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Health & Safety Graduate

Boora/Newbridge

(Open to public competition)

Bord na Móna Lean Centre Business Unit are seeking a Health & Safety Graduate to join our team on a 2 year fixed term contract. This role will be based in Boora & Newbridge and will report to the Head of EHS.

The successful candidate will support the corporate Safety Management System, actively learn from peers, provide SMS administration assistance, research and prepare for site visits and key findings from site visits. Operational control initiatives support, SMS Documentation (e.g. Safety Statement, Risk Assessments etc) project support and SMS communications are also involved in this role.

The main duties and responsibilities of the role will include the following:

  • Support the projects and initiatives arising from the corporate safety strategy plan. Assist in data compilation and analysis to determine trends. Suggest area’s for improvement/ initiatives for consideration on future strategy planning.
  • Provide Safety Administration support e.g. training records, filing, minutes, draft safety plans, risk assessments, safety statements. Review/ revise existing safety documentation.
  • Actively contribute and promote BnM H&S Awareness campaigns, programmes and competitions. Provide support for operational control initiatives e.g. Driving for work, working at heights, confined spaces, first aid, PPE etc. Keep abreast of any relevant legislative changes and advise on changes to practices.
  • Support the SMS communications plan e.g. drafting alerts, updating internal online platforms (e.g. SharePoint/ onBord), maintaining physical notice boards, weekly reporting drafts.
  • Carry out H&S Inspections as requested.
  • Development of relationships with key stakeholder (e.g. colleagues, supervisors, managers, training providers etc). 
  • Obtain and share knowledge and information to support organisational SMS improvements. 
  • Be an exemplar in demonstrating Leadership Standards and Behaviours for Success. Be a safety champion and lead by example, always.
  • All employees are expected to co-operate fully with all provisions taken by the company for ensuring Health and Safety, and Welfare of co-employees and members of the public using the premises.
  • Proactively participate in the Performance Management process to ensure delivery of own, and the wider team’s, objectives.

The Person:

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualification, skills, knowledge and attributes:

  • Level 8 Degree in Occupational Health & Safety Discipline

The selection process for this role will include candidate screening from application.

If you wish to be considered simply click “Apply” on the job advert, on or before 2nd of August, 2024.

Bord na Móna is an equal opportunities employer.