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Safety & Wellbeing Business Partner (VIC & NSW)

Location:
Wodonga, Victoria, Australia
Posted:
2019-01-07
Advertiser:
The Safe Step - Melbourne - 2852993

 

  • Wodonga, Victoria Location
  • Global manufacturing organisation
  • Drive cultural and behavioural change across Victoria & NSW

 

The Company
This business is an Australian based manufacturing organisation whom operate throughout the globe across a diverse portfolio. Due to investment across the Safety and Wellbeing function, an opportunity currently exists for an experienced Safety & Wellbeing Business Partner to join the team and provide day to day support to the National Safety & Wellbeing Manager.

The Role
This role will take responsibility for advising and coaching the Leaders in Victoria and New South Wales to deliver contemporary programs and services to affect sustainable change in safety performance, mindset and behaviours in line with the strategic priorities and obligations.
You will play a pivotal role in driving a culture focused on first class safety through coaching and development across all levels of the organisation. This will be achieved by partnering with the business to develop a culture that encourages accountability and collaboration.
Additional responsibilities include:
  • Manage safety and wellbeing processes and systems in a proactive and strategic manner to support the overall organisation and safety plans. 
  • Apply a detailed understanding of OH&S framework to provide advice and guidance on the interpretation of regulatory requirements.
  • Lead, develop and maintain a safety-first culture and emphasize risk and hazard reporting, zero workplace injury, compliance, continuous improvement, operational safety performance and accountability.
  • Plan and monitor the safety and wellbeing training plan and produce agreed course details and formats to the agreed budget.
  • Analyse site safety performance and provide recommendations on initiatives and programs to improve site performance.
  • Lead the implementation of wellbeing programs across the sites.
  • Support the sites in Workers Compensation and Injury Management matters
  • Collaborate with other members of the Safety and Wellbeing team to undertake projects that support the Safety and Wellbeing strategy
  • Development and implementation of national and global policies and programs while leading the change management process at a site level.
The Individual
This is a significant hire for the business as the successful candidate will be instrumental in supporting the Safety & Wellbeing Manager. The focus is to drive a positive safety culture and therefore the ability to communicate effectively and build strong working relationships is essential. Previous experience of working within manufacturing, transport or logistics is preferred.

This position is located in Wodonga, Victoria with frequent travel to NSW.

Like to know more? Please contact Katie Johnson at kjohnson@thesafestep.com.au or apply via the link below