Senior Advisor Health and Safety

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    6 days ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 03-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/C2/20/37
  • Job Title: Senior Advisor Health and Safety
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Are you looking for a new role where there is a real opportunity for you to enhance and make a sustainable difference in the health and safety space?

Our People and Capability team, within the New Zealand Intelligence Community (NZIC) are currently recruiting for an experienced Senior Advisor Health and Safety to join our busy team.

You will have worked across the health and safety function at a senior level of a medium to large sized organisation.  Your extensive expertise in the health and safety area will be called upon daily providing specialist advice and leadership to managers and senior management. 

Key to your success will be your ability to create collaborative working relationships with stakeholders, with a focus on creating a healthy and safe working environment.

Your strong relationship management and influencing skills will put you in good stead when building credibility with senior leaders and managers that you will be supporting in the continuous improvement of our health and safety framework.  As a highly motivated individual with exceptional planning and organisational skills, the on-going monitoring of the effectiveness of our policies, systems, procedures and tools will assist in our focus of ensuring all of our team go home each day healthy and safe. 

As an experienced practitioner, you will have a pragmatic approach to health and safety; and possess the following attributes: 

  • Safety coaching and leadership expertise,
  • Previous experience investigating and supporting a response to a notifiable event,
  • Previous experience in risk management,
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills with the ability to think strategically and laterally to make effective recommendations, and
  • A strong commitment to providing a high standard of customer service.

This is an exciting opportunity where you can make a real difference. 

As well as interesting work, we also offer a range of benefits including

  • Ongoing development and training
  • Kiwisaver employer contribution over base salary
  • Four weeks’ annual leave plus additional leave entitlements
  • Generous parental leave and childcare benefits
  • Subsidised health insurance and vision care
  • Flexible working environment; family friendly
  • Free on-site gym
  • Active, fun social club

If this sounds like you, we can’t wait for you to come on-board.  Don’t delay – apply today!

A position description can be found on our website. 

How to apply

Applications must include a completed application form, a current CV and cover letter. These should be sent to quoting reference number C2/20/37 and placing your full name in the subject line of the email. Only completed applications will be progressed. 

Please direct any enquiries regarding this role to 

To be eligible for employment within the NZIC you must have been a NZ citizen for at least 10 years. Alternatively you must hold NZ Permanent Residence or hold a current NZ Residency Class Visa and have been a citizen of UK, USA, Canada or Australia for at least 10 years. 

You must be able to obtain and maintain a high level security clearance. Ordinarily to obtain this level of clearance candidates must have a 15 year checkable background in countries where meaningful and reliable checks can be undertaken. Where requisite checks are unable to be made, the candidate application may not be able to be progressed. 

Applications close Tuesday, 24 March 2020. 

The NZIC treats all applications for employment in the strictest confidence and we ask that you maintain a similar level of confidentiality. You are expected to exercise discretion during the recruitment process and throughout your career.