First listed on: 22 July 2021

Senior Safety Systems Advisor


Implement, embed and continuously improve a responsive safety management system that powers Queensland's high voltage transmission network.

  • Join a positive team who value work-life harmony
  • Engage with operational leaders and internal customers to optimise systems
  • Be part of a company that celebrates diversity and offers growth opportunities
  • Attractive salary package + benefits + flex work + WFH

Your new team

Our HSE Governance and Systems Team work together to provide expert advice and guide a program of systems development, monitoring, assurance and improvement to ensure that the HSE Management System is fit for purpose, compliant and continuously improved to enable the business to achieve a high performing HSE culture.

Having recently developed our brand new HSE Management System, we are now working through the implementation and embedment stages with a focus on continuous improvement and a vision for a living and learning system.

To effectively align our systems to business requirements, we engage with business leaders as well as our Communities of Practice, building strong relationships, getting to know their unique needs, and applying their feedback to make enhancements.

With a collaborative approach to safety, you will identify opportunities within the safety management system to make sure it supports safer, more efficient and better ways to deliver work, and play a key role in our assurance processes, focused on learning and improvement.

This role is based in our Virginia office full time, however, you will also have the opportunity to travel throughout Queensland occasionally to see the HSE management system in operation.

About you

Your background in Safety Management Systems development and improvement will give you the foundation that you need to thrive in this role.

You will have a degree-level qualification in Health and Safety, Engineering or Law, or a lesser qualification with extensive experience in safety and/or systems management. Lead Auditor qualifications would also be an advantage.

With a relationship-focused, business partnering approach, you have had previous success in identifying, interpreting and applying health and safety regulations and legislation within a complex and high risk business environment.

What next?

If you see yourself in this opportunity, then we want to hear from you.

Please click apply and follow the prompts, submitting your resume and a cover letter highlighting how you will apply your expertise to embed and continuously improve our living and learning HSE management system.

Applications close on Sunday, 1st August 2021 at 11:59pm.

Please contact our Recruitment Team on if you have any questions about the opportunity.

We are a 2021 Circle Back Initiative Employer - We commit to responding to every applicant.

About Powerlink

Powerlink and its predecessor companies have been helping to keep the lights on in Queensland for more than 50 years – powering the State’s economy and enriching lifestyles. Our people strategy is focused on balanced leadership, values diverse backgrounds and fosters a culture of inclusion.

At Powerlink, we are an equal opportunity employer and proud to be a Work180 Endorsed Employer for Women. We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.

If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

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