Safety Systems Advisor
Title Safety Systems Advisor
Reports to Manager, Safety Policy & Risk
Direct reports Nil
Division Regulatory Policy & Standards
Job type Temporary to 30 June 2021
Annual salary range AC-D
Location Newstead QLD
Closing Date Thursday 19 November 2020 at 5.00 pm AEST
Who is the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator?
The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) commenced operations in 2013 as a national entity responsible for
regulating all vehicles in Australia over 4.5 tonnes gross vehicle mass. Located in Brisbane, the NHVR minimises the
compliance burden on the heavy vehicle transport industry, reduces duplication and inconsistencies across state and
territory borders, and ultimately for the heavy vehicle business with government in Australia.
What is important to us?
At the NHVR our workplace values set the tone for our organisational culture:
We value staff with a genuine belief in the work they do and the benefit it will bring. We aim to develop a supportive
work environment which we believe will be achieved by a focus on professionalism, teamwork and collective values.
What do we expect of our employees?
The NHVR is seeking an individual who is:
Commitment to safety, diversity and anti-discrimination
The NHVR is committed to providing a safe, forward-thinking and tolerant work environment. Diversity within our
workforce is valued as being representative of the standards, values and diversity within the community and clients we
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Position Description | Safety Systems Advisor
Through leadership and influence, the NHVR administers a national system that delivers consistent and streamlined
regulatory services and administration to the Australian heavy vehicle road transport sector, reducing regulatory burden
whilst enabling greater safety and productivity.
The Regulatory Policy & Standards Division establishes regulatory strategy, policy and standards, setting desired
outcomes. From this, standards are determined and subsequently delivered through operational activities to allow NHVR
outcomes to be achieved. The function also undertakes assurance activities to ensure the continuous improvement of
the regulatory program to enhance the safety and productivity of the Industry.
Assist the Manager, Safety Policy & Risk to monitor, evaluate and improve safety culture and outcomes within the heavy
vehicle industry, through the NHVR’s safety program.
• Assist the Manager, Safety Policy & Risk to plan, monitor, develop, implement and facilitate continuous
review of externally facing safety improvement deliverables.
Skills and Capabilities
• Subject matter expertise in the design and development of effective Safety Management Systems, guidance and
Qualifications and Experience
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