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HSE Advisor

About us:

Established in 2007, CDC Data Centres is Australia’s leading operator of sovereign, secure, world-class data centre facilities. CDC is expanding into New Zealand and is in the process of constructing two world-class hyperscale data centres in Auckland with completion expected in 2022.

CDC’s data centre investment here in New Zealand will be a key driver in the improvement of digital inclusion across society and accelerate a connected New Zealand. Innovative thinking is in our DNA, this has been critical to our growth and we continue to develop to the future technology shifts within the IT and semi-conductor industry.

Headquartered in Canberra with multiple facilities in the ACT, NSW and New Zealand, CDC’s diversified operations provide secure data centre configurations that support co-location, containerised and hyperscale compute environments with all campuses interconnected with high-speed carrier grade networks.

At CDC we are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. We believe that everyone’s unique experiences enable us to deliver meaningful benefits for our people, our clients and communities. Our mission is to attract, retain and grow the world’s best data centre team.

Our people are responsive, innovative and trusted in supporting our customers. Together, we configure the landscape to meet the security, reliability, connectivity and sustainability needs for today and tomorrow.

About the Role:

As the HSE Advisor you will contribute to the implementation and management of a positive and proactive HSE culture across the company. Activities will include the coordination of a broad range of HSE activities to ensure continued management system compliance and certifications

Other responsibilities include:

  • Work collaboratively towards yours and your team’s Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) as agreed with management
  • Investigating / recording incidents
  • Undertaking risk assessments and site inspections
  • Identifying potential hazards
  • Determining and implementing ways of reducing risks
  • Support environment, health, and safety policies / strategies
  • Compiling and validating HSE reports against key metrics
  • Assisting in pre-qualification and compliance processes
  • Creating and delivering education and training to a broad group of stakeholders
  • Delivering presentations and contributing to bids and requests for tender
  • Provides support to health and safety meetings internal and external
  • Liaising with relevant authorities
  • Keeping up to date and ensuring compliance with current health and safety legislation
  • Managing the development, maintenance, revision of policies and procedures for the Management Systems such as SWMS/MOP’s SOPS’, EOP’s and their related activities to ensure they continue to be relevant and provide effective management.
  • Assisting with internal and external audits to ensure compliance with the HSE Safety Management System and relevant legislation
  • Continuous improvement – ideas on improving current processes and procedures

About You:

  • Proven commitment to health and safety
  • Experience in developing and implementing systems and reporting framework
  • A strong background and understanding of mission critical operations
  • Experience in and a sound understanding of safety in the Construction industry
  • Managing various project elements simultaneously and working under tight deadlines.
  • Collaboration and engagement with contractors, demonstrating resilience and resolving resistance when it arises.
  • Coaching and the conduct of training programs.
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills combined with good operational knowledge and understanding of critical safety risk
  • Attention to detail
  • An Ability to work flexible hours and to respond to changing requirements and priorities.
  • Excellent written skills and working effectively with Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe


Australian or New Zealand citizenship and ability to obtain an NV1 Security Clearance

Application Process

If you are looking for an opportunity to play a vital role in a fast-growing Australian technology company and be part of our amazing team, please email your resume and cover letter to


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