Commissioners of Irish Lights - HSEQ Manager (1 vacancy)


Commissioners of Irish Lights are hiring! 📢🌊

Irish Lights are currently recruiting for the role of Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Manager.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Attained a NFQ Level 8 or equivalent in a related discipline, e.g. health and safety, environment
  • Detailed knowledge of legislation and ability to interpret and translate such information into business policy and procedures  
  • A working knowledge and experience of HSEQ management systems
  • Persuasive, influencing and negotiating skills
  • The ability to demonstrate an understanding of health, safety and environmental legislation
  • The ability to demonstrate ability in producing reports and developing relevant policies
  • A practical, determined and principled approach 
  • Knowledge of Irish Lights operations and processes
  • Experience of managing training and development
  • A record of team and organisational leadership
  • Excellent communication, presentation and people skills
  • Strong ICT skills
  • Experience of working in the construction industry
  • Previous experience in developing policies and procedures.
  • A Lead or Internal Auditor Qualification
  • Proven experience working in a Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality role ideally with management level safety profession experience 

Competencies required in the Role:

  • Personal Responsibility – Taking responsibility for your own actions and being open to learning and change
  • Manage Work – Identifying, prioritising and organising work for delivery.  Taking ownership and being accountable for your work
  • Communicate Effectively – Two-way information sharing process which involves sending a message in a clear and responsible way that is easily understood
  • Teamwork – Working collaboratively with others, both within and outside your department, to achieve the best outcome


  • Leadership – Understanding the importance of leadership for the achievement of Irish Lights goals. Demonstrating the skills to lead employees to achieve success
  • Drive for Results – Consistently performance through people by demonstrating drive, flexibility and a willingness to take action and complete tasks. Being resilient and courageous in the face of setbacks
  • Support Others – Identifying with and understanding the needs and viewpoints of others and supporting employee’s development and wellbeing. Genuinely valuing the inputs and expertise of all employee’s
  • Strategic Thinking – Demonstrating the capacity to think big picture as well as the focus on the detail.  Ensuring work is aligned with the business objectives and strategic direction.

The annual salary scale for this role is €74,144 - €85,939 (8 points). 


Details of the salary range and the other benefits, including blended working arrangements, are detailed in the Candidate Briefing Pack. The pack also gives further information on the role, the requirements and Irish Lights. 


The closing date for applications is close of business on 29 April 2024Please apply by sending a CV and cover letter to Gemma Gregan at  Please view Irish Lights Job Applicant Privacy Notice on the Vacancies page.