Senior Talent Adviser

Papua New Guinea
June 7, 2024
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About Us
Santos provides reliable, affordable energy for progress and seeks to provide lower carbon energy over time.
Santos is a global energy company with operations across Australia, Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste and the United States.
At Santos, our goal is to be a global leader in the energy evolution to low-carbon fuels that help the world decarbonise and continue to provide the reliable, affordable energy the world needs for modern life and human progress.
Santos is an important Australian domestic gas supplier and LNG supplier in Asia. We are committed to supplying critical fuels such as oil and gas, and abating emissions through carbon capture and storage, energy efficiency projects, use of renewables in our operations and high-quality offsets. Santos will also seek to develop low-carbon fuels as customer demand evolves.
For 70 years, Santos has been working in partnership with local communities, providing jobs and business opportunities, safely developing natural gas resources and from there powering industries and households.
Santos seeks to deliver long-term value to shareholders through our diverse portfolio of high-quality, long-life, low-cost oil and gas assets, carbon storage resources and infrastructure. 
The Santos portfolio is value accretive and resilient across a range of decarbonisation scenarios. Santos has a climate transition action plan that will continue to evolve for the global energy evolution.
Santos has a regional operating model with a strong local focus. The Company’s operating structure comprises three regional business units focused on enabling and executing corporate strategy. Two divisions – Santos Energy Solutions and Santos Upstream Gas and Liquids – are accountable for global portfolio management and strategy.

Supporting a Diverse Workforce 
Santos acknowledges that we operate on the traditional lands of Aboriginal people. We recognise the traditional rights to maintain the culture, identities, traditions, and customs on their country. We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our ongoing success.   We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, or anything else that makes us different.  
Australian Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander jobseekers are strongly encouraged to apply. 

About the Role
Based at our global headquarters in Adelaide, this position drives the planning and implementation of all internal talent management processes for our mid-senior level leadership teams, including talent assessment, succession planning, development and mobilisation, to ensure a robust pipeline into senior leadership roles.  
Additionally, the position will focus on managing our talent databases to enable a data-led approach to talent and succession decisions, aligned to business needs.
Key accountabilities include:  

  • Supporting the design, development, and implementation of the revised Santos Talent and Succession framework, embedding a data-driven, assessment-based and commercially minded approach.
  • Driving the annual talent cycle and activities for mid-senior level Talent Days in partnership with our P&C Business Partners.
  • Managing the roll-out of talent assessments, including the preparation of success profiles, administration of talent hub, debriefing results and preparing targeted development plans with leaders.
  • Analysing and drawing insight from assessment data to provide advice on succession planning, leadership exchanges/rotations for mid-senior level leaders and advising on tailored transition considerations for internal mobility.
  • Maintaining and improving our talent management database and processes to enable dashboard and insight preparation, inform broader development/training agenda, and enable data led decision making.
  • Advising senior management and business partnering teams, to influence and support leaders and business partners to deliver actions.
  • Maintaining an external focus (market dynamics, emerging practices) to ensure internal practices evolve and advance appropriately, and to anticipate external threats to the Santos talent pipeline.
  • Creating appropriate change management plans, communication materials and leader/business partner support materials.
  • Managing supplier relationships to deliver activities on time and to budget.

About You
You will be experienced in:  

  • Organisational Development, with specific experience in high potential talent management.
  • Experience coaching and debriefing leaders.
  • Ability to develop and implement talent & succession frameworks.
  • Strong problem-solving capability, combined with strong analytical and data management capability.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to influence senior stakeholders.
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to plan, deliver and implement key programs & projects.
  • Demonstrated team player; supporting delivery of broader team objectives.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, dynamic organisation.

  Ideally, you will be degree qualified in HR or business, and have experience working in a Centre of Excellence (COE) model in a large, complex organisation.   

How to Apply
Please submit your application direct via the online recruitment system by COB Monday 24th June 2024.
A requirement of this role is that you will need to have in place the legal work rights for Australia to apply.     

Potential Scams
There are a number of fake adverts that are impersonating Santos Limited, in these instances you will receive an e-mail from a generic e-mail address. We do not make offers without interviews or due diligence taking place.  You will know if an advert is genuine if you are directed to the Santos company careers page to apply which is https://recruitment.santos.com/