programme to monitor compliance to documented policies & procedures.
- Oversee Emergency Management Planning to ensure that this addresses continuation of business and the minimisation of legal and regulatory breaches.
- Compile & report on key Health & Safety & Environment metrics and analyse data to identify trends, root cause and opportunities for improvement.
- Provide guidance, advice, and support to the management team on HSE policy and strategy standards.
- Identify HSE training needs in conjunction with group sites.
- Manage a team of regional and central HSE resources.

- A minimum of 5 years' experience at H&S Manager level within a Manufacturing environment.
- Primary Degree in Engineering, Science or equivalent in conjunction with a recognized Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety or equivalent
- Chartered member of IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health) or equivalent qualification would be an advantage.
- Experience of Chemical Management & ATEX requirements a strong advantage

As well as a competitive salary and benefits package, we offer:
- Hybrid
- Health Care Contribution
- Excellent development and growth opportunities
- A supportive and collaborative culture
- A fun and dynamic work environment
- Team oriented atmosphere
- Good work life balance
- Opportunity to work across countries and cultures
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Tax-free vouchers to the value of €1,000
- Sports and Social club
- Health and Wellbeing initiatives
- Enhanced Maternity leave

Vacancy Reference: PR/027513
Vacancy Owner: Jamie Harper | | (+353) 1270 8843 | (+44) 7554 402 667