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Manager Health, Safety and Wellbeing

Employer:
Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade
Job Category:
Human resources, recruitment & training
City/Town:
Wellington - Wellington
Region:
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
Posted Date:
11-Jan-2019
Closing Date:
25-Jan-2019
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Job Description

  • Lead the engagement of health, safety and wellbeing in a complex multinational environment.
  • Work closely with the Senior Leadership Team and act as a coordination point and interface with the Groups within the Ministry which deliver our health, safety and wellbeing programmes.
  • Be part of a large HR team
  • Permanent role with a leading government agency

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade is seeking a full-time permanent Manager Health, Safety and Wellbeing based in Wellington.

The Manager Health, Safety and Wellbeing, acting as the Ministry's Chief Health & Safety Officer, takes overall responsibility for leading engagement of health, safety and wellbeing across the Ministry. They work closely with the MFAT Board's Health, Safety and Wellbeing Governance Committee, and act as a coordination point and interface with the Groups within the Ministry which deliver our health, safety and wellbeing programmes.

In addition, Manager leads a team of specialists and advisors to:

  • provide advice and services that ensure compliance with our legislative obligations;
  • support the Ministry to ensure systems, policies, guidelines, procedures and practices are in place and operating effectively to manage the health, safety and wellbeing of our staff globally; and,
  • ensure that our health, safety and wellbeing performance is being well managed and appropriately monitored.

This is an exciting role for health, safety and wellbeing champion to work across a range of work streams in a complex multinational environment, and contribute significantly to our goal for a happy, healthy and high performing Ministry.

We are looking for someone with significant experience in leading health and safety functions within a large and complex organisation, who is able to demonstrate strong relationship management, influencing and negotiating skills.

The successful candidate will bring demonstrated expertise in health and safety management legislation, codes of practice and standards, and a sound understanding of the approaches needed to successfully protect health and safety in the workplace.

You must be able to obtain and maintain an appropriate NZ Government Security clearance.

How to apply:

Applications close 5.00pm, 25 January 2019

To apply for this role and view a position description, please visit our website at https://www.mfat.govt.nz/en/about-us/work-with-us/vacancies/ to fill out an application form and submit your CV and cover letter prior to the closing date.

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