Principal CEM and Security Legacy Assets

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North America


US - Texas - Houston

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Health, Safety & Environment

Date published

30 July 2020

Date closing

13 August 2020 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 Head of HSE Projects, this role will deliver Crisis and Emergency Management and Security proficiency to the Legacy Assets organization.  Responsible for the management and delivery of emergency response planning, training and support for BHP’s Legacy Assets sites. You will have responsibility for directing and supporting the Legacy Assets team emergency response compliance with Our Requirements, HSE controls framework and IMT/FRT Plans.   This role will also extend to providing support for security aspects across the sites in the USA and Canada.  This role will be based in TBD but will require travel to the various sites during execution.
  • Identify and evaluate threats and risks, advise the Legacy Assets leadership team and provide functional leadership and coaching across Legacy Assets to promote a security and safety culture, verify effectiveness of existing controls and drive continuous improvement
  • Develop and implement CEM strategies, procedures and practices to ensure that all requirements stipulated in “Our Requirements” and Petroleum procedures are met.
  • Provide support to the sites on all aspects relating to CEM and Security.
  • Provide operational and leadership support to Arizona, US and Canadian sites Incident Management Team on all aspects relating to CEM.
  • Provide training and certification for all roles within the IMT team that is consistent with the relevant procedures and the ICS structure
  • Provide support for Crisis and Emergency Management training including development and facilitation of related scenarios.
  • Identify, evaluate and recommend Emergency Response (internal and external) providers as required to provide services to manage any scenario defined emergency within BHP
  • Legacy Assets is prepared to respond to an emergency or security event by having the required resources in place to effectively manage the event
  • Schedule and test our response capability to managing major emergencies within Legacy Assets as part of operational drills
  • Develop and implement response strategies to ensure protection from security and emergency risks with particular focus on new technologies and best practice procedures.
  • Conduct security assessments, reviews and audits to ensure compliance with Security Requirements and Standards and all related supporting procedures.
  • Serve as the Security focal point for the sites
  • Maintain a proactive information network to acquire real time intelligence and information in support of incidents or emerging threats.
  • Promotion of company values with contractors and government agencies in alignment with the Voluntary Principles of Security and Human Rights and ensuring specific due diligence in relation to the use of force

About You

  • Ability to communicate effectively with Management, employees and contractors
  • Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills
  • Strong strategic planning, analytical and organizational skills
  • Strong commitment to Charter values
  • Shows creativity and innovation in assisting others to understand the need for emergency and security excellence
  • Demonstrates energy and initiative for driving continual improvement in emergency  management
  • Effective team player – acceptance, respect and appreciation for others ideas and contributions
  • Results oriented – determination to achieve success
  • Bachelor’s Degree in HSE, Engineering or Science
  • 7-10 years’ experience in the industry with a primary focus on emergency and security
  • Demonstrated capabilities in leadership, interpersonal relationships and communication skills. 
  • Good communicator and extensive influencing skills 
  • Exceptional writing skills

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.  

The safety of BHP’s people and our candidates is our number one priority. Due to the unfolding circumstances of COVID-19 and the Government regulations in place to deal with the pandemic,   your working location and/or roster as advertised in this advert may be temporarily subject to change whilst the government regulations are in place. This is to ensure the health safety of our workforce, and to implement effective social distancing measures.  These changes if applicable will be discussed at screening and interview stage. 
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