HSE Specialist, Pacific
Job ID
Service line
GWS Segment
Role type
Areas of Interest
Construction, Health and Safety/Environment, Project Management
Sydney - New South Wales - Australia
Working for a Global Leader in Real Estate
Take the next step in your Health Safety & Environment career 
Leadership role servicing a key client account
Based in Sydney CBD

Culture of our team at CBRE GWS

CBRE is the world's leading and largest commercial real estate services and investment firm; a growing and visionary organisation, comprised of the best and brightest professionals. Within Global Workspace Solutions, also known as GWS, we are invested in the development and unique needs of our diverse employees and client accounts.

Job Summary

An exciting opportunity for a HSE Australia and Pacific role to work on a financial client account.  This global account is highly valued with great client/CBRE integration and synergy and offers the opportunity to be a part of and work with teams all over the world. 

Here’s a snapshot of your day:

Country Responsibilities: 
  • The Australia HSE Representative on the People and Workplace committee providing expert H&S advice, coordinate and organize quarterly meeting agenda and meeting minutes
  • Conduct safety meetings, audits, and inspections to ensure compliance, evaluate performance, identify corrective action, and implement follow up assessments
  • Plan, implement, and conduct preventative care, safety, and compliance training programs
  • Provide management with guidance on health and safety and confirm all responsible countries and locations fulfill industry, local and state guidelines and regulations
  • Collaborates with management to develop emergency evacuation arrangement and serve as primary contact for injury and incident notification, investigation, and case management

Regional Support Responsibilities: 
  • Assist in managing Global/APAC HSE programs and initiatives to meet regulatory requirements and CS standards. Evaluate new and existing APAC HSE programs to assess suitability and the need for changes
  • Assist in overseeing APAC specific HSE plans and procedures are current. Complete and effectively implemented
  • Provide support in monitoring and tracking all HSE near-misses, incidents and accidents and review recommended corrective/preventive actions and track their implementation and effectiveness across the APAC region

COVID-19 Management Responsibilities: 
  • Manage client’s COVID Case Management Protocol as well as COVID related programs (eg. Cleaning and Disinfection, PPE, Return of Office, Visitor and Event Management, COVID safeplan etc.) in meeting compliance and effectiveness.
  • Assess all employees and onsite vendors COVID reported cases and put-up recommended actions aligned with local requirements and Client’s COVID Management Protocols. Coverage may expand from Australia to rest of APAC.
  • Provide support in monitoring, tracking, and trending all COVID-19 cases across the APAC region

Skills and experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) in Health, Safety and Environmental or related field
  • 8-10 years HSE experience (preferrable)
  • Qualifications in OHSAS 18001, ISO 45001 or ISO 14001 is an advantage
  • Data Centres, large office environments, financial services, construction and/or facilities maintenance/management highly desired
  • Possess Certification IV in Work Health and Safety
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified in Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Certified Hazardous Material Manager (CHMM)
  • Occupational Health and Safety Technician (OHST) preferred or a combination of the above certifications
  • Advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles and ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions
  • Conduct advanced financial analysis
  • Ability to comprehend, analyse and interpret complex documentation including laws, regulations and court findings
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organisational, analytical and problem solving skills

Can we inspire you to join us? 
  • Rewarding career with leadership developmental opportunities within GWS and across CBRE 
  • Partner with a friendly and collaborative team
  • A great opportunity to make your mark in a world class organization
  • Competitive salary package with bonus structure
CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) works with clients to make real estate a meaningful contributor to organizational productivity and performance. Our account management model is at the heart of our client-centric approach to delivering integrated real estate solutions. Each client is entrusted with a dedicated leader and is supported by regional and global resources, leveraging the industry's most robust platform. CBRE GWS delivers consistent, measurably superior outcomes for our clients at every stage of the lifecycle, and across industries and geographies.