Head of Consulting - Work, Health,Safety & Environment

Location Melbourne CBD
Discipline Health, Safety & Environment
Job reference 172385
Salary Competitive salary & performance bonus

You must have full working rights for Australia to apply for this role. Client cannot sponsor.

The Company

Safesearch has been exclusively engaged by a dynamic mid-sized consulting firm to recruit a Head of Consulting based in Melbourne. With a multi-pronged focus on Health and Safety, Environment/Sustainability, and Occupational Hygiene, they are expanding their presence in Melbourne due to their current work and growth potential in this region.

Their approach is tailored to each client, providing high-quality work and earning the reputation of a trusted advisor. The firm boasts a team of strong leaders with high integrity and technical expertise, consistently delivering excellent results. As they continue to grow across Australia, they are now seeking to establish a Melbourne office to further enhance their local market presence. This presents an excellent opportunity for professionals looking to broaden their industry experience, as the firm serves a diverse range of clients.

The Role

As the newly created Head of Consulting, you will play a critical role in driving the firm's growth trajectory in this exciting phase. While the firm already supports clients in Victoria, building a local team capable of delivering exceptional outcomes is essential for sustained expansion. Drawing on your experience in the HSE consulting sector or similar, you will shape and develop the strategic operations of the local team, working closely with existing leaders across the business. Your responsibilities will include leading, developing, managing, and maintaining a client-centric, high-performance consulting team. This is an opportunity to shape and make the team your own, showcasing your entrepreneurial spirit, deep consulting career, and credible leadership.

If you have ever desired a chance to step into an opportunity free from bureaucratic constraints, this is definitely worth exploring. You will have the freedom to build and grow the team with a focus on expansion, offering new services to existing and prospective clients. By leveraging the firm's expertise and relationships, you will drive commercial success and influence the local market. This consulting firm, based in centrally will provide an environment where you can become a valued contributor to their client base, fostering solid working relationships and delivering excellent outcomes.

The Person

This role requires a passionate and experienced individual to lead the Consulting team in a growth-oriented environment. The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and qualifications:

  • Strong people leadership and team development abilities
  • Proven track record of creating and executing strategic goals, demonstrating big-picture thinking
  • Ability to deliver high-quality client outcomes through effective team management
  • Relevant technical expertise within Health and Safety, Environment/Sustainability, or Occupational Hygiene
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, fostering strong relationships and trust
  • Previous experience leading a consulting team is highly desirable
  • Relevant qualifications in the chosen field

To thrive in this dynamic team, you should possess excellent problem-solving skills and exhibit a dynamic and humorous mindset. Your high emotional intelligence, coupled with a deep understanding of HSE matters, will enable you to grasp complex problems and envision the bigger picture.

The Rewards

This is an exceptional opportunity to lead a period of consistent growth, and in return, you will receive a competitive base salary package and an incentive program. To explore this opportunity further, please contact Dani Easterbrook at Safesearch on 0413 471 770 for a confidential conversation. To apply, please submit your resume in MS Word format below.

Dani Easterbrook
Senior Manager

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