Health and Safety Manager
Christchurch, Canterbury
7h ago
  • Implements and supports a positive safety culture and system
  • Innovation and growth orientated organisation
  • Greymouth or Christchurch based
  • Our Client

    Westpower Ltd is an Electricity Network Company, which also comprises a group of contracting and consulting companies, known as the ElectroNet Group, providing first-class electrical solutions across transmission and distribution electricity networks.

    With a workforce in excess of 335 people, located in a number of locations across both the North and South Islands of New Zealand, the Group provides electrical and technology solutions to customers throughout Australasia.

    The Group’s head office is located in Greymouth, on the West Coast of the South Island.

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    The Role

    We are looking for an experienced Health & Safety Manager, reporting to the GM Safety, People & Corporate, to provide strategic and operational health, safety and wellbeing leadership to the team at Westpower and the ElectroNet Group.

    This role can be based on the West Coast or in Christchurch (with significant time spent on the West Coast).

    You will lead our Health, Safety & Wellbeing function to ensure all areas of safety and wellbeing risk are effectively managed across the Group.

    The role will work closely with the People & Capability and Quality & Environmental Managers to champion a positive safety culture, and support and influence continuous improvement in our performance to achieve of our goal of ensuring all team members are safe and well.

    Your Skills & Experience

    To be successful in this role you will have a strong working knowledge of industry risk with experience implementing and managing a safety management system, operational safety and influencing leadership and engagement within Westpower and the ElectroNet Group.

    You will have a strong knowledge of health and safety legislation and practices and will preferably have a tertiary qualification to support this knowledge.

    You will also be able to demonstrate how you have managed safety systems and supported safe behaviour at all levels in previous roles.

    Experience within the electricity or similar industry is advantageous.

    You will be highly adaptable, and a great relationship builder with a passion for keeping people safe. You will have the ability to demonstrate strong communication and influencing skills at all levels.

    In addition, you need to enjoy working within a team environment with a down to earth, enthusiastic and hands on’ approach to problem solving.

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