Senior Health and Safety Consultant

  • ORS
  • ORS, Marlinstown, Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland
  • 16/01/2020
Full time,   Permanent   Construction Consultant Human Resources Management QA-Quality Control

Job Description

Do you want to work with one of the Best Workplaces in Ireland?

ORS is a prominent Irish multi-disciplinary building consultancy.  We operate in a unique work environment, growing sustainably, while enhancing our community and the lives of our people and their families. In 2019 ORS was officially recognised as one of the Best Workplaces in Ireland.  This prestigious recognition is assessed through Great Place to Work’s robust ‘Trust Index©’ employee survey and a thorough ‘Culture Audit©’ assessment of our policies and practices. This represents our dedication to quality in the delivery of services and the training of our people.

We are working on several large and exciting construction projects and are seeking enthusiastic, hard-working individuals to join our team. We are committed to developing the skills of every member of our team and the successful candidate will be supported in expanding their knowledge base, achieving additional qualifications and advancing within the company.

Our firm has an excellent working environment and every member of our team is encouraged to contribute to the growth of the company. A track record in project delivery and evidenced targeted results success would be a basic prerequisite for the position.

It is the employees that ultimately drive the success of our business and in order to maintain our position as one of Ireland’s leading building consultancy firms, we need to attract and retain great people. We have many measures in place to ensure that we attract and hire the very best in their field.


We seek individuals who are;

  • Trustworthy and appreciate a culture of flexibility.
  • Technically competent.
  • Friendly with a strong work ethic.
  • Passionate about what they do and seeking an exciting challenge.
  • Excellent communicators and people managers.
  • Specifically interested in their own personal development.


  • Assist the health and safety team in providing quality health and safety consultancy services on a range of projects and services.
  • Ensure compliance on all projects with the applicable health and safety regulations.
  • Communicating and liaising effectively with colleagues and architects, subcontractors, contracting engineers, consultants, co-workers and clients.
  • Participate in site safety audits and prepare reports.


  • Relevant third level qualification in Occupational Health and Safety or engineering qualification and can demonstrate relevant health and safety industry experience.
  • Preferably over four years post graduate experience.
  • IOSH membership.
  • Self-motivation and proactive in a dynamic project environment.
  • An extremely high level of verbal and written communication skills.
  • A strong focus on time and resource management.
  • Very solid communication and IT skills.
  • Excellent people management and project execution capability.
  • Full clean driving license.
  • Experience with accredited safety management systems.


  • Access to the ORS Performance Based Pay scheme which sees all staff members share in company profits subject to certain measurables.
  • Laptop and software subscriptions where appropriate.
  • Flexible working opportunities.
  • Opportunities for further education and training.
  • Clear opportunity to progress within the firm through the ORS Career Builder Framework.

Closing Date 

  • 1st February 2020
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