Person, Plant, Produce, Food, Vegetable, Lunch, Meal, Bean

Safety Leader

  • 603502
  • Cannon Hill
  • Health, Safety, Environment & Quality
  • Risk & Compliance
  • Full Time

Compass Group is a world leader in catering and support services. To obtain and maintain accreditation with the Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner (OFSC) for all Compass Group sectors requiring accreditation, we are looking for an experienced Safety Leader.  

The Position

In consultation with operational leadership and site teams, the successful candidate will apply a continual improvement philosophy to the company’s Safety Management System to ensure on-going compliance with all Scheme Criteria.  Providing support to operational teams leading up to and during all desktop and field-based audits and inspections, you will be responsible for the following;

  • Attain and maintain detailed knowledge and understanding of the OFSC, The Scheme and the WHS Accreditation Scheme Audit Criteria
  • Undertake reviews of Compass Group’s Safety Management System (SMS) against Federal Safety Commission Audit Criteria and address any system gaps identified
  • Submit initial accreditation application and re-accreditation applications as required
  • Establish a professional working relationship with Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner
  • Act as the point-of-contact between appointed Federal Safety Officers (FSO) and Compass Group
  • Provide regular educational training and coaching opportunities for operational teams and subcontractors in the practical application and use of SMS procedures and tools
  • Assist operational teams with the selection, onboarding and management of subcontractors and suppliers
  • Conduct regular internal field audits to assess SMS implementation and understanding among frontline teams including subcontractors

The Person

  • Experience working with a safety management system certified to ISO55001
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience as a Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality professional with a minimum of 5 years working within government funded contracts
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience working within the Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner framework (The Scheme)
  • Must have a strong understanding of the OFSC WHS Accreditation Scheme Audit Criteria
  • Experience in obtaining accreditation or achieving re-accreditation preferred
  • Brisbane based, with frequent travel to sites mainly on East Coast
  • Excellent communication, consultation and influencing skills
  • High level of computer literacy
  • Certificate IV Workplace Assessment and Training

As an employee with Compass Group, you will have the support, infrastructure, systems and processes you would expect from a global organisational. Recognised as an employer of choice, we have an attractive benefits program including a competitive salary and incentive schemes, recognition programs and company discounts. We recognise high performance and foster individual development.

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