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Safety Advisor - Systems & Projects

Passionate about could be from a range of roles in transport, construction, engineering operational related industries


Reference: 4518053

  • Safety Culture champion of walk the talk
  • Quality, IT, Systems & Process strengths
  • Projects & Continuous Improvement Programme facilitator

HW Richardson Group (HWR) is a group of 46 separate companies operating across various transport and construction sectors. Most are based and operate largely in the lower South Island with some providing national coverage.

Health & Safety is a core value at HWR. This is enabled by their industry best practise health, safety and injury management practices, policies, procedures and values, forming a powerful "walk the talk" Culture, reflecting the behaviour of all employees.

This role reports to the General Manager - Risk and is an integral member of the national Safety Advisor team dedicated to ensuring each company within HWR is coached and supported to reduce risk and is assisted in improving efficiency.

The specialist function of this Safety Advisor role is Systems and Projects relative to the following key accountability areas:

  • Health, Safety & Injury Management - Policies & Practices
  • Risk Management - Bowtie Methodology
  • Culture Champion - Values & Behaviours
  • Projects - Critical Risks & Systems
  • Quality, Systems Support, Development & Advice
  • Information Management, Document Control, Reporting & Analysis
  • Relationship Management - Customers & Suppliers

The role requires a passionate person who sets high standards, is detailed, tech savvy and dedicated to ensure project and BAU outcomes. Interpersonal and communication strengths are important to achieve collaborative working relationships which enable free flow of information to monitor and influence progress.

You will be experienced in a related industry within the HWR Group of companies; transport, construction or engineering. A range of roles may have provided exposure to risk safety systems and management, project, IT and systems support, business analysis in a best practice and continuous improvement environment.

HWR offers a multitude of career pathways for people who have the aspiration and drive to succeed. This is an ideal starting role with a pathway for you. For further information please contact Sue Jennings +64 275232629

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Applications close 24 January 2019