Health and Safety Manager

Reference ID 5686

  • Promote a safety culture.
  • H&S Strategic and Operational role.

OSPRI helps enhance New Zealand’s reputation as a top primary producer by providing a range of services, including traceability, biosecurity & biodiversity. OSPRI’s current flagship programmes are currently NAIT and TBFree. NAIT tracks the location and movement of all cattle and deer so New Zealand is well prepared for disease response and to demonstrate product integrity in international markets.

This Health and Safety (H&S) Manager leads the implementation and understanding of health, safety and environment practices. A highly hands-on role, you will be responsible for enhancing the safety culture, processes and systems. Some of the key accountabilities and responsibilities will include, but not be limited to providing sound H&S advice, technical and management support by working closely with all staff to promote a positive safety culture and ensuring compliance to all relevant legislative and regulatory requirements.

This H&S Manager will lead the coordination of workplace incident investigations and provide coaching and training in H&S leadership and risk reduction. Reporting on H&S issues, statistics and trends is a critical function of this role. The ideal candidate will be tertiary qualified in H&S or in a related discipline as well as possessing solid experience in the application of H&S legislation, regulations and code of practice.

The successful candidate will possess exceptional communication, relationship building and stakeholder management skills along with a passion for continuous improvement.


APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Friday, 1 February 2019




FURTHER ENQUIRIES: Liz Ruscoe or David Hollander on 04 550 8000