Specialist Apprentice Training

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Work type

Full Time

Job category

Human Resources, Support Services

Date published

05 November 2019

Date closing

19 November 2019 at 00:00 GMT

About BHP

BHP is establishing Operations Services as a permanent high performance Production and Maintenance workforce across a range of operations within our Minerals Australia business and focused on people at the frontline as critical to everything that we do.

About the role

Operations Services (OS) continually invests in the development of its people including those working at the front-line of its mining operations. Training is an essential element of this including a range of site and project competency requirements, upskilling support and resources for Mastery and the systems required to optimise the value obtained from training delivery and management within OS.

Building and maintaining comprehensive programs for Apprenticeships and Traineeships are key to our business as we continue to skill the workforce of the future.  The Coordinator Apprenticeships Training role will support the Superintendent Apprenticeship Training with administration, planning, reporting and adherence to governance processes.

Reporting to the Superintendent Apprenticeship Training the Specialist Apprenticeship Training will work as a Subject Matter Expert to provide guidance and support to a team of training professionals in the Apprenticeship Training Team to develop the competency and skills for apprentices and trainees for Operations Services with a focus on building a skilled workforce for the future.

The work of this role will encompass: 
  • Active participation, compliance and contribution to the effective operation of BHP’s relevant HSE policies and systems.
  • Providing support to the Superintendent Apprenticeship Training in their leadership role.
  • With the Apprenticeships training team, identifying or developing and implementing competency and training programs in line with OS business requirements and broader BHP initiatives.
  • Ensuring that all statutory compliance is maintained including training systems, programs, content and records management.
  • Collaborating with key stakeholders to develop high quality resources and methods for training Apprentices and Trainees.
  • Collaborating with training leaders in other relevant BHP groups to enable maximum use of existing training systems and resources.
  • Continuous monitoring of apprenticeships training services performance and initiating the necessary input or support to ensure these services are achieving their objectives.
  • Encouraging and leading productive collaboration across OS peer groups through informal processes as well as formal forums and routines. 

About You

  • Strong experience and background in working in an operational technical environment within mining or heavy industry.
  • Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment desirable.
  • A continuous improvement focus that identifies opportunities for improving processes, creating efficiencies and designing capability improvement.
  • Comprehensive understanding of VET legislative and internal compliance requirements.
  • Exposure to audit processes and governance frameworks.
  • High level interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong partnerships across a range of stakeholders both external and internal.
  • Willingness to lead and implement change, as well as influence, coach and model BHP values and behaviours.
  • Diversity of thought and practical experience will be embraced. 

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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