Safety & Wellbeing Operations Manager – WA

May 23, 2024
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At Bunnings, you’ll make a positive difference to our business and beyond.

Bunnings is the leading retailer of home improvement and lifestyle products in Australia and New Zealand and a major supplier to project builders, commercial tradespeople and the housing industry. Operating from a network of stores, trade centres, frame and truss sites, and online, Bunnings caters for consumer and commercial customers.

By joining our passionate and diverse team, you will have the opportunity to grow, develop, have fun and make a positive difference – to our customers and the communities where we live and work.

About the role

You will be responsible for the delivery of safety and wellbeing operational and risk services and supporting the strategic and day to day operational optimisation.

Leading a small team you will lead the implementation and embedment of the safety & wellbeing management system at an operational level as well as oversee the management of safety risks.

What’s involved:

  • Manage the delivery of the relevant Bunnings Safety and Wellbeing Strategic objectives
  • Ensuring safe systems of work are implemented and monitored, in accordance with the Safety and Wellbeing Management System
  • Provide leadership and motivation to encourage team members and the wider organisation to achieve excellence
  • Leading change management activities to support implementation of safety and wellbeing systems, initiatives and programs
  • Overseeing the safety and wellbeing risk mitigation whilst delivering commercial outcomes

Who we’re looking for:

Bringing your strong relationship and stakeholder engagement skills you will be highly skilled at liaising with all levels of the organisation, building trusted relationships and understanding stakeholder needs.

You are innovative, proactive and a strategic thinker with the ability to adapt and pivot to meet changing business requirements.

You’ll need:

  • Significant demonstrated experience in safety & wellbeing in a complex environment
  • Tertiary education in health and safety or a related discipline, ideally coupled with relevant experience
  • Sound working knowledge of health, safety and wellbeing management systems and legislation, including delivery of new systems within a business
  • Strong planning and organisations skills and a high level of attention to detail

We’re here to support you.

Bunnings strives to ensure everyone is treated fairly and our team are committed to supporting you at any stage of your recruitment journey. Be sure to let us know if you require an adjustment and we can provide the most appropriate support for you. Contact us at and a member of the team will be in touch.

You’ll be part of a workplace where you’ll feel like you belong.

There’s so much on offer when you’re part of our Bunnings team with benefits including:

  • Our flexible and informal work environment which helps bring balance between work and home.
  • Team discount at Bunnings, OnePass and with other Wesfarmers retailers including Kmart, Target, Officeworks and Catch.
  • Discounts from corporate partners (such as private health insurance, gyms, car rental) and cost price food and drinks at our Bunnings café.
  • 12 weeks paid parental leave, regardless of gender, annual flu vaccinations and health checks.
  • The opportunity to create a real difference in your local community and environment.

Join us and experience Bunnings from the other side of the counter.

Please note that if your application progresses to the reference check stage, you may be required to submit a police check. If your search returns a criminal record, Bunnings will assess whether the record impacts your ability to perform the key requirements of the role.