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SHEQ Supervisor


SHEQ Supervisor
Newcastle, New South Wales  
Full Time, Permanent

$Competitive salary plus vehicle and Super

Shirley Parsons are working exclusively with a growing waste management business on this newly created role. We are seeking a dynamic and influential practitioner who can support the business on its safety journey. The goal is to create a proactive safety culture, generating a consistent approach to HSEQ excellence across operations.

Reporting to the Group SHEQ Manager, you will be responsible for promoting safety, environmental and quality awareness across the Newcastle sites. Key to your success will be the ability to develop effective working relationships with site team - driving continuous improvement.

Our client is going through an exciting period of growth and investment, with sites throughout South Australia, NSW and WA. This is an excellent opportunity to come into the business and make a lasting impact on safety performance and culture.

Suitable candidates must have the right to work in Australia.  

Key responsibilities:

  • Promote safety, environmental and quality awareness
  • Develop effective working relationships with leadership and operational teams
  • Support, train and coach colleagues in risk management and implementation of controls
  • Schedule and lead toolbox talks
  • Conduct workplace inspections to monitor effective safe systems of work
  • Conduct investigations, identifying and closing out any remedial actions
  • Report to the Group SHEQ Manager and provide operational support to the Environmental Manager
  • Participate in SHEQ reporting
  • Maintain Legislative Compliance and ISO certification
  • Regular travel across regional sites

The HS Business Partner will have: 

  • 3-5 years’ experience in Health and Safety with exposure to high-risk sectors (civil construction, mining, transport, waste management etc)
  • Demonstrable safety leadership skills
  • Resilient and emotionally intelligent, able to build effective relationships at all levels
  • Possess a pragmatic and modern approach to H&S Management
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Team focused and collaborative
  • Current NSW driver’s license – requires travel throughout the region

About Shirley Parsons:

Shirley Parsons is a global Recruitment Consultancy with expertise in Health & Safety, Quality and Environment & Sustainability. The ANZ team partner with organisations across New Zealand, Australia and APAC to assist in finding top HSEQS professionals for their businesses.

Vacancy Reference: PR/000058
Vacancy Owner: Duncan Cooke | | (+64) 27 395 0454