HSE Manager - Chris Mee Group | CMSE

HSE Manager

HSE Manager

Term : Permanent

Salary€ : Not disclosed

Location : Wexford

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Applications are invited for the position of Health, Safety & Environmental Manager, based in Wexford, with an international transportation/freight organisation. The successful candidate will manage the HSE function and drive continuous improvements in HSE performance across all business aspects for our clients’ operations. This is a permanent position and is a significant opportunity for an experienced HSE professional who wishes to take the next step in his/her career progression. Successful applicants must be able to demonstrate excellent multi-disciplined skills and experience in a senior capacity, with the ability to hit the ground running.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop, maintain, and review the Environmental, Health & Safety programme to ensure compliance with current and future legal, regulatory and corporate requirements.
  • Manage regular strategic review of the HSE function in the organisation and provide appropriate objectives and programmes to improve overall HSE performance and to defend against future liabilities.
  • Participate in management review meetings to present Environment, Health & Safety performance, discuss upcoming Environmental, Health & Safety actions to improve functional performance, and proactively identify and promptly address related issues which may affect operations or may provide strategic advantage to the business
  • Carry out Inspections, risk assessments audits etc. of all company vehicles, ensuring legal and company compliance
  • Implement companywide training programmes for all relevant personnel
  • Train employees in all required HSE programmes and ensure administration of all training records
  • Establish and track metrics for assessing HSE effectiveness in the organisation
  • Develop and execute a plan to reduce worker injury/accidents and lost time rates.
  • Lead the creation and maintenance of an appropriate HSE culture through cross-functional cooperation, communications, promotions and training.
  • Establish and manage the implementation of environmental management programmes.
  • Manage all HSE regulatory reporting requirements.
  • Responsible for emergency planning and take leadership role in HSE emergency situations.
  • Ensure that adequate evacuation and response arrangements are in place for fire, accidents and all other emergency situations.
  • Represent the company on HSE affairs with relevant external parties ensuring adequate response to all regulatory and legal issues.
  • Drive a ‘best practice’ HSE philosophy across all business aspects

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Relevant 3rd level qualification in Health and Safety, and/or Environmental Management or equivalent.
  • A demonstrated track record in excess of 10 years of senior HSE leadership, contribution and performance
  • Hold IOSH membership, ideally at chartered level status
  • Experience in a significant operational environment at supervisory or management level, with staff levels in excess of 400 personnel
  • Knowledge of and capability to design/implement policies, strategies, and systems required for an HSE function in a large corporation and have a well-developed information and support network.
  • Experience in transportation sector will be an advantageous, but not an absolute
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, strategic thinking/planning, communication, and collaboration skills are essential.


Send CV for immediate review to caree[email protected] or call 1850 315 415 for confidential discussion.

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