Higher Executive Officer: Enterprise and Employee Supports

Location Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Job type Permanent
Salary €50848 - €64038 per annum
Published 18 days ago
Contact Matthew Withers
Job ref STHEOE0522_1651820424

Job description

Higher Executive Officer: Enterprise and Employee Supports

Salary: €50,848 - €64,038

Location: Dublin or regional office

The Health and Safety Authority has a wide and varied mandate which includes acting as the national body with responsibility for protecting all workers nationwide from work-related incidents, injuries and ill health. The Authority acts as the national accreditation body for Ireland through INAB.

The Authority is currently undergoing significant growth as it takes on new and expanding functions. We currently have a number of exciting opportunities to join us as we grow and transform our organisation

The following non-exhaustive list of accountabilities are those typically assigned to a Higher Executive Officer:

  • Manages a team of direct reports, creating a positive working environment and supporting their professional and personal development
  • Manages vendor partnerships appropriately and ensures that services are maintained and improved
  • Leads on customer and stakeholder engagements and maintains appropriate correspondence and databases as appropriate
  • Ensures that the Authority meets government regulations and standards
  • Acts as a Subject Matter Expert (SME)
  • Leads cross organisational projects, working with colleagues from across the organisation to analyse processes and ways of working, bringing solutions and ideas to gain efficiencies
  • Researches and drafts proposals relating to policy issues, operations, and legislation
  • Monitors and reports on delivery of programme of work and projects.

In addition to the general accountabilities expected of a Higher Executive Officer, specific accountabilities relating to the role of Higher Executive Officer: Enterprise and Employee Supports will include:

  • Develops and delivers online and elearning content for the Authority's Learning Management System and other educational or digital resources in line with Authority's strategic priorities and programmes of work.
  • Promotes and develops content to support the Authority's online risk assessment tool, in line with Authority's strategic priorities and programmes of work.
  • Liaises with external hosting organisations on maintenance and updating of the platform, and production of monthly and quarterly reports
  • Responds and inputs to national stakeholder consultation relating to the strategic goal of embedding safety and health learning outcomes in curricula from early learning through to tertiary education.
  • Attends Keep Safe events to deliver Authority messages on safety and health to primary school children
  • Any other duties as may be assigned in accordance with the operational needs of the Authority.

For further information and to apply you must complete an online application on Staffline GetGot, to find a link to this page either visit:

The closing date for completed applications is 5.00pm, Thursday 26th May 2022. CV's will not be accepted for this role.

The Health and Safety Authority is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and encourages applications under the nine grounds of the Employment Equality Acts.

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