Head of Health & Safety - (6 Month Contract)

Posted 17 October 2021
Job type Contract

Job description

The company
A high-profile client who have a proven track record of successfully owning and managing property, while providing New Zealanders with the best care and service available. They deliver in aged care and have a large portfolio which creates a diverse and interesting workload. You will be joining a business that is well known for being a leader in their field and providing a supportive and fun working environment. 
The role
This is a vital role in the company and will be accountable for all Health & Safety matters for the business. The purpose of this role as Head of Health & Safety will be to provide leadership and coaching to ensure the business and their people meet and exceed their health and safety responsibilities. The role will involve a mixture of strategy and operational activity while working alongside business leaders to drive a health and safety culture.

You will be responsible for ensuring the business complies with relevant legislations, regulations and standards through internal policies and procedures and provide advice, guidance and coaching to business leaders so they can minimise or eliminate risks. This role will report into the CEO, work closely with executives and report into the board.
The ideal candidate
  • 5 years + experience in a Senior Operational H&S Management role
  • Experience in Property or Construction desirable
  • Knowledge and understanding of AS/NZS4801 Standard and its application
  • Working knowledge of the Health and Safety at Work Act and its Amendments, Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act (ACC), relating to entitlements, compensation and rehabilitation, and Hazardous Substances Notifiable Organism Act.
  • Occupational Health and Safety Diploma and other health and safety qualifications
  • Experience with managing Contractor
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

What will it offer you?

The successful candidate will be joining a motivated and highly talented team that are collectively committed to delivering market leading developments and great investment outcomes. With your Health & Safety expertise you will adding immense value. 
A competitive salary is on offer for the right individual and there could be an opportunity to make this into a full time role after the 6 months.

If you are keen to chat about this role and the wider market get in touch with Sam Calvert 027 274 5586 or sam@assemblerecruit.com