HR Business Partner

Lihir Operations, Papua New Guinea
Oct 08, 2021
Nov 07, 2021
Full Time
The Company:

Our client, Lihir Gold Limited operates one of the largest gold mines in Papua New Guinea 900kms north-east of Port Moresby on the tropical Niolam Island (Lihir Island). Committed to supporting a safe, diverse and inclusive work culture, Lihir's mission is to deliver superior returns from finding, developing and operating gold/copper mines whilst providing long term employment opportunities. Lihir is a hard rock surface gold operation, ore is refractory and treated using pressure oxidation before the gold is recovered by a conventional leach process. Globe 24-7 has been selected as the recruitment partner to assist with the sourcing process for this position and look forward to applicants who meet the required skills, experience, and qualifications.

The Role:

We are seeking a Human Resource Business Partner (HRBP) to work in the Human Resources, Learning and Talent departments at the Lihir Gold Limited operation in Papua New Guinea. Reporting to Senior HR Business Partner, you will provide day-to-day HR support & guidance to the business on a variety of HR matters across all departments of the Lihir mine site. The roles is based at the plant site on Lihir Island on a FIFO roster.

We are looking for someone who:
  • Can provide HR Support for a range of matters across the employee lifecycle from commencement to termination acting as a liaison between the general workforce and the HR Department
  • Can champion the use of company HR systems, procedure and processes to support management and the business
  • Able to participate and sometimes lead various HR activities, projects and other initiatives
  • Can actively support the implementation of the departmental people plan
  • Can work constructively with a diverse and multicultural workforce
  • Demonstrate consistency in meeting deadlines, working proactively and confidently engage with staff at all work levels
  • Strong attention to details, ability to multitask and manage a high volume of work through developed time management skills
  • Has excellent verbal, public speaking and written communication skills
  • An active listener and carries interpersonal skills
  • Value safety for self and others at all times

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelors degree in Human Resources, Psychology, Business or other relevant tertiary-level qualification
  • Accreditation from the PNG Human Resource Institute is highly desirable
  • 4-5 years relevant work experience essential
  • Good understanding or working knowledge of SAP is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of the HR value chain
  • Good understanding of the PNG Employment Act and related legislation
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office Suite

Mobilisation Requirements:
  • FIFO roster
  • Ability to provide/obtain valid police clearance
  • Ability to successfully complete a pre-employment medical assessment

The Rewards

This position gives you the opportunity to be a part of one of the world's largest and most technically challenging gold deposits across Australasia. Technology wise, Newcrest is on the forefront of many innovations and data work so you will gain great exposure to new cutting-edge maintenance equipment and software systems enabling you to further develop your skills. Lihir Gold Limited exhibits a fantastic working environment and the people you work alongside are motivated and dedicated. It's a culturally enriching experience where you can develop long lasting relationships in the industry. There is also the ability of flexible remote work available.

Contact Us

Please apply directly by submitting your resume, preferably as a Microsoft Word document.

Only successful applicants will be contacted.