Group Manager, Health & Safety
VIC, Head Office - Bayswater 3153

VIC, Head Office - Bayswater 3153

  • Bayswater Support Office with hybrid / remote working available
  • Lead the safety agenda in multi-site AU/NZ business
  • 130k - 150k total salary package

About Us


Belgravia Leisure is part of the Belgravia Health and Leisure Group (BHLG) and is the fastest growing leisure organisation in Australia. Our core areas of business and facilities stewardship include health clubs, wellness and spa, golf, aquatic and sporting venues in 250 locations across Australia and New Zealand. 


We are ISO 45001 accredited and proud of our safety record!


Recent safety feature article: belgravia-leisure-receive-exceptional-royal-life-saving-safety-score


About the role


The Group Manager, Health & Safety provides expert support and advice to the organisation on all matters relating to work health and safety. The role builds the capability of leaders, so that the Belgravia WHS management system is effectively embedded in all work areas. The position is responsible for the evaluation and continuous improvement of our WHS management system and its implementation across the organisation.


Reporting on WHS performance to Managers and governance is also a key responsibility, with the aim of contributing to and ensuring informed decision making. The role needs to lead, influence and build collaborative solutions to work health and safety in a complex AU/NZ organisation.


Skills and experience that make you stand out...



  • A commitment to drive a culture of safety excellence
  • A tertiary qualification in WHS or related discipline or significant senior WHS experience
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of AU/NZ WHS legislation, codes of practice and other requirements
  • Proven ability in developing WHS strategies, systems, policies and procedures
  • Experienced with internal audits
  • Attention to detail and experience producing safety reporting
  • Proven experience providing effective WHS consultancy services within a large multi-site organisation
  • Ability to communicate with all levels in the organisation particularly site-based staff
  • At least 3 years in a similar role



  • Experience working with remote teams
  • Experience in multi-site facilities management, aquatic or tourism environments


Role and Duties

  • In collaboration with the Executive Team, develop, maintain and evaluate the WHS strategy to build a positive WHS culture and continuously improve WHS performance, consistent with contemporary practice, current research and legislative compliance requirements.
  • Lead and maintain ISO 45001 accreditation.
  • Lead and maintain our annual cycle of site audit activities and compliance.
  • Manage Health and Safety committee meetings and follow up actions
  • Collaboratively assist, coach, influence and support stakeholder and leaders to make informed decisions which build WHS performance.
  • Coach and mentor managers in the application of the WHS Management System and risk management.
  • Provide information and advice to management and governance regarding serious WHS risks to the organisation, and devise appropriate solutions.
  • Maintain WHS reporting systems and facilitate a reporting culture to monitor incidents and injuries and identify risks.
  • In collaboration with the People & Culture team, develop and continuously improve training packages for our people to build capability and knowledge.
  • Manage annual WHS budget forecasting, setting, implementation and review processes.




If you are a passionate person who is looking to make a difference and leave their mark on our safety culture, we want to hear from you!


Apply Now !


We are committed to providing a child safe environment. Please refer to our child safety framework. Successful applicants will be required to obtain a national police check and a Working with Children check.  


Belgravia a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.  We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTQIA+ people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability. We're happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs - reach out to us at [email protected]

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