Manager Security and Emergency Management | Iron Ore | Perth

Date:  24-Nov-2021
Job Posting End Date:  05-Dec-2021;10:59:59GMT
Job Country: 


Job State/Province:  Western Australia
Job Location/Region:  Perth


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.


About the Role


We are seeking a Talented Professional to join the WA Iron Ore team in the role of Manager – Security and Emergency Management. Reporting to the Head of Health, Safety and Environment (WA Iron Ore), this is a new key leadership role, accountable to provide functional excellence in Security and Emergency Management across WA Iron Ore sites. The role will be based in Perth, with regular site travel required. Flexible work options will be considered.


You will be required to:


  • Lead and direct effective Security and Emergency Management initiatives designed to safeguard the Asset and mitigate risk
  • Provide leadership, coaching, strategic direction and expert advice to the Asset Leadership Team and key stakeholders on Security & Emergency Management matters
  • Manage, improve and provide expertise on security and emergency management practices to improve Asset security and emergency management maturity and performance. 
  • Prioritize creating safe & secure environments for all employees and contractors, especially in light of Sexual Assault & Sexual Harassment issues across the industry
  • Engage and manage a range of diverse internal and external stakeholders
  • Identify and assess risks, make risk informed decisions, use BHP's risk management framework and build a risk aware culture to support safe and productive performance outcomes.
  • Drive a culture of care


About you


You will have a passion to build, shape and support our multi-disciplined, diverse team as we strive for high performance, through embracing inclusivity and valuing diversity, technical expertise and leadership.


You will also have:


  • Tertiary qualification in Security, Law Enforcement, Emergency Management or a related field; or equivalent demonstrable experience in a security / emergency management-related field (operating at an equivalent level)
  • Extensive experience leading and shaping an inclusive and diverse team
  • Solid corporate and operational security experience, preferably in the resources or other similar heavy industry
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to build relationships and influence internal and external stakeholders at all levels.
  • Demonstrated experience in making difficult decisions and managing change under pressure
  • Ability to lead change whilst driving a culture of care



Our Process



At BHP, we are committed to employing individuals who align with the BHP Charter Values and meet the requirements of the role. As part of the recruitment process, there are a number of checks which may be conducted to demonstrate applicants suitability for a role including police / criminal background checks, medical, drug and alcohol testing, due diligence checks, right to work checks, and/or reference checks.


BHP also requires employees in Australia to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our people (from the 31st of January 2022 or earlier depending on relevant state health directives). If you are applying for a role at BHP please consider this new requirement when submitting your application. BHP will also adhere to any relevant health directives that may be made that affects our workforce. For further information please see our website (LINK) 





This is a permanent position based in Perth with regular site travel to the various sites across the WA Iron Ore asset. Flexible work options will be considered.



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.


How to apply:


Please apply online before Sunday 5th December.


  • You may be requested to complete a video assessment as part of the initial application process.
  • We reserve the right to commence recruitment proceedings immediately.
  • This opportunity is currently only open to candidates with the right to work in Australia.