Health and Safety Manager

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Health and Safety Manager - Deliver Health & Safety Excellence

Full Time - Christchurch

  • Work alongside passionate and talented team members and their leaders
  • Deliver initiatives to support a culture of safety across the organisation
  • Work for an iconic New Zealand owned company

About the company

Hilton Haulage is committed to its people staying safe, every day and driving a culture where safety is at the heart of everything it does. With a nationwide spread and 500+ staff including 350 drivers on the road at any one time, this is no easy feat! Just as Hilton Haulage is a leader in the supply of transport and storage facilities, the business is looking for a Health & Safety Manager with a pragmatic leadership style, a hands-on approach and a passion to make a positive impact on the safety of this successful organisation.

About the opportunity

Based in Christchurch and reporting to the General Manager, People and Safety, the overall accountability of the Health & Safety Manager is to cement in the foundations and deliver initiatives that impact positively on the health and safety of the workforce and the workplace nationally. In doing so, the Health & Safety Manager will:

  • Contribute to the performance of Hilton Haulage on all matters of health and safety as a key adviser to the General Manager, People and Safety;
  • Lead the operational health and safety function with the support of the Health and Safety Advisor; taking a focus on impacting the process, behaviours and approach of people across the organisation;
  • Be hands-on in the delivery and facilitation of pragmatic and commercially sensible initiatives;
  • Model behaviours which drive a culture of health and safety;
  • Work closely with internal and external stakeholders to identify, develop and implement new health and safety initiatives.

This role needs a Health & Safety professional who can foster exceptional relationships across the organisation while leading and delivering operational performance with a real-world approach. Is this you?

About you

To be successful in this role, you will ideally hold a relevant tertiary qualification and have proven experience in a similar role within a safety-sensitive industry. An exceptional communicator with the ability to engage across an organisation and with external stakeholders; you will be able to demonstrate your success in contributing to the creation of workplaces that are unquestionably safe. Not afraid to get hands-on and onto “the shop floor”; you will thrive in an environment where you can develop practical solutions that deliver results to your internal customers; resulting in a satisfied, safe and motivated workforce.

In return, you will be rewarded with this unique opportunity to further your career while contributing to the health and safety goals of this successful organisation. Interested?

How to apply

To discover more about Hilton Haulage, visit

For a confidential discussion about the role; contact Pia Warren on 0272535203 or by email to

Applications close: Thursday 3rd September 2020

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