Excellent career opportunity within the electricity sector
Change management experience required
Exceptional relationship management and communication skillset required
Senior HSQE Leader required - leadership role within the electricity sector, requiring proven ability from risk perspective
The company and role
Our client is one of the largest multi-utility contractors in New Zealand, servicing the needs of clients in transmission, distribution, generation and commercial sectors.
Reporting to the Southern Regional Manager, the successful candidate will have an excellent understanding of legislation and a strong ability to influence and collaborate with key stakeholders.
A key part of this role is building and maintaining key relationships with the customer base, managing the updating of safety systems, investigating incidents, including where necessary the use of ICAM techniques where appropriate.
Monitoring, analysing and reporting on the subcontractors HSQE performance with the view of reducing risk and embedding corrective actions.
With numerous internal customers and external stakeholders, you will be able to demonstrate your excellent interpersonal and influential communication skillset and foster an environment of continuous improvement, where improvements are proactively identified, developed and realised.
You will also utilise your excellent people management skills by mentoring and assisting direct report / s to succeed.
Direct responsibility for the health, safety and wellbeing of all reporting staff
Ensure full compliance through proactive management to all policies and procedures, as well as relevant legislation
Foster a culture where employees are engaged and feel empowered
Work proactively to ensure all risks, hazards, near misses and incidents are reported in a timely and effective manner
Carry out incident investigations, reporting to agreed quality and timeframes, including providing a support function for ICAM investigations
Implement and embed corrective actions that result from both improvement opportunities and investigations
Ensure competency assessments and audits are carried out in accordance with the business requirements
Manage all subcontractors to ensure full compliance
Support all HSQE and Wellbeing matters for the region
Foster a culture of engagement and empowerment for all employees
Work promptly to resolve queries and any health and safety reports or concerns
Provide solid advice in order to achieve compliance
Provide budgeting and forecasting support to the HSQE Manager
Skills and experience include
Previous HSQE experience at a similar level, preference is for similar industry experience and in a contracting environment
Tertiary qualification - NEBOSH IGC as a minimum and dependent on experience
Qualified in investigation methodologies (ICAM and Bowtie)
Experience with risk analysis
Proven experience and an enthusiasm for providing motivational leadership, coaching, mentoring and support at all levels
Robust numerical and analytical skillset
Excellent written and verbal communication
Proven ability to build and maintain strong collaborative working relationships
Strong ability to foresee challenges, read situations and respond efficiently and effectively
Tenacity in taking problems through to successful outcomes despite potential barriers
Able to show initiative and demonstrate a level of senior professionalism