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Health & Safety Risk & Compliance Manager

Apply now Job no: 502629
Work type: Permanent Full-time
Location: VIC Metro
Categories: Health & Safety

At Kmart, we are where families come first for the lowest prices on everyday items and our vision is to make everyday living brighter for all our customers, every time and everywhere they shop with us. 

As Australia’s brightest retail star, we have experienced great success in recent times but for Kmart this is just the beginning of our exciting journey ahead! We have big plans in place to ensure we deliver our vision and significantly expand our business. With more new stores opening across Australia and New Zealand, the growth of our online business and expansion into new markets, we are on a mission to improve the Kmart shopping experience for all our customers, who are at the heart of everything we do. There has never been a more irresistible time to join Kmart!  

We currently have an opportunity available in our Safety team to ensure continued governance and development of our Health and Safety responsibility. Reporting in to the National Manager, Health & Safety Governance, you will be responsible for the following;

  • Help to ensure continuous improvement, risk reduction and alignment within the business
  • Establish a routine audit management program to ensure adherence to risk assessment requirements 
  • Maintain records and register of all projects, ensuring ongoing monitoring and action
  • Undertake and document risk assessments
  • Maintain the operational risk register as well as assist functions to develop and maintain own risk registers
  • Implement effective change management practices
  • Ensure ongoing adherence to the WHSMS
  • Identify risk in functional projects and recommend solutions
  • Promote health and safety objectives within national office

To be successful in securing this role, you will ideally possess the following skills and experience;

  • Bachelor’s degree in a health or safety related discipline combined with Diploma in Workplace Health or Safety and Diploma in Auditing (preferably)
  • Extensive experience working within a multisite health or safety role (those with retail experience will be considered highly favourable)
  • Experience within self-insured or safety certified environment, including involvement in certification process
  • Involvement within systems and risk management
  • Project management or coordination
  • Sound knowledge of AS4801, ISO31000 and legislative provisions around duty of care and reasonably practicable
  • Advanced computer knowledge (Word – formatting and document creation. Excel – basic formulas, sorting, filtering and use of pivot tables. Online reporting systems – report generation, Devices – iOS familiarity)
  • Strong interpersonal communication and influencing skills combined with solid planning and time management skills

You will benefit from joining an amazing business and a dynamic team who are all committed to the success of Kmart and providing our customers with a great shopping experience. Our values – Think Customer, Take Care, Live Integrity, Grow Together and Reach Higher will resonate with you deeply and you’ll enjoy being part of a growing, iconic Australian business that has a fantastic culture, is non-hierarchical, diverse and inclusive. Your work environment will be highly collaborative, fast-paced and progressive, with no two days the same!

You will be afforded autonomy and accountability in your role and have access to development opportunities across both Kmart and the Wesfarmers Group, excellent remuneration, laptop and inclusion in the employee benefits program including a discount card for Kmart, Coles, Target and Officeworks.

At Kmart we aim to ensure our teams reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate.

Candidates interested in this position should apply directly to this advertisement as we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies.


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