National Risk / Safety Co-ordinator – Campus Living Villages NZ Limited – Canterbury

CLV NZ offers student accommodation to University students, around New Zealand.  We operate on a vision of supporting our students to Live, Learn and Grow and run a number of programmes that bring this vision to life.  Every member of our team is integral to supporting students in the transition from teenager to young adult.

This is an exciting opportunity to develop and grow an integral role based in Christchurch , reporting to the General Manager Risk and Safety NZ and AU. The  Risk & Safety Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the operational Risk and Safety compliance requirements within the New Zealand business to ensure they align with the Australian business model.  Travelling regionally, you will have a real drive and enthusiasm to implement and review best practice risk and safety systems, particularly with our Village staff.

This role exists to:

Ensure the maintenance of safe work places in CLV NZ, that the CLV NZ Safety Management Plan and supporting procedures and training are maintained current, and that staff are kept up to date with changing responsibilities, legislation and obligations.

Assist in the development and implementation of incident benchmarking for CLV NZ.

Coordinate the accurate collation and reporting of Safety and Environmental statistics and ensure such reports are forwarded to the required management representatives in the correct format by the due date.

Assist in the development and continuous improvement of the Risk Management Plan within CLV NZ.

The right candidate will possess:

Working knowledge of Health and Safety Executive HSG 65, Approved Codes of Practice and guidance notes.

Practical application of ISO22301 and preparation of relevant documents.

Ability to use common software packages i.e. Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, plus have a practical knowledge of MS project

Experience in a service based industry, including, but not limited to hospitality, higher education or property services.

Preferably qualified in safety management or similar discipline.

CM IOSH (desirable).

Applications close at 5.00 pm on October 20, 2015.  We will be recruiting as applications are received.

Applicants must be able to work in NZ, pass a police check and should include a recent detailed Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter.

For further information and a copy of the position description please contact

You will be asked the following questions when you apply:

Are you eligible to work in New Zealand?
When are you available to start?
What is your expected annual salary?
Do you have any specialty licenses?