• Get out from behind the desk to support operations
  • Complex, high-risk and dynamic environment
  • Implement and maintain – build on positive culture

Competitive Salary.

Visibly champion proactive and sustainable safety and wellbeing success – engage and empower staff during implementation and review stages. 

All applicants will be required to provide proof of their eligibility to work in New Zealand. 

About the company

With people being recognised as their biggest asset, the organisation employs more than 600 staff over a diverse range of professions and across various departments, such as Multi-Cargo (vehicles, bulk, Pacific trade), Marine, Engineering, Container Terminal Operations, and the main office support functions, along with numerous contractors being onsite. 

About the role

Reporting to the Senior Safety and Wellbeing Partner, the role of Safety and Wellbeing Advisor is an operational one, providing a visible face for safety and supporting managers on incident investigation, hazard management and best practice.

All working towards the common goal of providing a highly proactive safety and wellbeing environment, with engaged employees and contractors, you will play your part in the implementation of strategy, maintaining a positive culture and building on the positive relationships with staff, customers, contractors and strategic partners.

Relationships are critical to the role’s success, and you will be comfortable working with internal and external parties at all levels including WorkAon, ACC, Unions, Port Associations, Customs, MPI, plus WorkSafe and Maritime NZ as Regulators.

A sample of duties include: 

  • Assisting the Senior SWBP in implementing the Safety Strategy and Annual Safety Plans
  • Guide managers and supervisors to take responsibility for the management of safety
  • Assist with staff inductions
  • Support significant incident investigations – ensure timely and accurate close out and implementation of corrective actions

Skills and experience 

Experience in dynamic and complex high-risk environments is a must and you must be able to build the relationships required to make this role a success.

You will have a strong ability to mentor and guide change, through great communication and engagement as well as uplifting health, safety and wellbeing capability and understanding at all levels, throughout the organisation.

Practical working knowledge of the HSWA, Contractor Management and the Return-to-Work process is required. A high level of competence in understanding JSA / SWMS / PTW and confident IT ability are also required. A Level 6 qualification is preferred. 

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 Amanda on 021 0818 7342 quoting reference #3877.

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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