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General Manager Health, Safety and Wellbeing

Full-time - Invercargill

Invercargill, New Zealand

Reference: 5928932

What do we offer?

  • Competitive salary with employee discounts
  • Fully subsidised health insurance after 12 months service
  • Company vehicle
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Training and development
  • Staff referral scheme - $1,000
  • Long service benefits
  • Prime office location based at Invercargill Central from 2023
  • Mobile Phone
  • Uniform

HWR is a thriving family-owned and operated company proudly cemented in Southland. With a family of brands operating across New Zealand and Australia to deliver Ready Mix Concrete, Rural & Specialised Transport, Fuel & Lubricants, Contracting, and Waste services, and a strong appetite for further growth, there is no shortage of career advancement opportunity.

Invercargill provides an excellent lifestyle location like no other; with Stewart Island, Queenstown and the greater Southland and Otago regions on your doorstep. For further information on the area, please

The Opportunity:

Reporting to the CEO, your role will be based in Invercargill but will travel around our family of brands across NZ and Australia to help shape, influence and embed the Groups strategic safety outcomes with an emphasis on our critical risks. You will develop and embed a Group framework and strategy and work hand in hand with the CEO and executive to ensure alignment of safety outcomes to ensure HWRs Great People Get Home Safe.

We are looking for an experienced, down to earth and innovative health safety and wellbeing leader who can authentically connect and build great relationships with the team and wider business. The ability to connect and influence is critical. People management experience and a sound practical knowledge of New Zealand health and safety legislation is essential. You must also have a great sense of humour, be comfortable with a fast paced and changing environment and be a team player. Ability to work legally within NZ and have a class 1 Drivers licence is also essential.

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Applications close 20th May 2022

Applications Close: 20 May 2022