First listed on: 25 September 2018

National Manager Health, Safety and Wellbeing - Liquor 

The role

Reporting into the GM – Operations (Liquor), this role will develop and deliver on the safety strategy resulting in an increased capability and confidence of the Liquor Leadership team in leading a safety culture that delivers great results through providing insight, guidance and coaching.

To be successful, you’ll have:

  • extensive experience in people safety with experience in self-insurance preferable or at minimum extensive management systems experience
  • proven capability in leading a team of safety professionals
  • proven record of achieving results and leading change within a fast-paced dynamic business with experience in retail preferable
  • demonstrated ability to translate business safety analysis of performance into improvement goals and strategies
  • track record in developing and implementing safety strategy

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • developing and implementing a sustainable health, safety and wellbeing strategy that drives continuous improvement in outcomes 
  • leading, developing and empowering the Liquor Safety team to deliver results
  • building positive working relationships with the Safety regulators nationally and Group Team cover, ensuring self-insurance is maintained and regulatory issues are handled effectively
  • ensure the liquor safety and injury management system is effectively implemented to drive continuous improvement on a practical level while meeting self-insurance requirements nationally
  • build trusted advisor relationship across the leadership team to influence leadership actions and insight on a day to day basis


Coles is a fast-paced, constantly changing business that focuses your talents and challenges you to perform at your best.

As a team, we’re bold with ideas and operate with pace and passion, always looking for better ways to transform retail and delight customers.


If that isn’t exciting enough, as a team member at Coles you:

  • will receive a staff discount and exclusive team member offers
  • can enjoy a convenience store located onsite 
  • are able to sample new products and flavours before they hit the shelves 
  • have access to a Fitness Centre and Body Therapy Clinic
  • will be part of a fun and inclusive culture where customer, community and team are at the heart of what we do

About us

Today, Coles is one of Australia’s iconic retailers, providing a range of fresh food, groceries, general merchandise, liquor and fuel to millions of customers every week.

We have a combination of over 2,400 retail outlets across Australia covering Coles supermarkets, Coles Express fuel and convenience sites, Spirit Hotels and liquor stores under Liquorland, Vintage Cellars and First Choice Liquor branding.

While some things have changed over the years, one thing remains the same – our customer first strategy. We have over 112,000 fantastic team members across the country that are focused on making life easier for our customers and making a difference to the communities we serve every day.

Please Note 

We prefer to deal with you directly and have not engaged an agency for this role, so if you’re interested, please apply. 

At Coles, we aim to ensure our team represents the community we serve, embracing the richness of Australia's diverse population.


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