First listed on: 20 October 2020

WHS Advisor

As a WHS Advisor, you manage the day-to-day health and safety processes for our David Jones & Country Road Group teams. You will also play a pivotal role in the implementation of new processes and procedures, which support our post-covid return to work project. We are looking for a WHS professional who has experience working across multiple sites and who has demonstrated capabilities engaging with stakeholders at various levels of a business. 

Please note this is a fixed-term contract till January 2021.

What will the role involve?

  • Responsible for the implementation and maintenance of WH&S management systems in accordance with applicable standards and legislation
  • In consultation with relevant managers and WH&S representatives, undertake hazard and incident investigations; facilitate development and implementation of risk management responses and monitor their effectiveness.
  • Support and assist Management to comply with state and territory legislation.
  • Ensure health and safety information and performance is measured and communicated to all staff in a clear and concise manner that they can interpret and understand
  • Assist in the identification and facilitation of strategies and programs to mitigate claims potentials and improve the safety of staff
  • Act as an advocate and coach to staff and management in relation to the implementation and continuous improvement of safety

What are we looking for?

  • Tertiary qualification in WHS and/or OHS
  • RTW certification and L2 First Aid
  • Experience working for a retailer and/or in a role where you have operated across multiple work sites is preferred
  • Proven experience working with multiple stakeholder groups
  • Ability to set priorities, plan work programs and meet strict deadlines
  • A self-starter who has the ability to work autonomously
  • Have the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary, collaborative, fast-paced retail environment

Why work for us? 

  • A competitive remuneration package
  • Generous employee discounts across David Jones and Country Road Group
  • The opportunity to support community partnerships through our Corporate Social Responsibility program
  • Be a member of a company committed to sustainable practices
  • Ongoing training and development to pursue individual ambitions

Want to know a bit more about us?

David Jones and the Country Road Group is Australasia’s largest department store and fashion retail group comprising of iconic brands such as David Jones, Country Road, POLITIX, Trenery, Witchery and MIMCO. Part of Woolworths Holding (SA) our values include being Customer Obsessed, Collaborative, Inspirational, Responsible and Dedicated to Quality.

At David Jones & Country Road Group, we know we connect with our customers best when our people are representative of our community. As part of our commitment to providing a supportive working environment that values inclusion and diversity, we actively encourage applications across all cultural backgrounds, genders and abilities.


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