• Christchurch/Hamilton/Taranaki location

• Lead a capable team

• Significant employee benefits

Competitive Salary + Performance Incentives + Significant Benefits.

Lead your team to ensure safe and sustainable business practices.

The company

Our client is one of New Zealand’s largest owners and operators of gas networks, with over 1 million Kiwi customers nationally. They aim to safely and reliably deliver energy that is affordable and acceptable to New Zealand’s families and businesses.

The role

This is a senior leadership position reporting to the GM of People, Safety and Sustainability and as such you will have strong business/commercial acumen and a credible approach when assisting the Operational team. Supporting the acquisition and streamlining of a potential additional business unit, you will have a proven ability to align multiple business units, as well as build relationships with various business partners. You will provide strategic direction and leadership to the Health and Safety team and possess an excellent communication skillset and strong reporting ability.

Duties include:

• Provide Health and Safety advice and support to the Health and Safety team and SLT

• Promote the use and continuous development of safety systems

• Hazard and Risk Management

• Support contractor management

• Participate in process safety initiatives, analysis, and investigations

Skills and experience include:

• Relevant tertiary qualification

• Successful track record of Health and Safety leadership

• Experienced in the development and implementation of strategic safety plans

• Lead, develop and empower a high performing and engaged team

• Ensure robust and pragmatic programs are in place to support Health and Safety

Experience in Oil and Gas, Energy or Utility industries is preferred.


If you meet the above criteria, we welcome your application including your CV and cover letter in Word format. If you have any questions, please call Kelly Cotterell on 021 0805 9717 quoting reference #3717.

There are no visa/sponsorship opportunities available with this role. This is a permanent position, therefore only applicants with full, valid, permanent working rights will be considered.

Applications are welcomed from NZ Citizens or those with a Residency or current Work Visa in place.

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