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Title:  Senior Safety Advisor

Job Number:  7904

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 a Senior Safety Advisor to join the project systems assurance and governance programs and initiatives to ensure performance is aligned to the requirements of the Health and Safety Management System, and to review performance trends and provide support to site teams to deliver actions that provide for continuous improvement in system and procedural compliance for health and safety.




Responsibilities of the role include; 


  • Implement planning strategies to support assurance programmes for the project
  • Monitor compliance with the safety systems and procedures within the workplace and provide operational support to the wide safety team.
  • Support the Manager-Systems and Governance in delivering process improvements in health and safety systems and procedures across the Project.
  • Interface with project teams, partners, stakeholders, consultants for the management and implementation of assurance programs.
  • Establish positive working relationships with project personnel and raise awareness of safety risks.
  • Prepare and maintain reports and documentation concerning the aspects of project safety audits and assurance elements.
  • Maintain knowledge of applicable legislative requirements including government regulations, standards and policies.
  • Undertake / Facilitate ICAMs and reviews of investigations to ensure quality is maintained and actions are sustainable, implemented and communicated across the Project.
  • Maintain professional relationships with regulatory bodies and clients to foster the professional image of CYP.
  • Evaluate, investigate and gather information that will address inadequacies concerning safety matters
  • Review specific high risk planned works to be undertaken to ensure compliance with the method of work.
  • Support the communication of Safety requirements to the project


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


  • Diploma of Work Health and Safety or equivalent.
  • Safety Lead Auditor qualification
  • Construction / Heavy Industry safety management (7+ years).
  • Experience in conducting and interpreting audit reviews.
  • Experienced Investigation Facilitator
  • Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative risk assessment and monitoring of risk controls.
  • Experience monitoring, reviewing and reporting on performance, compliance and defects.



CYP D&C companies are diverse, flexible and inclusive as employers of choice. We engage, enable and empower our people. Inclusion sets all of us up for success. 


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