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Manager Workplace Health and Safety

Full Time
Vacancy type: Internal Vacancy, External Vacancy
Categories: Human Resources

Salary Package: From $131,329 to $154,547 (HEW Level 10, Band 1), plus 17% employer"s superannuation and annual leave loading.
Appointment Type: Full time fixed-term role (three-year appointment)
Location: Macquarie University, North Ryde
The Role
This position is an opportunity to shape and lead a strategic WHS function for the continuous improvement of WHS performance across the Macquarie University Group. The role will provide leadership, specialist advice and solution focussed recommendations to senior leaders and management on health, safety, and rehabilitation matters. The WHS Manager will also lead and manage the WHS team, including coaching, mentoring, and developing the skills of staff to provide high quality WHS advice to managers and supervisors and supporting effective organisational WHS decisions and initiatives.
About You
You will have significant experience in leading a WHS function within a large, complex organisation, with a track record of improving safety culture through leadership, influence and application of effective systems, processes, and compliance controls. You will have strong change management capability with the proven ability to influence outcomes and facilitate consensus among stakeholders. A working knowledge of relevant WHS industry standards and regulations is essential.
About Us
Macquarie is a university engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives. Since our foundation 54 years ago, we have aspired to be a different type of university. Over the years, we have grown to become the centre of a vibrant local and global community. Connect with us today.
To ApplyTo be considered for this position, please apply online and attach your resume and a separate cover letter that outlines how you meet the selection criteria below:
Significant experience in leading a WHS function within a large, complex organisation to implement strategies, policies, and projects to embed a best-practice safety culture and safety management system.
Track record of improving safety culture through leadership, influence and application of effective systems, processes, and compliance controls.
Strong change management capability demonstrated in experience driving a safety transformation journey at organisations with national operations/or large divisional level, across multiple stakeholder groups.
Ability to direct, coordinate and manage multidisciplinary team initiatives and projects in a high-volume work area while managing competing priorities.
Application of WHS principles and practices to at least three of the following sectors: Higher Education, infrastructure/construction, health, science, engineering, and research.
*This position requires a criminal record check, qualification check and Working with Children Check clearance.
For further information regarding this role please view the position description below: 
Position Description:  Manager, Workplace Heatlh and Safety
Role-specific Enquiries: Svetlana Martynovich, Executive Manager via
General Enquiries: Rebecca Allen, HR Consultant via
Applications Close: Tuesday, 8 September 2020 at 11:55pm (AEST)
At Macquarie University, we are committed to providing a working environment where each individual is valued, respected and supported to progress. Our priority is to ensure culture, policies and processes are truly inclusive and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identity, gender, culture, disability, LGBTIQA+ identities, family and caring responsibilities, age, or religion. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria and shares Macquarie University’s values of scholarship, empowerment and integrity to apply.
Learn more about our progress towards Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

Advertised: 28 Aug 2020 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 08 Sep 2020 AUS Eastern Standard Time

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