• High risk industry – excellent communication style required

• Great locations, great company, great opportunity

• NZ based biosecurity leader

Experienced Health and Safety Business Partner – ability to engage and encourage, mentor and motivate for success

This client is looking for a strong Health and Safety Business Partner to join the team with in the location of your choosing: Whangarei, Auckland, Tauranga, Napier, Christchurch

The company

Our client is a well-established, privately-owned, family business which started as a small venture many years ago and has grown from strength to strength since that time.

With strong core values, this New Zealand based international provider of biosecurity treatments, continues along a road of ambition and dedication which has seen them grow into the capable and well-reputed business they have today. The organisation consists of a number of business units throughout New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific Islands. As a pioneer in their industry our client is New Zealand’s largest biosecurity treatment provider, delivering fumigation services throughout Australasia.

Innovative in approach, they continue to lead the way and proudly introduce alternative treatment solutions to the market, meeting the ever-changing demands of their clients, legislators and environmental bodies. The growth and innovation provide a dynamic and challenging work environment.

The role

As a key business partner within the Health and Safety Team, you will report to the Health, Safety & Compliance Manager and be instrumental in minimising exposure and managing from a risk perspective.

You will provide leadership and be responsible for the provision of Health and Safety Services, advice and support to various business units within NZ and accountable for delivering high quality Health and Safety related operational and project outcomes, consistent with business objectives and strategies.

Duties to include:

• Work collaboratively with the business to achieve the delivery of HS targets

• Support the Manager with implementation and innovative solutions

• Deliver/implement health and safety processes and strategies

• Proactive auditing at site level and reporting in a timely manner

• Incident reporting and investigations

• Statistical reporting and incident database maintenance

• Communication, education and promotion of all things Health and Safety related

• Integrate and embed risk management throughout all operational activities to embed as BAU

• Site visits, proactive monitoring, risk assessments and supporting the implementation of recommendations to close out

Skills and experience (must have):

• Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written

• Strong, confident relationship building skillset

• Experienced in risk assessment, job safety analysis process

• Proven ability to drive the safety culture within a similar environment

• Professional yet approachable, proactive and pragmatic attitude

• Full understanding of legislation and proactive risk management

• Strong and proven ability to influence, mentor and educate

• Relevant OHS qualification and certifications

• Internal auditing and investigation experience

• Proficient in Word and Excel

• Member of a professional safety association, undergoing CPD


If you meet or exceed the above criteria, we welcome your application including your CV and cover letter in Word format via Seek.

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

To apply directly to the edenfx website click here: https://edenfx.co.nz/job/health-and-safety-busines...

All applications will be acknowledged electronically in the first instance. If you have any questions, please call Suzanne Peden on 021 10 10 691 quoting reference #3561.

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