First listed on: 05 August 2019

Safety System and Analytics Specialist 

About Us

The Safety team at Coles is committed to building a safe, happy and energised team. With a solid commitment to embedding a strong safety culture, this team works hard to raise awareness and support, coach and guide the team on safety best practice. Our team members’ safety and wellbeing, and the safety of our customers, is the number one goal.

The role

At Coles our vision is to embed safety into our DNA and ensure that we all go home safe!  An exciting opportunity exists to join the Coles Group team as a Safety Systems and Analytics Specialist. The primary responsibility of this role is to develop and deliver, timely and insightful reporting and analytics that enable the business delivery on its safety plan. As a self-insured business this role is also responsible to coordinate and maintain the Coles Group Safety Management System including;

  • maintaining and controlling Safety Management System documents across the Group and Brands including document control
  • publishing Safety Management System documents to ensure information is current and available to the business, and
  • partnering with the Brands to coordinate internal and external audit schedules in consultation with relevant internal and external stakeholders

The successful candidate will have sound knowledge, skill and experience in data analysis, dashboard development, report presentation and document publishing and experience in maintaining safety management systems and audit documentation.

Based in our Tooronga Support Centre, this role reports to the Group Safety and Deliver Manager and has the ability to work in a dynamic and fast paced operational environment. The successful candidate has the ability to develop strong and effective working relationships and communicate successfully and confidently at all levels.

A highly analytical role that also involves strategic thinking and process efficiency. If you are someone who is systematic in their thinking, analytical and is passionate about safety, this could be the role for you.

To be successful, you’ll have:

  • qualifications or solid experience in data analytics, report development and safety insights
  • proven experience in maintaining safety management systems and audit documentation meeting self-insurance or quality management system requirements
  • proven experience in document design and publishing
  • exceptional attention to detail to ensure accuracy and consistency of documentation and data
  • experience in a dynamic, fast paced operational environment, with competing priorities with experience in retailing and/or multi-site food manufacturing preferable
  • experience in developing effective working relationships and meeting stakeholder requirements through high levels of customer service
  • experience working with online safety systems to maintain high quality data.
  • advanced skills in Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, outlook) SharePoint, Document Management System, Web and Adobe design computer software


Our commitment of making good things happen at Coles starts with our people. It is important for us to celebrate our wins and develop our people. In addition to a competitive salary, the other good things include:

  • Receiving a team member discount and exclusive team member offers;
  • Sampling new products and flavours before they hit the shelves;
  • 12 weeks of paid parental leave for primary care givers and 1 week of paid leave for secondary care givers;
  • Access to an onsite childcare School Holiday Program;
  • Access to a Fitness Centre and Body Therapy Clinic; and
  • Being part of a fun and inclusive culture where you can learn and develop your skills through our excellent ongoing training and development


At Coles, we are all about our people. As a top-30 ASX listed company, we are a dynamic, empowering and collaborative organisation that is focused on ensuring a positive, inclusive work environment for all team members. We believe in energising everyone by having you become part of a more purposeful work life. At Coles, we believe we are better together when team members can perform at their best and will support you in bringing your best self every day. So, how will you make good things happen at Coles?


At Coles, we know we are at our best when our team is representative of the communities we serve and are proud of our commitment to providing supportive work environments for all team members. We actively encourage applications from all candidates, including the LGBTI community, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities.


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