We are seeking a specialist to support our team with a review of regulatory, assurance and governance frameworks in the explosives and munitions manufacturing sector.

The successful candidate will most likely have:

  • sound knowledge of Work Health and Safety and Dangerous Goods (Explosives) legislation,
  • background in explosives and munitions manufacturing,
  • experience in Major Hazard Facilities compliance regimes,
  • understanding of explosives manufacturing and transport licensing regimes,
  • understanding of explosives safety hazards and risks,
  • experience in developing and implementing compliance, safety assurance and due diligence frameworks,
  • regulatory background in Dangerous Goods and/or Major Hazard Facilities an advantage,
  • strong analytical skills,
  • good writing and communication skills,
  • an ability to engage with both the shop floor and management, and
  • previous consulting experience.

The initial engagement is envisaged to be about 16 weeks, though the actual duration will be determined in conjunction with the client during the initial scoping phase. Ongoing implementation work for the right candidate is expected.

The initial work is based in Canberra with field work expected. Some travel will be required. Remote working is acceptable.

Kiah delivers major breakthroughs for our clients, saving hundreds of millions of dollars by innovating, resolving, challenging, and turning around programs that are in disarray. Our work requires not just knowledge and experience, but the willingness to lead and participate in intense programs of work. We choose people who have passion, drive and dedication to an outcome. We look for leadership, management, empathy, common sense, drive and intellectual agility.

Our heritage is in working for the public sector and for organisations delivering services to the public sector. We now have and expanding capability in work place health and safety, hazardous facilities operating practices, complex engineering project management, environmental management and the oil and gas industry production and terminals management. We have a growing demand for our services from industry.

The successful applicant will work under the direction of a Kiah Lead. Much of the work will be undertaken independently.

Candidate MUST be an Australian citizen and preferably hold a national security clearance. This work is offered on a contract or temporary basis. A transition pathway to permanent employment is available.

Anticipated start date Jan 2019.  Applications close 23 Nov 2018.

Contact us at corporate@kiah.com