Group Advisor - Approvals

Whitehaven Coal

Location: Gunnedah

Job Type: Full time


Whitehaven Coal is the dominant player in Australia’s only emerging high-quality coal basin. With a culture based on our values of Safety, Teamwork, Respect, Integrity, Value and Excellence, our reputation for excellence in project delivery and safe, efficient and environmentally responsible operations continues to grow.

About The Role

This role will require you to provide support to the Group Approvals team focusing on the delivery of an extensive pipeline of environmental approvals required across the Whitehaven Coal business.

What You’ll Do

  • Project management of technical specialists
  • Scoping and reviewing technical studies
  • Reviewing and advising on approval aspects across the business
  • Engagement with internal and external stakeholders
  • Supporting and engagement with operational teams on future approval requirements
  • Liaise with consultants and contractors to ensure timely submission of reports,
  • Manage costs by conducting regular reconciliations of expenditure against the budget

What You’ll Bring

  • You will possess Tertiary qualifications in Environmental Science or equivalent
  • Prior experience in the mining industry will be highly regarded
  • You will have a high level of initiative, self-management and organisational skills
  • You will have had prior experience with Microsoft Office Suite

Why Whitehaven Coal

  • Career development, mentorship and coaching
  • Flexible work options | WFH
  • Full relocation packages
  • Access to salary packaging including novated leasing
  • Salary sacrifice opportunities
  • Attractive salary and bonus scheme
  • Employee referral scheme - $3000 for successful referrals!
  • 26 weeks paid parental leave
  • Whitehaven Employee Share Gift program - $1000
Whitehaven Coal is committed to increasing the representation of women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the workplace. We are striving for an inclusive workplace that brings people from diverse backgrounds and welcomes applicants of diversity of gender, culture and experience.

Whitehaven Coal is working with the RSL Employment Program to support veterans and partners of current or former Defence members in finding meaningful and sustainable employment. If you would like assistance with your application, you can reachout to the program via the following link:
Whitehaven Coal is an endorsed Circle Back Initiative Employer.

To be considered for this position you must have the right to work in Australia.
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