Manager Health & Safety
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Wellington, New Zealand
21d ago

Job Description

Te Papa is looking for a Manager Health & Safety to join our truly iconic New Zealand institution. Te Papa's mission is to understand the past, enrich the present, and meet the challenges of the future.

Te Papa is more than just the national museum that houses New Zealand's treasures. It is a meeting place, a place for lifelong learning and a place that inspires a sense of wonder and connection.

Reporting to the Head of People, Safety & Culture, the Manager Health & Safety will be responsible for developing and managing the overarching framework for health and safety at Te Papa.

In addition to developing policy, monitoring and evaluating performance, and identifying areas for improvement, the position will lead the development and maintenance of an ongoing development programme to increase manager and employee understanding of health and safety legislation, obligations and core principals.

The successful candidate will have :

  • A tertiary qualification (specialist HSE qualification preferred)
  • 10+ years of experience in health and safety, in a comparable environment
  • Extensive knowledge of the New Zealand legislative environment including HSE, ACC and HSNO and industry guidelines and standards
  • Strong communication skills, with a focus on influencing and coaching
  • The Manager Health & Safety will lead a culture of health and safety that engages the organisation and promotes continuous improvement ensuring the health, safety, security and wellbeing of all staff and visitors to Te Papa.

    All considered applicants must have the ability to obtain and maintain the legal right to work in New Zealand.

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