Senior Advisor, Health, Safety & Wellbeing | Wellington City
|Position Type:||Permanent Full Time|
|Attachments:|| Position Description - Senior Adviser Safety and Wellbeing.docx (Word, 87KB)
|Application Close Date:||05-Dec-2021|
Senior Adviser Health & Safety Forestry
Salary Band is $92,073 - $124,570 depending on skills and experience
- Support activity that will improve skills and capability within Te Uru Rākau – New Zealand Forest Service and elevate health & safety practices
- Join us at the forefront of forestry
An opportunity to take the lead to build on the implementation of initiatives and take Te Uru Rākau – New Zealand Forest Service from good to great in terms of its health & safety practices.
About the Role│Kōrero mō te tūranga
As the Senior Adviser Health and Safety you will have a unique opportunity to take the lead on various initiatives that support growing the capability of the team in Te Uru Rākau - New Zealand Forest Service, with a strong focus on taking what are already good safety practices and making them great. You will collaborate with your peers to embed various programmes of work including health and safety initiatives to ensure safety is ‘just the way we roll'.
In your role you will work alongside other Health & Safety practitioners within MPI and Te Uru Rākau - New Zealand Forest Service staff to understand issues and identify barriers that might impact on our ability to improve our safety practices and embed a culture of safety. This partnering will identify opportunities to share insights and solve problems to implement change and improve performance.
We're looking for a seasoned Health & Safety professional who is collaborative by nature, is comfortable with systems and processes and is a great communicator.
Core responsibilities for the role:
- Improve health and safety processes and programmes within Te Uru Rākau - New Zealand Forest Service.
- Analyse data, identify trends and risk areas and provide advice.
- Partner with internal stakeholders to promote awareness and understanding of the benefits of good safety practices and build on the good work already underway.
- Provide insights on health and safety to assist with identifying opportunities for improvements and ensure that Te Uru Rākau – New Zealand Forest Service has a strong Health and Safety Plan
Building positive relationships to share expertise, deliver initiatives, improve performance and bring about change requires a unique mix of skill and the drive for results.
To be successful in this role, you will offer:
- Experience in delivering initiatives within the government environment
- Demonstrated experience with continuous improvement
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills
- A good understanding of risks in a Health & Safety context. You need to be able to manage and mitigate them.
- Demonstrated experience in establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with a range of stakeholders
- An eagerness to increase knowledge of Health & Safety and grow capability
This is an exciting opportunity to work alongside the forestry sector of New Zealand and be part of a dynamic team.
About Te Uru Rākau - New Zealand Forest Service
Forestry is one of our country's most successful primary industries. Te Uru Rākau - New Zealand Forest Service, a branch within the Ministry for Primary Industries, builds on this success to create a sustainable and innovative forestry sector that continues to grow and adapt. Join our dynamic and diverse Te Uru Rākau - New Zealand Forest Service team who all share the common goal of improving the social, environmental and economic outcomes for New Zealand.
To find out more about Te Uru Rākau - New Zealand Forest Service and what we do please click here.
Benefits of working at MPI│Ngā hua o te Mahi i te Manatū Ahu Matua
- Up to three additional (MPI holidays) leave days
- Career development and internal opportunities across the branch and organisation
- Comprehensive one-week MPI Induction Programme
- Flexible working
To join a diverse and interesting organisation that offers a wide range of career opportunities click on our link below!
How to Apply│Me pēhea te tuku tono
To view the position description and/or apply for the role please click “APPLY FOR THIS JOB” or visit the MPI Careers Site. For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online careers portal.
For detailed information on this role please refer to the position description or contact Fiona.O'Brien@mpi.govt.nz
Applications close Midnight Sunday 5 December 2021
The Ministry for Primary Industries is committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values inclusion and diversity. Your unique talents and experience will help us deliver exceptional services to our communities in Aotearoa. In return you'll enjoy an inclusive and flexible working environment in a diverse team of people while you're growing your career here in NZ and internationally. We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so that we can assist you through the recruitment process.