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Contractor Specialist


New South Wales

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Full Time


Mining, Resources & Energy


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Petrina Hudson

Talent International is excited to be working in partnership with a large Mining company who is immediately seeking a Contractor Specialist on a 12-month fix term contract, located in the Hunter Region.

You will be responsible for the oversight, coordination/alignment and continuous improvement of contractor onboarding and ongoing compliance systems, processes and procedures. You must ensure contractor supervision practices comply with the company's procedures and the relevant statutory requirements. 

Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead, challenge, advocate and support diligent contractor supervision processes across the company.
  • Set individual targets and work standards. Clearly communicate these, recognise when they are met and exceeded, and hold individuals to account when they are not. 
  • Provide the strategic insight and oversight to the contractor supervision function over the contract life-cycle.
  • Support contract establishment, implementation and reviews.
  • Audit, check, review, evaluate  contractor supervision processes and approaches and recommend improvements.
  • Ensure safety is valued and work is completed safely
  • Evaluate contractor injury management and worker's compensation systems compliance with SHMS's
  • Monitor effective training complianceInjury management and return to work processes are in place and effective
  • Support site data collection, records and specific reporting needs
  • Support and seek compliance with all statutory obligations in respect contractor supervision
The Ideal Candidate:
  • Degree or Diploma in an associated discipline or equivalent 
  • Working knowledge of Legislation, Australian Standards, Guidelines and Codes of Practice applicable to the Mining Industry and how these relate to effective contract management.
  • Extensive previous experience in the leadership of providing contract oversight within a Mining or heavy industry environment
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver, assess and develop contractor supervision organisational wide programs
For further information, please email Petrina at

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