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People Safety Business Partner

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People Safety at Air New Zealand incorporates aviation and occupational health, safety and wellbeing. Our People Safety team are expert advisors who partner with stakeholders across our business to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of our customers and our employees. We're embedding a safety culture through mindful leadership, proactive risk management, the fostering of healthy relationships and ensuring appropriate tools and resources are always available.

Air New Zealand has a fantastic permanent, full-time opportunity for a People Safety Business Partner within our People Safety team.

In this role you be working as part of business leadership teams to influence, advice and coach in support of the implementation of business unit specific People Safety (aviation and occupational health, safety and wellbeing) initiatives and programmes in line with the Group People Safety Strategy to drive safety culture change. Acts as senior advocate of Group General Managers, General Managers and members of the Airline Leadership Team (ALT) in brokering required support, solutions and initiatives with our wider People Safety Assurance Team.

To be successful in this role, you will have strongly demonstrated competency in Health and Safety through a certified national qualification or recognised Diploma. You will have advanced knowledge and proven experience in a large complex organisation influencing and motivating diverse teams to achieve business goals.

Why Join Air NZ Air Operations and People Safety team?

  • Great exposure to an extensive spectrum of risk and safety and opportunity to drive continuous improvement
  • Varied and challenging operational role
  • Grow your H & S career across a wide-ranging career pathway
  • No two days are the same and you get to work with a wide range of people integrating safety into everything we do

If this role sounds like a bit of you, please apply now with an updated CV via our Careers site.

Additional Information

At Air New Zealand, we are proudly committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and believe in creating a truly inclusive workplace where everyone can be themselves and thrive. Our people are our greatest asset – because while everything else we do in our operation can be replicated by our competitors, it is our people that truly set us apart. We are firm believers in celebrating the differences and diversity of thought our people bring to their roles. We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds, including those with a disability, additional health and mental health needs, and/or are neurodiverse to apply for our roles.

If you have encountered any accessibility barriers and require further information or reasonable accommodations to our recruitment process, please reach out to the recruiter listed on this job advert so they are able to support you to freely participate equitably in our recruitment and selection process.

Whāia te pae tawhiti kia tata. Ko te pae tata whakamaua, kia tina.

"Seek to bring distant horizons closer. Once near, seize them and make them your reality."

  1. Airline Operations, Safety & Wellbeing


Auckland, NZ

Closing Date


  1. Permanent Full time
our consultant managing the role

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