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Manager - Work Health, Safety and Wellbeing

North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
16th April 2018
Australian Catholic University - 974207
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  • Lead and manage a small team
  • Work across multiple jurisdictions
  • Full-time continuing position based in North Sydney

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff supporting more than 34,000 students across eight campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney, Strathfield and Rome.

As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU’s mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them.

Employment Relations and Safety is responsible for the development, maintenance and application of workplace safety Frameworks within which HR provides advice, designs processes and delivers services. These Frameworks implement the comprehensive range of employment and safety Legislation, Regulations, Standards and Codes of Practice.

As  Manager, Work, Heath, Safety and Wellbeing you will:

  • oversight, implement and maintain the Work Health and Safety Management System
  • develop and implement policies, procedures and guidelines
  • oversee and manage the online Incident and Hazard Reporting System riskware
  • oversight and manage workers compensation and return to work processes

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate:

  • tertiary qualification, with extensive relevant experience in HR Management or Workplace Health and Safety
  • proven capacity to lead and implement WHS Risk Management and Safety Management Systems
  • the ability to analyse WHS data and metrics and produce succinct reports and documents
  • highly developed interpersonal, relationship management and customer service skills.

How to Apply:
Obtain the Position Description here Download File Manager WHS & Wellbeing PD.pdf. Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description. To apply for this role click the "Apply" link below. Visit Hints and Tips on how to apply.

Total remuneration valued to $110,551- $123,597 pa, (pro rata) including salary component $93,417- $104,441 pa (pro rata) Higher Education Worker Level 8), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

General enquiries can be directed to Mr Michael Hanckel, Associate Director HR, Workforce Operations on (02) 9739 2355

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

ACU is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

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APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Monday 30 April at 11.55pm