Opening in 2021, Te Pae Christchurch will be an international standard convention centre, centrally located in the heart of Christchurch. Managed by ASM Global, the world’s leading venue management company, an exciting opportunity to be part of Te Pae Christchurch’s pre-opening team is now available.

Reporting to the Director of Building Services, we are looking to appoint a Health, Safety and Security Manager to work within the Building Services team. This role involves providing professional, customer focused health, safety and security advice that ensures a safe and secure environment for Te Pae Christchurch team members, guests and visitors.

This role will be delivered with a positive professional attitude, high quality standards, and the values of manaakitanga providing our clients an experience like no other.

Key Duties:

  • Deliver best practice health, safety and security (HS&S) policies, procedures and programs within the framework of HSWA (2015).
  • Manage the risk assessment process throughout the venue, ensuring that all hazard and risk registers undertaken at the venue are current.
  • Ensure the induction of all staff, contractors, exhibitors and organisers.
  • Oversee the development of a health and safety culture within Te Pae Christchurch.
  • Manage the day to day and event related security operations within the Centre.
  • Oversee the development and monitoring of the Centre’s Emergency Response Manual.
  • Manage external contractors to ensure that their work practices meet the health and safety requirements of Te Pae Christchurch.
  • Revise and direct the ongoing development and implementation of the HS&S System.

The Person:

  • Be suitably qualified and have in depth knowledge of current health, safety and security legislation and practices.
  • Have the ability to create and grow a company wide culture of safety and security excellence.
  • Understand the security arrangements for large scale events or a large facility.
  • Have experience in managing staff, and the ability to train, encourage and develop the team.
  • Experience in Gallagher Command Centre, Risk Sense and Milestone would be advantageous.

The role requires flexible working hours, the ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Applicants must have New Zealand or permanent residency. The successful applicant will be required to provide a Criminal History Check.

If you meet the above criteria and want to be part of this exciting world class convention centre in the heart of Christchurch, we would love to hear from you.

Applications close 5 March 2021 at 4pm.

About ASM Global

ASM Global is the world’s leading venue management and services company. The company was formed by the merger of AEG Facilities and SMG, global leaders in venue and event strategy and management. The company’s elite venue network spans five continents, with a portfolio of more than 300 of the world’s most prestigious arenas, stadiums, convention and exhibition centres, and performing arts venues. From Aberdeen to Anchorage, and Sydney to Stockholm, its venues connect people –through the unique power of live experiences.

ASM Global’s diverse portfolio of clients benefit from the company’s depth of resources and unparalleled experience, expertise and creative problem-solving. Each day, the company’s 61,000 passionate employees around the world delivers locally tailored solutions and cutting-edge technologies to deliver maximum results for venue owners, and operations, and amazing experiences for guests. By consistently looking for new ways to envision, innovate and empower the spaces and places that bring people together, ASM Global elevates the human spirit while delivering the highest value for all stakeholders. For more information, please visit