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Safety & Wellbeing Specialist

Insurance Australia Group (IAG)

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 04/10/2017

Job Category:

HR & Recruitment / Occupational Health and Safety

Job description:
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Category: Human Resources
  • Location: VIC Melbourne All
  • Date Advertised: 04-OCT-17
  • Job Reference: IAG/1300855
  • Job Title: Safety & Wellbeing Specialist
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  • Summary:


  • Diverse & Inclusive Workplace
  • One of Australia''s leading general insurers
  • Location: Sydney or Melbourne

About IAG

IAG is the largest general insurance group in Australia and New Zealand, with a growing presence in Asia. IAG owns some of the region''s most trusted brands, including NRMA Insurance, CGU, SGIO, SGIC, WFI and Swann Insurance.

At IAG, we believe that everyone has a unique point of view to share, shaped by their life experiences, cultures & passions. We celebrate and commit to:

#Proud to be me – we value difference, not sameness

#Together – harnessing our collective wisdom enables us to bring our best for our customers & each other

#No boxes – it''s not about labels, boxes or categories, rather it''s about building a diversity, inclusion & belonging mindset into everything we do

In addition to a diverse and inclusive culture, some of our benefits include 13% superannuation, 50% insurance discounts, flexible work and leave options, generous parental leave and return to work program, recognition and reward program, and various corporate partner discounts. Visit our website to find out more

About the Role

The Safety and Wellbeing Specialist is an integral part of the IAG Australia Employee Relations and Workplace Health & Safety Team, responsible for supporting the IAG (AU) business to develop leadership capability, drive towards a calculative safety culture, mitigate key risks and develop and operationalise AU safety management system.

Key Responsibilities Include:  

  • Collaborate with the Enterprise WHS team to evolve the Group standards and ensure AU''s adherence to these standards.
  • Operationalise the Group WHS 2020 strategy by developing annual regional business plans.
  • Provide reporting to EGM, GM and leadership teams against WHS metrics
  • Critical Incident Response: Coordinate the end-to-end incident response and investigation. 
  • Management of key regional suppliers.

Essential Skills & Experience

  • 3 – 5 years'' workplace health and safety experience (essential) within a corporate environment (preferred)
  • Certificate III or IV in Work Health Safety (essential)
  • Tertiary Qualifications in workplace safety or related discipline
  • Demonstrated experience in the development, implementation and evaluation of innovative and contemporary safety initiatives.
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise, advise and negotiate effectively with key stakeholders including management, staff, industrial organisations and external agencies on safety issues.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong time management and prioritisation skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel for work purposes

How to Apply

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