Senior Health & Safety Advisor

Senior Health & Safety Advisor

As a construction health and safety expert, you will be part of a team driving a positive safety culture. You will work closely with the construction management team to ensure that the site is a safe environment for all employees, sub-contractors and suppliers.

This project will run for two years and is in the beautiful Hawkes Bay region. In 2018 this company was the largest residential builder in New Zealand. They offer a strong commitment to their staff with the potential to advance your career in an environment that provides job security and satisfaction.

A competitive rate of pay ($30 – $35 per hour depending on level of experience) with a genuine opportunity for career growth within the company.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Motivating, inspiring and coaching a construction team on a large site.
  • Ensuring H&S practices and policies comply with law in NZ.
  • Introducing initiatives aimed at reducing risk and preventing incidents.
  • Providing support and advice to construction management, particularly on risk assessment.
  • Developing, monitoring and managing H&S performance measures that encourage accurate reporting.
  • Monitoring and improving subcontractor safety standards to match the company’s high safety standards.
  • Providing comprehensive induction processes for new staff and contractors.

Minimum Requirements For This Role Include

  • High level of skill in conducting and interpreting audits and reviews.
  • High level experience in quantitative and qualitative risk assessment and development and monitoring of risk controls and actions involved in delivery and implementation of projects.
  • Capability and experience in delivering on site training.
  • High level of skill and experience in developing, analysing and reporting on complex project performance.
  • Strong relationship building, influencing and negotiation skills.
  • The ability to engage with subcontractors, and to communicate with people at all levels to ensure safety and compliance.

If this job appeals to you, please give me a call on 021 966 502 or alternatively email me at

I look forward to hearing from you,


Location: Central Hawke's Bay

Employment: Human Resources

Job Type: Casual / Temporary

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