The Alpine Group

Group Safety Manager

The Alpine Group


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Applications Close - End of Day: 21-01-2019

$120 - $140k

New Zealand

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The Company

Established in 1963, the Alpine Group is a Wanaka based, family owned business with interests in Aviation, Tourism, Pastoral Farming and the Processing & Export of Petfoods and Nutraceuticals. Their intimate knowledge of the Southern Alps and Fiordland ensure their tourism brands deliver unforgettable and authentic New Zealand wilderness experiences. Key brands include Minaret Station, Alpine Helicopters and Southern Lakes Heliski. For more information, please see


The Role

Based in Wanaka, the Group Safety Manager will work closely with the Group Business Manager and report to the Managing Director forming part of the Senior Leadership Team. The Alpine Group is seeking a passionate and highly skilled Safety Manager to drive and lead safety and be a key part of productivity and efficiency initiatives within the Group. This role will focus on overall management of the Safety Management System (SMS) as a systematic approach to managing safety, including the necessary organisational structures, accountabilities, policies and procedures.

The role will also incorporate the transition from a Quality Management System (QMS) approach to an expanded and enhanced SMS incorporating Standard and Commercial Operating Procedures for Aviation and Marine businesses as well as Tourism. All regulatory compliance is managed by the Group Safety Manager as well as having responsibility for maintaining safe behaviour and developing a proactive culture through an engaged workforce.


Your Skills & Experience

It is of critical importance to have a background in the Aviation Industry in some way and to be able to demonstrate significant knowledge and experience managing safety systems and supporting safe behaviour at all levels of an organisation. As you will be responsible for liaison with Aviation and Marine Regulators as well as Government Agencies, experience working at this level is advantageous. Knowledge and experience in NZCAA, EASA, ISO9001 is ideal and you must qualify for CAA Fit & Proper and Senior Person standards.

You’ll be highly adaptable and flexible with a passion for keeping staff and clients safe. You will be detail focused, analytical with a ‘hands on’ approach to problem solving and the ability to demonstrate strong communication and influencing skills. In addition, you need to enjoy working within a team environment and have a good sense of humour.

This role is an exciting senior opportunity and the successful applicant will be joining a dynamic and highly regarded family owned business delivering incredible experiences to their clients every day in one of the New Zealand’s most enviable lifestyle destinations. For more information on the region please visit


To Apply

Please submit your CV and cover letter outlining your experience related to the role and why you are interested in the position by clicking on the appropriate ‘Apply’ button. Initial enquiries can be made to Carole Peterson on 03 345 8751 or Sally Wynn-Williams on 027 478 5554.

Applications will close 5pm 21 January, 2019.

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