Members for WorkSafe New Zealand Board | Other
|Category:||Boards and Governance|
|Position Type:||Ongoing - Part Time|
|Attachments:|| WorkSafe New Zealand Board Member Position Description December 2019.docx (Word, 67KB)
|Application Close Date:||03-Feb-2020|
On behalf of the Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment is seeking expressions of interest from suitably experienced candidates to be members of the WorkSafe New Zealand Board and contribute to improving the health and safety of New Zealanders.
WorkSafe New Zealand (WorkSafe) is New Zealand's primary workplace health and safety regulator, established under the WorkSafe New Zealand Act 2013. WorkSafe works collaboratively with other regulators, agencies and parties who have an interest in the health, safety and wellbeing system, to promote good workplace health and safety practices.
The WorkSafe Board is now seeking members and welcomes applications from candidates who can demonstrate:
- strong connections to Māori and Māori business
- demonstrated leadership in health and safety in the business sector.
In addition, it is desirable for candidates to have knowledge and experience of, and capability in the following:
- public sector governance
- central government processes
- New Zealand's work health and safety environment, including work illness and occupational disease
- perspectives of workers
- perspectives of PCBUs (persons conducting a business or undertaking)
- administration of work health and safety legislation and risk management frameworks
- business generally.
This is a contestable process and applications will be assessed according to the skills and experience the Board requires at this particular time.
MBIE is committed to considering candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds, age, gender, ethnicity and geographic locations to enable the board to be high-performing.
Please apply via MBIE careers site
Candidates wishing to put forward an expression of interest should enclose a copy of their CV and submit a cover letter outlining why they wish to be a member of the WorkSafe New Zealand Board. Please refer to the attached position description for more details.
Applications close on Monday, 3 February 2020.
For enquiries about the position, please contact email@example.com