HSEQ Manager

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Work type: Full time
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Workplace Health and Safety, Management

ISS is a leading global workplace experience and facility management company. In partnership with customers, ISS drives the engagement and well-being of people, minimises the impact on the environment, and protects and maintains property.

Across Australia and New Zealand, ISS provide services within a wide range of sectors including Resources, Aviation, Healthcare, Education and Business & Industry. We are seeking value-orientated people to join our local team of 17,000 service professionals, who can help us realise our Purpose of

”Connecting People and Places to Make the World Work Better”.

Our team is growing and we are currently seeking people to join us in the position of HSEQ Manager for VIC/TAS and supporting the Public Administration Sector to be based at our Melbourne office, employed on a Full Time basis.

Reporting to the Head of HSEQ and supporting the divisional Public Administration leadership team and the entire VIC/TAS operations you will be responsible for the day to day safe delivery of all services in all contracted locations in Victoria and Tasmania. This dual role requires the provision of support to both the Public Administration Management Team on all contracts in VIC/TAS and to also support all divisional HSEQ Managers in on-ground tactical HSE support for the other division’s contracts located in Victoria and Tasmania.

The Position:

Duties include but are not limited to:-

Within Victoria and Tasmania,

  • Be the primary point of contact for operational management teams across all contracts/sites, supervisors and workers on WHS Act and Regulations, Standards, and Codes of Practice and all other relevant jurisdictional regulations
  • Communicate Company safety policies, procedures and new safety regulations in VIC/TAS
  • Participate in processes which deliver quality and effectiveness of Investigations, Actions, Review and Closure of Incidents, Hazards, Risk Assessments, & Non-Conformances
  • Monitor appropriate recording and reporting when Recordable & Notifiable Events occur
  • Participate as required in internal & external audit administration tasks and assist with timely completion of audit actions/recommendations and outcomes

Within the Public Administration Sector (PA),

  • Develop and implement a National PA HSEQ Plan in consultation with the Management Team and Executive General Manager
  • Establish a PA HSEQ Management Review within the business to facilitate a review of health and safety in the business, in line with Corporate HSEQ requirements and direction
  • Maintain Federal Safety Certification (FSC) across the sector
  • Introduce and share best practice initiatives across all PA contracts within the HSEQ program

Our Benefits:

  • Competitive salary on offer
  • On-going professional development
  • Highly supportive team environment
  • Access to staff discounts with wide range of companies
  • Internal opportunities within our global organisation
  • Positive company culture

Minimum Criteria:

  • Sound knowledge of the Service Industry (Cleaning) operations
  • Experience with Federal Safety Certification (FSC) accreditation essential
  • Strong knowledge of WHS Act, Regulations and Codes in all states and territories (mainly focusing on VIC and TAS)
  • Strong knowledge of theories and drivers contributing to injury in the service industry
  • Formal Qualifications in WHS
  • Quality management System experience and understanding
  • Strong influencing (Coaching/mentoring) skills
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills (for both an internal and external audience)
  • Melbourne based role with ability to travel regionally to conduct regular visits to client sites in Victoria and Tasmania.
  • COVID 19 Vaccination Certificate outlining Full vaccination is required. As a service provider, ISS must comply with all public health directives and client requirements. Medical exemptions will apply.


Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience leading safety in a service industry environment
  • Accredited Safety Lead Auditor certification
  • Investigation Techniques training (e.g. ICAM)
  • Self-insurance experience
  • ISO 55001 experience
  • Multi state and multi contract experience

To apply for this role please click on the 'apply' link and complete the online application.

ISS is passionate about creating a culture that values inclusion and diversity, where all our people are treated fairly and respectfully. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with a disability, people from different cultural backgrounds and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer and asexual (LGBTIQA+) people.


We are an ethical employer, recognised by the industry for paying fairly and ensuring a safe working environment for all our staff. Read more about ISS in Australia and New Zealand on our website. www.au.issworld.com

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