Health & Safety Manager

Bouygues Construction Australia

BYCA is currently looking for an experienced Health & Safety Manager to join our Team in Sydney / Melbourne.

  • -Exciting, rare opportunity
  • -Mega Project Experience
  • -Be part of a dynamic, growing Australian Company
Bouygues Construction Australia is part of the Bouygues Construction Group – a global construction and civil engineering company dedicated to sharing innovations to create and deliver some of the world’s most ambitious projects across the building, civil and energy & services markets. Active in over 80 countries and with annual sales of AUD17bn, Bouygues Construction employs more than 50,000 staff worldwide.  
  
The Australian business is undergoing a period of exponential growth, following a run of successful PPP, D&C and EPC and O&M tenders in the major transport, renewable energy and building sectors. Bouygues is delivering the NorthConnex, Melbourne Metro and WestConnex projects and a number of large scale Solar Farms across Australia, and has recently acquired a building company to deepen its building capability in the market.

We are looking for an experienced Health & Safety Manager for our projects in Sydney / Melbourne.

You will be responsible for: 
  • Implementing WHS strategies, systems and initiatives
  • Monitoring the progress and effectiveness of WHS campaigns on site
  • Driving a culture of WHS in accordance with Project Values
  • Provide support, coordination and advice of Health Safety practices, systems and procedures within a defined project workplace.
  • Administer education and mentoring compliance programs for the employees, contractors and visitors within a defined project workplace.
  • Initiate and coordinate accredited training programs for occupational health and safety committee members and first aid officers.
  • Conduct Health and Safety audits and inspections.
  • Identify hazards and event prevention programs.
  • Provide direction and support to the Project Leadership Team to develop and implement adequate Health and Safety training within a defined workplace.
  • Implement occupational health and safety procedures based on approved project policies in the areas of health, safety and fire prevention.
  • Coordinate the investigation of causes on site and maintain documentation in accordance with Health and Safety procedures.
  • To provide Health and Safety specialist advice and technical input to delivery, ensuring that legal and contractual obligations / risks are identified and communicated appropriately.
  • Maintain records of all Health and Safety requirements at the workplace, in accordance with legislative company requirements and provide statistical summaries of these records.
  • Conduct return to work coordinator activities.
  • Perform all duties in accordance with project policies, processes, systems, reporting and procedures.
  • Ensuring that all employees and sub-contractors are adhering to the project Work Health and Safety Management plan, policies and procedures.
  • Reflecting on Lessons Learnt and implement new strategies and initiatives
  • Reporting safety performance on a regular basis to the Project Leadership Team and Corporate Executives
  • Weekly and monthly reporting on safety KPI’s.
  
Qualifications 
Essential
  • Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety or equivalent.
Desirable
  • Bachelor’s degree in Health and Safety, Engineering, Project Management or other associated disciplines.
  • ISO45001 Lead Auditor Health and Safety Management Systems Qualification and ICAM Lead Investigator
Experience
Essential
  • Tunnel, Civil, Building Construction, Mining or Oil & Gas experience(7+years).
Desirable
  • Experience in Health & Safety Management techniques and tools.
  • Quantitative and qualitative risk assessment and monitoring of risk controls and actions involved in delivery and implementation of projects.
  • Advanced skills in relevant computer software packages; use of basic functions of word processing, spread sheet and email software.
  • Ability to conduct and interpret audits and reviews

If this role sounds like it may be suited to you, please apply now.

Agencies will not be entertained.