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National Safety Lead - 6 month contract

Location:
Western Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Posted:
2018-01-10
Advertiser:
The Safe Step - Sydney - 2656354

 

  • 6 month Fixed Term Contract
  • Western Sydney Location
  • Retail business

 

This organisation is a recognised Australian business operating across the retail sector with over 250 stores and an employee base of 12000.

An opportunity currently exists for an experienced Head of Health & Safety to lead this business in their ongoing journey to achieve a proactive safety culture. You will play a pivotal role in reviewing the current state of play and in turn developing and communicating your findings and recommendations to the ELT.

There will be a strong focus on visiting a number of sites and stores to understand the business and culture from an operational perspective and therefore enable you to identify the areas of development. The business has a strong safety record however, are now seeking to move from a compliance focused safety strategy to more of a culture and behavioural approach across their business nationally. 

The successful candidate will have the ability to influence, communicate and lead effectively across the organisation with a variety of stakeholders. You will be commercially astute with a proven track record of Health & Safety knowledge at a senior level and competencies within a large organisation. Experience within the retail industry is also highly desirable.

Please note that this opportunity is offered as a 6 month fixed term contract.

For more information, or to have a confidential discussion, please contact Katie Johnson on 0423 947104 or kjohnson@thesafestep.com.au. Alternatively, you can apply via the "Apply" button