Opteon is an international provider of valuations, advisory and specialist property services in the Australian and New Zealand market. Recognised as the largest valuation professional services firm in these regions, we deliver meaningful solutions for our clients across all property types and market sectors. We are experiencing an exciting period of growth and change, positioning the company as one of the most prominent property services providers. Our future growth strategy is for organic growth, diversification and international expansion.
This role is responsible for the provision of work health and safety knowledge and advice services to the organisation ensuring the short and long term growth and success of Opteon whilst maintaining a safe work place for all employees. This will be achieved by working directly with the Chief People Officer to establish, implement, and deliver the Health and Safety strategy. The Health and Safety Manager works in collaboration with the other divisions to lead the health and safety management program at Opteon. The key functions of this position are to ensure that Opteon maintains its accreditation status and to lead key strategic quality improvement initiatives across the organisation.
Key Position Accountabilities
Design, drive and implement health and safety strategies, policies and procedures that help protect Opteon employees from potentially hazardous work conditions, both onsite and offsite.
Effectively and efficiently reshape Opteon's Health and Safety framework and implement consistently across the organisation.
Providing consultancy support to all Business Units in undertaking quality improvement projects.
Providing leadership and support to HR Business Partners and the HR Team
Partnering with Chief People Officer to ensure Opteon has robust processes to meet the organisations obligations with respect to informing employees of their rights and responsibilities.
Build a culture that promotes safety, quality and innovation and fosters a commitment to continuous review and improvement in all business units through quality business planning, quality awards and education. Supporting programs in the development of their own local quality plans in alignment with Opteon's strategic plan.
Ensure appropriate accreditation, quality systems and quality improvement education and training programs for employees are developed and delivered.
Facilitate and drive accreditation processes across Opteon to ensure that all accreditation requirements are delivered in accordance with the new model Workplace Health and Safety laws. This includes preparing documentation and providing advice.
Ensure Health and Safety policies, procedures and guidelines are up to date and communicated to the organisation.
Manage the Health and Safety operating budget and ensure proper budgetary controls are exercised accordingly.
Manage compliance with legislation, regulations, code of practice, industry best practice and government policy.
Manage and ensure risk mitigation by promoting a safe working environment across the business.
Inspect and evaluate workplace environment, equipment and practices for compliance with corporate and government health and safety standards and regulations.
Preferred Qualifications and Experience
Tertiary qualification in Occupational Health and Safety/Engineering/Human Resources
5+ years in a health and safety position for a medium sized organisation.
Working knowledge of relevant Safety and Environmental Legislation, Standards and Compliance.
What we offer
We offer rewarding careers for outstanding individuals, a positive and inclusive culture and the distinct opportunity for high performers to develop professionally. This is your opportunity to be a part of Opteon and its ongoing success.
How to apply
Please apply for this position by submitting your confidential application online including resume and cover letter. If you would like further information, please contact James Mercer
(James.Mercer@opteonsolutions.com) for a confidential discussion.