Specialist Safety

via McKinlay, QLD, Australia
Jun 11, 2022
Jun 25, 2022
Health & Safety
Full Time
The Opportunity

Reporting to the Principal Safety Risk & Compliance, this position is responsible for providing leadership, expertise, direction, and governance to generate value now and into the future for the Cannington operation.

This role leads the ongoing development and implementation of the OHSMS, supports the implementation of a robust safety culture and ensures safety management system processes and systems are maintained, as well as providing governance over system effectiveness

This role is a permanent position being offered on an 8/6 Monday- Monday roster. FIFO from Townsville, or Brisbane.


Primary responsibilities are but not limited to:

  • Develop, support, monitor & improve the Occupational Health and Safety Management system (OHSMS) to provide a sustainable framework for the Cannington Operation
  • Develop, support, monitor & improve the process for effective Crew Safety Rep meetings inclusive of information management in the Microsoft team's or other accessible environment
  • Establish and maintain a monthly cadence with departmental/functional leaders to provide coaching and support the operations in relation to the trends, information and focus points on the monthly report
  • Provide support and coaching to the operation for the full implementation of the Safety Road Map project
  • Support other HSERT department members as required to achieve the successful operation of the department
  • Conduct time in field activities as per the health and safety expectations matrix
  • Review and update safety and reporting standards, procedures and other documentation as required by the document control processes

Experience Required

  • Professional who has demonstrated capability in current OHS management/assurances practices
  • Ability to interact and influence key stakeholder relationships
  • Demonstrated capability in effective reporting to key relationship personnel
  • Experience in the resources industry, ideally with some operational level experience
  • Ability to work effectively with interdisciplinary teams in a multi-cultural and multi-national environment
  • Excellent skills in data monitoring, advanced analytics and safety and assurance process
  • Experience in managing governance and assurance processes with an emphasis on OHSMS expertise

  • Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Health and Safety or other OHSMS qualification
  • Lead Auditor qualification or similar

Our benefits
  • Competitive salaries
  • Industry leading parental leave and family care policy
  • Education and career development
  • Incentive bonuses
  • Participation in the Employee Share Plan
  • Additional employer superannuation contributions which depend on the level of employee contributions you choose.

Our culture

At South32, our people are fundamental to our success. We're focused on creating an inclusive workplace, with the right people in the right roles, who are engaged, empowered, and appropriately rewarded.

We aspire to be an inclusive organisation, where our workforce reflects the broader demographic of the countries and communities where we operate.

South32 embraces diversity and encourages applications from people of all backgrounds.

Please note this job advert will close on the 25th June 2022.