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Safety Advisor

Job Title: Safety Advisor
Location: Sydney
REF: Z001
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Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

ROLE: Safety Advisor


·     To provide support, coordination and advice of safety practices, systems and procedures within a defined workplaces.

·     To monitor compliance with the safety systems and procedures within the workplace and provide operational support to the Project Management Team.

·     To assist with workers compensation claims and rehabilitation processes.

·     To support management and dissemination of information.


·     Advanced Diploma Safety or Safety Lead Auditor Qualification (within Occupational Health and Safety or equivalent

·     (Desirable qualification) Bachelor degree in Quality, Safety, Environmental, Project Management or other associated disciplines

·     Safety Practitioner (4 years)

·     Construction/Mining/Oil & Gas Industry (3 years)

·     Risk Management practices (2-3 years)

·     Workplace trainer (2-3 years)


·     Skills in safety management techniques and tools.

·     Quantitative and qualitative risk assessment and development and monitoring of risk controls and actions involved in delivery and implementation of projects.

·     Data gathering and statistical and trend analysis.

·     Conducting and interpreting audits and reviews.

·     Monitoring, reviewing, reporting and continuous improvement on performance, compliance and defects and/or non-conformance.

·     Skill in interpreting project related documents and preparing reports and monitoring compliance documentation

·     Skill in identifying Safety improvements to systems, processes and/or products within a project.

·     Relevant computer software packages; use of basic functions of word processing, spread sheet and email software.

·     Skill in supporting stakeholder groups and Teams within area of responsibility such communicating with frontline employees and first line managers.

·     Facilitation of small groups

·     Knowledge of Safety & Rehabilitation Management Systems and relevant IMS procedures.

·     Knowledge of how to locate and research relevant legislation, standards and codes of practice to Safety industry requirements.

·     Knowledge of The Alliance safe work systems and procedures and processes and other management systems and procedures, e.g. Environmental and safety Management Systems.

·     Knowledge of auditing, safety inspections and compliance reporting procedures and processes.

·     Knowledge of project risk management procedures and processes.

·     Knowledge of where to locate Safety legislation and statutes and how to adequately research Project requirements.

·     Knowledge of compliance and reporting procedures and processes.

·     Knowledge of document compliance procedures and processes and understanding of technology to support Safety systems.

·     Knowledge of low level investigation and reporting requirements.


·     Maintain regular visibility across the workplace, building relationships with internal stakeholders.

·     Assist with project operational safety risk and opportunity assessment and controls.

·     Support the project team to consider safety requirements throughout project planning and delivery and implement appropriate safety controls

·     Assist in development of PSA/Safety Trainees.

·     Understand and actively work to achieve KPI’s set for safety team.

·     Participate in Performance Review.

·     Provide guidance and assistance to workplace personnel for the effect implementation of health and safety within the workplace

·     Review specific planned works (high risk) to be undertaken to ensure compliance with the method of work.

·     Provide support in the development of strategic planning material, presentations or documentation as directed by the RSM, OSM or Project as appropriate.

·     Assist in supporting workplaces to ensure the workplace management plan and strategies are implemented, monitored and reviewed and any deficiencies and corrective actions are implemented.

·     Perform all tasks assigned to you with respect to the realization of positive performance indicators  mandated by your Business Unit, e.g. Monthly Safety Activity Summaries and Personal Safety Activity Summaries