Senior Consultant - Health, Safety and Wellbeing

Date:  15 May 2024

Sydney, NSW, AU

Department:  Risk Advisory

Job Requisition ID: 35683 


  • Flexible work arrangements - work in a way that suits you best. 

  • Rewards platform - your hard work won't go unnoticed at Deloitte. 

  • Training and development - at Deloitte we believe in investing in our best assets, the people! You will have access to world class training and funding towards industry and other professional certifications  


We are seeking professionals to join our Health, Safety and Wellbeing (HSW) practice, engaging in project work with government and private sector clients to support organisations protect their people at work, navigate complex HSW requirements, and create sustainable improvements in HSW performance.  


In addition to our bespoke HSW capabilities, our team is an integral part of our broader Sustainability and Modern Work services, offering holistic Social Sustainability, Organisational Trust and Culture, Legal Compliance and Human Capital initiatives to our clients. 


Job Description: 

This full-time position is be based in Sydney with a minimum of two days per week required in the office working with your team. The role offers wide-ranging professional experience covering local, regional and national projects across all industry sectors, with the potential for international engagements. 

This is an exciting opportunity to further develop your technical skills and networks, while gaining exposure to a range of high profile and complex HSW issues.  

As a client facing HSW professional you will work within teams to collaborate and apply original thought, playing an integral role in designing and developing solutions for our clients including: 

  • Designing and implementing HSW strategies, management systems, performance and reporting frameworks  

  • Profiling and mitigation of physical and psychosocial risks 

  • Conducting audit and assurance of HSW practices 

  • Supporting the identification and implementation of HSW technology solutions 

  • Embedding proactive leadership and culture 


Your quest for knowledge and continuous learning, along with your strong communication and relationship building skills position you as a trusted advisor with your clients. You are known for your genuine interest in health, safety and/or wellbeing and psychosocial risk and possess strong communication skills and an ability to execute under pressure in a fast-paced environment. 


This role involves navigating through complex scenarios with a degree of ambiguity and requires resilience and adaptability. In line with Deloitte's commitment to work-life balance, we offer flexible work options including work from home and adaptable work hours, allowing you to manage professional commitments and personal well-being effectively. 


For more information on Deloitte's HSW services, please visit our website.


Key Responsibilities: 

Under the direction of Project Managers: 

  • Drive workstreams and work with other staff to deliver HSW projects with various clients across industry sectors. 

  • Develop and maintain project plans and status reports 

  • Develop and implement HSW strategies and management systems 

  • Conduct risk assessments, inspections, and audits 

  • Engage in analytics, risk profiling, and benchmarking 

  • Support safety culture, leadership, and change initiatives 

  • Support the development of tender responses aligned with client requirements and company capabilities 


Enough about us, let’s talk about you.   
You are someone with:  

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in health and safety, occupational hygiene, engineering, environmental or health sciences (e.g., organisational psychology), or similar are desirable 

  • A Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety or equivalent 

  • Auditing qualifications and or experience in ISO 45001 and ISO 45003 

  • 3-5 years of experience in HSW consulting or operational HSW management  

  • The ability to prioritise, plan and deliver simultaneous projects 

  • Working knowledge of Work Health and Safety (WHS) legislation, regulations, and management systems 

  • Knowledge of the psychosocial risk legislative landscape is desirable but not essential 

  • The ability to travel including interstate and internationally from time to time as required.  


Why Deloitte?  
At Deloitte, we focus our energy on interesting and impactful work. We’re always learning, innovating and setting the standard; making a positive difference to our clients and our society. We put coaching at the heart of what we do, helping our people grow their careers in any direction – whether it be up, moving into something new, or even moving across the world.    


We embrace diversity, equity and inclusion. We have a diverse collection of people from different backgrounds, with different experiences, gender identities, abilities and thinking styles. What binds us together is a shared commitment to value everyone’s perspective and to cultivate inclusion; so that our work environment is a safe space we can all belong.   


We prioritise flexibility and choice. At Deloitte, you get trust on Day 1. We know our people get their best work done when they’re in control of where and how they work, designing their work week around their client, team and personal commitments.  


We help you live and work well. To support your personal and professional life, we offer a range of perks and benefits, including retail discounts, wellbeing leave, paid volunteering days, twelve flexible working options, market-leading parental leave and return to work support package.   


Next Steps    

Sound like the sort of role for you? Apply now, we’d love to hear from you!   




By applying for this job, you’ll be assessed against the Deloitte Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards so that you can grow in your career, and we can provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte employee experience globally. The preferred candidate will be subject to background screening by Deloitte or by their external third-party provider.