Superintendent Learning & Development

Rio Tinto

Posted on:  15th Apr 2024

Superintendent – Learning and Development

  • Join a leading global company
  • Showcase your curiosity, creativity and care and develop your L&D expertise
  • Permanent employment which includes a huge range of additional benefits

About the role

Finding better ways to provide the materials the world needs.

We are looking for a Superintendent – Learning and Development to lead a site-based team responsible for L&D at our Bell Bay operations.

This is a great leadership opportunity as we enter a new and exciting evolution of our service offering. Supported by centralised resources and your well-established site team, you will partner closely with the business to understand and meet their learning goals and objectives. Your contribution will help modernise our service, simplify and harmonise our processes and identify and establish new technologies in training design and delivery.

Leading on the frontline is one of the most important jobs in our business and comes with a huge amount of responsibility. We need you to motivate, inspire and keep your people safe and well.

With signature leadership training programs, growing and developing is more than an opportunity – it is something we actively plan and make happen. Every day our leaders grow, while our rosters are designed to help you live the lifestyle that is right for you and your family.

Reporting to the Manager Operational Excellence and supporting the broader L&D function across Bell Bay Operations, you will:

  • Oversee the development of curriculum for technical training programs to be delivered across the business within the Rio Tinto training strategy and commonly agreed core curriculum
  • Consult with Leaders to ensure training support expectations are met
  • Manage and maintain training facilities and assets
  • Manage external training providers’ compliance and adherence to policies and procedures, ensuring appropriate resources are assigned and communication channels established
  • Oversee all aspects of record keeping and reporting to ensure corporate and statutory requirements are met and best practice standards are achieved
  • Analyse learning needs of customers as required, and provide advice on appropriate solutions
  • Proactively identify, coordinate and lead improvement in systems and services
  • Supervise and develop the performance of the team in line with Rio Tinto’s company values, in order to achieve objectives

What you will bring

  • A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team
  • A strong customer focus to ensure the work of the team is aligned to customer expectations
  • Excellent stakeholder management, engagement and communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience in leading teams in a large integrated organisation
  • Prior experience within a Learning and Development environment, or previous experience as an operational leader looking for your next challenge within the business
  • Relevant Business, HR or related L&D degree qualifications is preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft 365 suite, SAP LSO, CODS and/or other LMS is desired

What we offer

Be recognised for your contribution, your thinking and your hard work, and go home knowing you’ve helped the world progress.

  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with annual incentive program
  • Comprehensive medical benefits including subsidised private health insurance for employees & immediate family
  • Attractive share ownership plan
  • Company provided insurance cover
  • Extensive salary sacrifice & salary packaging options
  • Career development & education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions
  • Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical wellbeing support
  • Leave for all of life’s reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave)
  • Exclusive employee discounts (banking, accommodation, cars, retail and more)
  • Relocation assistance if required

About Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and materials company. We operate in 35 countries where we produce iron ore, copper, aluminium, critical minerals, and other materials needed for the global energy transition and for people, communities, and nations to thrive.

We have been mining for 150 years and operate with knowledge built up across generations and continents. Our purpose is finding better ways to provide the materials the world needs – striving for innovation and continuous improvement to produce materials with low emissions and to the right environmental, social and governance standards. But we can’t do it on our own, so we’re focused on creating partnerships to solve problems, create win-win and meet opportunities.

Where you’ll be working

Our Bell Bay Aluminium smelter began operating in 1955 and holds a unique place in Tasmanian and Australian history as the first aluminium smelter in the Southern Hemisphere. Based approximately 50 kilometres from Launceston in Northern Tasmania, the smelter produces primary aluminium products. We have a long and proud history in Tasmania of supporting our community and are committed to building enduring relationships built on mutual respect, collaboration, and genuine partnership. You can learn more here:

Every Voice Matters

At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, women, the LGBTQIA+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.

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