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Senior Manager - Injury Management and Work Health and Safety (16-month contract)


At Macquarie, our vision is to build and promote healthy and safe workplaces which enable and empower people to do their best work. An opportunity has come up for a motivated and enthusiastic individual with occupational rehabilitation, employee health, and insurance expertise to join a driven and experienced Human Resources team as the Senior Manager - Injury Management and Work Health and Safety (WHS).

About the role and responsibilities:

  • Encompassing a wide range of injury management and WHS related matters you will be engaging with staff across the business by leading the development and implementation of proactive health and wellbeing initiatives in the prevention of incidents, injuries, and illnesses
  • managing health cases and insurance claims of work and non-work-related injuries and illnesses using best practice and early intervention case management principles
  • engaging business partners and different stakeholders within the business in the management of individual health matters
  • participating in insurer claim review meetings and analysis of claims management data to identify key trends
  • managing our WHS framework, including hazard identification and risk mitigation, first aid, ergonomics, manual handling and psychological health and safety
  • providing analysis, specialist knowledge and advice on current trends, research, and evidence to influence improvement in relation to organisational psychosocial risks
  • overseeing and contributing to the development, delivery and evaluation of wellbeing initiatives and training programs
  • implementing and monitoring injury management and WHS policies, frameworks, and procedures, to comply with legislative and internal business requirements
  • managing employee health insurance policies and policy renewals as well as, industry practice and regulatory change to generate reports and drive improvements based on insights identified.

About you:

  • 8+ years in occupational rehabilitation or employee insurances experience
  • tertiary qualifications in an Allied Health Profession or WHS
  • strong knowledge of Worker’s compensation and Life insurance legislation, including claims and policy management
  • you are a natural decision maker with an ability to develop innovative solutions in a complex environment
  • you have a proactive attitude with the ability to adapt quickly to different and multiple tasks
  • you have the ability to apply negotiation strategies and work proactively to resolve issues
  • you pride yourself on delivering high quality work with great attention to detail to tight deadlines
  • you have demonstrated experience in psychosocial risk management with a proven track record of achieving positive outcomes
  • you have the ability to build valued and trusted relationships with stakeholders across the business and with various external providers
  • you balance empathy with a commercial mindset to achieve sustainable outcomes for all parties.

If this sounds like your next role, we would like to hear from you! 

About the Corporate Operations Group

The Corporate Operations Group brings together specialist support services in Digital Transformation & Data, Technology, Operations, Human Resources, Business Services, Corporate Strategy & Solutions, and the Macquarie Group Foundation. We deliver service excellence to ensure Macquarie is open for business, deliver on transformational change, invest in our people and have deep relationships with our customers.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. An inclusive and equitable environment enables us to deliver innovative and sustainable outcomes for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. From day one, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’ is as inspiring to you as it is to us, please apply. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways.

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage candidates to speak with a member of our recruitment team if you require adjustments to our recruitment process to support you, and the type of working arrangements that would help you thrive.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 18,000+ employees and offices in 33 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

Find out more at

Job no: COG-970033
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Sydney
Category: Mid-senior, Human Resources
Group: Corporate Operations Group
Division: Human Resources
Recruiter: Jodi Rutherford
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