Head of Health, Safety, Environment & Quality
Adelaide CBD


International tourism and transport company

ASX 200 Listed with 9,000+ employees globally

Permanent Full-time


SeaLink Travel Group employs over 9,000 employees across Australia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. We are looking for an experienced, passionate and driven HSEQ Leader to support our 5500+ employees across our Australian Public Transport division. This role will be integral in supporting our safety culture transformation, through building and embedding safety awareness and capability across the division enabling a proactive safety culture.


About the Role - What will you do?


As Head of HSEQ (Australian Public Transport) your responsibilities will include:

  • Advice to the Chief Operating Officer (APT), General Managers  and other business leaders to ensure compliance with WHS law.
  • Complete detailed annual review of safety performance, identifying trends and opportunities to increase safety awareness and performance.
  • Develop an annual safety plan to improve safety governance, awareness and performance.
  • Ensure annual Safety KPI’s are in place for all business units, containing both lead and lag indicators.
  • Ensure Workers Compensation claims are being actively managed and premium impacting claims are reported to Chief People & Culture Officer.
  • Coordinate the continual review and improvement of the HSEQ Management System.
  • Monitor and communicate changes to legislation to ensure compliance is maintained.
  • Monitor systems in place for hazardous work, contractor and visitor management.
  • Monitor incident reporting and the implementation and effectiveness of corrective actions.
  • Monitor the investigation of incidents, ensuring determination of contributing factors, root cause with timely and effective close out of corrective actions.
  • Promote a culture of safety awareness, injury and incident prevention.

About You - Who do we want to apply?


The successful applicant must possess the following skills and experience: 

  • Experienced HSEQ leader with a background leading in a multi-site, cross functional network preferably within the transport industry.
  • Tertiary qualifications in Health & Safety with extensive experience in the management of a health, safety, environment management system.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the Work Health & Safety Act, Regulations and Codes of Practice.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Risk Management principles.
  • Knowledge and understanding of documented management systems (ISO 45001, 14001 and 9001).
  • Knowledge of Australian Transport Safety (preferred).
  • Strong communication skills (verbal, written and oral) that contribute to engaging teams and effective senior stakeholder management.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated research, analytical and evaluation skills.
  • Be flexible, adaptable and highly resilient.
  • Demonstrated time management and multi-tasking skills to deliver to tight deadlines.

How to Apply


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We are requesting your resume and a cover letter explaining why you are the best person for this position. 


Applications close Friday 22 October 2021 at 5pm.


SeaLink Travel Group is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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