Head of People & Safety (Human Resources) | Building & Construction

Job Title: Head of People & Safety (Human Resources) | Building & Construction
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Salary: Highly competitive pkg incl lucrative bonuses!
Reference: 723990
Contact Name: Seth
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 07, 2021 15:32

Job Description

  • Develop & lead the HR, people & culture strategy for a leading national business!
  • Drive continuous improvement, develop talent attraction initiatives & create structured recruitment processes!
  • Report directly to a highly collaborative, people focused CEO & mentor!
  • Lead the safety strategy, with the support of qualified Safety Officers!
  • Highly competitive salary package with lucrative bonuses!

Our client is one of Australia's most experienced & trusted Insurance Building & Repair providers. Specialists in highly complex and difficult projects, they focus in Commercial property, working on behalf of the biggest insurers natioanally. With a dedicated, engaged & passionate team, their success has been built from a culture of transparency, support & empowering their people to do their best work.
Role – Head of People & Safety
With a growing team, they now require an experienced HR Leader with a Safety focus, based in Sydney.
  • Jointly with the CEO develop the People & Culture strategy enabling structure, talent development, employee engagement & growth
  • Oversee the safety function including 3 x Safety people & develop further a strong safety culture throughout the organisation
  • Implement initiatives, guide managers through improving culture, engagement & reduce turnover in certain locations
  • Develop streamlined & efficient recruiting processes, structures & systems, whilst developing employer branding
  • Work closely with line managers to ensure a consistent experience for candidates and maximise opportunities to secure top talent
  • Create employee review structures, career development pathways & succession planning
  • Strong experience in a senior HR leadership function with Bachelor level qualification in a related discipline
  • Construction industry experience highly regarded, however experience within aligned industries ie manufacturing, industrial also considered
  • Exposure to / awareness of safety within a safety critical environment or  experience managing WHS/HSE function
  • Demonstrated experience developing people & culture, talent attraction strategies
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Coaching, empowering & flexible leadership style
To apply for this exciting opportunity, please send your CV to Seth Hinkley via the “Apply Now” button below or to to or call 0409327512.