Sutherland Council Jobs – Head of Safety

Website Sutherland Shire Council

Job Description:

The purpose of this position is to lead and develop a team of safety and injury management specialists in partnering with customer groups to:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Be a business facing, solution orientated professional who is able to lead, drive and sustain change in the organisation’s safety culture.
  • Understand the safety, health & well-being challenges the business faces and, in partnership, implement proactive solutions.
  • Set strategic safety, health & well-being targets and drive the business in the achievement of these targets.
  • Maintain, develop and implement the organisation’s Work Health and Safety Management System and Injury Management and Return to Work Framework.
  • Provide practical safety and injury management advice and guidance to maintain the organisation’s top-tier self-insurance status.
  • Support development and implementation of the organisation’s Enterprise Risk Management Framework.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, coach, and mentor a high-performance team focused on strong customer service and values.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree level qualifications in WHS, Injury Management or a related discipline and/or relevant experience
  • A current Driver’s Licence Desirable
  • Return to Work Coordinator Certificate
  • Certificate IV in Workplace Safety
  • Certificate IV Workplace Training and Assessment
  • Certificate in Internal and/or Safety Auditing
  • Work Safely in the Construction Industry (White Card) certification.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Significant experience at a senior leadership level driving safety and injury management outcomes through a business partnering approach aligned with behavioural principles.
  • Extensive experience providing specialist guidance and support and contributing to the development and implementation of Work Health & Safety and Injury Management Frameworks and related programs in a complex or industrial environment

Job Details:

Company: Sutherland Shire Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Sutherland , New South Wales, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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