Senior SHQ Consultant

  • Full-time
  • Department: Real estate

Company Description

At Turner & Townsend we’re passionate about making the difference. That means delivering better outcomes for our clients, helping our people to realise their potential, and doing our part to create a prosperous society.

Every day we help our major global clients deliver ambitious and highly technical projects, in over 130 countries worldwide.

Our team is dynamic, innovative, and client-focused, supported by an inclusive and fun company culture. Our clients value our proactive approach, depth of expertise, integrity and the quality we deliver. As a result, our people get to enjoy working on some of the most exciting projects in the world.

Job Description

We are currently seeking to recruit an experienced Senior SHQ Consultant with a track record in delivering across a broad range of projects and programmes. The successful candidate would be responsible for delivering SHQ consultancy and PSDP services to existing and new clients and contributing to the income generation activities of the business unit.

The challenges of the role are to understand our various clients and ensure consistent delivery of SHQ services to meet their needs and expectations, alongside the efficient management of time / resources during service delivery.

You will be a good communicator with a track record of successful SHQ service delivery, be able to work on your own initiative and be comfortable working in a small, dynamic team.


  • Ensure provision of deliverables to clients are of good quality and are issued in a timely manner.
  • Undertake the duties of Project Supervisor Design Process (PSDP) on a variety of projects.
  • Provide health, safety and environment advisory services (e.g. inspections, audits, risk assessments) including identifying recommendations for continual improvement.
  • Establish positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders, gain their confidence and manage their expectations in a competitive environment.
  • Become the focal point for communication on SHEQ matters.
  • Support business development including: the creation & closing of opportunities, and preparing proposals / bids
  • Maintain high standards of commission management for SHQ Ireland including contract execution and other internal risk management / quality processes.
  • Take responsibility for the quality and commercial delivery aspects of your work.
  • Develop skills and share knowledge within the SHQ team and wider business.
  • Assist with the training and development of junior members of staff and the wider T&T business.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Safety and Health or similar qualification awarded as part of the national framework of qualifications.
  • Working knowledge of Irish Safety, Health and Environment Legislation and international best practice for the construction industry.
  • A minimum of 5 years design and construction related experience.
  • Experience in the PSDP role, or equivalent, demonstrating extensive knowledge of the design process and associated legislation.
  • Experience of inspection, auditing and preparation of in-depth reports for clients.
  • Record of Continuing Professional Development.
  • Experienced in ISO 45001:2018 (OHSAS 18001), Safety Management Systems.
  • Experience in multiple construction sectors (Residential, Education, Health, Infrastructure, Mixed-Use etc.).
  • Proficient with MS Office.
  • Driving license and own transportation.

Additional Information

What we offer you:

  • Full time, permanent
  • Competitive remuneration and attractive range of benefits
  • Pension
  • 25 days Annual leave
  • Opportunity to work on impactful and innovative projects
  • Career development opportunities both in Ireland and globally
  • Opportunity to work with a diverse group of talented and collaborative colleagues

Our inspired people share our vision and mission. We provide a great place to work, where each person has the opportunity and voice to affect change.

We want our people to succeed both in work and life. To support this we promote a healthy, productive and flexible working environment that respects work-life balance. 

Turner & Townsend is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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