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Title:  Safety Manager

Job Number:  6155

Melbourne, AU


CYP Design & Construction Joint Venture (CYP D&C) has been contracted to design and build the tunnels and stations for the Metro Tunnel Project. 


CYP D&C brings together three of Australia's leading construction partners John Holland, Lendlease, and Bouygues Construction. 


The Metro Tunnel Project will untangle the City Loop by taking three of Melbourne’s busiest train lines through a new tunnel under the city. It will create a new end-to-end train line from Sunbury to Cranbourne/Pakenham, with twin nine-kilometre tunnels and five new underground stations at Arden (to be renamed North Melbourne), Parkville, Anzac, and two new CBD stations - State Library and Town Hall - which will directly connect to the City Loop. 



We are looking for an experienced Safety Manager with a strong background in Buildings and Rail to implement and control Safety Management requirements, strategies and initiatives across a workplace and report progress to the Project Manager and Project leadership team.


Responsibilities of the role include; 


  • Develop and administer education and compliance programs for employees, clients, contractors and visitors
  • Guide and support the Project Leadership Team to develop and implement a safety culture that aligns to the company vision
  • Ensure the projects maintains robust risk management processes, capability, focus and discipline related to safety
  • Initiate and administer safety improvement, education and compliance programs for workplaces within the region
  • Investigate all causes of events on site and recommend actions to prevent future occurrences
  • Provide specialist support to internal stakeholders
  • Coordinate and provide day to day specialist support to internal stakeholders
  • Develop and guide project safety professionals
  • Ensure the project understands and have the tools to meet their regulatory and legal safety obligations
  • Maintain comprehensive safety records, manage statutory reporting requirements and monitor safety performance progress
  • Maintain an update-to-date knowledge of relevant legal, regulatory and company safety requirements
  • Support the effectiveness of the consultative framework and communicate safety matters to management and staff as appropriate




To be successful in this key role, you must have: 


  • Advanced Diploma Safety in Occupational Health and Safety or equivalent
  • Safety Lead Auditor Qualification
  • Bachelor’s degree in Quality, Safety, Environmental, Project Management or other associated disciplines
  • TAE Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Construction safety management (10+ years)
  • Audit management practices (2-3 years)
  • Experience in quantitative and qualitative risk assessment and monitoring of risk controls and actions involved in delivery and implementation of projects is preferred
  • Knowledge of Safety legislation and statutes (especially those relating to Comcare), and ability to interpret any applicable statutes or legislation relevant to Project is preferred
  • Knowledge of Environmental legislation and statutes, and ability to interpret any applicable statutes or legislation relevant to Project is preferred


CYP D&C is a diverse, flexible and inclusive organisation. We enable and empower our people and are committed to equal employment opportunities (EEO). We strive to remove barriers to help people join the CYP D&C team. 


Consideration for these roles will be given to applicants that are able to demonstrate the relevant background and experience outlined. 


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.