Safety Specialist - Sydney


Safety Specialist - Sydney, NSW

Work type: Permanent Full Time

Location: NSW - Metro

Categories: Delivery

At Australia Post, we’re committed to providing a world-class service to our customers with an unrivalled suite of ecommerce-driven logistics, supply chain, parcel and mail delivery solutions for consumers, local and international businesses, and online marketplaces.

What it's like to work here:
For you, it means you’ll do great work with a well-established team, form part of an experienced and high performing leadership group and develop a career within a progressive environment. We’re working on major challenges and if we deliver, the future will be very exciting for Australia Post. We are an important part of Australian communities and as an employee, you’ll have the opportunity to see first-hand how we make a difference to our customers in our Facilities and Retail environments.

What does the role involve?

Based in Sydney, the Safety Specialist will provide both expert safety technical advice and mentoring support to managers and employees within the Deliveries Business Unit. The role requires partnering with the business to build and maintain strong relationships with its leaders; whilst at times constructively challenging decisions.

On a daily basis this role will see you:
Work closely with the respective Senior Safety Specialists and Head of Safety to deliver on the safety strategy for each of these business units/regions.

Provide expert and relevant safety advice and support to operational managers and employees to embed safety initiatives

Provide ongoing coaching and mentoring to supervisors, HSR’s and managers regarding Safety leadership and culture, and upholding appropriate Safety standards in the workplace

Provide insight and analysis on safety data and metrics

Monitor, review and support the implementation of the Enterprise Safety management systems and programs at a local level

Support and coach operational partners to improve safety risk awareness and programs at a local level

Challenge the status quo and way of doing things

Work in a dynamic environment that requires agile and creative thinking; and problems solving

What experience will you have?

We’re looking for experienced candidates who have an ability to build relationships and influence outcomes at a local level to become a key member of the operational team.

In addition to this, you will ideally have;

A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar safety advisory role within a large and complex organisation

Experience working in a unionised environment

Track record of influencing business decisions with commercial insight

Proven ability to implement safety solutions and initiaitves that have long term impact

Experience in the interpretation and application of safety legislation, policies and procedures

Experience in implementing safety systems and working knowledge of safety management systems

Ability to work in a dynamic environment with changing priorities

WH&S qualification (Minimum Cert IV or Diploma)

Benefits & Culture:
We believe a diverse and inclusive workplace brings out the best in our people. We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, cultures and disabilities. A career at Australia Post Group can lead down many paths and we are passionate about offering a supportive, inclusive culture, competitive compensation and flexible working conditions that enable you to develop whilst enjoying genuine work life balance.

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Advertised: 12 Oct 2020 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: 16 Oct 2020 AUS Eastern Daylight Time