Health & Safety Officer | Vardis Group

Health & Safety Officer

Job type: Permanent
Location: Dublin
Salary: Competitive
Job reference no: 22
Date posted:

Job Title: Project Health and Safety Officer / Advisor

Company: Vardis Construction

Reporting to: Health & Safety Manager and Project Manager.

Main Purpose: Implementing the Project Supervisor for the Construction Stage (PSCS) health and safety management system, policies and procedures within our project.

Key Tasks: The following reflect the main tasks associated with this position and are not intended to be exclusive or exhaustive.

  • Work as part of our construction team focusing on health & safety within our project.
  • Advise the project management team and contractors regarding the enforcement & observance of the statutory and project health & safety requirements, including codes of practice and relevant standards.
  • Exercise a general supervision of the observance & compliance with the statutory and project health & safety requirements, and to promote safe conduct and a safe workplace.
  • Ensure the company H&S procedures are being fully implemented throughout the Project.
  • Assist the project team in the practical implementation of the Health and Safety Management Systems.
  • Initiate the disciplinary procedures for breaches of the statutory and project health & safety rules.
  • Ensure breaches of health & safety, rules or regulations are reported to the H&S manager.
  • Undertake weekly H&S audits.
  • Engage with the project management team and contractors to ensure corrective action are initiated and carried out in a timely manner within a given timescales.
  • Report all accidents and dangerous occurrences to the H&S Manager, undertake investigations, issue reports, initiate corrective actions identified in the reports and maintain records.
  • Preparation of project metrics in relation to accidents & incidents, health & safety audits and the maintenance of the project accident/incident database.
  • Review and maintenance of staff health and safety training & qualifications to ensure compliance with legislation. Identify gaps in staff training requirements and action accordingly.
  • Deliver weekly toolbox talks to Vardis staff and ensure contractors conduct weekly toolbox talks to an acceptable standard.
  • Ensure Vardis staff & employees carry out their roles in compliance with the health & safety policies, procedures, and legislation. Where gaps are identified, provide advise/assistance to resolve issues.
  • Attend and if necessary, Chair health and safety meetings and reviews.
  • Undertake any other reasonable duties as necessitated by your function.

Key Challenges:

  • Co-operate with our appointed PSDP in the development, planning and organisation of the Vardis PSCS Health & Safety Management System with regard to project buildability and legislative requirements.
  • To manage, implement, develop, and improve the Vardis PSCS Health & Safety Management System.


Key Relationships:

  • Maintain a good working relationships and communications with the PSDP, Health & Safety Manager and the site Health & Safety Administrator.
  • Maintain an open relationship with the project management team allowing for reporting of health and safety issues / information in an efficient manner.
  • Maintain good relationships with other Vardis/Marlet departments, as appropriate, for the effective delivery of project health & safety.

Key Skills:

  • Preferably a; Diploma in Safety, Health and Welfare at Work, or Certificate in Managing the PSCS Role, or Certificate in Managing safely in Construction, or similar.
  • Experience working in the construction industry for a tier one / two contractor preferred.
  • Experience of managing the PSCS role in construction projects preferred.
  • Able to manage construction project health & safety using own initiative, within the Health and Safety Management Systems.
  • Good working knowledge of construction health & safety best practices and legislative compliance.
  • Ability to; identify hazards and effective control measures, to produce method statements reflecting actual work practices, and to ensure compliance in their execution.
  • Ability to produce concise health and safety reports.
  • Excellent administration skills and understanding the importance of good record keeping to the health and safety function.
  • Computer literate.

Key Attributes:

Adaptability – Maintain effectiveness in a variety of roles and job tasks.

Compliance – Adhere to company policy and procedures and seeks approval to implement changes.

Integrity – Maintain social, organisational, and ethical norms in job related activities.

Understand – The need for control over contractors, activities, and processes.

Organising & Planning – Prioritise workload and work independently.

Communication – Effective written and oral communication at all levels.

Influence – Events rather than passively accepting actions.

Critical Thinking – Draw inferences from facts and propose advantageous courses of action.

Persuasiveness – Clear presentation of the ideas & facts to sway others and gain agreement or acceptance of changes.

High Work Standard – for oneself and others within Vardis projects.

Resilience – Maintain effectiveness in situations of disappointment or rejection.

Working at Vardis

Vardis prides itself on its people; a first-class professional team who strive to deliver exemplary residential and commercial developments. This role is ideal for a candidate who thrives in a dynamic fast paced environment.


