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Health & Safety Business Manager - Contract

Western Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
15th September 2021
Hays - ANZ - 2555849
  • Temporary assignment until June 2022
  • Be part of a large and exciting team
  • Competitive hourly rate

WHS Business Manager | Contract to June 2022 | WFH (office in Parramatta) | Up to $85 per hour + super

Your new company
You will be working with a large and fast-paced government department with offices based in Parramatta, you will be working from home for the majority of the assignment but flexible to go onside when possible. This role oversees and leads the coordination of executive correspondence, contracts and stakeholder management, financial reporting, communications and general business support services for the Health and Safety Directorate.

Your new role
You will:

  • Lead and manage a team of professional staff to deliver strategic health and safety projects and programs that improve safety practices across the department and support the delivery of high quality WHS services, achieving compliance with relevant policy, regulatory and legislative requirements.
  • Lead and oversee key aspects of the directorate's governance across a portfolio of complex projects to ensure its priorities are supported by evidence, and are achieved on time, on budget, to quality standards and in consultation with key partners.
  • Manage professional development and staff capability strategies to build capacity across the team and provide exemplary customer service in a high performance culture to maximise outcomes.
  • Prepare high quality submissions, house folder notes and briefing papers on issues arising from the daily operations including providing responses to a broad range of correspondence received by the Department
  • Analyse, evaluate and report on performance against targets and strategic objectives and develop strategies to address performance as appropriate.
  • Provide high level accurate and timely advice to senior management on complex matters including researching issues, analysing data and reporting on performance.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Tertiary Qualifications in WHS, HR or relevant other area.
  • You'll have extensive knowledge of current and emerging policy and regulations and best practice approaches to managing risk and meeting compliance requirements
  • Experience designing and driving programs to meet identified need within tight timeframes and budget that meet the needs of the department
  • Experience developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders to support the successful development and implementation of programs and initiatives.

What you'll get in return

  • Be a part of a growing government department and making a difference to WHS within the NSW department.
  • Competitive hourly rate of up to $85 per hour + super.
  • Be a part of a small but progressive team.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Emily Brewster now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

SA Licence number : LHS 297508