Safety Assurance Officer – Dublin/Eastern Region

Safety Assurance Officer – Dublin/Eastern Region

Dublin, Leinster

We are seeking a Safety Assurance Officer to join us for a project with a large utilities provider in the Eastern region of the country.

This is a 6-month contract role which offers a hybrid model of working from home, in the client office, and on site.


  • Review and validation of risk assessments issued as part of the data gathering process.
  • Review current processes around task and dynamic risk assessments.
  • Review Ancillary Safety Statements and Method Statement approach.
  • Review existing processes around communication of risk.
  • Develop HSQE processes for hazard identification, risk assessment and control. Includes Safe System of Work plans (SSWP’s), Method Statements & Permits to Works.
  • Assist in the collation and preparation of monthly reports and KPIs.
  • Documentation Management, including version control, change management and controlled distribution.
  • Provide support in the delivery of other related client HSQE Projects.
  • Provide support and advice to internal stakeholders in the preparation of risk assessments.
  • Carry out HSQE Inspections to gather information for risk assessments.
  • Assist in the development of the Integrated Management System.
  • Prepare training materials, schedule and carry out internal training.
  • Provide support to the Risk Assessment Lead.
  • Perform other duties as required from time to time.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Relevant third level qualification – Minimum Diploma in Safety, Health and Welfare at Work.
  • Minimum of 3 years of post-qualification experience in a similar position.
  • Experience on Utilities project is preferred.
  • Strong IT experience essential, particularly the use of Sharepoint and Microsoft packages, in particular Excel and Visio.
  • Very strong experience in report writing and collation of information for KPI’s, safety metrics, presentations etc.
  • Previous experience in carrying out HSQE Inspections in operational environments.
  • Previous experience in working with all elements of a Safety Management System and knowledge of Integrated Management Systems, ISO 18001/45001, ISO 9001, ISO 14001.
  • Previous experience in delivering Health and Safety training and delivering professional presentations.
  • Ability to develop relationships to accomplish team goals.
  • Prioritise tasks, work with schedules and manage resources while remaining focused on main goals.
  • Secure and compare information from multiple sources to identify business issues; committing to an action after weighing alternative solutions against decision criteria
  • Set high standards, by encouraging others to embed a HSQE culture
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Full driving license and own transport is essential.
  • Valid Safe Pass, Manual Handling, and Low Risk Confined Space training certificates.

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