• Lead and drive the strategic implementation for Health and Safety at UC

• Continuing (i.e. permanent) position

• Full-time, 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)

What You Will Do

Reporting to the Executive Director of People, Culture and Campus, you will develop and lead innovative and proactive health, safety and wellbeing strategies. You will partner and collaborate across UC and work closely with the People and Culture and Student Wellbeing teams to develop and support the delivery of an innovative safety and wellbeing framework for staff and students.

Who You Are

As a courageous and enthusiastic leader you will be committed to making a difference, effectively demonstrating strong people leadership, direction setting and vision. You will have proven knowledge and experience in health and safety, ideally within large and complex organisations and be able to drive engagement and people development. You will be an excellent communicator, skilled in successfully developing external and internal relationships with stakeholders and have a proven track record of positively leading change.

Who You Will Work With

UC is committed to maintaining the health, safety and wellbeing of our students, staff, visitors, and contractors. The Health and Safety Team is responsible for supporting our diverse UC community, making this is an exciting and challenging opportunity to play an integral role in delivery of our health, safety and wellbeing strategy.

For more information about our team, please visit our website.

Why UC

Tangata Tū, Tangata Ora - Engaged, Empowered, Making a Difference.

The University of Canterbury is committed to accessible higher education, service to community and the encouragement of talent without barriers of distance, wealth, class, gender or ethnicity. The University explicitly aims to produce graduates and support staff who are engaged with their communities, empowered to act for good and determined to make a difference in the world.

For information about the range of fantastic benefits that UC offers including flexible work practices, study opportunities and generous superannuation and leave provisions, please visit us: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus

The University of Canterbury is an Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) employer and we encourage diversity in our staffing profile. The University of Canterbury actively seeks to meet its obligation under the Treaty of Waitangi - Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

The closing date for this position is: Sunday, 27th September 2020 (midnight, NZ time)

How You Apply

Applications for this position must be submitted on our careers website and should include a cover letter and resume. Please note, we do not accept applications by email, however we are happy to answer your queries in relation to the application process, please forward these to WorkatUC@canterbury.ac.nz

You must have New Zealand or Australian Citizenship/Permanent Residency or a valid visa that allows you to work in New Zealand to be considered for this role.