Health, Safety & Welfare Manager

Date: 06-Sep-2021

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

•    Support, shape, and implement Health, Safety & Welfare Management (HS&W) initiatives aligned to business needs and Kokiri Whakamua, the Regulatory Services Strategy 2024.
•    Influence, guide, and enable successful and sustainable HS&W outcomes
•    Embed and foster a culture where HS&W is always top of mind. 
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. 
Working with the Regulatory Services Lead Team, the HSWM will play an important part in delivering Kokiri Whakamua, the Regulatory Services Strategy 2024.  You will promote a culture of safe and healthy working across the directorate by building the capabilities of our kaimahi through targeted training, coaching, mentoring, best practice risk-based system and process 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.


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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 programs to effect and reinforce culture change. You have a diploma in health and safety management or similar tertiary qualification and are registered as 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 in 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 by ensuring the right outcomes are achieved for our customers and our environment.


Applications close Sunday,  26th of September 2021

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.