First listed on: 03 October 2019

Business Manager - Dangerous Goods 

We want to utilise your skills and experience to continue to raise the bar in prevention strategies. Do you have what it takes to creative a safer environment for Victoria?

About the role

The Business Manager, DGRU identifies opportunities to improve industry, business unit or organisational policy, program or processes and develops, designs and implements plans or policy response consistent with overall strategic direction. They lead development, including project teams, and co-ordinating the work of others to achieve the agreed improvements.

  • Provide strong people leadership and collaboration across the unit and Business Operations division
  • Liaise with the DGRU Managers in relation to the development and implementation of the divisional business plan and achievement of performance targets.
  • Support the Head of Dangerous Goods Reform Unit including stakeholder management, convening industry forums, fostering knowledge transfer across the business and coordination of Operational Reference Groups/ working groups.
  • Support the Head of Dangerous Goods Reform Unit in managing requests for information and correspondence, including requests from the Office of the Chief Executive, the Minister and external stakeholders.
  • Analyse the key risks to health and safety within the division. Scrutinise and validate program schedules and the Centralised Targeting list to assist in focussing resources.
  • In collaboration with DGRU Managers drive the development of intervention programs to be delivered by field or project resources across WSV. These can include prevention initiatives and employer interventions linked to the work of the Dangerous Goods Reform Unit.

Please ensure you take a look at the Position Description provided for additional information on accountabilities for this role.

About you

  • Significant experience in leading and managing programs across multiple teams
  • A working knowledge of the regulators role in OHS
  • Demonstrated ability to effect organisational change
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, evaluate, strategise and put into operation, business improvement measures
  • Tertiary qualification in Management or Business Administration or other relevant field

Working with Us

We pride ourselves on being a great place to work and offer flexibility to facilitate work/life balance. People who are seeking part-time or job share arrangements are encouraged to apply.

WorkSafe employees enjoy: Discounted Gym & Pool Memberships | WELL Rated Building | Group Training & Yoga Classes | Very active Social Club | Sparkling Water | Discounted Prescription Eyewear | Career Opportunities and Working for your Community!

What's next?

Applications close 11:00pm Wednesday 16 OctoberClick the link to apply, and join us in making a difference to Victorian lives.

Only people with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position. You may be required to undergo a National Police Check (and Medical Assessment) as part of the recruitment process.

Candidate screening may take place prior to the advertisement closing, so get your application in.

For further enquiries please contact Leigh O'Donnell on 03 4243 8851 or

About Us

At WorkSafe our passion for the wellbeing of Victorian workers brings us together. Our people come from a wide range of professions and with no two days ever being the same, diverse thinking comes naturally to us. As we build the WorkSafe of the future we're committed to delivering industry best practice to our people, our customers and the community. 

WorkSafe are striving to build a diverse workforce that reflects the Victorian community we serve.


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