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EHS Manager - 12 Month Maternity

EHS Manager - 12 Month Maternity

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    Pharmaceutical Industry

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    Next Generation

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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The EHS Manager is responsible for leading the Environmental Health and Safety function at a pharmaceutical manufacturing facility. This role involves ensuring effective implementation of health & safety, environmental, security, and sustainability management systems, while promoting and training staff on best practices. The primary focus is on fostering a safety culture, maintaining compliance with regulations, and enhancing EHS performance.

Primary Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and nurture a safety culture emphasizing communication, awareness, and best practices.
  • Work towards achieving zero lost time accidents and ensure compliance with environmental, safety, and health legislation.
  • Increase safety awareness among staff through promotion, training, and collaboration with departmental managers.
  • Monitor site EHS performance and maintain the site security program.
  • Contribute to the management of the company's sustainability program.


  • Bachelor's degree in Occupational Health & Safety, Environmental Health, Health & Safety Management, or related field from a recognized institution. Level 8 is highly desirable.
  • Professional certifications such as NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety or equivalent are highly desirable.


  • 3-5 years of practical experience in environmental, health, and safety management, preferably in pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries.
  • Strong understanding of Irish environmental, health, and safety regulations, standards, and industry practices.
  • Experience in risk assessments, incident investigations, and implementing control measures.
  • Previous experience in leading environmental compliance programs is highly desirable.
  • Experience in people management or supervisory roles with demonstrated leadership capabilities is desirable.


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to engage effectively with employees, management, and stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to identify hazards and implement solutions.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills to manage documentation and reporting.
  • Ability to lead and influence others, fostering a positive safety culture.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively within teams.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities.
  • Empathy and sensitivity towards employees' health and safety concerns.

The Next Step for you:

Should this position be of interest to you please forward your CV to Nuira Esmau from Next Generation Recruitment or alternatively call on the main line on 019609773

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