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Head of People and Culture

Advertiser: Sandfire Resources LimitedMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
20 May 2020
Location
Perth, CBD, Inner & Western Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Human Resources & Recruitment, Management - Internal

Head of People and Culture

Who we are

Sandfire Resources is a mid-tier Australian mining and exploration company which is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX Ticker: SFR).

With a strong operational base and a clear strategy to grow into an international diversified and sustainable mining company, Sandfire’s business is underpinned by a demonstrated commitment to the highest standards of safety, responsibility and sustainability.

Sandfire operates the high-margin DeGrussa Copper-Gold Mine, located 900km north of Perth in Western Australia, which produces high-quality copper-in-concentrate with significant gold credits. In addition to delivering strong financial returns to shareholders, the cash flows generated from the DeGrussa Operations have underpinned a successful exploration and business development program, delivering a global project development pipeline that spans the world’s major continental zones: Asia-Pacific (APAC), Europe, Middle-East and Africa (EMEA), and the Americas (AMER).

Our People

People are our number one resource and are fundamental to our success, which is why we are committed to maintaining the highest standard of safety, integrity and equality. We help our people thrive and grow through an inclusive environment and a commitment to learning and development.

Our current workforce is made up of a diverse range of technical professionals and operations and support roles. We have geologists, mining engineers, metallurgists, miners, process operators, field teams, administration, IT, health safety and environment, human resources, finance and legal.

Becoming part of the Sandfire family is rewarding both personally and professionally. In addition to market competitive remuneration, we offer an array of additional benefits to our employees

The Role:

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for an experienced and enthusiastic HR professional to join Sandfire as the Head of People and Culture. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, this newly created role will be a key position in the Leadership Team and will be integral in contributing to the ongoing growth and direction of Sandfire. The successful incumbent will be responsible for delivering People and Culture strategies that align with Sandfire’s refreshed vision and mission. Following our recent expansions, a key objective of this role is to ensure an effective transformation to a global company by supporting and assisting staff so that they can operate effectively and productively across the globe.

Key Responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to;

  • Strategic planning and development of People and Culture models to focus on global scale objectives.
  • Managing and mitigating legal, reputational and cultural risks from a HR perspective.
  • Developing and leading the People and Culture team.
  • Monitoring and ensuring compliance with differing international employment laws and regulations in our operating areas.
  • Strengthening, promoting and embedding a positive Sandfire culture that encourages inclusivity, accountability and respect.
  • Providing advice to the business on any industrial relations matters.
  • Preparing and managing the HR budget.
  • Providing HR advice and supporting the business in activities including relating to mergers or acquisitions.
  • Promoting employee wellbeing, health and engagement.
  • Promoting Diversity and Inclusion.

 

To be successful in this role, candidates should possess the following skills and attributes:

  • A bachelor degree in HR, Management, Psychology, or similar discipline.
  • Relevant postgraduate qualifications such as MBA desirable.
  • 15+ years’ experience in a global HR Management capacity, preferably within the mining industry.
  • In depth understanding of the mining industry and ability to analyse risks and opportunities based on this.
  • Exposure to and understanding of employment law and regulations across multiple jurisdictions.
  • Experience working alongside business leaders and contributing to strategic vision of company.
  • History of participating in mergers and/or acquisitions and global opportunities.
  • Exceptional stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to communicate, influence and support employees at all levels of the organisation.
  • Demonstrated competence with multitasking, working under pressure and meeting deadlines.
  • High degree of emotional intelligence.

This is a full time position based at our West Perth offices with international travel as required.

At this point in time, Sandfire will not be accepting any applications from agencies. 

If you would like to be a part of the Sandfire journey we encourage you to apply through Seek.

Who we are

Sandfire Resources is a mid-tier Australian mining and exploration company which is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX Ticker: SFR).

With a strong operational base and a clear strategy to grow into an international diversified and sustainable mining company, Sandfire’s business is underpinned by a demonstrated commitment to the highest standards of safety, responsibility and sustainability.

Sandfire operates the high-margin DeGrussa Copper-Gold Mine, located 900km north of Perth in Western Australia, which produces high-quality copper-in-concentrate with significant gold credits. In addition to delivering strong financial returns to shareholders, the cash flows generated from the DeGrussa Operations have underpinned a successful exploration and business development program, delivering a global project development pipeline that spans the world’s major continental zones: Asia-Pacific (APAC), Europe, Middle-East and Africa (EMEA), and the Americas (AMER).

Our People

People are our number one resource and are fundamental to our success, which is why we are committed to maintaining the highest standard of safety, integrity and equality. We help our people thrive and grow through an inclusive environment and a commitment to learning and development.

Our current workforce is made up of a diverse range of technical professionals and operations and support roles. We have geologists, mining engineers, metallurgists, miners, process operators, field teams, administration, IT, health safety and environment, human resources, finance and legal.

Becoming part of the Sandfire family is rewarding both personally and professionally. In addition to market competitive remuneration, we offer an array of additional benefits to our employees

The Role:

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for an experienced and enthusiastic HR professional to join Sandfire as the Head of People and Culture. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, this newly created role will be a key position in the Leadership Team and will be integral in contributing to the ongoing growth and direction of Sandfire. The successful incumbent will be responsible for delivering People and Culture strategies that align with Sandfire’s refreshed vision and mission. Following our recent expansions, a key objective of this role is to ensure an effective transformation to a global company by supporting and assisting staff so that they can operate effectively and productively across the globe.

Key Responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to;

  • Strategic planning and development of People and Culture models to focus on global scale objectives.
  • Managing and mitigating legal, reputational and cultural risks from a HR perspective.
  • Developing and leading the People and Culture team.
  • Monitoring and ensuring compliance with differing international employment laws and regulations in our operating areas.
  • Strengthening, promoting and embedding a positive Sandfire culture that encourages inclusivity, accountability and respect.
  • Providing advice to the business on any industrial relations matters.
  • Preparing and managing the HR budget.
  • Providing HR advice and supporting the business in activities including relating to mergers or acquisitions.
  • Promoting employee wellbeing, health and engagement.
  • Promoting Diversity and Inclusion.

 

To be successful in this role, candidates should possess the following skills and attributes:

  • A bachelor degree in HR, Management, Psychology, or similar discipline.
  • Relevant postgraduate qualifications such as MBA desirable.
  • 15+ years’ experience in a global HR Management capacity, preferably within the mining industry.
  • In depth understanding of the mining industry and ability to analyse risks and opportunities based on this.
  • Exposure to and understanding of employment law and regulations across multiple jurisdictions.
  • Experience working alongside business leaders and contributing to strategic vision of company.
  • History of participating in mergers and/or acquisitions and global opportunities.
  • Exceptional stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to communicate, influence and support employees at all levels of the organisation.
  • Demonstrated competence with multitasking, working under pressure and meeting deadlines.
  • High degree of emotional intelligence.

This is a full time position based at our West Perth offices with international travel as required.

At this point in time, Sandfire will not be accepting any applications from agencies. 

If you would like to be a part of the Sandfire journey we encourage you to apply through Seek.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years of people management experience do you have?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?
  • Have you completed a qualification in human resources (HR)?

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