WHS SAFETY CONSULTANT
(DEFENCE – DSS Level 3+)
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
Location: Sydney CBD & Metropolitan Area
Work Type: Full-time
Full-time Salary Range: $100,000 to $115,000 (Incl' Super) Based on Skill Level and Experience
Terms: Fixed Term Employment Contract | 12 Month (Renewable) | Full Employee Entitlements
(Employees considered for renewal before the end of the second
fixed term will be offered Permanent Employment)
VIZIONX is a professional consulting service provider specialising in
Governance, Standards, Assurance, Risk, Safety and Training
across a wide range of industry and government clients.
What makes a job with VIZIONX so great is being part of
a world class team delivering complex projects
and solving challenging problems.
What makes it so rewarding is loving what you do and
knowing that you are making a difference.
What makes it so much fun is the team.
Without ego and with good dose of wit and humour, this is a great team to work with.
ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY
Reporting to the Operations Manager, the successful applicant will become
an instrumental part of the VIZIONX Defence safety team.
Additionally, as with all other roles within the business, this role will
also require you to contribute to internal development and growth of the Company.
If you have a strong commercial acumen or a desire to use your skills to build a
bigger and better business, this is going to be your time to shine.
Working within the Defence environment this leading Australian consultancy
provides support to the Royal Australian Navy in achieving its workplace health
and safety strategy, governance and compliance requirements. As a WHS leader,
you will manage small projects to implement safety initiatives in your
specialist area. Working closely with the customer’s staff, you will engage
and consult, develop solutions and manage change within a dynamic organisation.
Domestic travel is not anticipated, but may be required.
Key Accountabilities include, but are not limited to:
Develop and optimise systems, processes, and initiatives
to improve WHS performance and culture.
Contribute to a culture of trust, accountability and continuous improvement
within the team; one that aligns with Navy values.
Engage, coach and mentor the Navy WHS team to ensure their
ongoing professional and personal development.
Provide guidance and support for the implementation of the WHS initiatives
to improve performance within the Safety Management System.
Contribute to the development and implementation of
WHS strategic planning and related initiatives.
Develop and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders to promote
common objectives, standards, procedures and contribute to continuous improvement.
Develop plans and schedules for small projects to achieve
deliverables and outcomes for the customer.
Configuration management of project and customer artefacts
in accordance with relevant standards.
You value respect in others and ethical behaviour in everything you do.
You have an exceptionally high regard for discretion in all things
and maintenance of confidentiality.
You are reliable and professional in presentation and demeanour.
You are a creative thinker and problem solver.
You are a resourceful self-starter.
You are adaptable and able to learn quickly.
You understand the value of Branding and can adapt and align
yourself to our Brand policies.
You are able to work well under pressure and to deadlines.
(The importance of this attribute cannot be overstated)
Organisation, prioritisation, attention to detail and accuracy
come naturally to you because it’s in your blood and you just get it.
You should hold a recognised qualification (minimum diploma - preferably degree or post-grad)
in a WHS, Risk Management, Systems Safety or Safety Assurance related field.
Our clients demand a minimum of 8 years in WHS or Safety related roles involving high risk
work environments, with substantial experience at Supervisor level or above.
(We may consider less than 8 years' experience for the right candidates)
You are a great communicator.
You need excellent written and spoken English for these roles.
You have to hit the ground running.
Previous consulting experience preferred.
To work in our Defence Division you must be eligible for
and must have the ability to maintain a Defence Security Clearance
which means you must be an Australian citizen.
Demonstrable experience in development, implementation and delivery of
Workplace Health and Safety, Safety Management Systems.
Demonstrable experience using change management philosophy, approaches
and activities to ensure successful project implementation.
Demonstrable experience in developing organisational policies
and procedures to support critical safety areas.
With this type of background and experience we'd expect you'll have
training developed some expertise in niche areas, whether that be
high-risk work, auditing against standards, incident investigation,
hazchem or developing communication projects around set campaigns.
(Be sure to include this information in your cover letter)
Under-graduate or Post-graduate in above listed discipline/s.
Leadership, Business or Management.
Lead Auditor (Safety, Quality, Regulations or Standards).
Certificate IV or higher qualification in Training and Education.
Experience in the Defence industry.
Experience developing, documenting and evidencing
Safety Assurance arguments, reports, statements and Safety Cases.
Experience resolving complex Risk and Safety issues.
Experience in Safety Management Systems, and application of
hazard and risk management principles.
Experience developing hazard analysis, managing hazard logs
and facilitating hazard workshops.
Experience undertaking Independent Safety Assessment in
Rail, Defence, Aviation, Mining, Transport or other industries.
Experience preparing safety case arguments using Goal Structured Notation.
Experience identifying improvements and actions required to ensure
compliance with Safety Legislation and Safety Management Systems.
Experience managing projects (preferably with knowledge of PRINCE2).
WORKING WITH US
Our teams operate across a variety of industries (Rail, Defence, Aviation,
Space and Energy i.e. Oil, Gas & Mining) so if you want to stretch your wings
you will get the opportunity to see many new and exciting work environments.
VIZIONX wants to become a world class employer of choice.
That takes commitment and trust.
We know that family and career, personal goals and professional goals, skills
growth and development, along with an employer that supports and helps you
develop all of these things is key to a great working environment. We commit to
giving all of our employees whatever support we can to mentor and help you on your path.
OTHER BENEFITS OF WORKING WITH US
Flexible working conditions
Personal and professional development leave
Car leasing and salary sacrifice
Personal development support and mentoring
SUBMITTING YOUR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
We don't recruit often. Our staff tend to remain with us for many years so now
we are looking to expand the team that is going to take us into the next new
and exciting stage of our business.
When we have placed recruitment ads in the past, the response has been
over-whelming. However, don't interpret that to mean your application
should be short and concise. Your cover letter and your resume is how to
make your first impression and the first chance we get to know you.
So feel free to present yourself any way you think you need to nail that first impression.
Please address your Expression of Interest to
the Operations Manager at email@example.com