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Job no: 979333
Work type: Fixed Term - Full Time
Location: Havieron Operation - WA

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Newcrest is one of the world's largest gold mining companies. As a global business, we aim to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued and supported to bring their whole unique self to work.


We recognise that our different backgrounds and perspectives help us find better ways to: solve problems; attract and retain the best people; explore, develop and produce more gold safely and profitably; and help make Newcrest a better place to work.


The Havieron Project is the primary target of the Newcrest-operated farm-in and potential joint venture with Greatland Gold.  The Project is located in the Paterson Province, Western Australia, approximately 45km east of Newcrest’s 100%-owned Telfer mine.




We are seeking an HSEC Lead to assist in the development and management of strategic Health and Safety framework for world class safety performance for the Havieron Project.


You will play a key role in the Havieron Project Team and its success with both internal and external stakeholders, and contractors in order to safely and efficiently deliver the exploration decline to meet the requirements of the Havieron business plan.


Reporting directly to the Early Works Manager, you will be responsible for: 

  • Conducting Visible Felt Leadership interactions, System Verifications and Field Critical Control Checks

  • Leading investigation and appraisal of site related incidents and identifying remedial actions to reduce H&S risk and ensuring the close out of safety incidents and actions

  • Developing and implementing both safety system level and hazard level standards, procedures and supporting materials

  • Developing monthly team Safety KPI’s to drive accountability and reward achievement

  • Implementing SHE audits across the Havieron Project, capturing trends and communicating lessons

  • Managing the H&S risk management process and set-up of specific High-Risk Work activities

  • Managing the safety initiatives across the project within the program coordinating reviews and ensuring recommendations are progressed, tracked and closed out

This is a permanent position that will work on a FIFO (8/6) roster. Point of Hire is Perth.


About You  


To succeed in this role, you will have a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Safety, Safety Management, Engineering or related technical field, with experience in a Health and Safety environment in a mine site management role.  Furthermore, you will bring an impeccable approach to safety and a passion for coaching and mentoring your staff.


Other requirements include:

  • The ability to promote a culture of continuous improvement in HSEC

  • A willingness to lead by example by actively promoting proactive safety behaviors

  • Construction, management and/or relevant industry experience

  • Demonstrated ability to lead change and produce results

  • Excellent Microsoft Office Suite skills

Our commitment to you


At Newcrest, we hold core values that focus on caring about people, working together and achieving a high-performance culture through innovation and problem solving.


Newcrest’s commitment to diversity and inclusion respects both the rights of every individual to work to their highest potential, free of discrimination, as well as the cultures, religions and governing codes applicable to each country in which we operate. 


If you share our values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online before the advertised application closing date.



Advertised: W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time

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