Superintendent | Health, Safety, Environment Business Partner | Port Hedland

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Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Health, Safety & Environment

Date published

08 August 2019

Date closing

22 August 2019 at 00:00 GMT

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

Reporting to the Manager HSE, Business Partnering WAIO, this is an exciting time to join the team to facilitate great Health, Safety and Environment outcomes through your leadership, coaching, strategic direction and expert advice. This role will be focused on supporting the sites Leadership Teams, will be a member of WAIO HSE Business Partnering team and MAu HSE Function. This is a permanent role. While weekly site travel is required for this role, flexible work roster opportunities are available to the suitable candidate. The primary purpose of this role is to passionately deliver excellent HSE service in partnership with the Leadership Teams and to give advice and coaching so that risks with HSE impacts are effectively managed:
  • Acting as the Functional lead for a large Iron Ore site leading a team of HSE professionals as well as providing leadership support to health, hygiene and security and emergency management personnel.
  • Coaching Field Leadership activities, offering support and technical guidance to build a safety leadership culture and enhance understanding of compliance relevant to Company and legal requirements.
  • Coaching line management on the quality and effectiveness of HSE risk assessments, event investigations and corrective actions.
  • Managing, monitoring and controlling costs associated with Health, Safety and Environment programs and report on expenditure and variations to the HSE Manager whilst identifying cost saving opportunities
  • Developing and maintaining strong working relationships with all key customers including the site Leadership Team, Operations personnel and contractors, and business analysis and improvement team members
  • Facilitate the communication between workgroups to ensure consistency in HSE systems, processes, procedures and goals.
  • Manage, control, monitor and participate in the execution of work that is the accountability of the HSE Function.
  • Review and monitor contractor HSE performance and delivery to the HSE Management Plan.

About You

This role will suit a highly capable team player who is motivated to collaborate with site and HSE teams to ensure that everyone goes home safe every day to do the things they love.

To be successful in this role you must be able to effectively engage and influence a variety of stakeholders in a dynamic environment and have comprehensive knowledge of and exposure to Western Australian HSE legislation and its implementation in the mining and processing sector. You must have proven leadership capability to develop and build a cohesive high performing team and desired culture to safely drive performance. You are a distinctive leader with capabilities in problem solving, managing risk and achieving results. You must also have adaptive leadership capabilities to motivate and inspire others through effectively engaging and developing others as well as being and leading complex change. You must have demonstrated expertise in giving and receiving feedback and building trustful relationships based on care for your team, the teams we support and our communities which underpins how you treat the people you engage with and how you make decisions. Most importantly, you hold yourself accountable to living our Company values; to put the health, safety and wellbeing of our people first; to be functionally excellent; and to work with integrity and exhibit humility.

Supporting a diverse workforce

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.  
We support flexible work at BHP.  Talk to us about the flexible working options in this team.
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