Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Business Partner


We are currently seeking to appoint a (Part time Permanent) passionate and driven Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Business Partner to support our sites in Christchurch & Rangiora. This position will report to the Senior Health, Safety & Environment Business partner – NZ.

The HSE Business Partner works collaboratively with the site to provide technical and practical HSE advice and coaching to establish and maintain a safety culture focused on risk reduction/management, injury prevention and continual improvement. This role makes sure all HSE legislation and other regulations are complied with, ensuring processes and standards are built consistently and high levels of system integrity are achieved through role modelling and championing monthly workplace inspections and Talksafe process’s to support safety initiatives.

The role is also responsible for contributing to the successful roll out of the Safety for Everyone, Everyday program, facilitation of risk reduction training programs, ACC and Return to Work plans as appropriate.

Core responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

 

  • Work collaboratively with the site to provide technical and practical HSE advice and coaching to establish and maintain a safety culture focused on risk reduction/management, injury prevention and continual improvement.
  • Ensuring all HSE legislation and other regulations are complied with, ensuring processes and standards are built consistently and high levels of system integrity are achieved through regular site auditing to support safety initiatives.
  • Facilitate training programs in line with the Safety for Everyone which includes, Incident and Investigation Management; Personal Protective Equipment– PPE; Safe Handling and Dust Awareness.
  • Provide advice and support to leaders with workers compensation and return to work (RTW) plans, taking responsibility for claims files and reviews, RTW plans and related communications.
  • Conduct regular analysis against targets in areas of premium performance, claims and injury management - identifying blockers, opportunities and other

     

    influencing factors, with recommendations for site leaders to address patterns and performance against targets.

  • Partnering with site leadership teams to prepare for the HSE audit and provide recommendations and drive ownership for the site action plan including  supporting the leadership team to close out corrective actions.
The successful applicant for this role will possess the following:

 

 

  • NEBOSH or Diploma in Health and Safety and at least 4-5 years' experience within a  HSE Environment within construction and/or manufacturing.
  • Advanced understanding of safety data trends and providing effective advice on data analytics.
  • Ability to interpret legislation, regulations and guidelines and make practical and commercial recommendations to the site are critical to adding value in the role.
Our aim is to ensure our people can hit the ground running – so we provide company and site specific induction with a focus on understanding GWF's

 

business, culture, values and behaviours as well as our number one priority –safety.

Permanent Part Time

Job no: KJAI811795

Location: Riccarton, Rangiora

Closing Date: Sunday, 9 December 2018