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Group Manager – WHS

Melbourne, Victoria

Salary: $175,000 - $200,000

plus super

  • Newly created Group Manager role
  • Lead the strategic transformation of the safety culture, fostering openness, inclusivity, and empowerment.
  • Use creativity and challenge the status quo

About the Company:
We are proud to be partnering with a leading iconic Australian retail group who have 500 stores and 6500 dedicated team members across the ANZ Region. After a recent organisational redesign, they are seeking a visionary Group Manager – WHS to drive their safety culture forward.

About The Role:
This newly shaped role offers an exciting opportunity to lead the transformation of the safety culture. You’ll have the freedom to unleash your creativity and contemporary thinking, shaping a new age approach to WHS management. As the Group Manager, you’ll oversee a team of 3 passionate professionals across safety and workers’ compensation. While this is an end-to-end strategic role, you will also need to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead the strategic transformation of the safety culture, fostering openness, inclusivity, and empowerment.
  • Develop and implement innovative WHS strategies, challenging traditional approaches and driving change.
  • Collaborate with diverse stakeholders across retail stores and distribution centres to ensure alignment and effectiveness.
  • Manage board reporting and actively participate in board discussions on safety performance.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to your team, ensuring their professional development and success.

About You:
You are a contemporary and creative thinker, unafraid to challenge the status quo and think outside the box. Possessing strategic acumen combined with a hands-on approach, you dive into the details to drive meaningful change. Your track record speaks volumes, demonstrating successful leadership in WHS strategy for businesses, with a proven ability to deliver results. Your exceptional communication skills enable you to effectively engage with diverse stakeholders, fostering collaboration and alignment. Thriving in fast-paced and dynamic environments, you embrace challenges as opportunities for growth and innovation.

Here, you’ll have the opportunity to shape and drive the transformation of the safety culture, empowering team members to excel in a safe and supportive environment. You will have a blank canvas, be encouraged to use creativity and challenge the status quo and be supported by an empowering leader and executive team.


  • Competitive salary package with performance-based incentives.
  • Truly flexible and hybrid working environment – outcome focused.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment with a focus on employee development.
  • Access to training and development programs to enhance your skills and expertise.
  • Be part of a renowned Australian retailer making a positive impact on communities across Australia and NZ.

Apply now for Group Manager – WHS