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We’re Hiring – HSEQ Advisor

About the Business

BlueWise Marine Limited provides a comprehensive approach to the development, management and promotion of marine and offshore renewable energy projects. We work with industry, government and academic clients operating within the blue economy. Our end-to-end approach to service delivery allows our clients to focus on their core business, safe in the knowledge that our team will manage their assets and projects to the highest standards, in a safe, efficient, social and environmentally conscious manner. One element of the services we provide to our offshore renewable clients is HSEQ support, helping them to develop integrated HSEQ management systems, complete contractor selection in terms of minimum HSES requirements and provide ongoing support during development of offshore projects.


About the Role

The role will involve taking the lead in ongoing management and development of the BlueWise Marine accredited integrated management system to ensure compliance with internal and regulatory requirements, procedures and other documents are kept up to date and successful re-accreditation under the ISO standards, 9001, 14001 & 45001.  The role will involve actively promoting the safety awareness of all staff through promotion, risk assessment, training and working with all team members within various work streams including sea going activities, event management and daily operations.

The successful candidate will also work with our our external clients on Offshore Renewable Energy projects to provide end-to-end HSEQ support.  This includes assisting clients in developing their own management systems, pre-qualification assessments for client’s contractors in terms of minimum HSES requirements, review of proposed work plans including risk assessments and method statements and providing ongoing support during development of offshore projects in the role of Competent Person.


The position is a remote working position and will involve occasional site visits and meetings in our Head office in the GMIT iHubs, Galway and client offices as required.


About You

We are seeking individuals who are passionate about Health, Safety Environment and Quality and have a proven track record delivering HSEQ management support to projects in the construction, marine or renewable energy sectors. The successful candidate will hold a degree/diploma in Occupational Safety and Health or similar, while experience of the marine industry is desirable it is not essential. Ideally you would have experience in the construction industry and application of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations 2013. You will have a strong, yet pragmatic safety culture with excellent client management skills. You will be comfortable & confident overseeing all health & safety within the company.


The successful candidate will have detailed knowledge of ISO standards, 9001, 14001 & 45001, internal auditing processes and proficiency in written and oral English language, exceptional communication, and interpersonal skills. Applicants must demonstrate a high degree of attention to detail and ability to deliver on multiple projects with different deadlines simultaneously.  A high level of IT literacy is also required, including advanced Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills.


The role would be ideally suited to someone with marine experience or those with experience working on construction of wind farm developments in Ireland or elsewhere who is interested in diversifying to the offshore sector. We look for people with a passion for the marine, and the role which Irelands offshore wind and wave resources can play in helping us to transition meet Irelands climate change targets.


Experience and Qualifications

The successful candidate must have:

  • NEBOSH General Certificate in Health & Safety, Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in occupational safety, Environmental Safety, Occupational Safety and Health, or similar required
  • Demonstratable experience in construction or similar heavy industry; with experience in a supervisory or managerial role preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of environmental, health and safety and construction regulations and policies in Ireland.
  • A good working knowledge of Risk assessments, Site safety plans, emergency preparedness plans, incident investigation, COSHH and RIDDOR.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Experience in identifying requirements and delivering HSEQ training as necessary
  • Proven ability to build strong partnerships at all levels with internal and external teams and positively influence stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of initiative and be able to work on your own and within strict guidelines and timelines.
  • Highly IT literate, including advanced Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills.



  • Knowledge or experience of working in Offshore Renewable Energy projects.
  • Knowledge or experience of working in the marine and maritime sector.
  • Knowledge or experience in managing health and safety for public events
  • Experience in participating in the assessment of tender submissions or pre-qualification of contractors.
  • Experience of conducting internal Audits on Integrated management systems.
  • Qualification in implementation of EU General Data Protection Regulations


Remuneration and Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a continuously growing consultancy in an expanding market.

An attractive salary package commensurate with the successful applicant’s skills and experience will be offered, including Employer pension contributions, death in service and income protection benefits.


We are committed to exploring hybrid working arrangements to enable flexible and remote ways of working. In addition, you will receive a phone allowance and opportunities for career development and support.


How to Apply

A full job description can be found at www.bluewisemarine.ie/news/. To apply for the above position please send your CV and cover letter to info@bluewisemarine.ie.


Closing Date

All CVs and cover letters should be submitted by 29th April 2022.


Use of Data

All personal data and the information submitted for this application will be used solely for the purpose of this campaign, after which it will be deleted in line with our data and documents policy. All information will be treated with the strictest confidence and accessed only by those involved directly in the campaign.