First listed on: 17 November 2022

Manager Health and Safety Systems

  • Ongoing, Full -Time
  • $166,605 - $181,186 plus 15% superannuation
  • Help shape a business dedicated to the Canberra community

The opportunity

Icon Water’s People Health and Safety team are looking for a highly motivated, strategic and safety conscious individual to join them as a Manager Health and Safety Systems.

In this role, you will provide health and safety systems strategy expertise in delivering a range of health and safety solutions for the business in support of Icon Water’s business strategy, while strengthening overall workforce capability and capacity. This role will see a strong focus on health and safety policy frameworks, risk management, data and trend analysis, business reporting, IT systems support and regulatory compliance.

You will be part of a collaborative, people focused team who are all about providing support and assistance to the business to ensure it is a safe place for everyone.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, which values diversity and inclusion. We support applicants from all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with disabilities, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and all ages. We also have a solid focus on gender balance within the organisation and encourage women to apply.

A day in the life...

  • Oversee the maintenance and continual improvement of a Safety Management System that conforms with ISO 45001 Occupational health and safety management systems.
  • Oversee the maintenance and continual improvement of all health and safety systems, procedures, work instructions and enablers to ensure safety best practice.
  • Contribute to the development and delivery of the People, Health & Safety Strategy.
  • Develop programs to build health and safety capability amongst line leadership
  • Monitor and continually improve safety incident management processes across the business and ensure related performance indicators are identified, monitored and achieved.
  • Prepare safety reports, which include reports related to safety non-compliance, trends or concerns to the organisation, safety incident investigations and progress against the People, Health & Safety Strategy
  • Lead the development, review and implementation of effective procedures, work instructions and enablers for Icon Water’s Safety Management System (SMS).

To learn more about the key responsibilities, please refer to the position description attached to this job advert.

To succeed in this role, you will have:

  • Tertiary qualification, preferably in Work Health and Safety Sciences or a related discipline
  • Strong knowledge of the Work Health Safety Act 2011 (ACT)
  • Significant experience in the development, implementation and ongoing improvement of safety management systems
  • Significant report and procedure writing experience.


  • Certification with the Australian Institute of Health and Safety or similar industry body
  • Strong knowledge of safety best practise in the water industry or like industry

Apply now

If this role is what you are looking for, then we would love to hear from you! To apply, log onto our recruitment portal and:

  • submit your resume
  • submit a cover letter outlining the skills, experience and capabilities you can bring to the role.

Applications close: 30 November 2022

To learn more about this exciting opportunity we encourage you to contact Mark Mulligan, General Manager People, Health & Safety on 0427 225 090


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