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Health and Safety Business Partner (Investigations)

Location:
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Posted:
9th January 2019
Advertiser:
ActewAGL

The opportunity 

  • Commencing from $98,617 plus 15% Superannuation
  • Ongoing, Full-time
  • Canberra Location

ActewAGL’s Safety and Compliance team are looking for an experienced, adaptable and enthusiastic individual to join our collaborative unit. 

Working as a member of the broader People, Safety and Culture team, success in this position would see you utilising your technical expertise in health and safety as well as your strong investigation, communication, consultation and collaboration skills with our internal and external stakeholders in achieving our work, health and safety strategy and achievable outcomes for the business.

If you are passionate about health, safety and well-being of a workplace and you are not afraid to step out of your comfort zone, then this role is for you!

What would your day-to-day look like?

Working collaboratively with the team and supporting the Manager Safety and Compliance, you will

  • undertake incident investigations as directed to produce high quality investigation reports that include the identification of root causes and contributory factors with recommended actions that are appropriate to minimise the risk of similar incidents.
  • maintain oversight of all incidents reported via the Guardian system to ensure they are appropriately categorised and investigated by the appropriately qualified persons.
  • work with the business by tracking actions from investigations, audits and inspections to ensure they are appropriate to address root causes and are completed within reasonable timeframes.
  • assist with the preparation and provision of health and safety reports and communication materials.
  • provide input to and support the implementation of the Health and Safety Branch Plan and People, Safety and Culture Strategy.
  • write, reviewing and implementing standard health and safety procedures into identified work groups within the business divisions.
  • develop health and safety related training, education and/or information material with particular regard to incident management and incident investigation.
  • facilitate workshops and delivering training, education and information relating to Investigation techniques in order to build capability within the business.
  • provide advice, support, assistance and information to the divisions on health and safety.
  • manage health and safety projects as directed, including scoping, planning, implementation and reporting.

What can we offer you?

At ActewAGL, we boast a positive safety culture that will encourage and inspire you because the work we do matters to thousands of Canberrans. You will have the opportunity to be part of a team of forward thinking individuals and operate in a flexible and autonomous environment. We offer generous salary and benefits including competitive pay, subsidised gym memberships, leadership and professional development programs, staff rewards, recognition programs and much more...

Before you click ‘apply’ let us tell you a bit about our team and what we value!

We love to have fun but most importantly, we value great teamwork and making a significant and valuable difference to the safety of our employees and the business.

We need our workforce to be as diverse and engaged as the communities we serve, so ActewAGL is an Equal Opportunity Employer who values diversity and inclusion. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with disabilities, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and all ages. 

We also have a strong focus on gender balance within the organisation and support women to apply.

To succeed in this role, you will have the following key qualifications, skills and experience

  • Qualification in Investigations and/or extensive experience in the conduct of investigations for Health and Safety incidents or other relevant incident types to provide factual reporting that also identifies root cause
  • Completed or willing to undertake a Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety
  • Minimum 2 years demonstrated experience in a similar position
  • Experience in development and delivery of health and safety related workshops and training
  • Proven experience in writing and implementing health and safety procedures.

Bonus if you have:

  • Diploma of Work Health and Safety
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Electrical Trade Qualifications
  • Project management qualification and/or experience managing small projects

Our application process

Sound like this role was made for you? Please apply through our recruitment portal by submitting your resume and a cover letter telling us about your key skills and experience you can bring to this role. The closing date for this role is 11 PM 1 February 2019.

To learn more about the role, please contact Paul Wheatley on (02) 6270 7522.

Please note Recruitment Agencies will only be engaged if required. Please do not contact us or send applications unless requested to by the Talent Sourcing Team.