Santiago, Chile

At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential. With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities. Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success.

Come and be a part of this success

About the role
You will be part of Vice Presidency of Projects Leadership Team (PLT) managing all aspects related to Health and Safety. In this context you will directly advise the Vice President and members of the PLT on all HSE matters related to the Projects in all their phases, from study to execution, coordinating with the key stakeholders of both operations and the functions, you will ensure the design, implementation and quality of execution of our HSE Plan for the Vice Presidency.

The Manager of HSS, VP Projects, will be accountable for:

  • Maintain an overriding commitment to health, safety and security and coach site, project, operational readiness.
  • Ensure compliance with the BHP Charter, the BHP Group Level Documents (Our Requirements), Code of Conduct and relevant statutory obligations.
  • Provide professional advice and services to enable the implementation of leading health and safety practices throughout the VP of Projects.
  • Collect, record, verify and report HS data to fulfill BHP corporate, project and regulatory reporting requirements.
  • Work closely with the Project Function and engineering / implementation contractors to provide HS study phase and execution phase deliverables.
  • Liaise with the Project Function, Program Engineering and Area Managers to ensure HSE considerations are embedded in design.
  • Manage the provision and delivery of HS-related services (e.g. HS-related training and onboarding; security and site access) for owner-managed activities.
  • Monitoring and control costs within approved limits.
  • Coordinate Emergency Management Team (EMT) response to any incident.
  • Manage input and interface with Asset and global HSE initiatives.
  • Develop HS systems, processes and procedures for projects.
  • Review of project HS performance and progress against agreed initiatives and/or directives.
  • End-of-month HS reporting for corporate and other legal requirements
  • Approve any changes to the Project HS Management System.
  • Implement the BHP HS assurance program for the VP of Projects.
  • Member of PLT

About You

  • Bachelor Degree in Health Science, Environmental Science, Health and Safety Management, Risk Management, Engineering or a related field.
  • Extensive Project Management Exposure on the delivery of large Capital Projects desirable.
  • Postgraduate studies desirable.
  • Technical: professional that has guided, developed and influenced practice in the HSE area with a minimum 15 years of experience in a relevant industry. Requires detailed knowledge of key concepts, theories and practices related to effective management of HSE related risks as well as project management and major project experience.
  • Leadership: management experience leading medium sized teams for a minimum of 5 years. Proven contribution in establishing work plans and managing the delivery of those plans via effective leadership and management of human and physical resources. Demonstrated experience in executing technical HSS related work, including involvement in major change initiatives.
  • Operational: minimum of 5 years’ experience in a large mining operation or capital project, including responsibility for budgets at work team level.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: demonstrated capability to negotiate and influence internal and external stakeholders, including regulators and community groups, at senior management level.


  • Demonstrated verbal and written English/Spanish language proficiency.

Location: Santiago.

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