Health & Safety & Environmental Manager


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per year


Construction & architecture, HR & recruitment, Office & administration

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Waitakere City, Auckland 



Job Description:

Job Description
Health & Safety Manager

Health & Safety/Environment:
  • Hazards are identified and risks controlled in accordance with SSSP
  • Operating/safe working procedures and on-the-job training is implemented
  • Emergency procedures are prepared and tested
  • Staff performance and compliance with procedures evaluated
  • Relevant QS information is communicated to all employees
  • Advises/assists all Company employees in quality, safety and environmental matters
  • Responsible for the control of contractor’s activities on-site
  • Abide by MaxBuild Ltd Health & Safety policies and procedures and act in accordance with relevant statutory requirements
  • Report unsafe work areas or practices where observed, and to take the necessary steps to prevent harm, damage or loss to Employees and the company
  • Co-ordinate safety committee meetings
  • Investigate accidents and prepare reports for ACC and Worksafe NZ
The role also includes HR duties and light Quality Systems duties as per below: 
  • Perform quality controls and monitor positional KPI’s
  • Recruit, train, and appraise human resources
  • Cater to personnel’s concerns
  • Maintain and fine tune the MaxBuild human resources system
  • Oversee, analysis, maintain and communicate all HR/HSEQ issues as they arise to management
  • Identify legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resource function, ensure policies, procedures and reporting are compliant
  • Plan, conduct & foster positive attitude toward company goals
  • Keep records of benefits, performance reviews, terminations, employee statistics, training records, exit interviews
  • Prepare budget for HR/HSEQ resources
  • Achieve annual QS objectives and targets

Quality System:

  • Investigate client or staff complaints and respond through the corrective action system. Manage the non-conformity system to ensure all aspects are recorded, processed, analysed and reported to management.  Assist with improvements and report through to the wider team.
  • Be the management representative for the above standard with accreditation agencies
  • Implement and manage training needs for the above standards
  • Initiate, implement & maintain new or revised QS procedures as necessary
  • Arrange test, analysis or independent verification of equipment or services as appropriate
  • Ensure all new employees and critical contractors attend a QS induction



Job Requirements:

We are a rapidly growing business working in the civil and construction industry.
We are looking for someone with a background in the following:
  • At least 2-3 years experience preferably within the Cvil/Construction industries 
  • Knowledge and experience in dealing with  Health and Safety / Quality Assurance / Environmental plans
  • Working knowledge of People Safe would be an advantage
  • Someone who is well experienced in writing Job Descriptions and Employment Agreements.
  • Very familar with Hiring, inducting, arranging ongoing and further  training, annual performance appraisals and legal dismissal processes
  • A People Person who can naturally display empathy for staff on the one hand and ensure company policies are adhered to on the other.
  • Someone detail orientated and great organizational skills.
  • Excellent record keeping and providing detailed reports.
As we are a small company the successful applicant must be flexible and do what is necessary to get the job done and enjoy what they do each day!

A competitive remuneration package is offered  depending on your experience.

If you believe you possess the above attributes and would like to become part of our friendly small team please do not hesitate to email us.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa and full driver’s license.
Although challenging, this role is also very rewarding and the successful candidate will play a crucial part in the ongoing success of the business. Expectations are high but a competitive salary and package will reflect the expertise and experience that is brought to the role. If this is a position that interests you please email a detailed copy of your CV together with a cover letter in confidence and we will respond.
  • Contact: Cherish Chandler
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Maxbuild Ltd 196 McLeod Road Te Atatu South
Waitakere City, Auckland, New Zealand

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