Manager Human Resources


Location: Queensland

Job Type: Full time


  • Experienced HR Manager
  • Attractive salary with a wide range of benefits
  • 4/3 Mon to Thurs FIFO Roster from Townsville or Brisbane


Cannington is one of the world's largest and lowest-cost producers of silver and lead.  Located in northwest Queensland, Cannington boasts an underground mine and processing facility situated approximately 800 kilometers west of Townsville and a concentrate handling facility at the Port of Townsville.

Cannington mine provides on-site accommodation including meal services, as well as sporting and gym facilities.

About the role

We’re hiring a Human Resources Manager to manage the on-site HR team at our exciting underground operation. You’ll be degree qualified in a related discipline (HR/IR/Organisational Behaviour/Change Management), with significant experience in leading a professional team to influence and contribute to decisions that improve performance within the team locally and to the decision making across the global HR function.

As a South32 team member, we want to set you up for success. You’ll do this with our team of experts through coaching and mentoring opportunities, and connection to the broader HR function team members. We will help you connect with new colleagues, so you can build strong work relationships, grow your knowledge of the mining and metals industry, and provide you with an environment that empowers you to get on with the job.

Reporting to the Senior Manager HR, this role is being offered on a permanent basis, on an 4/3 Mon to Thurs roster, fly-in fly-out from Brisbane or Townsville.

About you

You will be a good fit with this role if you have:

  • Demonstrated ability to contribute, influence and make decisions within multi-functional teams
  • Ability to select, develop, coach and mentor employees resulting in improved engagement, diversity, and organisational capability
  • Significant experience in industrial relations with a sound knowledge of industrial and employee relations theory, principles, policies, and practices within a heavy industry context
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of change management principles and methodologies
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills coupled with a strong
  • partner service ethic to build strong internal and external relationships

Our benefits

  • Great team working environment
  • Excellent company culture
  • Competitive Renumeration package
  • Industry leading parental leave and family care policy
  • Participation in the Employee Share Plan
  • Incentive bonuses
  • Additional employer superannuation contributions

Our culture

At South32, our people are fundamental to our success. We’re focused on creating an inclusive workplace, with the right people in the right roles, who are engaged, empowered and appropriately rewarded.

We aspire to be an inclusive organisation, where our workforce reflects the broader demographic of the countries and communities where we operate.

South32 embraces diversity and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

If you're good at what you do, you can work anywhere. If you're the best at what you do, come work at South 32.

Please note this job advert will close on 06th May 2023.

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