Group Health & Injury Management Lead

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Environmental Health and Safety
  • Business Group:Group Environment Health and Safety
  • Location:Auckland
  • Job Reference:FBC/21605
  • Closing Date:15 Aug 2021


About us
The Fletcher Building family is a community made up of people who use all their experience, skills and individuality to do amazing work. We are listed on both the NZX and ASX and have some 30 businesses across New Zealand, Australia and the South Pacific. We are enriched by many different languages, customs and lifestyles.

Group Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) acts as a centre of excellence and works closely with our businesses and its people as we embark on a safety culture transformation journey. We are committed to taking our safety programme (Protect) to world-class levels in terms of safety culture, capability and critical risk management and hold a strong belief that all injuries are preventable. 
About the role
Reporting to the Chief Health & Safety Officer, this role provides oversight and management of the Fletcher Building ACC AEP Full Self-Cover Plan across the New Zealand businesses.  It supports the business units (BU’s) and ensures the successful co-ordination of injury management and workers compensation programs across New Zealand.  

This role will develop and drive best practice health, safety and injury support programs, including health monitoring to drive a proactive safety culture and a goal to zero injuries.   You’ll act as an EHS Partner to the Corporate group and Penrose campus teams, supporting the implementation of strategic cultural change programs (safety leadership program) and driving health and safety improvements (wellbeing initiatives, work from home safely, COVID response, etc).

About you
You’ll be an allied health professional, or similar injury management practitioner bringing senior leadership to the business by initiating and driving strategic leadership in our injury performance, through innovative thinking and effective program management.  It’s expected you’ll have between 5-10 years injury management experience, including managing ACC Accredited Employer Programs, and ideally you’ll be tertiary qualified.   A natural at building relationships, you’ll be the key contact for our workers compensation regulators, external claims management teams and health and wellbeing service providers and stakeholders, so your ability to build trust and rapport will be second to none. 

Next steps
This is a fantastic leadership role where you showcase your EHS skills, carve out a rewarding career and really make difference.  If this sounds like you, please apply now or contact Mereula Nacewa on 021 727166 for more info.