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Health & Safety Lead

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: New South Wales
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 12/09/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Company:
Our client, a leading global mining operator, has a strong emphasis on cultural values with an overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility and sustainable development with a reputation for embracing diversity and developing people's long term potential and careers.

The Role:
In sustainability, our client provides leadership, expertise and direction to generate value (social, environmental and economic) now and into the future. This role, based in the Wollongong/ Illawarra region will be responsible for leading the Health & Safety Operations team to effectively manage the execution of activities that the Health & Safety function is accountable for, across the operation and projects.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage the safe execution of HS accountable work for the operations, including risk assessments and follow-up verification's
  • Provide input, via the Manager HSE Operations into the development of the HSE strategy
  • Develop sound working relationships based on mutual trust, with the operations team, to ensure HS work is executed in alignment with the requirements
  • Ensure HS Operations work conforms to the appropriate HSE standard, systems, processes, and critical controls for HS material risks
  • Effectively manage the HS component of the Injury Management and Return to Work processes
  • Verify that the periodic reporting of HS data is accurate within the set time-frame
  • Provide the operations team members coaching in HS standards and procedures
  • Lead and mentor the HS team

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree (Science / Engineering or similar)
  • Extensive Health & Safety experience (specifically in coal mining preferred)
  • Strong knowledge of key concepts, theories and practices related to the effective management of Health & Safety related risks
  • Sound report writing skills and data analysis skills
  • Ability to influence and gain the trust of an Operations leadership team
  • Flexibility and the ability to adapt to changing business needs and circumstances

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