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Health & Safety Advisor - South Island

Christchurch City, New Zealand

Reference: 5945806

  • Be a trusted advisor - lead and coach front line managers
  • Flexibility - base yourself anywhere in the South Island!
  • Great salary package, including company car
  • Support strategy development and implementation

Allied Concrete is a business within the HW Richardson Group (HWR). The business is a leading supplier of ready mixed concrete to the construction industry. In the South Island, Allied Concrete is made up of 16 concrete plants ranging from 50+ truck plants down to smaller 3 to 4 truck operations.

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

Passionate about health & safety? Join a company that holds safety and its people as a core value!

This role reports to the H&S Manager - Concrete and you will be an integral member of the National Health & Safety team. Travelling to our sites throughout the South Island, the Health & Safety Advisor role is dedicated to the following key accountability areas:

  • Health, Safety & Management - Policies, Practices & Processes
  • Incident Management- Lead Investigator & Coaching and Support
  • Risk Management - Applying Risk Management Processes
  • Culture Champion - Driving Safety Leadership Values through the business
  • Project Management - Critical Risks, Culture & Systems Development
  • Audits & Standards - ACE Audit, ACC Partnership Compliance Processes & Internal Auditing
  • Information & Systems Management - IT, Document Control, Risk Software Reporting & Analysis
  • Establishing Relationships - Internal staff, supply partners, regulators & contractors

The role requires a person passionate about health and safety who is focused on raising and achieving standards, and with great people and relationship management skills. Experience in a related industry within the HWR Group of companies (transport, construction, manufacturing or engineering) would be advantageous but is not essential. You will have exposure to risk safety systems and management and projects in a best practice and continuous improvement environment.

A qualification relevant to health and safety & experience in coaching people to achieve improved performance will be essential.

HWR offers a multitude of career pathways for people who have the aspiration and drive to succeed. This is an ideal entry role with a pathway for YOU!

Applications Close: 07 Jun 2022