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Health and Safety Manager


Location: Loughs Agency HQ

Closing Date: 03/04/2023 1:00 pm

Salary: £39,748 to £42,639 per annum


Temporary – 3 years (subject to funding and with a possible extension)

Grade:  Deputy Principal / Salary Scale:  £39,748 to £42,639 per annum


Essential Criteria

 Applicants must demonstrate that they possess the following criteria, by the closing date for applications:

  • A qualification in Occupational Health and Safety at level 5 (or higher) on the QCF Framework.
  • Membership of an appropriate Health and Safety professional body at a grade equivalent to GradIOSH or higher.
  • Practical experience of operating Health and Safety Management Systems and relevant procedures within a multi-disciplinary organisation.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in the last 10 years in the successful management and delivery of Health and Safety services.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ managing and leading teams.
  • A full current driving licence by the closing date (with not more than 6 penalty points and held for a minimum of 2 years) and access to a form of transport which will permit travel throughout Ireland / Northern Ireland.

Applicants must also possess the following:

  • Knowledge and experience of the key issues involved in the management of Health and Safety.
  • Experience in making technical judgements and recommendations to ensure the risks associated with the work of the Agency are managed in accordance with defined standards.
  • Experience of developing and implementing a Health and Safety Management System appropriate to the needs of the Agency.
  • Experience of working with IT based systems for managing Health and Safety.
  • Proven experience of working on multiple projects within agreed budgets and to demanding time schedules.
  • Have excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Have excellent leadership and management skills.
  • Have change management skills and experience.


Desirable Criteria

 Some or all of the following criteria MAY be used in the event of a large number of suitably qualified applications:

  • Possess an understanding of the factors involved in working and managing Health and Safety in two jurisdictions.
  • Knowledge and experience of the key issues involved in the management of Health and Safety within a water-based environment.


Closing date for completed application forms is not later than 1pm on Monday 3rd April 2023



Candidate Information Booklet

Application Form

Monitoring Form

Contact Details

22 Victoria Road - currently closed
BT47 2AB

+44 (0) 28 71 342100

D'arcy Magee Court - currently closed
Dundalk Street
County Louth

+353 (0) 42 938 3888

Application Pack

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

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