  • Competitive salary.
  • Access to the companies benefit schemes including contributory pension, health care and other benefits.
  • Training, personnel development and professional memberships will be encouraged and provided for.

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Job type: Permanent
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Job type: Permanent
Location: Harolds Cross, Dublin.
Salary: 40k
Job reference no: 13
Date posted:

Vardis Group are seeking an enthusiastic person to carry out a full-time resident engagement manager and concierge type role dealing with a new residential development of 220 apartments in South Dublin.

Job Specification:

The role requires someone who is able to work independently on-site at the development, whilst working as part of a wider team that is responsible for managing and servicing the property and the people who live there. The candidate will have an ability to adapt, be reactive and make decisions in an environment that is designed to promote the high levels of professional service – to work colleagues, residents and service providers.

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The following tasks are indicative of the role but the list is not exhaustive;

· Working with the Block Managers and the Property Managers on a daily basis;

· Managing and developing concierge type services and offerings;

· Acting as Front of House/Reception;

· Promoting a high level of customer service and building relationships with residents, contractors and local area stakeholders (e.g. local businesses);

· Organising and promoting resident engagement and events – coordinating quotes and presenting them for review/approval; arranging third parties to attend for events (e.g. motivational speakers; chefs; children entertainers, clubs etc.);

· Coordinating and managing resident events, once approved;

· Create, contribute and monitor social forums on the approved software such as community notice board, running club, book club and other networking groups etc to promote interaction among residents

· Developing ideas for suggested events/ services & amenities on an ongoing basis;

· Updating residents via communication systems and via approved platforms for issues or events happening in the area and in the building;

· Updating residents events calendar on regular basis;

· Working to build a warm hospitable and active community;

· Facilitating access to apartments for third party / contractor requirements (with residents permission);

· Liaising with Block Management Agent for common area related matters and assisting them as required;

· Assisting with the CCTV requirements as required at the direction of the block manager;

· Liaising with residents and other relevant parties if issues arise; working with relevant third parties to address and helping to resolve or remedy any issues;

· Managing deliveries and their storage on behalf of residents;

· Managing bookings of any communal areas (e.g. amenity spaces);

· Addressing requirements of residents as they arise;

· Providing local knowledge to residents as required;

· If required, assisting with the arrival of new residents and move ins;

· Liaising with contractors related to the Property for maintenance or general upkeep;

· Managing & storing securely apartment keys and master keys;

· Working on the Client approved software systems and updating as relevant;

· Assisting with maintenance issues and troubleshooting for the apartments or common areas;

· Assisting with building issues and property management matters in cooperation with the Property Managers and the Block Managers;

· Participate in regular check ins with the Property Manager and Block Manager to share issues and resident feedback to drive resident satisfaction;

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· Managing the on-site team and training new team members;

· Provide feedback on improvements and amendments to the onsite set-up and services;

· Meeting the aspirations of the Company to provide a high level of service, creating a positive community, and welcoming feeling to the property.

Working Week

The role would entail 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday with the occasional Saturday shift involved. The candidate will require flexibility in relation to the hours worked and the role may involve covering other site Managers Holidays/days off in varies locations around Dublin.

The general hours for the on-site Resident Engagement Manager / Concierge service are as follows;

Monday – Friday: 8.30am – 7.30pm

Saturday: 10.00am – 7.30pm

Sunday: 10.00 – 2pm

For example, the mid-week hours for this role would generally be 8.30am – 5pm and there will be part-time staff to fulfil hours outside of this. Some days, for example, the hours could be from 11am – 7.30pm for this role.


o Enthusiastic & motivated & professional

o Have experience in the hospitality industry – customer service in hotels; event management for hotels etc

o Have minimum 3 years customer service experience

o Ideally have experience managing a team

o Strong communication and negotiation skills

o Have fluency in written & oral English

o Proficiency in the standard Microsoft office suite including in particular MS Word and Excel

o Show confidence in dealing with people both in person and over the phone

o Ability to build long term relationships with residents

o Willingness to work hard and ability work on own initiative and attention to detail are essential


Our guarantee

Our chosen techniques of recruitment have been adopted and approved within the industries standard, but it is important to note that our human component differentiates us. As a candidate your career aspirations are understood and further closely aligned with the needs of our client to generate a successful outcome for each party.

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