Occupational Health and Safety Manager



At Colliers Project Leaders, we deliver capital project solutions to fulfill our clients’ needs across the built environment. The work we do makes a difference in communities and for the people who live there.

We have a passion for it.

Our commitment to realizing our clients’ vision inspires us to look beyond the immediate – to the possibilities of what we can achieve together. We are 17,000 projects and counting – improving lives and helping shape the growth of sustainable, progressive and inclusive communities.

Your role

Join our team as an Occupational Health & Safety Manager.

In this role, you’ll lead the ongoing implementation of the established ISO45001:2018 certified Health & Safety Management System at Colliers Project Leaders. You will be responsible for managing and enforcing company safety policies and ensuring compliance with ISO 45001:2018 requirements, all applicable provincial and territorial regulations, and COR requirements in several provinces. 

This is a fully remote opportunity.

We are open to applicants from all locations across Canada.


  • The implementation of the Health & Safety Management System (HSMS) including review of safety policies and procedures, ensuring safe working conditions for all employees and compliance to corporate policies and all applicable laws and regulations across Colliers Project Leaders
  • Ongoing maintenance, evaluation and continuous improvement of the HSMS for continued effectiveness
  • Ensuring the HSMS conforms to the ISO 45001:2018 standard as well as COR, Codes of Practice, and appropriate legislation
  • Regularly monitoring compliance to all provincial and territorial OHS regulations, license requirements, codes and standards, ensuring the program is updated as required
  • Conduct and ensure that all required internal audits are regularly occurring to ensure compliance and conformance to applicable standards
  • Provide H&S advice and consultation to employees, project teams, including the Construction Solutions team that may encounter H&S issues on their projects, including acting as primary H&S Contact
  • Developing a positive company safety culture working with all levels of staff and management and Colliers Project Leaders locations across Canada
  • Providing guidance and oversight on incident investigations and trend analysis for incidents including the identification of corrective actions
  • Oversight of JHS Committees across all Canadian locations including maintaining schedules and membership and ensuring documentation is completed as required and all JHSC members are trained according to local legislation
  • Developing a communication plan to effectively distribute health and safety information and maintaining and reporting from the H&S software
  • Act as liaison with Regulatory authorities, WCB, WSIB, as required

  • Qualifications

  • Minimum of eight to 10 years’ experience including administration and management of an Employee Health and Safety program
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in OHS Manager role or similar
  • A demonstrated working knowledge of Provincial and Territorial Occupational, Health & Safety legislation
  • Prior or existing JHSC certification and committee experience as a member or advisor
  • Current First Aid/CPR certification
  • Lead Auditor ISO 45001:2018 OH&S Management Systems
  • Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) or equivalent H&S-related designation is considered an asset
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships across geographies
  • The ability to accommodate travel as required
  • Advanced proficiency with full Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience or knowledge of WCB legislation and claims management.
  • Don’t have every single qualification? We know that some people are less likely to apply for a job unless they are a perfect match. At Colliers Project Leaders, we’re not looking for “perfect matches.” We’re looking to welcome people to our diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace.

    So, if you’re excited about this role but don’t have every single qualification, we encourage you to apply anyway. Whether it’s this role or another one, you may be just the right candidate.

    What you can expect:

  • An opportunity to truly impact our communities
  • A flexible work environment
  • A comprehensive onboarding experience
  • Significant professional development, training, and a mentorship program
  • A paid volunteer day
  • An environment where people feel welcome, heard and included, regardless of their differences
  • And much more!
  • Join our team of difference-makers and help shape the growth of dynamic communities.



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