• Flexible working options

• Work in a motivated and professional team with a wide range of skill sets.

• Accelerate your career growth and professional development.

Join this well-respected organisation where their purpose is to help make New Zealand better for all New Zealanders.

Exercise a range of wellbeing, health & safety skills & expertise to support growing the capability of our people to enable a culture where wellbeing, health & safety is priority.

About the company

Working within a critical Government organisation of approx. 3000 employees, whose responsibility it is to serve and connect people, communities, and government to build a safe, prosperous, and respected nation.

About the role

This position is responsible for providing advice on wellbeing, health and safety and developing, supporting and implementing fit for purpose, health and safety strategies, policies and practices in agreed areas. You will contribute, support, mentor others as well as identify and prioritise initiatives and projects.


• Lead incident investigations

• Provide strategic advice and leadership.

• Conduct risk analyses.

• Report on key Health and Safety indicators

• Manage the Health and Safety Planning for the Department

• Stimulate stakeholder engagement.

• Continuous support to meet safety management practise standards

Skills and experience

You will need extensive experience managing health, safety, and wellbeing in a large, complex and high-risk environment. Proven experience managing responses for staff support and rehabilitation from serious injuries and traumatic situations is vital.

• A relevant Tertiary Qualification in Occupational Health and Safety

• Technical and specialist learning abilities

• Able to implement Health and Safety policies, procedures and systems.

• Critical thinker with acute problem solving skills

• Able to navigate complex conditions

• Communicate with influence through building and maintaining relationships


With a vibrant and diverse culture, you will be supporting relationships with Māori under the Treaty of Waitangi and Te Tiriti o Waitangi - striving for positive difference and excellence.


• WFH/Flexible working options

• The opportunity to join a fun and friendly highly driven team

• Strong focus on career progression and development

• Support and empower New Zealand’s people leaders

How to apply

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 Belinda on 021 0286 3755 quoting reference #3704.

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.

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