Sep 30, 2021

Manager - Safety

$138,987 - $154,888 yearly
  • Goulburn Valley Water
  • Shepparton
Full time Government Regulation & Compliance Safety/OHS


Goulburn Valley Water (GVW) provides quality water and wastewater services to 54 towns in North Central Victoria. Our core purpose is to deliver safe, reliable and affordable water services to residential, commercial and industrial customers.

A rare opportunity for an experienced Safety professional to join an organisation that provides essential services to our communities in a key leadership position.

With an extensive background in safety and culture change, you possess an engaging interpersonal style that influences, supports, enables, and maintains behaviours that help drive the organisation’s safety culture, bringing everyone on the journey.

You will continue to build on the solid foundations that have been laid, whilst committing to continual improvement and creating a best practice safety standard.

With proven experience in developing strong safety cultures and providing strategic safety management, you will provide great leadership to all levels of the organisation, including a dedicated safety team.

This rewarding challenge awaits a Safety professional with relevant tertiary qualifications and demonstrated safety and leadership experience


About your new role...

As an experienced Safety professional with demonstrated safety and leadership experience, this role appeals as a rewarding opportunity.

Reporting to the General Manager People and Customers, this position is critical in leading GVW’s implementation of the Safety Strategy and action plan to create a step change in safety first culture as well as leading the safety team (4 pax) in their daily operations.

About you...
To be considered for this role you must have demonstrated the following;

*Degree qualified in relevant area is essential
*Post graduate qualification is desirable
*Diploma or above in Leadership or Management
*Experience in safety transformation
*Demonstrated experience in driving change through an organisation
*Proven ability to engage collaboratively, influence and negotiate with a range of stakeholders
*Experience in managing safety/culture development program
*Strong interpersonal skills
 *Strong written and verbal communication skills across all levels
*Possess a drive to succeed
*Get a buzz out of problem solving and thrive in a fast paced environment
*Innovation and creativity, bringing new ideas to the organisation
*Beyond passionate about providing a positive customer experience  
*A current motor vehicle licence is essential

What you'll get....
You will have the opportunity to join a diverse and inclusive organisation.

*Full Time
*Shepparton based - regional lifestyle benefits
*Key leadership position – drive safety culture
*Opportunity to influence change
*An organisation committed to OHS and safe working practices
*Enjoy working with staff across GVWs multiple locations
*Strong leadership team
*Work/life balance – a commitment to diversity and inclusion
*Professional growth and development opportunities
*Committed to the health and wellbeing of all employees including flu vaccinations, skin checks and EAP program
*Annual performance review
*Supportive team culture
*Flexible, diverse and inclusive workplace

For further information on this position, please contact Christina Bassani -

General Manager - People & Customers 0417 580 726


Please visit our website to view the position description and submit application

Goulburn Valley Water is an equal opportunity employer valuing all people, diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives


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