Senior Safety and Wellbeing Systems Specialist

April 2, 2024
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Job Description

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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

We are currently looking for a passionate Safety and Wellbeing Systems Specialist to lead the ongoing development and review of the Safety & Wellbeing management system to support the achievement of the Safety and Wellbeing strategic plan.

You will be responsible for developing, reviewing, simplifying and maintaining the processes, procedures, forms and tools that form part of the safety & wellbeing system and provide timely, accurate information and advice to stakeholders.

What’s Involved:

  • Lead the ongoing review, development and simplification of the Bunnings Safety and Wellbeing Management System (BSAFE System). Document review and rewrite
  • Review and interpret business, legislative and self-insurance (National Self insurers Audit Tool and Accredited Employers Program) requirements to ensure the development of a compliant safety and wellbeing management system
  • Prepare documents for wider consultation and inline with legislation and regulatory and legal requirements
  • Design and develop procedures, documents, forms and tools in consultation with key stakeholders that simply communicate safety & wellbeing requirements and standards
  • Lead the preparation and submission of all required documentation and evidence for Self-Insurance Audits and partnering activities and develop and monitor action plans
  • Act as an interface between different areas of the safety & wellbeing team and functions of the business to coordinate and complete reviews and consultation for changes to the BSAFE System and operational process.
  • Support the development of resources and training Material

Who we’re looking for:

Our ideal candidate will come from a Health & Safety background.

You will have sound working knowledge of health, safety and wellbeing management systems and legislation, including delivery of new systems within a business and audit experience (self-insured organisation is highly regarded).

You’ll also be well organised with strong prioritisation skills, time management skills and a high level of attention to detail.

You’ll need:

  • Tertiary qualification in health and safety or a related discipline
  • Previous experience in a Health and Safety Systems role
  • Demonstrated experience in a role managing Health and Safety management systems
  • Prior experience within an externally certified  / self insured large business
  • Highly developed written communication skills
  • Prior experience analysing and interpreting legal and other compliance requirements and translating these into simple processes and documentation
  • Proficient across Microsoft Office applications and familiarization with use and application of safety & wellbeing technology solutions

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.


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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

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