Manager Safety - Barwon Water

Job Title: Manager Safety - Barwon Water
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Geelong, Victoria
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JO-2002-99515_1581890879
Contact Name: Olivia O'Shea
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 17, 2020 09:08

Job Description

  • Key leadership position working closely with the MD, Board and executive team
  • Change management role driving safety culture across the organisation
  • Flexible work arrangements & benefits of living and working in Geelong

Barwon Water is Victoria's largest regional urban water corporation, with more than 110 years experience in delivering world-class water, sewerage and recycled water services to their customers and community. More than just taps and toilets, they're an innovative and progressive organisation that plays a pivotal role in the region's ongoing social, economic and environmental prosperity.

Caring about where they live and work, they're always looking for like-minded people to join their team.

Barwon Water believe that every individual has something valuable to offer. They understand that the more diverse and inclusive our workforce the better the experience and ideas will be. Enjoy being part of an organisation that cares about its employees, community, customers and environment, and values results and professional growth

Reporting to the General Manager Organisational Performance, the Manager Safety is responsible for embedding a strong safety culture across the business to ensure the highest standards of safety and wellbeing for all Barwon Water employees, contractors and community. As a key member of the Executive Safety Committee you will provide leading strategic and operational advice to the executive and board. The organisation is currently designing a best practice safety strategy to guide them through the next five years, and the Manager will influence this direction and execute the strategic actions required. With a well-resourced team and an executive who are committed to seeing continual improvement and maturity in safety across the business, you will have exceptional support and a dedicated budget to help you achieve your strategic mandate.

To be considered for this role you will bring proven experience in developing strong safety cultures within complex service delivery organisations. You will be a leader in driving innovation and continuous improvement across a diverse workforce, with excellent relationship-building, collaboration and stakeholder engagement skills. You will have an understanding of contractor, construction and operations safety management, and focus on influencing and changing cultural behaviours to ensure the highest standards of health safety and wellbeing, in line with the organisation's values and legislative requirements.

To apply for this role click the "apply now" button and upload your resume. For further information or a confidential discussion, please contact Seamus Scanlon on (03) 9929 9589 or Carla Bent on (03) 9929 9513.

Barwon Water's work requires more than just engineering and scientific solutions. Barwon Water are learning from the tens of thousands of years of knowledge and insight from Traditional Custodians. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this position.