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Health, Safety & Welfare Manager

Date: 11-Feb-2019

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

  • Support, shape and implement Health, Safety & Welfare Manager (HS&W) initiatives aligned to business needs
  • Influence, guide and enable successful and sustainable HS&W outcomes
  • Influence and foster an environment where HS&W is a priority


He angitūtanga: The opportunity

As Health, Safety & Welfare Manager (HSWM), you will report to the Director of Regulatory Services and advise on health and safety management across regulatory services at all levels. The HSWM will promote a safe and healthy working environment across the directorate by increasing building safety capabilities through targeted training, coaching, mentoring, best practice risk-based system development and implementation, information dissemination, audit coordination and continuous improvement. The HSWM will develop and implement policies and safe work procedures for staff as well as consultants/contractors. You will lead and coach managers and team leaders in the application and management of H&S within their teams.


He kōrero mōu: About you

You are a people person who is passionate about assisting others and identifying ways to make processes more efficient, and with sufficient experience in implementing health and safety programmes to effect and reinforce culture change. You have a diploma in health and safety management or a similar tertiary qualification and are registered as an accredited health and safety professional with either NZSC or NZISM. You are someone experienced in root cause analysis investigation techniques and can engage with a wide range of people in a busy and complex environment, including with outsourced contractors. Most importantly, you are experienced establishing and implementing robust H&S systems and processes, including auditing and reporting.


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

So what’s in it for you? Well, you will be working for an organisation that embraces diversity and has a culture built on trust and valuing individual contributions. We offer a competitive salary; flexible working and you get to work with a team of dedicated and respected experts who share a passion for making a difference. You also get to contribute to Auckland’s growth and development through ensuring the right outcomes are achieved for our customers and our environment.


Applications for this role will close on Tuesday, 12th March 2019


Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.