Business Partner (Kaiarataki Matua) - Health, Safety and Wellbeing | Flexible
|Position Type:||Fixed Term Full Time|
|Attachments:|| Business Partner (Health Safety and Wellbeing) - Position Description - July 2020.docx (Word, 351KB)
|Application Close Date:||10-Aug-2020|
Fixed Term/Secondment – 18 months
- New position, make an impact
- Drive our Health & Safety programme
- Flexible working location
Exciting opportunity to use your health and safety expertise to promote and influence a safety and wellbeing culture.
About the Role
We are looking for an experienced health and safety professional to deliver, implement and monitor our health and safety work programme to minimise occupational risk in the work place.
We have the framework in place but we are looking for someone to set the priorities and drive the strategies, policies and standards across the organisation.
A key focus of the role is to encourage engagement and commitment, raise awareness, drive continuous improvements and embed safety behaviours in everyday practice.
Our team works at pace but we make sure we take time out to enjoy ourselves and celebrate success. This is a great opportunity to make the role your own and be part of a fun, collaborative and inclusive team.
Skills and Experience
Our ideal candidate will bring:
- expert knowledge and application of Health, Safety and Wellbeing in large organisations
- a formal qualification in Health, Safety and Wellbeing (or related discipline) is essential
- a determined yet pragmatic approach to Health and Safety practices
- excellent communication and relationship management skills and a proven ability to negotiate and influence at a senior level
- excellent written and oral presentation skills, including the ability to communicate health and safety to a variety of audiences
- commitment to developing your cultural capability and capacity in te ao Māori.
The Ministry's purpose - he whenua mana kura mō te tangata - is to make New Zealand the most liveable place in the world. A key priority for the Ministry is Te Ao Māori. This means we work with our Treaty partner to advance Māori priorities for the environment and for environmental success.
As well as being part of an innovative organisation with an important purpose of making Aotearoa, New Zealand, the most liveable place in the world, we offer you:
- a flexible by default approach to support your work-life balance
- agile working, allowing you variety and challenges across the organisation as we work as ‘One MfE'
- generous leave entitlements
- training to competently and effectively engage with Māori as our Treaty Partner, this includes te reo me ona tikanga Māori courses
- active social club and employee networks
- opportunities for development and education.
We embrace diversity and inclusion and are committed to equal opportunities. What's important to us is ‘he rau kotahi tangata' – embracing our multiple talents – by harnessing our diversity and being inclusive. We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds.
How to Apply
Apply directly by completing the online application form and submit your CV and cover letter. In your cover letter, please highlight how your experience relates to the key skills required for this role.
If you require further information about this position, please contact Ngaire Howes at Ngaire.email@example.com
Salary range: $105,679 to $132,852 pa. Appointment within this range will be based on skills and experience.
Applications close: Monday, 10 August 2020
As a flexible friendly employer we are happy to discuss flexible options that may work for you and the business. We value and care about enabling our people to work in a way that means they can work at their best.