Senior Safety, Health, Environment & Wellbeing Advisor - NZ - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

New Zealand

New Zealand - Auckland, Auckland

Job Summary

Lead our SHE&W Team and drive proactive safety at all levels of our NZ business.

  • Senior role reporting to our Australia and New Zealand SHE&W Director

  • Develop and implement SHE&W programmes and initiatives with a global company

  • Be an advisor to some of New Zealand’s largest infrastructure projects

The Role

AECOM has a new opportunity for an engaging and highly motivated Senior Safety, Health, Environment & Wellbeing (SHE&W) Advisor to join our team. You will play a key role in the development and implementation of health and safety programmes and initiatives, supporting ANZ SHE&W strategies throughout the NZ business.

This is a hands-on role, which will see you participating in office and field-based work on some of New Zealand’s largest and most complex infrastructure projects. As a result, you will need to travel within New Zealand as required. You will also have a close working relationship with our SHE&W team across Australia and New Zealand.

We are looking for someone who is confident and collaborative, able to influence and engage our people as well as mentor a team of safety professionals.

Based in our Auckland office, this role will see you supporting the Australia and NZ SHE&W Director, driving compliance and continuous improvement, ensuring a strong culture of SHE&W excellence is upheld.

Minimum Requirements

About You

This role is ideal for a safety professional with 10-15 years’ professional SHE&W experience who can influence, motivate and engage people at operational and strategic level.

You will feel comfortable getting out on site with our technical teams as well as advising our NZ Managing Director, our leadership team and senior members of our technical teams.

A straight talker who’s experience helps them focus on the things that truly make a difference, you can navigate a complex corporate environment where safety is the number one priority.

In terms of technical capability, we are looking for:

  • Strong understanding of and experience in implementing SH&E+Q risk management principles

  • Experience leading and coaching a team and working at senior leadership level

  • Incident investigation

  • Other health and safety training will be highly regarded (health and safety auditing, return to work coordination etc.)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum diploma level in Occupational Health and Safety or related field

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Safety / Health

Business Line Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country New Zealand

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 229222BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.