Safety, Health & Environment (SHE) Manager
Safety, Health & Environment (SHE) Manager
AstraZeneca’s manufacturing site in North Ryde are looking for an experienced or up and coming SHE Manager to provide SHE leadership and strategic direction for our site.
AstraZeneca is a global, science-led, patient-focused biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious diseases. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies.
The work we do here is meaningful. Every action we take is focused on putting our patients first, and they add up to something bigger. We help AstraZeneca to run faster and better, powering everyone else to focus on what’s important and work towards delivering life-changing medicines. Here you will experience a fast paced and agile environment as we continue to support the business on a journey of evolution, driven by new, exciting technology and digital innovations. It’s challenging and sometimes demanding, and that’s why we love it.
What you’ll do
Creating a healthy and safe working environment are of critical importance to our site in North Ryde. This includes efforts to limit safety hazards for employees through proper design, engineering and preventative maintenance, and embedding a safety, health and environment (SHE) culture across the site.
As the new SHE Manager, your role will lead a small team and incorporate the development of annual strategic and operational plans with KPIs to mitigate risk and minimise harm to our employees and contractors across our manufacturing site in North Ryde.
You will embed an overarching culture focused on safety, employee wellbeing and sustainability, ensuring that all activities and staff comply with the relevant standards and that plans for the continuous improvement of the performance of Safety, Health and Environment are implemented and monitored.
We are looking for a hands-on leader, as this role will balance leadership activity and hands on delivery. Critical to your success in this role will be your ability to influence and empower all employees to take ownership and contribute to site safety and sustainability.
Experience for the role
- Experience working in a pharmaceutical, FMCG, Medical Devices or other relevant site based SHE role.
- Experience in Return to Work
- Trained professional with understanding of SHE management system components, methodology, values and relevant standards and code of practice
- Sound knowledge of Australian Legislation
- Experience in dealing with SHE Legal matters
- Experience liaising with Regulatory bodies e.g. SafeWork & EPA
- Strong Communication, Engagement, Interpersonal and people management skills
Desirable for the role
- Workplace Trainer & Assessor Cert IV
- SHE Management System Auditing Qualification
At AstraZeneca, we 're dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration, and always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development.
AstraZeneca in Australia has been formally recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA). As an organisation we stand with confidence on our gender equality initiatives including pay equity, leadership development programs, and zero tolerance for gender-based harassment. This achievement exemplifies our commitment to building high performing, inclusive and diverse teams that collaborate across our enterprise, aligned to our values and strategic priority of being a Great Place to Work.
So what’s next?
- Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you.
- Are you ready to bring new ideas and fresh thinking to the table? Brilliant! We have one seat available, and we hope it’s yours!
- If you’re curious to know more, please reach out to Rob Smith.
Where can I find out more?
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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.