Senior Manager - Health, Safety and Wellbeing

Date:  15 May 2024

Sydney, NSW, AU

Department:  Risk Advisory

Job Requisition ID: 35688 


  • 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 


Join our Health, Safety and Wellbeing (HSW) practice, engaging in project work with government and private sector clients nationally 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, offering holistic Social Sustainability, Organisational Trust and Culture, Legal Compliance and Human Capital initiatives for our clients. 


Job Description: 

This position is based in Sydney and offers wide-ranging professional experience covering local, regional and national projects across all industry sectors, with the potential for international engagements. 


As a client facing HSW professional you will manage dynamic projects, leading multi-disciplinary teams to solve your clients most complex and strategic HSW issues including:  

  • Embedding proactive and positive leadership towards HSW matters within organisations. 

  • Designing and implementing HSW strategies, management systems, and performance and reporting frameworks that result in strong safety cultures. 

  • Profiling and articulating best practice approaches to the mitigation or appropriate management of physical and psychosocial risks 

  • Conducting audit and assurance of existing HSW practices to assess effectiveness in enabling desired outcomes. 

  • Supporting the identification and implementation of HSW technology solutions.  


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 here


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Lead multi-disciplinary teams to deliver consulting work with various clients across industry sectors. 

  • Develop and implement HSW strategies and management systems. 

  • Conduct risk assessments, inspections, and audits. 

  • Engage in analytics, risk profiling, and benchmarking. 

  • Drive safety culture, leadership, and change initiatives. 

  • Develop tender responses aligned with client requirements and company capabilities. 

  • Supporting the ongoing career development of your HSW and Deloitte teammates. 


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 

  • Minimum 8 years of experience in HSW consulting or operational HSW management. 

  • A proven track record in project management and business development with the ability to prioritise, plan and deliver concurrent projects or initiatives. 

  • Experience with a variety of industries is crucial – our clients come from diverse backgrounds 

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

  • Knowledge of the psychosocial risk legislative landscape, including Respect@Work is desirable but not essential. 

  • The ability to drive high performance from others by setting clear expectations and by providing robust, timely direction and feedback to help teams see how their individual work contributes to each engagement.   

  • Leadership skills and previous experience with developing the capability of individuals, and leading teams to deliver high quality client outcomes at more senior levels. 



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.