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Senior Health and Safety Consultant - Contract

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Hays ANZ - 2102236


  • CBD Location
  • 12 Month Fixed Term Contract
  • Victorian State Department invested in Health and Safety processes and


Senior WHS Advisor job in Melbourne's CBD with the State Government on a 12 month fixed term contract

Your new company
Your new company is a Victorian State Department engaged in serving and protecting the wider community. They are expanding their Health and Safety team as they are focusing on large scale improvement of their overall safety performance. They are seeking a very experienced and strategically minded Senior Health and Safety Consultant to join them for a 12 month fixed term contract.

Your new role
In your new role you will be responsible for:
* Developing proactive change management initiatives based on data analysis and organisational understanding.
* Engaging with a variety of key stakeholders in contentious situations.
* Creating business plans and policy framework.
* Advising and training management and supervisors to help them meet their WHS requirements.
* Working with senior leadership to help drive cultural change.
* Providing information and advice on safety management issues.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a resilient, credible and experienced Senior Health and Safety professional with an advanced understanding of strategic approaches to Health and Safety.
* Experience working within Zero Tolerance and Zero Harm policies and an understanding of their limitations,
* Proven ability to improve Health and Safety statistics through initiatives you have developed and implemented,
* Demonstrated experience implementing quality management systems,
* Strong auditing skills,
* Advanced understanding of incident investigation processes,
* The ability to clearly and concisely communicate your strategic direction
* Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

What you'll get in return
The opportunity to work in an organisation that is actively investing in Health and Safety within a talented and supportive People and Culture team. You will receive a market competitive salary.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role please send an up-to-date CV in a word document to Cailey Moroney at or for a confidential discussion about the role call (03) 9604 9589