Senior HR Advisor

Job No: 978695

Work type:Permanent Full-time

Location:Aus - Perth

Categories:HR & Training

Advertised:W. Australia Standard Time

Applications Close:W. Australia Standard Time

Thiess is the world's largest mining services provider. We offer the widest range of in-house surface and underground mining capabilities across Australia, Botswana, Canada, Chile, Indonesia and Mongolia. Our life-of-mine insight, tailored approach and commitment to excellence keep us at the leading edge…optimising the mining value chain for each client.

And we're not done. We continue to drive innovation, through long-term relationships, so our clients are best positioned in a competitive global market. Our people are central to our success and are empowered to contribute their skills, knowledge and experience to continually exceed industry benchmarks. Our culture is built on our Principles of Integrity, Accountability, Innovation and Delivery, underpinned by a commitment to safety in everything we do. 

As our next Senior HR Advisor reporting to the HR Manager you will work collaboratively towards delivering high-quality solutions and results.


Perth, Western Australia

Some of your duties will include;

  • Advise and provide comprehensive operational assistance through the completion of a variety of HR related duties and tasks
  • Utilise an established process, provide input into the development of tender proposals on people related issues
  • Develop relationships with various client HR stakeholders to facilitate problem solving and resolve disputes
  • Provide expert advice and policy interpretation to line managers on the full range of human resource policies and procedures
  • Coordinate training, coaching and support to managers to ensure they are informed of their obligations when managing ER and IR issues
  • Maintain good employee relations through the effective resolution of industrial issues and grievances, and provision of advice to Project Managers, ensuring compliance with all legislative requirements
  • Contribute to the continuous review, improvement and implementation of HR procedures, forms and processes

What skills and experience do you need?

  • 5+ years in a specialist ER/IR role providing operational support to internal clients
  • 2+ years in supervisory or managerial roles leading a HR function
  • Experience in the Mining Industry
  • Degree in Human Resources, Organisational Psychology or related areas
  • Experience in grievance handling and leading complex HR investigations
  • Ability to work within a team and be flexible with a “can do” attitude


This is a Perth based position with the requirement of frequent travel across all WA and SA mining projects.

How to Apply

This is an excellent opportunity for you to advance your career with a leading mining contractor. To apply for this role please follow the below link. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and women are encouraged to apply.

We are committed to developing a diverse workforce that represents the diversity of the communities in which we operate. 

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