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Head of Health and Safety - Vicinity Centres

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
The Safe Step - Melbourne - 2811896


  • Innovate and execute a contemporary health and safety strategy
  • Based at Chadstone Shopping Centre - easily accessible from all metro Melbourne
  • Agile work environment with flexible work arrangements


About Them
Our client, Vicinity Centres, are one of Australia's leading retail property groups with a fully integrated asset management platform.  Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), they own $16.1 billion of retail assets and manage around $26.1 billion in assets across the full retail asset spectrum.
Their moto is ‘we exist to enrich community experiences’.  They reimagine destinations of the future, creating places where people love to connect.  They do this by creating unique and relevant consumer experiences, delivering compelling value to retailer partners and strive for excellence in everything they do.
About the Role
The Head of Health and Safety is a key advisor on all safety matters for Vicinity Centres.  The purpose of the role is to assist the business in achieving its objectives by making informed decisions on the health and safety risks associated in the execution of the strategy and operation of business.  The role is responsible for developing and implementing a health and safety strategy whilst developing a simplified Health & Safety Management System to support the business.  The Head of Health and Safety is a subject matter expert to the Board and Executive Committee on health and safety matters.
About You
You will be a Senior Health and Safety leader with experience in leading and managing teams, a strategic and continuous improvement focus and commercial acumen.   
You will have demonstrated leadership and management skills, high level influencing and negotiation skills, recognised for your integrity and capability to build trust with the Board, Executive Committee and the business.   
To be successful in this role, you will have operated in a health and safety functional lead position with demonstrated success in achieving culture and engagement change.   you will have strong influencing and communication skills to engage to all levels of the organisation.  You will be comfortable working in complex business environments, including contractor and tenant management.  A relevant tertiary qualification is essential.
About Applying
For a confidential discussion, please call Cate Ingham on +61 3 9664 0924, or apply on line following the links.