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Manager, Work Health And Safety

Parliament of Victoria - Melbourne, VIC

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JOB DESCRIPTION

The Department of Parliamentary Services is looking for an experienced Work Health and Safety professional to join our team. You'll be joining a workplace which deals with a diverse range of Work Health and Safety issues from an office environment to major construction projects in a heritage building.

  • Unique opportunity to support Work Health and Safety for an iconic Victorian institution.
  • Extensive experience in developing and managing Work Health and Safety programs, policies and procedures is required.

About the role

The Department of Parliamentary Services is looking for an experienced Work Health and Safety professional to join our team. You'll be joining a workplace which deals with a diverse range of Work Health and Safety issues from an office environment to major construction projects in a heritage building.

You will oversee the Department of Parliamentary Services Work Health and Safety obligations and drive a culture which embraces work health and safety. You will also provide expert advice to the other Parliamentary Departments to support them in achieving positive WHS outcomes.

This role will be vital in the development and administration of Occupational Health and Safety policies and procedures applied to a number of departments and covering various industries.

About you

You are passionate about Work Health and Safety and can identify and implement innovative solutions in a complex environment. You will possess strong communication, stakeholder management and interpersonal skills which you will use daily in building constructive relationships with a diverse range of internal stakeholders including Department Executives, Managers, employees and external bodies such as unions and WorkSafe Victoria.

You will require:

  • A tertiary qualification in Work Health and Safety and substantial experience handling Work Health and Safety matters in a complex environment.
  • Demonstrated experience incorporating innovative technology and contemporary practice to WHS practices and programs. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and stakeholder management skills with a commitment to excellent customer service.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with the ability to provide concise communications to all levels of the organisation.
  • Demonstrated ability to promote a culture of Work Health and Safety

Why join us?

Working within the Parliamentary Precinct, you'll have easy access to public transport, Melbourne's top retailers, cafes and restaurants, along with other lifestyle attractions available on the unique Collins Street and Spring Street precincts.

The Parliament of Victoria is committed to providing employees with flexible working conditions to support our employees in balancing their work and life commitments. You may also be eligible for annual discounts on various personal utilities, including myki pass.

Your professional development is important to us, that's why we have a dedicated learning and development framework, along with leadership development programs and targeted in-house training.

When you excel at your work and initiate innovative solutions or go above and beyond to demonstrate our values, you will be recognised for your efforts through our reward and recognition program.

How to Apply

Using the "Apply Now" button, please include your resume and a cover letter (2 pages) broadly outlining your experience in line with the key requirements of the position and how you can bring your knowledge and experience to the Department of Parliamentary Services.