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Senior Human Resources Business Partner

About the role

We are seeking an experienced Senior HR Business Partner to support to our Mining operations.

Responsibilities include:

  • Building and fostering strong relationships across the business
  • Working closely with leaders to provide HR advice and solutions
  • Identifying and implementing change management activity that will add value to the organisation
  • Providing operational ER support and guidance to the leadership team
  • Coordinating and managing the resolution of workplace issues
  • Coordinating and supporting cyclical HR activities such as workforce planning, performance and remuneration cycles


About your experience

We are looking for a highly motivated and driven individual who is results focused and willing to challenge the ‘status quo’. You thrive working in a rapidly changing environment and are comfortable with proposing, justifying, initiating and implementing change.  You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills coupled with a high level of emotional intelligence to influence and engage with individuals across all levels, establishing and maintaining effective working relationship.

You will need to demonstrate:

  • Tertiary qualification in Human Resources or equivalent experience in a Business Partner role
  • The ability to raise capability across the business, through a coaching mindset
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to influence and work with a variety of stakeholders
  • Strong experience with HRIS, SAP and Success Factors experience will be highly regarded
  • Experience within mining/heavy industry environment is preferred
  • ER skills and HR experience in a unionised environment

Applications close on Wednesday 8th February

About our team

SIMEC Mining, a member of GFG Alliance, has operations in SA and NSW. Our Iron Ore mining operations in South Australia’s Middleback Ranges, south west of Whyalla, consist of three primary mine sites: Iron Baron, Iron Knob and the South Middleback Ranges. Our Tahmoor Colliery in New South Wales, is an underground longwall coal mine with an associated coal preparation plant, producing high quality coking coal for global markets. Administration functions and ore pelletising and port facilities are located within the city limits of Whyalla, with corporate functions based in Adelaide and Sydney. 

The Iron Ore business is on an exciting trajectory to expand our mining and processing operations with significant investment over the next three years. Our operations in Tahmoor NSW produce metallurgical coal for the steel making process where the business is currently investing to expand and extend the life of the operations.

About Whyalla
Located on the Eyre Peninsula’s Spencer Gulf in South Australia, Whyalla boasts a warm climate, accessible ocean shores and saltwater fishing. Whyalla has over 100 sports codes and activities ranging from wind surfing and kite boarding, paddle boarding and kayaking, sailing, and diving, through to a thriving team sport community.

Whyalla is the region’s biggest city for retail shopping and offers a range of health care services through the local hospital, well equipped medical centres and three modern pharmacies. Whyalla is well served with educational facilities, most notable is the non-Adelaide based university campus in South Australia. Students can gain a quality education from primary school to university without leaving the City.

To view more of what Whyalla has to offer visit

Next steps

Across our different business units, we offer career opportunities for people who share our drive, passion and ambition. From apprentices and graduates to experienced professionals, we are committed to offering fulfilling careers and the chance to grow as our business grows. We would love you to be part of our journey.


We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to responding to every applicant.


Apply today.