Safety and Compliance Manager

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Organisation : Hireup

Location : Sydney (Frenchs Forest)

Work Type : Full-time

Sector : Disabilities

Salary Type : Annual Package

Salary : $80,000 - $100,000

Application Closing Date : 15 Jan, 2017

About the Role

About us:

Hireup is an Australian technology startup connecting people with disability and support workers online.

We harness technology to give people with disability the power to find, hire and manage their own support workers.

We’re a socially driven, for-purpose startup, run by a small but dedicated team of thinkers, builders and doers. And we’re looking for our next recruit. If you’re an experienced, bright and motivated Safety and Compliance expert (preferably with a background and/or interest in training systems) with an entrepreneurial spirit and penchant for big picture thinking, we want to hear from you.

Want to know more about us? Why not check out the great things people are saying about us, here. To understand the power of common ground and finding the right support, have a look here.


About the job:

–       Reporting to CEO – Jordan O’Reilly

–       Full time, Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5pm

–       Start date: Immediate (January 2017)

–       Remuneration: Tier 3 – $80,000 – $100,000


Responsibilities and duties:

The role will involve work and responsibility across the following five areas:

1. WHS systems

  • Redesign, build and implement full organisational WHS systems, including:

         – HQ WHS systems and compliance

         – Hireup (platform) WHS system – design, build and implement v.4 of the Hireup safety system (worker and client)

  • Ongoing management of all user safety, compliance and WHS related events, incidents and issues:

         – First responder to all issues or incidents relating to our users

         – Coordinating and making representations with all relevant authorities – state and federal policy, relevant government departments, work cover, relevant ombudsman, etc.

  • Ongoing strategy:

         – Lead the design, development and implementation of ongoing WHS strategy for the organisation

         – Attend all relevant conferences, expos and industry trainings


2. Training systems

  • Redesign, build and implement full organisational training systems (both internal and platform based training).
  • Partnerships: building offline, innovative partnerships with some of Australia’s leading training providers
  • Ongoing strategy:

         – Lead the design, development and implementation of ongoing training strategy for the organisation

         – Attend all relevant conferences, expos and industry trainings


3. Risk management

  • Working closely with the CEO to design, build and implement an organisational risk management system


4. Policy and procedure

  • Building and implementing all organisational policies and procedures


5. Compliance, Accreditation and Insurance

  • Work closely with the CEO on all compliance and accreditation related activities, such as NDIS registration and industry standards.
  • Manage all organisational insurance policies and projects.


About you:

–       We’re looking for someone with a background in training, occupational/workplace health and safety, compliance and risk management.

–       We want an energetic, positive and entrepreneurial individual with the ability to turn big ideas into reality by getting their hands dirty


Skills and experience:

–       Passionate about good safety and compliance systems

–       5 + years experience in occupational health and safety, training, compliance and/or risk related role

–       Experience in the disability sector with a good understanding current policy reforms – Highly desirable

–       Super positive attitude with a growth mindset

–       Ability to think on a systematic level, as well the ability to generate practical and implementable ideas

–       Excellent verbal and communications skills

–       Demonstrated ability to design, develop and implement complex organizational systems

–       Confident and capable with demonstrated ability to lead others

–       Self-motivated and reliable

–       Eager to work in a startup environment: fast paced, rapidly changing, high growth

–       Not afraid to get stuck in – you will be working in a small team and will need the ability to implement ideas and strategies yourself


What we’ll be looking for:

  • Can you find and craft your own clarity in this role?
  • Do you have the capability to learn quickly, build teams of experts around you and then execute efficiently?
  • Are you highly motivated to be here, contributing to the overall vision and team culture?
  • Excellent attendance
  • Positive, open-minded and energetic attitude
  • High quality and consistent performance

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Hireup

Apply for this Job

For details concerning this role, please contact

Jordan O'Reilly

Phone : 0291135933

Email : jordan@hireup.com.au

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Safety and Compliance Manager via Pro Bono Australia.


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