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National Safety Leader - Offshore & Remote - Perth

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Location: Perth
Work type: Full Time
Categories: Health, Safety, Environment & Quality

At Compass we strive to build an environment of inclusion that allows a diverse group of employees to contribute, participate, and succeed. We value the different perspectives and abilities of our employees because they uniquely improve the quality of our work and services we provide for our clients and customers.

And our services are vast! Compass Group are the global market leader in providing food and a range of support services to customers in the workplace, schools and colleges, hospitals, at leisure and in remote environments. In Australia we have over 10,000 employees working across 600+ locations. 


Reporting to the National Human Resources and Risk Manager, this role works collaboratively with the Executive Director/General Managers – Operations, Offshore & Remote, to drive on going and sustainable improvement in our safety performance.  Your responsibilities will include:

  • Provide specialist technical advice and coaching resources to the operations and shared services teams 
  • Lead a team of safety professionals aligned with Our Safety Culture by developing and maintaining a safety leadership program across all levels of the business 
  • Drive compliance to the food safety programs and procedures to ensure the highest standard of food integrity to our customers
  • Assist in the investigation of incidents to drive a rigorous approach to root cause identification and close out of corrective actions 
  • Oversee the audit compliance to the Compass Group standards and HSEQ Management System
  • Support and maintain company certification to Australian and International standards in accordance with the external HSEQ audit program
  • Interact with clients to demonstrate to them how the company’s operations and programs effectively manage their risk and add commercial value
  • Interstate travel will be required for this role
  • This role is based in Perth 


Minimum of 10 years track record in leading and improving safe operations preferably in Catering & Support Services including a demonstrated capability in influencing senior leaders of the business to implement the company’s HSEQ standards and procedures down the line;

  • Demonstrated experience implementing and monitoring HSEQ programs in a Catering & Support Services environment;
  • Evidence of influencing skills and experience and demonstration of developing strong relationships across a range of organisational levels;
  • Detailed knowledge of applicable legislation;
  • Degree/Diploma in relevant field and/or Certificate IV Work Health and Safety;
  • Detailed knowledge of HACCP procedures;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, web-based software applications and a high level of computer literacy in general; and
  • Experience in managing inter-relationships across the company and stakeholders including clients and other relevant industry associations and bodies.


We believe in the opportunity to recognise and develop great talent and offer many diverse opportunities.  We place great importance in looking after our people and offer a variety of learning and development opportunities, reward and recognition programs and a selection of corporate benefits.


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Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time

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