HSE Partner


Location: Potts Point

Job Type: Full time


We’re inventing the future, right here, right now, at Thales. We design the critical security solutions of tomorrow by combining the curiosity to explore, the intelligence to question and the vision to create. Together we solve complicated problems by combining our experience in the market with our leading research and development capabilities.

About Your Role

As Health, Safety and Environment Partner, the role is part of an effective and dynamic HSE business partnering team, supporting both Defence and our commercial customers at the Garden Island naval base in Sydney.

In this exciting opportunity, you will drive our “See More, Say More, Solve More” culture and apply your HSE expertise in working in a High-risk environment.

As part of our commitment, we offer:

  • Work on a site with the million-dollar view

  • Salary packaging includes healthcare and bonus payments

  • Leading leave policies

  • On-site parking and subsides transport options

  • Growth and Development opportunities

  • Study Assistance

  • Employee discounts

  • Gym Membership (Fitness passport)

Key responsibilities include:

  • Coaching and mentoring our teams in embedding HSE as key operating discipline

  • Acting as a role model in demonstrating full support for all health, safety, and environmental programs

  • Supporting our leadership team providing specialist support and advice

  • Leading workplace inspections, risk assessments, investigations, audits and identifying hazards

  • Working with our teams to assure adherence to the HSE SMS across our operations and that teams are aligned in addressing their HSE risk

How About You?

  • Tertiary qualifications in WHS with a minimum of a Diploma of WHS, more advanced qualifications in Health, Safety or Environment would be highly regarded

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Health, Safety and Environment roles as an active safety partner in a high-risk work environment.

  • Current and demonstrated knowledge of relevant HSE compliance and regulatory frameworks coupled with a passion for your profession

  • Strong interpersonal skills with a proven ability to influence diverse stakeholder groups

And now the fine print!

Must be eligible for an Australian Defence Clearance (http://www.defence.gov.au/AGSVA/)

Part of the selection process will be a pre-employment police and medical check.

Thales is committed to promoting and maintaining a workplace culture of shared respect that enables all of us to feel valued, do our best, and remain truly passionate about the place that we work. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and individuals from diverse backgrounds.

We are also proud to be a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for Women. If you would like to know more on how we are supporting our employees, you can view our policies and initiatives here: https://work180.com/en-AU/for-women/employer/thales.

Wellbeing matters at Thales, and where possible we encourage flexible working.

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