Health and Safety Coordinator

Our Wellington office is seeking a H&S Coordinator to provide support to both our corporate and trades teams.

Your new company

At Hays we pride ourselves in being a global leader in recruitment, operating in 33 countries and employing a growing number of passionate, hardworking and people-orientated recruiters across the globe. But what does that mean to you? It means that we can offer professional training and development opportunities that is second to none, we offer you exposure and the opportunity to develop into the high performing recruitment consultant we believe you can be.

We are people focussed and passionately believe that the right job can transform a person’s life, and the right person can transform a business.

We have offices across the country, all of which are experiencing continuous growth, despite the challenges that COVID has brought.

Your new role

As the Health and Safety Coordinator, you will sit within our Wellington office and work alongside our Health and Safety Manager, to ensure that risk to our permanent and casual workforce are identified and effectively manages to ensure the health and safety of our workers, so far as reasonably practicable.

Your role will be varied but will involve:
  • Completing site assessments for high risk activities and monitoring compliance against relevant procedures ;
  • Consult, cooperate and coordinate with Hays clients regarding health and safety of workers on site and where necessary, develop and follow recommendations to improve H&S procedures on site ;
  • Promote H&S throughout the business by actively consulting, engaging and influencing managers and consultants;
  • Providing training sessions and updates to the business and clients when it comes to any changes in H&S policies, procedures or legislation;
  • Work alongside the Health and Safety Manager to record, investigate, escalate and report incidents, hazards, injuries or illnesses and thereafter assist in developing and corrective actions.

What you'll need to succeed

To be successful in this role you will have a minimum of 12 months experience working as a Health and Safety Coordinator or within the management of health and safety and will display knowledge of New Zealand Health and Safety regulations and procedures.

We are seeking a Candidate who can contribute a good work ethic, a positive outlook, strong attention to detail and confident communication skills.

What you'll get in return

Your hard work will be rewarded with a competitive salary package, fun and supportive work culture and guidance form an experienced and passionate Health and Safety Manager.

If this sounds like a bit of you, please get in touch with Bianca Herbst (Internal Recruiter) on 03 669 5503 or email:

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.


Job Type
Staffing & Employment

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Bianca Herbst, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Wellington
Level 9, 318 Lambton Quay

Telephone: 036695503

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