Health Safety Environment Partner

• Variety of work, and scope to build your HSE Career

• Energy Industry supporting our infrastructure business

• Newmarket location

Who we are

We’re on a mission to reinvent the way homes, cities and communities are powered.

The energy industry is experiencing the biggest and most exciting transformation in 100 years. Auckland is growing at a rapid rate; new energy technologies are emerging, and everyday Kiwis are demanding more choice and control over their energy needs. Vector is leading the charge towards an exciting new energy future - and we are looking for highly talented and motivated people to join us on that journey.

About the role

Working closely with a HSE Senior Partner and wider team, you will provide HSE services as an HSE Partner for Vector’s Electricity Gas and Fibre business. The purpose of the role is to generate and promote a positive HSE culture and grow HSE capability within our business, support the delivery of business unit operational teams HSE requirements and initiatives, as well as any group wide initiatives.

Key to the role will be overseeing and managing the Health and Safety Management System and the HSE compliance auditing process. In addition, you will oversee incident reporting, injury management, hazard and risk management, and Vector’s contractor management processes. You will really get to know the business by attending meetings, working with the field teams to offer HSE advice and support, and assisting with projects.

Who we are looking for

It’s important to Vector to get keep our HSE culture moving, so you will have some years proven advisory experience in a similar industry or operational environment.

You’ll be skilled at juggling and prioritising multiple projects and your analytical skills will be second to none as there is a fair amount of reporting involved in this role.

You will have a naturally inquisitive nature and great communication skills, to enable you to assist in investigations. You will already have generalist knowledge of HSE and be good at using your initiative to further develop your understanding. You may have HSE qualifications, or it may be that you are working towards attaining these.

What we can offer you

We take pride in our vision and values, working together to create a new energy future. You'll be joining a dynamic company that provides the ideal career environment for people with high calibre attitudes, experience and skills. You’ll be involved with stimulating work and surrounded by people who are known for their innovation, as we lead the transformation of the energy sector to enable decarbonisation and address the challenges of climate change.

Vector engages a workforce made up of people and teams with diverse skills, values, backgrounds and experiences. We respect and value people who are different from each other, including gender, ethnicity, disability, age, sexual orientation, race and religion. We were the first corporate Living Wage Accredited employer, and the first Accessibility Tick employer.

If you require assistance or accessibility support from us during the application and selection process, we welcome your contact on Please do not submit standard applications via this email as it is not accessible to the hiring manager.

Please note that due to current immigration restrictions, we are only able to consider applications from NZ residents and passport holders, or those with a valid work visa who are already in New Zealand.

Applications will close June 13 2021.