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Superintendent Contracts | BMA | Saraji | Monday to Friday


Location: Bowen

Job Type: Not Specified


About BHP

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Come and be a part of this success.

About the Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Contracts Superintendent to join our team at Saraji Mine. This will include managing all the contracts in place and ensuring that all requirements of the contractor management framework are met and all legislative obligations are discharged.

This role will lead a team of contract specialists, who will ensure that all safety, productivity, and cost objectives are delivered. The contracts team are also accountable for updating and maintaining the Saraji contractor management systems and ensuring strict compliance to its requirements.

Key responsibilities of this role:

  • Audit and enforce compliance with the site’s Contractor Management Framework (CMF).
  • Attend, or ensure team attends, stakeholder meetings to ensure the safety, performance & commercial objectives are met.
  • Produce & analyse contractor performance reports, updated costs & forecasts.
  • Ensure correct commercial engagement of contractors & subcontractors.
  • Manage contract initiation, scope development, implementation for site.
  • Build strong relationships with key stakeholders to ensure compliance and the continual improvement of the mine Safety and Health Management System.
  • Facilitate the development, implementation and maintenance of common standards including improvements to processes and systems.
  • Coach and develop the contracts team to ensure a high performing team through the use of the BHP Operating System (BOS)
  • Demonstrate and instil an overriding commitment to health, safety, environment responsibility and sustainable development.

About You

  • You will have demonstrated leadership capability as well as strong interpersonal skills necessary to deal with the diverse range of employees within our business.
  • You will have excellent communication skills, verbal and written along with your ability to influence stakeholders by setting direction, providing sufficient communications to gain agreement and commitment at all levels. You will have an action oriented working style while ensuring that all accountabilities are in place.
  • You will enjoy stretching the team’s goals to create an enjoyable and positive environment for the teams. You are a professional, who is motivated by seeing your team perform and exceed expectations while delivering positive results in safety, culture, and productivity.
  • You will have experience in relationship management focused roles with a demonstrated understanding of the mechanics of service contracts and demonstrated experience in the management of contractors, within mining or similar industries.
  • You will ideally have a related qualification in Legal, Business Administration, or Health and Safety with a strong financial or business acumen. You will ideally have a strong understanding of QLD Coal mining legislation with heavy industry experience or a background in mining.


The Saraji open cut mine is a coal mine located near Dysart in the Central Queensland region of Australia. The mine is located 200 kilometres southwest of Mackay and 60 kilometres southeast of the mining town of Moranbah. The Saraji Coal Mine has coal reserves amounting to 648 million tonnes of coking coal, one of the largest coal reserves in Asia and the world. Coal produced at the Saraji mine is exported to overseas steel makers in India, the Americas, Europe, East Asia and South Asia. This role is currently offered on a rostered Monday to Friday basis, but the roster can be flexible for the right candidate.

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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.

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.