Construction Safety Specialist – Pharmaceutical
Entered: 27 July 2021
Duration; 12 Month Contract
Rates; €40.00 to 50.00 per hour
Location; API Pharma, Swords, North Co. Dublin
Reporting directly into the Safety Manager with a reporting line to the Programme Manager, you will be responsible for developing and implementing all project-specific Construction/Maintenance SHE programs to deliver best in class performance.
Job Role and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
Ensure full compliance with local and national Safety, Health and Environmental legislation pertaining to construction phases of projects
PSDP & PSCS Role and support to Engineering Department
Support Primarily the Engineering Department in the development of project site infrastructure, also on going maintenance and site work
Coordinate project element including site security, project induction, first aid, welfare and emergency arrangements
Develop, promote, and maintain a strong safety culture within the projects engineering group and contractors.
Maintain and further develop onsite Contractor Safety Award Programme
Communicate and coordinate the adoption of industry best practices in health and safety on multiple projects
Conduct periodic Safety Health and Environmental audits and inspections on site activities
Monitor and report on health and safety performance and challenges
Compile and report leading and lagging safety indicators through onsite Safety Observation Reporting programme.
Develop, periodically review and update project EHS documentation, SOP, RA and training manuals.
Manage and audit contractor compliance with local legislation and project standards
Support the Project Engineering team in the execution of statutory duties.
Lead/Review the investigation of incidents, ensuring corrective actions are defined and implemented.
Influencing employee work practices through dialogue, relationship building and behavioral safety coaching
Liaise with the site teams regarding safety training and safety talks
Implement onsite training programmes in line with company training schedules and requirements of the projects team
Liaise with Project/Engineering department on all safety matters offering advice and assistance where required
Conduct contractor safety meetings
Manage permitting system, systems training, and daily site registers
Implement Tool Box Talks and Stand Downs as required.
Manage Induction System and all relevant issues
Multiple daily walks around the site and projects.
Qualifications and Experience:
Primary Degree in Occupational Safety field, in addition Construction specific education
Chartered member of IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health) or seeking to obtain this qualification.
A reasonable knowledge of Safety and Health principles with a minimum 10 years’ experience in a related role.
Strong verbal and written communication skills; strong influencing and negotiation skills. A demonstrated ability to communicate and influence at management and operator levels within an organisation.
Pharmaceutical Experiences added advantage
Proficient in the use of MS Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook.