Health & Safety Manager

Job title : Health & Safety Manager
Location : Wellington
Job type : Permanent
Contact name : Thomas Smith
Job reference : TS70877

​If you are a Health and Safety professional with Main Contractor expertise and are looking for the opportunity to lead the Health and Safety culture of a growing Main Contractor this may be the long-term career opportunity for you.

Delivering new build and large-scale building upgrade projects in Wellington, our Client has now created a Health and Safety Manager position that will allow you to develop and manage a Health and Safety culture that will engage all employees to ensure that best practice is met and that all go home safely at the end of the working day.

Applications are sought from Health and Safety specialists who can demonstrate the following:

  • Circa 5 years experience in a Health and Safety role within construction

  • Relevant Health and Safety qualification

  • Working understanding of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015

  • Effective communication skills

  • Ability to influence others to adopt best practice

Working with an engaged leadership team, your work will have an impact on sites and across the business as you lead the safety culture, your duties will include:

  • Develop and administer the Health, Safety and Wellness Policy

  • Take ownership of on-site health and safety systems and ensure they are to legislative and best practise standards

  • Ensure compliance with Health and Safety at Work Act 2015

  • Produce monthly company H&S reports, providing data and progress at company and site levels

  • Keep up-to-date with new legislation and industry developments and ensure all changes to policies and legislation are communicated to all staff

  • In conjunction with the leadership team develop a proactive, safety focused culture which engages all employees

  • Carry out regular site inspections and audits to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented and monitor prompt resolution of any non compliance issues

  • Participate in project audits and site inspections to ensure the Company policies and systems are utilised

  • Implement corrective actions

  • Actively involve site teams in audits

  • Administer and record accident and incident investigations including ACC claims and Worksafe notifications

If you enjoy engaging with people at all levels, have a genuine passion for safety and would enjoy a role that has both site specific and overall company responsibility for Health and Safety don't delay in making contact.

For more information contact Thomas Smith on (04) 917 0868 / 021 917 295, apply online or email your CV to, quoting Ref:TS70877