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Health and Safety Officer

University College Dublin
Dublin, Leinster (IE)
£40,666.49 - £52,083.73 per annum

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Four-Year Institution

Applications are invited for a temporary post of a Health and Safety Officer within Safety, Insurance, Operational Risk & Compliance Office

Reference no - 016425

The UCD Safety, Insurance, Operational Risk and Compliance (SIRC) Office is tasked with advising the University on a broad range of subjects including workplace health and safety and insurance matters.

Under the direction of the SIRC Manager (or their nominee), the successful candidate will be a key member of the SIRC Office's health and safety team, delivering a high-quality safety and insurance framework for the University.

The appointee will proactively provide workplace health and safety advice, undertake safety audits, develop and provide safety training, produce risk assessments and safety statements, carry out DSE assessments, support the implementation of the university's safety management system, and any other duties as may be prescribed by the SIRC Manager. Following suitable training, they will also be required to support the operations of the University's insurance programme.

The post holder will oversee the day-to-day administration of the SIRC Office and contribute to the overall efficient operations of the office including tasking more junior administrators.

Whilst the successful candidate will be expected to have a broad knowledge base in workplace health and safety, in-house training will be provided as required and in addition the appointee will be expected to undertake further professional development as necessary.

This role will provide the successful candidate with exposure to health and safety management within a large, diverse and complex organisation and will also allow them to develop practical skills and knowledge in insurance management.

The post holder must have the ability to work independently. They will be expected to achieve operational excellence, foster collaborative working relationships and meet exacting standards.

95 Administrative Officer Ii\2010 (0173\X) Salary Scale: €47,109 - €60,335 Per Annum

Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 5th October 2023

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.

UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website:

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