Manager Closure Planning

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Region

Australia

Location

Queensland, Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Strategy & Development

Date published

07 November 2019

Date closing

17 November 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

We are seeking a highly motivated people leader and strategic planner to lead the Minerals Australia Closure Planning team. In this role you will lead a multi-disciplinary team of engineers and scientists in development, update and implementation of closure plans for BHPs Australian commodities including the Iron Ore operations in WA and the Coal operations in QLD and NSW.

The Closure Planning team is accountable for; closure management plans and cost estimates, integration of closure requirements in strategic and tactical planning, developing and improving governance processes and providing input into water planning and mine development studies and environmental assessments.  Working closely with other planning and operational groups, the multidisciplinary team (i.e mine planners, geologists, environmental scientists, civil and environmental engineers) provides the data and technical insights for successful closure management. This team is also central to the external reporting, relationships and strategy for Closure and Rehabilitation stewardship.

It is an important role in our business that highly values early planning and progressive implementation of closure and rehabilitation activities. Reporting to the Head of Resource Engineering the role can be located in either Perth or Brisbane. Your leadership and technical expertise will contribute to effective engagement of technical specialists and external stakeholders in closure planning and integration of closure requirements into business activities.

About You

You will be degree qualified in either Geoscience, Engineering, Environmental Science and/or other relevant field, coupled with significant technical and leadership experience. Your strong people leadership skills will see you empower others, while you’re coaching and development of the team will encourage a foster a co-learning environment within your diverse team.

You will have excellent communication skills, verbal and written along with your ability to influence stakeholders (internal and external) by setting direction and providing sufficient communications to encourage agreement and commitment at all levels.

The ability to identify and understand relevant health, safety, environment, and community risks in the work you perform and the plans you prepare and familiarity with closure and rehabilitation policy and regulation in WA, NSW or QLD will see you succeed in this role.

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.  
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