Advisor - Environment, Safety and Wellness

Advisor - Environment, Safety and Wellness

Based in Mangere, Auckland

Ref:  18AHO085

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa invites applications for an experienced Health and Safety Advisor to join our Te Marupainga (Environment, Safety and Wellness) team.

The primary function of this role is to engage with managers and workers to oversee the implementation of health, safety and wellness procedures.  Specifically:

  • Hazard management – identification, control, monitoring and, communication relating to hazards and risks
  • Injury management – assist managers with the recovery and return to work process
  • Incident management – ensure all incidents are reported, investigated and corrective action plan implemented as required

This permanent, full time position is based at our Mangere Campus and provides support to Auckland, Whangarei, Kaikohe and Kaitaia sites.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Leadership and planning

  • Measuring Performance

  • Critical Risk

  • Health, Safety and Wellness Assurance

  • Engagement

  • Contractor and third party management

  • Safe Work and activities

  • Training and capability

  • Emergencies

The successful candidate will have proven experience supporting a broad range of health, safety and wellness kaupapa and providing advice, expertise and training to both internal and external stakeholders.

In addition you will have the ability to grow a positive health and safety culture focused on best practice outcomes through your ability to partner and communicate effectively.

Qualifications required include:  Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety Management, at least three years’ Health & Safety experience and a current First Aid certificate.  A full driver’s licence is essential and an understanding of basic te reo Māori phrases, mihi and greetings and of Māori values, culture and tikanga is expected.

To apply for this position please register and apply on our Jobs Site:

Enquiries to 0800 777 404

Permanent Full-time

Job no: 18AHO085

Location: Mangere

Closing Date: Sunday, 27 May 2018