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Date: 24-Nov-2021

Location: Laverton, AUSTRALIA

Company: Metcash

Metcash | Australia’s leading wholesale distribution and marketing company


About the Role

Provide Safety, Health & Environmental (SHE) leadership and support to the Metcash business operating within Victoria, Tasmania, and New Zealand. Proactively drive implementation of the Metcash SHE Plan on a Page, deployment of practices which support legislative requirements, build capability within all levels of Metcash’s leadership, foster effective workforce, and trade partner engagement and drive continuous improvement.


What you'll do:

  • Provide advice and support to senior level management and business pillars regarding SHE and Injury Management programs, policies, and processes
  • Ensure SHE processes are implemented at site level establishing a culture of ‘Safety as a Core Value’
  • Work with the National Injury Management Advisor to set the strategy for Vic, Tas, NZ, including the identification and upskilling of return to work coordinators, implementation of Metcash Injury Management processes, and effective care and rehabilitation of injured employees
  • Proactively manage safety, health, and environmental risk and to coach and build this capability in others, including the completion of training needs analysis and training delivery as required
  • Foster the identification of hazards, near misses and discomfort reporting for prompt investigation and to reduce the likelihood of injury and incidents
  • Build leader’s capability to lead high potential SHE incidents investigations to verify appropriateness of corrective actions and communication of learnings to align all with Metcash Leadership and Behavior Frameworks
  • Conduct annual audits to verify behavior is in line with the Safety Management System and in accordance with required Environment Management Systems and procedures. 
  • Work with leaders to review and develop action plans to address observations and non-conformances from audits to achieve continuous improvement


What you'll bring:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a safety leadership position
  • Tertiary qualifications in SHE or a related discipline
  • ICAM Lead Investigator, SHE Lead Auditor and Return to Work Coordinator Certifications
  • Proven capability in Injury/Claims Management
  • Well developed presentation and facilitation skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively with line management to build capability and safety leadership
  • Solutions provider, innovator thinker


What we can offer you?

  • We’re BIG on flexible working
  • Career opportunities 
  • Access to discounts and special offers through our market leading partners including health insurance and retail
  • An extra week of annual leave after your first year as part of our Fifth Week program, and the opportunity to purchase annual leave to help you recharge


So, roll up your sleeves and bring your best self to work, and we’ll give you the support you need to develop a rewarding career and make your mark on the future of retail!


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