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Health & Safety Officer

Ref No: FV/HSO/06/23

Location: Moira HQ
Closing Date: 3rd August 2023

We now wish to appoint a highly motivated Health & Safety Officer with a proven ability to work on their own initiative and who can add value to the Health & Safety function within our business. The successful candidate will be based at our Head Office in Moira and will be required to travel to our other sites in Northern Ireland, Donegal and Monaghan.

The Role:

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

  • The development/implementation of the Company’s Health, Safety & Environmental Management systems across all sites;
  • Providing advice on Health & Safety matters to both managers and employees;
  • Conducting, reviewing and consultation relating to the risk assessment process;
  • Ensuring that our contractors’ codes of practice are up to date and adhered to by all employees and contractors;
  • Health & Safety investigations of incidents and accidents;
  • Preparation of monthly Health & Safety reports and collating Health & Safety statistics;
  • Attend Health & Safety meetings with various internal and external groups;
  • Conducting site Health & Safety audits and inspections. 

The Person:

  • At least two years’ experience in a Health & Safety role;
  • Working knowledge and experience of implementing and managing hazard identification and risk management processes;
  • Knowledge of both NI and ROI Health & Safety legislation;
  • Previous experience of managing Health & Safety incident investigations;
  • Experience of managing and implementing Health & Safety management systems;
  • Good oral and written communication skills and 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 NEBOSH National General Certificate;
  • A 3rd level qualification in a related discipline is desirable. 

In return the company offers an attractive salary, training and development and excellent career progression opportunities.

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About Us

Fane Valley Co-operative is a progressive agri-food business based in Moira, Northern Ireland. Operating across Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, England and Belgium the Co-op has interests in red meat processing (beef, lamb and edible offals), the production of beef dripping, fully integrated duck production & processing, porridge oats & breakfast cereal, animal feed manufacturing, agricultural supplies and the provision of agronomy and forage services.

Formed in 1903, Fane Valley remains 100% farmer owned. The business, which now employs 2,750 people, continues to grow through a strategy of organic growth and targeted acquisitions.


Our culture is based on setting best in class standards, working towards and delivering on committed objectives, striving for constant improvement and involving everyone in the process. We endeavour to develop our people and harness everyone’s potential to deliver a winning team.

Equal Opportunities

Fane Valley is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to a safe, inclusive and relationship based working environment.


In return we offer a high degree of responsibility, great opportunities for learning, personal growth and development with advancement within a fast-moving agricultural sector. Health benefits and cover to be discussed with Human Resources.

Our Purpose

To advance the interests of farmers and the agricultural industry through the development of growth orientated agri-food businesses and the promotion of best agricultural practice.

Our Values

Trust: Trusting each other and earning the trust of others

Respect: Treat others as we would wish to be treated ourselves

Teamwork: Together we are more effective

Excellence: We aim to exceed expectations and always strive to be better