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Specialist in Occupational Health Medicine
Dublin HQ or Regional Offices
€102,567 - €126,486
Full Time, Permanent
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Specialist in Occupational Health Medicine – Principal Officer Higher

Reporting to the Assistant Chief Executive (ACE) Occupational Health, this is a pivotal role for the Authority, bringing in-house occupational medical and health expertise to support the Authority in delivering its mandate and strategic goals. As a member of the Senior Management Team, the key responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Establish and lead the Authority’s occupational medical team, maximising teamwork and effectiveness in and across the Occupational Health division and the wider organisation
  • Contribute to the development of the Authority’s Strategy Statement and Programme of Work objectives and delivery of identified outcomes, ensuring that targets are met and objectives achieved.
  • Identify measures for the promotion of occupational health and safety and evaluate the effectiveness of same.
  • Participate proactively in the prevention, surveillance and control of occupational illnesses and injuries.
  • Provide expert occupational medical advice and guidance to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Participate in the Senior Management team and contributes to the development and implementation of strategic, organisational, financial and operational goals and objectives.
  • Represent the Authority and Ireland nationally and internationally as required.
  • Lead and drive change initiatives, promoting a culture which encourages innovation and supporting team members through the change process.
  • Maintain competency in occupational health expertise.

The position involves frequent contact internally with the other operational and corporate divisions and with a large number of organisations at national level including Government Departments and agencies, the Social Partners and other representative bodies. It also requires a high level of relationship building and engagement with Pan-European and international organisations.

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