SHEQ Manager

Job reference: 1851

Job function/discipline: SHEQ Manager

Basic salary: TBC

Closing date: 30/10/23



Based at Airport Road West, Belfast



Job Description


  • Manage compliance to ISO standards 9001, 14001 & 45001, and prepare for and take the lead on external audits.
  • Take ownership of our Integrated Management System (IMS) and all internal business processes, policies and procedures included therein.
  • Actively and continuously maintain the system to include updates and improvements.
  • Schedule, conduct and review regular internal audits and report results.
  • Identify non-conformities and initiate and actively support corrective action as required.
  • Lead and coordinate the implementation of recommendations resulting from internal/external audits.
  • Liaise with and advise divisional management at regular meetings.
  • Coordinate and lead site IMS & H&S meetings and prepare agendas and minutes for same.
  • Oversee the review and upkeep of registers of legislation and environmental aspects in conjunction with our external consultants.
  • Oversee the review and upkeep of safety statements and risk assessments in conjunction with our external consultants.
  • Develop and manage environmental records to include data gathering and reporting e.g. on emissions. Ensure compliance with relevant legislation and Group policies e.g. ESOS, CBAM, TCFD etc.
  • Ensure compliance to all H&S regulations (e.g. first aid, fire safety, PPE).
  • Plan training in conjunction with the HR, Training & Development Manager and maintain the central training register.


  • The role will report to the Finance Director in Belfast but will include frequent briefings and provision of H&S & IMS support to all Divisional Directors and the Managing Director, across offices in Northern Ireland, Ireland and England.



Candidate Criteria



  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in the management of health and safety operations to include practical experience in managing incidents, risk assessments, workplace safety inspections and maintenance of associated records.
  • Working knowledge of an integrated management system to include ISO standards 9001, 14001 & 45001.
  • IOSH qualification.
  • High standards of verbal and written communications.
  • Ability to communicate across all levels.
  • Excellent skills across Microsoft Office packages.
  • Excellent organisation and attention to detail.
  • Must be willing to travel throughout the island of Ireland and to GB.
  • Driving licence and access to own transport (The role will require frequent trips within Belfast, Northern Ireland and to Dublin and Cork).



  • Familiarity with H&S regulations including those around COSHH, REACH, first aid, PPE, fire safety, waste management etc.
  • Internal audit experience.
  • NEBOSH qualification.
  • Experience of both UK & ROI SHEQ requirements.
  • Knowledge and experience of ISO standard 50001.
  • Knowledge and experience of ESOS, TCFD and CBAM.

All applications must be made by submitting a tailored CV and covering letter to info@fordemayconsulting.com.  Please quote reference number 1850