Superintendent Health, Safety and Environment - Metals Exploration Australasia | Perth or Adelaide


Location: Perth

Job Type: Not Specified


About BHP

At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential. With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities. Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success.

Come and be a part of this success.

About the Role

This role provides an exciting opportunity to provide HSE leadership and support to the Metals Exploration (MEX) Australasia team. Reporting to the Manager Health, Safety and Environment for Metals Exploration you will be fundamental in supporting operational exploration activities in Australia and regional generative and commercial activities through the provision of technical HSE advice and support of the MEX growth agenda.

You will provide leadership and direction in the delivery of HSE fundamentals and strategic improvement initiatives for MEX Australasia and be at the forefront of the developing regional approach and ensuring that HSE systems, processes and resourcing align with regional needs. You will have the opportunity to select and build your team as activities in the region expand.

Based in Perth or Adelaide, Australia; regular travel within Australia, and eventually across the region will be required to enable effective relationships with your team and customers. You will have the opportunity to build capability and capacity within HSE through the development, coaching and alignment of the MEX Australasia team, and over time with the MEX Australasia HSE team members to deliver excellence in HSE services.

Flexible work options will be considered.

In this role you will

  • Support development and implementation of the MEX HSE Strategy and plan at a Regional and Country level in collaboration with Operational and Functional partners;
  • Support regional generative and commercial activities, providing technical HSE input into opportunity assessment and ongoing assurance of third party ventures
  • Support regional growth through engagement with pipeline development, identifying key HSE needs to support growth
  • Recruit, develop and lead a strong capable team across the region to deliver effective HSE services to your customers
  • Establish effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Define and drive effectiveness and standardisation of processes in partnership with your peers across the Metals Exploration;
  • Support the delivery of MEX and Global HSE Strategy and key Asset HSE priorities;
  • Build HSE capability and capacity within the Regional team through coaching, mentoring and the provision of advice on HSE strategy, system and procedures;

About You

You will be an experienced HSE professional with previous experience in exploration, mining or similar resources industry. You may be new to people leadership but have a passion for developing others through coaching, mentoring, rewarding and guiding.

You will have strong leadership and stakeholder engagement skills with a demonstrated capability to negotiate and influence internal and external stakeholders, including regulators and community groups.

Your well developed and professional technical expertise will stem from an influenced practice in the HSE area and a supporting tertiary degree in a health, safety, environment or related field. You will have detailed knowledge of key concepts, theories and practices related to effective management of HSE related risks.

Experience in working in the Australasia region would be well regarded.

About Our Process

At BHP, we are committed to employing individuals who align with the BHP Charter Values and meet the requirements of the role. As part of the recruitment process, there are a number of checks which may be conducted to demonstrate applicants suitability for a role including police / criminal background checks, medical, drug and alcohol testing, due diligence checks, right to work checks, and/or reference checks.

To ensure the safety and wellbeing of our people, BHP requires employees in Australia to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in line with BHP’s Covid Policy and any relevant State health directives. If you are applying for a role at BHP please consider this requirement when submitting your application. BHP will also adhere to any relevant health directives that may be made that affects our workforce.

Supporting a Diverse Workforce

The size and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance-based bonuses and a unique BHP employee share program.

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people. We know there are many aspects of our employees' lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.

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