WHS Business Partner
This is a permanent role with a highly respected and recognised organisation, based in Sydney.
The role of the WHS Business Partner is to work with the Company Officers in meeting their compliance and responsibilities under NSW Work Health & Safety Legislation. In accordance with the organisations integrated management plan, the successful candidate will provide managers and their teams with efficient, accurate and timely leadership, management, advice, coaching, training, and support.
Responsibilities may include but not limited to :
- Implement and review WHS management strategies in accordance with Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) legislative requirements to achieve the overall business goal in relation to safety and incidents in the workplace.
- Develop, maintain, and communicate WHS policies and procedures, to ensure a consistent approach across the business.
- Advise Managers in relation to safety and injury management legislation to ensure that all measures being taken are done so in a compliance and cohesive manner.
- Be a point of contact for managers in relation to the implementation of new WHS processes, plant, and chemicals and advise on the legislative requirements
- Manage, conduct and overseeing accident and incident investigations to ensure that the cause of incidents is truly identified, and the appropriate measure can be put in place to reduce further incidents.
- Champion a culture of high safety awareness and compliance to all employees, through the regular rolling out of communication sessions, toolboxes, and training programs.
- Monitor and report safety and compliance performance to the Executive Team and other relevant stakeholders.
- Identifying hazards and working with stakeholders to rectify issues and minimise risk.
- Ensure subcontractors are engaged and managed to comply with all WHS requirements.
The successful candidate must have
- Proven experience as a WHS Professional
- Relevant WHS qualifications and understanding of WHS legal requirements
- Exceptional communication, interpersonal abilities, and people management skills.
- Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships.
- Sound problems solving and negotiation skills.
- Ability to manage multiple, concurrent tasks, which have competing priorities
- Ability to produce reports for all levels of Management
- Strong numeracy skills and ability to interpret data analytics
- Intermediate computing skills with experience in the use of software systems such as Microsoft Office Suite.
- A current Drivers’ licence
- Auditing experience
- Training experience
- Experience working in an engineering and/or maintenance environment
- Applicants must be Australian citizens or have permanent residence status