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Fane Valley is now one of Ireland's most progressive agri-food businesses, with interests in red meats, feed compounding, porridge oats and breakfast cereals, agricultural supplies, and renewable energy, operative across Europe. Our commitment to developing our work force is paramount in meeting our objective of delivering quality products with top class service at competitive prices.

Fane Valley has a diverse culture reflecting the diversity not only in the business functions but also in our locations. As a company we embrace change and continuously strive to be the best in whatever sector we enter.

Health & Safety Officer

Reference: Ref: FV/HSO/09/19

Closing Date: 3rd January 2020

The Role: 

Reporting to the Health and Safety Manager, the Health and Safety Officer will be responsible for undertaking duties covering all aspects of Health and Safety in the work place, including assisting with: 

  • The development/implementation of the Company’s Health, Safety and Environmental Management systems across all sites; 
  • Conducting and updating risk assessments; 
  • Ensuring that employees and contractors are compliant with all Health and Safety Legislation (NI and ROI); 
  • Providing advice on Health and Safety matters to both managers and employees; 
  • Health and Safety investigations of accidents and near misses; 
  • Preparation of monthly Health and Safety reports and collating Health and Safety statistics; 
  • Conducting site inspections and providing training to employees; 
  • Ensuring that our contractors’ codes of practices are up to date and adhered to by all employees and contractors. 

The Person: 

  • At least one year’s experience in a Health and Safety role; 
  • Working knowledge and experience of implementing and managing hazard identification and risk management processes; 
  • Knowledge of both NI and ROI Health and Safety legislation; 
  • Previous experience of managing Health and Safety investigations; 
  • Experience of managing and implementing Health and Safety management systems; 
  • Good oral and written communication skills; 
  • Excellent presentation skills; 
  • The ability to work on their own initiative within a dynamic work environment; 
  • Excellent analytical skills and a strong eye for detail; 
  • A Driving license and access to their own transport; 
  • A 3rd level qualification in a related discipline is desirable, as is a NEBOSH General Certificate. 

To request an application form please contact the HR Department at Fane Valley. 

Email:, Tel: (028) 92 610480 or apply direct through our Get Got Portal 

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is 5pm on Friday 3rd January 2020.