Lead - Project Delivery Health & Safety

CBH Group

Location: Perth

Job Type: Full time


We are CBH

We bring our values to life every day by being Collaborative, Respectful, Reliable, Sustainable. Our values are more than just words they guide how we work with each other, farmers, suppliers, partners, and the communities we operate in. These values and behaviours represent the CBH team at our best and are what we need to collectively demonstrate to achieve our Path to 2033 strategic objectives.

CBH has a strong and proud history of serving and returning value to WA growers since 1933

We are a proud Western Australian co-operative and as Australia’s largest co-operative we are a leader in the Australian grain industry. We have grown from humble roots into one of the world’s largest and most efficient grain supply chains, delivering millions of tonnes of quality Western Australian grain into the hands of customers around the world each year.

Our storage and handling system currently receives and exports around 90 per cent of the Western Australian grain harvest and is regarded as one of the best in the world.

Our core purpose is to sustainably create and return value to current and future West Australian grain growers.

Empowering our people

CBH is more than just a place of work, it's a community of people who are passionate and committed to our core purpose.

We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing a safe and rewarding working environment for our people, with a strong culture of developing and enhancing our employees’ capabilities.

We invite you to use your skills and expertise to make your mark to help CBH sustainably create and return value for grain growers in Western Australia

About the role

Are you seeking a new opportunity where you can make a difference? We are looking for an experienced and passionate individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment.

As part of our team, you will report to the Safety Manager - Projects, playing a vital role in championing safety. Working collaboratively with our people and contractors, both in the office and on-site, you will contribute to creating a safe working environment for our projects.

Respect is a core value that defines our team. We believe in treating everyone with care and respect. In your role, you will provide support, guidance, and advice to influence safety performance within the Project Delivery Group, fostering a culture of respect and collaboration.

As a valued team member your contributions will be instrumental in ensuring the successful delivery of safe projects and you will actively contribute to our sustainable practices and make a positive impact on our projects and the environment.

Collaborating with our stakeholders you will be responsible for:

  • Coach and mentor project line managers to improve safety performance within the Project Delivery Group.

  • Provide technical advice to support the Projects Leadership Team in implementing the CBH HSE contractor management process.

  • Assist the Projects teams in maintaining and reporting progress on Health and Safety statutory compliance activities.

  • Actively engage in CBH Field leadership activities such as conducting Safety Interactions, Critical Control Verifications, Project Site HS Inspections, and Contractor Safety Management System Audits.

  • Support the development and implementation of the Health & Safety Framework across projects, ensuring continuous engagement with key stakeholders to achieve desired outcomes throughout the project lifecycle.

  • Participate in Contractor Management processes, including contract tender reviews, risk reviews, facilitating risk assessments, and conducting incident investigations as needed.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering a safety-first culture and building positive relationships with employees, contractors, and stakeholders.

  • Tertiary qualifications in Occupational Safety and Health.

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in a similar role as a Client, EPCM, or Principal Contractor, preferably in Greenfield/Brownfields construction or Rail projects.

  • Excellent communication and relationship-building skills, capable of engaging and influencing stakeholders at all organizational levels.

  • Experience in coaching and mentoring leaders and team members, promoting behavioural-based safety practices, conducting workplace inspections, and verifying critical controls.

  • Ability to collaborate effectively and navigate complex relationships with diverse groups of individuals.

  • Strong team player with demonstrated values of Collaboration, Respect, Reliability, Sustainability, Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity.

  • Experience in quantitative and qualitative risk assessment, monitoring risk controls, and implementing actions within project delivery.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, capable of monitoring progress, evaluating performance, and providing improvement recommendations.

What we offer:

CBH offer a range of employee focused benefits aimed at ensuring a healthy work life balance, including:

  • Competitive remuneration and benefits 

  • Opportunities to enhance your leadership skills and achieve your career goals 

  • 13-weeks paid parental leave for both parents

  • Free on-site gym, fitness classes and excellent end of trip facilities

  • Flexible work arrangements

  • Employee assistance program

  • Corporate employee discounts including travel, health insurance funds and financial services

  • On-site day-care centre for children

If you are passionate about safety, thrive in a collaborative environment, , and possess the skills to provide guidance, support, and technical expertise, and want to contribute to a better future, then we want to hear from you!

If you are excited about the role and think you have what it takes but your experience doesn't align 100%, we still want to hear from you. Please reach out to El Moretti, Lead HR on (08) 9237 9600.

CBH is genuinely committed to diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from people of all backgrounds. We value diverse perspectives and the contribution of every one of our people makes our culture. Put simply - you can be yourself here.

Don't miss this opportunity to be part of a team that values collaboration, respect, reliability, and sustainability.

Applications close 18 June 2023.   Apply now and make a difference! CBH reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date if suitable applications are received prior.

To find out more about working with CBH visit http://careers.cbh.com.au/. Alternatively, to speak to a member of our People and Culture team, please contact (08) 9237 9589.

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