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Work Health & Safety Audit Manager (WHS)

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Brand: Australia Post
Categories: Corporate Services
Work type: Permanent Full Time
State: VIC
Location: Melbourne

Australia Post is one of the most trusted brands in Australia. Employing over 70,000 people across our integrated delivery, logistics, and e-Commerce network – we love delivering!  Through our huge range of services, we help communities stay connected, businesses reach new customers and people stay in touch. We’re committed to helping our people, customers and communities build a better future.

What it’s like to work here?
For you, it means you'll do great work, learn from the best and develop a career within a robust and well-invested but empowering and creative environment.  We all work hard – we're working on major challenges, after all – but we also recognise that you have a life outside of the office, so we provide flexible conditions that enable you to grow whilst enjoying a genuine work-life balance.

What does the role involve?

Reporting to the Senior Audit Manager - WHSW, you are responsible for the execution and delivery of WHSW Audit engagements that provide assurance to management on the effectiveness of the WHSW frameworks, programs, and internal control environment within Australia Post and its subsidiaries. 

You will work closely with the Group Safety and first-line management teams to assess WHSW key risks and provide assurance that existing processes and controls, newly designed processes, transformational initiatives, and key strategic programs of work effectively and efficiently mitigate significant risk and comply with relevant laws and regulations.

Through the audit process, this role will play a key role in encouraging and maturing better WHSW outcomes across the business and building strong collaborative relationships in the spirit of continuous improvement.

  • Lead WHSW audits to draw fact-based conclusions that ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations and enable positive change and create commercial value.
  • Independently assess the effectiveness of governance processes and project methodology within key strategic enterprise programs and provide advice to assist the achievement of program/project objectives.
  • Present findings, recommendations, and improvement ideas to various management forums
  • Proactively follow up action items to ensure recommended remediation plans have been carried out and risks have been appropriately mitigated
  • Actively participate and work collaboratively as a member of the Chief Risk Office to achieve the Enterprise’s strategic objectives, including with Group Risk and Group Compliance, as well as the Internal Audit function.
  • Ensure all work is performed and documented in the spirit of established Audit Methodology, IIA standards and codes, and requirements of relevant Regulators.

What are we looking for?

  • Relevant Tertiary or post-graduate qualification, or other relevant disciplines
  • High level communications skills to engage effectively with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Exposure in a corporate setting with a high level of political sensitivity and complex Safety and Wellbeing environment
  • WHSW background with audit experience is preferred


Together, our differences make us stronger
With a reach across Australia and beyond, we’re building a workforce that’s as diverse as the communities we serve. Learn more about how we're supporting inclusion at Australia Post, here. If you require adjustments at any stage of the recruitment process, please reach out to the Talent Acquisition Diversity Team at inclusivecareers@auspost.com.au.  


Australia Post welcomes applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders. Check out this short video to find out how we acknowledge and pay our respects to the Traditional Custodians of the land we operate on.     


Ready to join the transformation of Australia Post?
Click apply now, to help shape our tomorrow. 

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