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Chevron Corporation Chief Medical Officer in Perth, Australia

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Chevron is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies and has been present in Australia for 70 years. Chevron Australia operates the Gorgon and Wheatstone LNG projects; manages an equal one-sixth interest in the North West Shelf Venture; operates Australia’s largest onshore oilfield on Barrow Island; and delivers quality fuel products and services across Australia through the Caltex brand.

At Chevron Australia, we believe humanity can solve any challenge – including meeting the world’s energy needs of today, while advancing a cleaner energy tomorrow.

about the role

Chevron Australia has an exciting opportunity for a Chief Medical Officer to join the Health and Medical team. Reporting to the Asia Pacific Regional Health and Medical Manager, this permanent role will be based in Chevron’s new building at One The Esplanade.

The role will lead the Australia Health and Medical team to provide and coordinate medical services to a diverse workforce across the country, ensuring that the workforce is fit for duty, meet the workplace health and safety legislative requirements, and have an integrated well-being program. In partnership with Health, Safety and Environment, Human Resources, Corporate Affairs, Operations, and other teams the Chief Medical Officer is responsible to protect people and deliver value to the enterprise.

Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to the following:

Leadership and Strategy:

  • Provide leadership in the development of Chevron Australia health and medical strategy.

  • Serve as the chief medical officer and primary spokesperson for health-related matters in Australia.

  • Develop and implement health and wellness programs that align with the company’s goals and objectives.

  • Lead the medical team, ensuring high-quality medical care and compliance with regulatory standards.

  • Work directly with Chevron Regional Medical Manager to identify opportunities in the business and align strategies on service delivery.

Health and Safety:

  • Oversee occupational health programs, including injury prevention, health promotion, and emergency medical response.

  • Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations and standards.

  • Develop and manage health surveillance programs to monitor and improve employee health.

  • Collaborate closely with the Health, Safety and Environment function on case management, contractor fitness to work, occupational health surveillance and hygiene programs.

Medical Operations:

  • Establish and implement health and management services and programs and monitor performance against established targets

  • Manage the day-to-day operations of remote site-specific medical facilities and services.

  • Provide clinical oversight and direction to medical staff.

  • Develop and manage budgets for medical services and programs.

  • Proactively review and identify gaps in health support; ensure high quality and evidence-based services are provided.

  • Create plans and methods to help FIFO workers and their families, including contributing to the development of resource sector strategies for this purpose.

  • Lead and support the execution of the substance abuse program.

Collaboration and Communication:

  • Collaborate with human resources and other departments to integrate health services with employee benefits and wellness initiatives.

  • Communicate health-related information to employees, management, and external stakeholders.

  • