A great opportunity to join a high-performing team and help shape the direction of health, safety and wellbeing at Farmlands - Te Whenua Tāroa.

- Kiwi-owned brand - Aotearoa's largest farming co-operative

- Competitive remuneration + flexible work + insurances + Farmlands Card opportunity

- Self-driven, autonomous, varied role

Mō te whai waahi | About the opportunity

We're looking for a Health, Safety & Wellbeing Specialist to join our team in a full-time, permanent capacity based at our Christchurch Support Office.

Reporting to the Head of Health, Safety & Wellbeing, you will be a visible champion for HSW as you guide operational teams to implement and maintain safe workplaces, work across the business to build a culture that empowers everyone to be leaders in safety and wellbeing and support the delivery of systems, initiatives, and projects to improve overall HSW performance.

Mōhou ake | About you

Demonstrated experience working as a safety professional in a medium or large organisation with complex operational risk and safety requirements

Skilled at building effective working relationships across operational levels of an organisation to achieve desired goals and outcomes

Experienced at leveraging technical knowledge and subject matter expertise to deliver outcomes and strengthen HSW capability across the business

Proven ability to positively influence change in health, safety, and wellbeing culture

A tertiary qualification in HSW or related area (e.g., law, quality, compliance, horticulture, AgChem, science/engineering, etc.) is desirable but not essential

Mō ngā painga | About the benefits

In return you'll be joining a hardworking, high-performing, and well-connected team, passionate about their customers and New Zealand agriculture.

Aside from our talented team, the meaningful work, and our inclusive culture, you'll receive a competitive remuneration package, with the added benefit of health, life, and income protection insurances.

With a flexible work policy, sick leave from day 1, flu shots, a pet friendly office (Christchurch only currently), and our OCP service, your health and wellbeing are front and centre.

You'll also receive an exclusive Farmlands Card offer providing access to a vast array of discounts with our Card Partners, and discounted purchasing within our Farmlands retail stores.

Te Tono | How to apply

Apply online with your CV using the link below and cover letter and we'll do the rest. We'd love to hear from you and know you'll most definitely grow your career - and us - at Farmlands.

Mō matou | About us

At Farmlands - Te Whenua Tāroa, our vision is to be the 'go-to for everyone connected to our land'. We're always backing Kiwi's - rain or shine, year in, year out. We work as one - we help each other, we win together. We're rural people supporting our rural communities looking after our land and our people.

From our humble beginnings in 1962, we've become New Zealand's largest farming co-operative. With an annual turnover of more than $2.3 billion and a team of over 1200, you'll find us in over 80 locations from Cape Reinga to Bluff. With a strong core retail business, we have a well-established shareholder card network (75,000+ shareholders and 7,000+ card partner locations), with operations dealing in areas from feed production, nutrition, and agronomy, to ecommerce, fuel, and distribution.

We came from a generation of greatness with people joining together to do things differently. It gives us the solid foundation to move on, focus on the future and use our creativity and ingenuity to build Farmlands for the next generation with our minds open.