Senior Safety Manager - Assurance and Safety Systems

Location Melbourne
Discipline Health, Safety & Environment
Job reference 160170
Salary Competitive Salary + Devt opps

The Company

Safesearch have been engaged exclusively by a large transport company that has a high impact on the day to day working of Melbourne - known and trusted. They have a solid reputation for being a working environment full of good people who are good at what they do.

With a medium to large Health and Safety function, they are undertaking a continuous improvement approach to developing better methods, frameworks and partnerships to ensure Health and Safety is of the highest priority - both in design and delivery.

Reporting into a General Manager, this role is a link between the corporate Safety function and the Safety operations team.

The Opportunity

A successful delivery of this role will ensure a robust oversight of safety standards when brought into practice, including working effectively with the Safety Management System. You will take responsibility for the delivery of the Safety Assurance function, ensuring that the audit program and activity supports the Safety Performance and Culture. Included will be oversight of tools and methodologies, and continuing to sharpen the design and delivery.

The role will broaden your scope in the area of Business Resilience and Emergency Management - ensuring the organisations Crisis Management and Incident Response capabilities are of high quality and robust. This includes development and maintenance of appropriate frameworks and activities that underpin successful implementation. And also currently include a number of elements in response to the Covid-19 response.

Underpinning the above will be a significant contribution to the Safety Management System to underpin the above programs of work.

You will lead a small and effective team, skilled in the areas of Safety Analysis and Business Resilience.

The Person

To be successful in this role you area seasoned professional in Health and Safety, with experience that covers Safety Systems and Assurance. This will ideally include experience in sectors such as Transport, Oil and Gas, Mining - or similar. Exposure and responsibility for Business resilience and Emergency Management, and ideally have been a part of the Covid-19 response of your current company.

Ideally you will be skilled in driving change through a large (and complex) company that requires continuous improvement. You have a collaborative approach and partner with senior leadership effectively and the operational teams.

Because of your approach and your methods of implementation, you develop and grow those around you and through the organisation to be more skilled and effective over time.

You also have an approach that allows you to take complex information and simplify it for your audience.

Relevant tertiary qualifications in OHS or similar will be important, to support your seasoned career to this point.

How to apply:

This role is an opportunity to take the next step in your career - showcasing your skills and experience. With a culture of recognition, development, and a stimulating and satisfying work environment, this is a great time to make this step.

To apply for this role, please click the 'Apply' button or the link below with your resume in MS Word format.

If you would like to have a confidential conversation, please don't hesitate to contact Leighton Cantrill on or 0439 516 164.

Leighton Cantrill
Health Safety & Environment
Senior Consultant
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