Australia Post Careers – Senior Safety Specialist

Website Australia Post

Job Description:

The purpose of this role is to empower leaders to take ownership of safety outcomes for the Territory and driving improvements by providing expert safety technical advice and support to managers and employees within Network Operations North.As Senior Safety Specialist, you’ll be part of a well-established and supportive team and work closely with our Head of Safety for the business region to develop plans and lead the delivery of the safety strategy for the Territory. As a trusted senior safety advisor and coach, this role will ensure the safety strategy is executed in a timely manner, balancing operational needs with a step change in safety culture.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support and coach to improve critical risk awareness and help drive reduction improvement programs in the business
  • Partner with Customer Excellence and Enterprise Safety to develop plans that support the safety strategy
  • Support and coach operational managers to conduct quality incident investigations by monitoring adherence to policies and procedures
  • Build and maintain a trusted partnership and coaching relationship with operational leaders across the Territory to drive the execution of agreed safety initiatives, improvements, projects, and strategies
  • Provide insight and analysis on safety data and metrics for the Region and use it in planning and driving improvements
  • Oversee the implementation of the Enterprise Safety management system and programs at a local level
  • Partner with operational leaders to build-on and drive an improved safety culture, including promoting and modelling best practice safety leadership
  • Identify and share safety learnings across the wider team and network and contribute to working groups and committees to achieve business supported outcomes

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to clearly communicate complex concepts in a simple way
  • Proven track record of investigating, auditing, analysing, and applying sound judgement to provide advice on solutions
  • Strong knowledge of safety legislation
  • Strong knowledge in Safety Management Systems and Standards
  • OH&S qualification (Tertiary Qualification at Diploma level or above)

Qualification & Experience:

  • Extensive experience in a similar senior safety specialist role in a large organisation
  • Experience within a large, unionised workforce or industry
  • Experience in the interpretation and implementation of safety legislation, standards, policies, and procedures

Job Details:

Company: Australia Post

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location:  Eveleigh, New South Wales, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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