Director, Health, Safety & Wellbeing

Swinburne University of Technology
January 30, 2023
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  • Fantastic opportunity for an experienced senior leader to lead and be responsible for providing strategic leadership, advice and direction to the University across the Health, Safety and Wellbeing portfolio
  • Full-time position at our Hawthorn campus
  • Attractive salary and benefits with flexible/ hybrid working options available
  • About the Role As the Director Health, Safety and Wellbeing you will play a core role in Swinburne's commitment to ensure that its staff, students and visitors are supported by strong health, safety and wellbeing practices and is an environment that supports and nurtures innovation and growth.

    You will be responsible for providing strategic leadership, advice and direction to the University across the Health, Safety and Wellbeing portfolio.

    This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced senior leader who would relish the chance in leading a team of professional experts in the areas of:

  • Workplace Health and Safety
  • Psychological Safety
  • Workers Compensation
  • Injury Management
  • Emergency Preparedness and Planning
  • Health & Wellbeing
  • Public Health
  • Behavioral risk and threat assessment (Safer Community)
  • Child Safety
  • If you are passionate at providing strategic knowledge and advice within Health, Safety and Wellbeing; then his is an opportunity not to be missed.

    About You To be suitable for this role you will need to have experience in the below key accountabilities:

  • Knowledge and experience in contemporary safety practice (e.g. Safety Type II, Safety Differently, etc).
  • Exceptional management and leadership skills with proven ability to strategically manage and provide authoritative technical and policy advice at the highest levels.
  • Experience in service delivery including financial management and service level agreements.
  • Outstanding relationship management and consulting skills including the ability to lead consultative processes, engage with senior management, influence and negotiate at the highest levels.
  • Outstanding planning and organisational skills, with experience in establishing priorities, allocating resources and meeting deadlines while working under pressure in a large, complex organisation.
  • Qualifications

  • Postgraduate qualification in Health Safety & Wellbeing with extensive relevant experience
  • About Swinburne University of Technology Swinburne Horizon 2025 draws upon our understanding of future challenges. With this new strategic plan, we choose to build Swinburne as the prototype of a new and different university – one that is truly of Technology, of Innovation and of Entrepreneurship, and proud of it. We are committed to a differentiated university proposition in education and research, so that:

  • Every Swinburne learner gets a work experience
  • Every Swinburne graduate gets a job
  • Every Swinburne partner gets a tech solution
  • Swinburne is the prototype of global best practice
  • The achievement of our 2025 moon shots depends on our capacity to work collectively, always, as One Swinburne.

    To Apply Please submit your CV and cover letter addressing your suitability for this position.

    To review the Position Description and to apply, please scroll down to the bottom of the page.

    Please note, if you are viewing this advert from an external site please click ‘apply' where you will be redirected to Swinburne's Jobs site to access the Position Description towards the bottom of the page.

    Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check.

    If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Swinburne Talent Acquisition Team on [email protected]

    Applications Close: Monday 30th January 2023 at 5pm.

    Swinburne offers flexible working options, leave and parenting/carer policies to support work life balance.

    Equity and Diversity Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion through key initiatives. For further information on all our initiatives visit our Equity & Diversity website.

    We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

    We are committed to making the recruitment process fair and equitable for all our candidates. If you have specific accessibility or support requirements please contact [email protected]

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

    For any support please contact [email protected] or for more information on our Indigenous strategies please follow the link to our RAP Reconciliation Action Plan.

    We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

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