Work Related Health (WRH) Intelligence Lead | Wellington
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|Application Close Date:||20-Sep-2020|
- Developing WRH insights and intelligence
- Make an impact on the health outcomes of New Zealand's workforce
- Permanent - Wellington
WorkSafe New Zealand's vision is that everyone who goes to work comes home healthy and safe. As Work Related Health (WRH) Intelligence Lead you will have the rare opportunity to make an outsized impact on the health outcomes of New Zealand's workforce.
Using your expertise in medicine or the health sciences, and in conjunction with the Regulatory Intelligence team's existing data, intelligence, and analytics expertise, you will develop new ways of gaining insights into the distribution of WRH related harms, their causes, and ways of preventing them from occurring.
Key responsibilities include:
- Provide thought leadership for the development of WRH insights and intelligence.
- Advise and support the development of an effective and high-quality WRH surveillance system.
- Lead the delivery of WRH focused analytical products that support the development of interventions to improve health risk management in workplaces.
- Develop and maintain the network of contacts necessary to support WorkSafe's WRH intelligence needs.
- Develop insights into the drivers of harm in the WRH space.
- Liaise, consult and contribute to inter-disciplinary projects with a range of internal and external stakeholders, as required.
Ideally you will:
- Have a degree in the health sciences, or a related field (i.e. public health, medicine). Ideally this would be a post-graduate degree (masters/PhD).
- Be a flexible thinker – interested in exploring innovative and unconventional routes to gaining insight into the work related health harm landscape, causes of harm, and future risks and opportunities for harm prevention.
- Be a proactive networker, interested in developing links with a diverse range of groups – from academic experts to industry body and union representatives, all with the goal of developing deeper insights into work related health.
- Be interested in working in small project teams with experts from other fields to leverage different types of expertise and make a difference to New Zealander's work related health outcomes.
- Proven previous experience communicating complex ideas in written and verbal formats.
- Working knowledge and experience in a relevant health sciences/medical field.
- Ability to lead the delivery of analytical projects and advice to high level decision-makers.
WorkSafe New Zealand, Mahi Haumaru Aotearoa, is the primary workplace health and safety regulator – our vision is that everyone who goes to work comes home healthy and safe. Alongside other regulators we lead New Zealand to achieve healthy and safe workplaces through engagement, education and enforcement.
WorkSafe offer a range of benefits including free life, trauma and income protection insurances, discounts on health insurance and eye care, four weeks annual leave plus three days WorkSafe leave, and learning and professional development opportunities.
To apply for this position, please click on the Apply link below. This will allow you to register your details, submit your application.
For more information you can email firstname.lastname@example.org with any queries.
Applications close on Sunday 20 September 2020.