principal safety & strategic advisor in Wellington

etienne swanepoel, randstad
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consulting & strategy
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8 years
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etienne swanepoel, randstad
+64 9 336 0367
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job description

The suitable candidate will focus on the following areas and help drive the right outcome:

  • Strategic Leadership: The ability to lead strategically, influence and engage with other stakeholders in the organisation. Be analytically and solutions focused while influence with clear, persuasive and impactful communication.
  • Systems Leadership: Will be a key player in enhancing the organisational performance by driving innovation and continuous improvement from an organisational level, but also lead the systems performance to deliver to long term needs both for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Talent Management: Have the ability to manage and enhance the performance of people i.e. managers and their staff while coaching and develop talent within safety.
  • Delivery Management: The ability to deliver on short and long term projects, manage priorities and leverage of the capability of managers and their staff.

The safety professional will have strong technical health and safety knowledge, particularly related to risk management and factors/strategies to influence behaviours at a group level. You will be effective in project management and people management.

This safety role is not window dressing and will require you to lead from the front, be pro-active, engaging and energetic. If you are interested in taking the next step in your safety journey then please get in touch.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


Lead, enhance safety capability, Change Agent, Governance, Policy and Behavioural Safety Practices


The safety professional will be iinvolved in the following primary duties:
- Guide strategic approach to general health and safety
- Improve the health & safety management system
- Help shape, design and implement safety initiatives
- Will lead the discussions and help the development of policies on key safety issues.
- Be collabortive and able to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
- Lead and direct team members on new initiatives and projects in development.

educational requirements

Associate Degree/Diploma