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Health and Wellbeing Principal

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Permanent Full-time
Aus - Brisbane
Safety / Health / Environment / Quality
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With a global business, we offer diverse and rewarding careers. We are committed to Thiess being a company and a culture where great people can excel and where they are developed and supported to reach their highest potential. Join our team today.

About the role

As the Health & Wellbeing Principal at Thiess, you will be required to lead the development and implementation of a coordinated, evidence and risk-based approach to the management of occupational and individual health. You will enable best practice medical monitoring, surveillance, and promotion, including the prevention of injury and illness, and increasing proactive effort towards better health and wellbeing outcomes.

In this role, you will:

  • Assist the International Group General Manager of Safety & Security with the management and coordination of occupational health strategies to treat risks and exposure
  • Have key input into the development and implementation of the global health strategy, procedures and processes
  • Lead and oversee the governance of occupational health across the whole of Thiess, including local and international operations
  • Lead, develop and represent Thiess on occupational health matters discussed at Australian and international industry forums
  • Ensure occupational health is developed and included in tenders, with risks identified and developed into global health strategies
  • Establish, develop and provide resourcing and coordination for all occupational health reports
  • Oversee the engagement and management of medical providers and facilities to ensure adequate support is provided for our projects
  • Ensure all legal compliance aspects of occupational health management are met
  • Manage and oversee the Thiess medical risk matrix, with regard to health, pre-employment and non-work-related matters

About you

To be considered for this role, you will have:

  • Formal qualifications in Occupational Health or Safety Management
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in an occupational health role
  • A minimum of 5 years’ senior management experience
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in mining, ideally including experience at project level
  • Strong influencing, verbal and written communication skills
  • International experience in a related field will be highly regarded

About us

We partner with our clients to deliver excellence in open cut and underground mining in Australia, Asia, Africa and the Americas. For more than 80 years, we’ve operated in diverse commodities, geologies, environments and cultures. Our team uses that insight to optimise solutions for each project and create lasting value for our clients and the communities in which we live and work.

We recognise the value of an inclusive and diverse workplace through our vision of everyone matters always. We’re focused on creating an inclusive environment to allow our people to bring their best self to work because they feel safe, included and empowered. 

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How to apply

This role is an opportunity to take the next step in your career. With our culture of recognition, development, and a stimulating and satisfying work environment, there is no better time to join Thiess.

To apply for this role, please follow the below link.

Thiess is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in the workplace. Applications are open to all Australian citizens and permanent residents.

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