Workplace Health & Safety Manager

  • Australia
  • Melbourne
  • Permanent
  • Negotiable
  • Government Agency
  • Permanent Opportunity
  • Melbourne CBD with hybrid working from home

As the WHS Manager, you will manage a small team of specialists, overseeing the Safety Management System and the WHS Risk Register. Your leadership will be crucial in delivering the Safety Matters improvement program, enhancing safety outcomes, promoting a proactive safety culture, and reducing financial costs.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Manage policies, procedures, processes, and standards to ensure all employees and contractors understand their safety responsibilities.
  • Regularly review and update the risk profile of the business to ensure up-to-date safety measures.
  • Develop and implement targeted initiatives to continually improve safety performance and promote a safety culture.
  • Foster and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Lead the implementation of systems, processes, and procedures to ensure legal compliance and support risk management.
  • Conduct training sessions on health and safety matters, investigate accidents or incidents, and recommend solutions for improvement.
  • Ensure compliance with Victorian legislation and communicate any legislative

Skills & Competencies

  • 6 + years of experience in Work, Health & Safety related roles
  • Proven ability to lead a team and influence senior leaders and stakeholders to drive safety improvements.
  • Experience in driving cultural and behavioural change in complex environments.
  • Proficient in inspections, audits, risk assessments, and data management.
  • Strong understanding of high-risk activities and contractor management.
  • Excellent observational, communication, and organisational skills.

What’s in it for you:

  • Government Agency
  • Permanent Opportunity
  • Melbourne CBD with hybrid working from home

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