Kaitohutohu Matua – Hauora, Haumaru Me Te Oranga | Senior Advisor - Health Safety and Wellbeing, Collection Operations

Statistics NZ

  • Auckland

Kaitohutohu Matua – Hauora, Haumaru Me Te Oranga | Senior Advisor - Health Safety and Wellbeing, Collection Operations

Auckland based (preferred location, but will consider outside of Auckland)

An exciting opportunity to work in a fast-paced operational environment, developing and implementing processes, procedures and reporting that ensures our work force across New Zealand stay healthy and safe.

Mōu | For you  

Taturanga Aotearoa Stats NZ are dedicated to diversity, equity, inclusion, health and wellbeing. We welcome every gender, ethnicity, ability, religion, age and background and encourage people to be their authentic selves.   

Starting salary: $ 80,160 - $100,000 + superannuation  

  • Flexible by default, balance life and work commitments
  • Develop and grow your career (coaching, training, study support, secondments) 
  • Contribute to meaningful work that makes a difference to all people in Aotearoa  
  • 3 extra annual leave days (taken during Christmas office closure), see careers site for other benefits and networks 

Te tūnga | The role   

This role will be reporting to the Specialist Support Manager. You will also work very closely with the Collection Operations HSW Team as well as our Team Leader HSW at Corporate level to ensure consistency with policies, procedures, and alignment of our techniques. Your primary goal will be to implement HSW solutions, procedures, and processes. You will also be responsible for providing expert advice and support to the wider Collection Operations team on HSW.

This role has a Health, Safety and Wellbeing Advisor direct report. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Exercising a range of HSW practitioner skills and expertise to provide HSW support to the large-scale operational workforce and creating a proactive and responsive HSW culture
  • Contributing to the design and implementation of effective intervention strategies to deal with significant field-based health, safety and wellbeing issues
  • Providing expert advice and support to the Collection Operations and specifically Data Collection Teams
  • Developing joint HSW processes and procedures in collaboration with suppliers
  • Test developed processes and provided operational support
  • People leadership responsibility

Nōu te rourou | What you bring   

Your ability to work in a fast-paced project environment will see you coming up to speed quickly as the programme continues to work at pace. You’ll apply your working knowledge of HSW related systems and processes while working autonomously researching to fill in the gaps when required. We encourage and consider transferable skills and experience gained from outside of work in a different sector or industry.  

We want to see the following in your cover letter and CV any information relating to:   

  • Why Tatauranga Aotearoa - Stats NZ is the place for you, why us, and why Government? 
  • HSW related tertiary degree/diploma
  • 4- 6 years’ experience and confidence to provide robust advice and practice in Health Safety and Wellbeing related legislation.
  • Proven experience building, managing and delivering results through relationships (internal and external), networking, and connecting across a range of levels and functions
  • Advanced communication skills (both written and verbal), able to professionally present sometimes complex information to a range of audiences through a range of mediums, up to and including Public Service reporting
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitation of work groups/committees, focus groups and workshops
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Coordinated Incident Management System (CIMS)
  • Knowledge and experience, or desire to learn and build knowledge and experience of TeTiriti, Tikanga, TeReo and TeAo Māori, and engagement with Māori. 

Ko mātou |About Us  

Tatauranga Aotearoa - Stats NZ is a Central Government employer of around 1400 people across Aotearoa. We provide data and statistical outputs to support the decisions that the Government, Māori and Iwi organisations, businesses, NGOs and New Zealanders make every day. Our work is About Aotearoa, for Aotearoa - data that improves lives today and for generations to come.  

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply   

We encourage you to be you in your application! We are truly committed to diversity, inclusion and lifting our cultural capability. You don't need to be knowledgeable in these areas, but you do need to be on board with learning. And please let us know in your application if we need to make any specific accommodations during our process.   

Please reach out to us with any questions at rata@stats.govt.nz.    

Note: We will be screening applications as we receive them to move swiftly to interview shortly after the advert closes (depending on application numbers this date may change). You may be asked to complete a pre-interview screen via phone or video.   

Check out our careers site to find out more about working at Tatauranga Aotearoa Stats NZ.   

Note to Recruitment Agencies: unsolicited CVs will not be accepted, do not contact the Hiring Manager directly, instead reach out to jobs@stats.govt.nz   

You must have the right to live and work in Aotearoa New Zealand to apply for this job. Pre-employment checks are part of our recruitment process.


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