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About the organisation
Established in 1989, Otago Regional Council (ORC) is responsible for managing Otago’s land, air and water resources on behalf of the community. ORC plays a critical role in supporting the sustainable management of the local environment.
With a continued focus on improving how it serves its communities, ORC is undergoing an exciting period of transformational change. With solid foundations already in place and a highly supportive leadership team, there are some significant targets to reach. This has resulted in growth for the People and Culture team and the need for a health, safety and wellbeing specialist to support management to positively impact on the HSW of the organisation.
About the opportunity
Reporting to the Manager People and Culture, this role will facilitate HSW excellence across all facets of the Otago Regional Council operations. Working closely with colleagues across the organisation, the Safety and Wellbeing Partner will enhance the capability of others while providing the organisation with valuable advice and support.
In doing this, the Safety and Wellbeing Partner will:
This role requires a solid understanding of workplace health and safety together with the ability to engage with and influence others to improve their knowledge of and approach to HSW within the workplace.
An exceptional communicator with the ability to connect with and understand your internal customers; you will be happy working alongside senior leaders, as well as operating in the field and providing hands-on guidance and support to operational teams and managers. You will be flexible, adaptable and like “rolling up your sleeves” to get the job done. A focus on best practice and process efficiency; you will enjoy refining and implementing streamlined methods for accurately managing health and safety within the workplace.
With proven experience as a health and safety professional within a relevant or similar industry, you’ll be described as an engaging business partner, a self-starter who can work autonomously and in a team environment. Of vital importance is that you will be self-motivated with a high level of positivity, resilience and an ability to remain calm under pressure.
This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is ready to make this role their own; taking the lead and being involved in a wide range of HSW projects including the implementation of a new H&S management system and the creation of an organisational wellbeing framework. If this role has sparked your interest and you feel you have the skills to match, we want to hear from you.
How to apply
To discover more about Otago Regional Council visit www.orc.govt.nz
For a confidential discussion about the role; contact Nicola Cull on 021 686 082 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close: Thursday 19 December 2019