WHS & Facilities Manager

Job title : WHS & Facilities Manager
Location : Brisbane
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Contact name : Haylea Smith
Contact email : hsmith@sharpandcarter.com.au
Job reference : 1448426
The Position 

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer with a hardline report to the Chief People Officer, the WHS & Facilities Manager will be responsible for implementing and monitoring health, safety & wellbeing initiatives and systems across the organisation to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing for all employees, contractors and visitors. The role is also responsible for the facilities management of five Queensland locations which will involve being the primary point of contact for landlords, centre management, asset management and staff across these locations. This position will be based from the head office in Brisbane CBD, offering two days work from home with some ad hoc Queensland travel required.  
Key Responsibilities
  • Coordinate building operations and facilities maintenance at the five properties and ensure all maintenance programs are routinely scheduled and maintained;
  • Source and manage service contractors including delivery on agreed objectives, adherence to the organisation’s procedures and compliance to OHS requirements;
  • Monitoring and review of the health and safety management system to maintain compliance with applicable legislation and make recommendations to the Executive Leadership Team on health and safety improvements where required;
  • Coordinate return to work activities for work related injuries including liaising with WorkCover and injured workers;
  • Engage senior managers and other stakeholders in the facilitation of enhancing capacity of the organisation’s leaders in relation to health and safety and contribute to monthly, quarterly and annual reporting requirements;
  • Partner with the site leadership teams to build the capability through effective relationship building, influencing and coaching.
Skills and Experience
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar position with demonstratable experience in identifying and managing health & safety risks;
  • Certificate IV in Workplace Health & Safety, tertiary qualifications in Workplace Health & Safety will come highly regarded;
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of best practice injury and illness management processes and practices, and workers compensation legislation;
  • Ability to build collaborative relationships with health and safety representatives, health and safety committee members, building management, external contractors and leadership personnel;
  • Knowledge of contemporary safety issues and best practice, and the statutory and regulatory framework requirements regarding safety at work;
  • Strong communication and ability to be a highly influential member of a team, across all levels of an organisation;
The Organisation

Our client is a National Industry Council within the Australian property sector that was formed to provide and maintain contemporary and uniform regulatory frameworks for all States & Territories. Our client’s services are fundamental to investment in Queensland, safeguarding records for ultimate peace of mind for property owners and interest holders. The business maintains a firm commitment to service and accuracy and has five key sites across Queensland.
How to Apply
If your next move aligns with this position, please apply directly using the link below and attach an updated copy of your resume. Sharp & Carter will be in touch with all applicants and shortlisting will commence immediately for this position. For a confidential conversation about this job opportunity, please contact Haylea Smith – Director, Human Resources & Safety on 0491 286 873 or hsmith@sharpandcarter.com.au.