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Job Title:  Administrator - Site

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BHP and OZ Minerals


OZ Minerals is now proudly part of BHP, with the acquisition strengthening BHP’s portfolio in copper and nickel, helping to meet the worlds increasing demand for the critical minerals needed for electric vehicles, wind turbines and solar panels, to supporting the energy transition to a cleaner and more sustainable future.


In combining our two organisations we will be able to provide more options for growth, bringing new talent and innovation together to unlock these resources in a sustainable way, and deliver value to our shareholders and the communities in which we operate.


Our strategy has and will always be 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. As we work through this transitional period of bringing both organisations safely together, we know that some processes will take longer than others and for now we will be continuing to temporarily recruit roles for our West Musgrave project within the OZ Minerals recruiting platform.

The Opportunity


Help us set up our newest, open pit mining project!


West Musgrave will be one of the world’s largest, lowest cost, lowest emissions copper-nickel projects.


You could be part of the team that helps to deliver this exciting mine, set within the Australian landscape. And we welcome anyone who’s seeking to make a real difference.


Our West Musgrave nickel-copper project is located on Ngaanyatjarra country, in the Musgrave Province of Central Western Australia, and includes the Nebo and Babel nickel-copper deposits and the Succoth copper deposit.


West Musgrave, which has a 26-year mine life, will be an owner-operator mining operation and in addition to being powered by ~80 per cent renewable energy, the Project scope includes a pathway to net zero Scope 1 emissions by 2038.


The Project will feature an Autonomous Haulage System and remote operations from day one and our workforce will be a flexible, technology enabled team supported by remote operations to improve safety outcomes and maximise opportunities for flexible working and diverse participation.

About the Role


Location: West Musgrave Site


Roster: 2 weeks on : 1 week off 


Reporting to: Senior Manager - Interface, Logistics and Security


Contract Type: Fixed Term Until January 2025


Pay & Benefits: We offer competitive Australian mining industry pay and benefits. We can talk about specifics later.

Key Responsibilities


The Administrator - Site role will focus on ensuring the West Musgrave Project is safely delivered on time and on budget. Specifically, this includes:

  • Manage rosters, flights, and accommodation for the workforce 
  • Ensure that all site administrative and reporting duties are carried out to support departments throughout the Construction phase.
  • Ensure compliance obligations are met
  • Assist with the running and coordination of site inductions
  • Manage the offboarding of site personnel
  • Run regular reports
  • Ensure communication between site and site services providers are maintained daily
  • Maintaining travel and accommodation systems 
  • Manage all flight changes and schedules in a timely manner
  • Provide administrative support to site-based leaders
  • Preparing Prestart BAC lists daily
  • Assist contractors with records required

Applicant Requirements


This role requires a self-motivated, hands on and values-based individual with a desire to deliver best practice outcomes with skills, experience, and personal attributes including:


  • Extensive experience in an administration role preferably within mining, construction, or large projects
  • Proven commitment to safety and mental health
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience with administrative processes required to record and report as required.
  • Proven experience in managing flights and accommodation bookings and requests would be highly desirable
  • Qualifications or proven experience in Administration/Management
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work well in a team and autonomously.
  • Willingness to assist across the many facets of administration throughout Construction.
  • Excellent organisational skills

To Apply


If the above excites you, and even makes you a little nervous, then we want you to apply! It’s an exciting and transformative time for us and we need creative, collaborative and great people like you.



We are an equal opportunity employer who supports diversity within our workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.


Applications close 2 June 2023

Shortlisting will commence immediately, apply now!

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