Compliance Assurance Lead


Location: Wellington

Job Type: Full time


Ko te take ka parekareka e koe ki te mahi ki kōnei | Why you will enjoy working here

Downer is committed to delivering excellence by ensuring our people have the environment and the means to be successful. We offer you the opportunity to join our diverse and inclusive culture and be part of a great team working in a collaborative environment. We also offer:

  • Competitive remuneration package plus company vehicle included
  • Discounts for Health Insurance, Samsung, Repco, PB Tech, Gym memberships and more!
  • $500 bonus for current employees who refer a friend to Downer
  • Great promotion and career development opportunities

Have a look at our other great benefits here

Te Kōwhiringa | The Opportunity

Downer holds a long-term Asset Management and Facilities Management contract with the Department of Corrections and the Ministry of Justice. This involves the proactive management and delivery to the national portfolio of facilities including 15 prisons, 100 courts and 157 community correctional sites. This contract underpins the provision of availability of facilities to support core Government services.

We're looking for a Compliance Assurance Lead who is passionate, technically skilled, and has a talent for collaborative working. The purpose of this position is to deliver the compliance and quality aspects to support the Compliance Manager in the delivery of all contractual requirements to the clients.

Key tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure the health and safety and compliance obligations are carried out to a consistently high standard, ensuring that we are meeting and exceeding all compliance related KPIs and contract obligations
  • Ensure a quality management framework and system is in place and monitored, aligned with Downer and client needs.
  • Support the asset management, operations, projects and management team to deliver a quality and timely service to the clients.
  • Provide a pivotal leadership role within the contract team

Nga Pūkenga Matua | Important Skills

To be successful in this exciting role you will offer:

  • Experience in zero harm or/and compliance assurance in the government, property, utilities or service industry
  • Proven track record in developing a culture that supports HSE management
  • An excellent understanding of the Health and Safety at Work Act and supporting Regulations
  • Tertiary qualification in a Health & Safety discipline and hands on experience with Zero Harm & Hazardous Substances would be an advantage!
  • Current full and clean drivers licence is essential

Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation

Want to know more about what it is like to work at Downer? Then head to our People Site

Me pēhea ki te tono | How to apply

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, click Apply Now to submit your application! The reference number for this role is 596993.

Downer NZ is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture.

Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test and medical.

Due to the fast-paced nature of Downer, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change, so don't delay and make sure you apply as soon as possible.

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