Health & Safety Advisor l 12 Month Contract

Job Title: Health & Safety Advisor l 12 Month Contract
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brisbane CBD
Reference: 2964814
Contact Name: Jennifer Galvin-Rowley
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 12, 2019 15:15

Job Description

Reporting to the State Manager (Queensland) & GM People & Culture (based in Melbourne), this exciting opportunity will appeal to a talented Health & Safety professional with experience in the residential construction sector. 

Based in Fortitude Valley, this role will implement health and safety plans, management systems and initiatives that enable a culture of effective health & safety, compliance, injury management and work cover practices, in concert with strong safety leadership.

Our client is an Award Winning, premium residential building company with a reputation for outstanding quality and safety.

We are looking to appoint a proactive, high-energy professional with strong communication skills to drive and enhance an outstanding safety culture.

Key groups of responsibility will include:
  • Safety Plans & Safety Management System
  • Safety Performing & Reporting
  • Near Miss, Incident & Hazard Management
  • Injury Management & Workcover Management
  • Safety Expertise, Training & Education
The successful candidate will need to demonstrate:
  • Relevant qualifications in Safety
  • At least 5+ years experience in a safety role
  • Sound knowledge of general safety practices in QLD
  • Sound knowledge of safety practices across construction in QLD
  • Proven experience working in the construction sector
  • Knowledge of incident and hazard management practices, including experience in incident investigation & risk management frameworks with the ability to make recommendations for preventative actions
  • Ability to work with groups of people & leaders to develop safety improvement strategies
  • Strong communication & interpersonal skills
  • Ability and experience to investigate incidents and accidents and make recommendations for effective correction actions and preventive action
  • Experience dealing with safety and workcover authorities
You will also be able to demonstrate professional maturity and a People & Safety First Approach.  You will have strong interpersonal skills and be a genuine team player with a strong focus on performance.  With strong personal integrity and professional resilience, this exciting career opportunity is available for a fixed 12 Month contract and the opportunity to potentially extend.

Applications should be made online and include a brief cover letter and current CV.

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