Health & Safety Coordinator

Quality Services, APHG

Mt Wellington, New Zealand

Reference: 5784809

At APHG, we're proud to be a New Zealand owned national network of 25 laboratories, 150 collection centres and employers of over 2,100 people throughout Aotearoa. Our team of specialist pathologists, scientists, technicians, phlebotomists, couriers and shared services personnel deliver a world-class service that together collects, analyses and reports over 7 million patient results annually. APHG conducts 1/3 of all COVID-19 testing in NZ, the largest of any single service provider.

About the role:

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Health & Safety Coordinator to provide leadership and direction in Health & Safety matters that complements the strategic direction, daily operational processes, budget and business direction of the company. As our Health & Safety Coordinator, you will work closely with the executive team and head of departments to achieve compliance with Work Health & Safety legislative requirements and regulations, identified key performance indicators (KPI'S), hazard/injury prevention and reporting, risk assessments, policy formation, statistical data analysis, staff education, training and innovation.

In this role you will:

  • Be the contact and coordinator for all Health and Safety (H&S) matters
  • Have H&S knowledge and expertise to aid the implementation of H&S policies
  • Participate in safety improvement teams and companywide safety improvement projects as required
  • Develop/maintain requirements for Tertiary level WSMP accreditation
  • Coordinate Health and Safety in compliance with ISO45001

The ideal applicant will have:

  • 3 years experience in a similar role
  • Working knowledge of statuary Legislation, Regulations, IANZ and ISO standard, and Codes of Practice
  • Significant experience working in work health & safety
  • Ability to communicate at all levels of the organisational structure
  • Computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Acrobat
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Certificate qualifications in Occupational Health & Safety
  • Eligbility to work in New Zealand


Applications Close: 23 Jan 2022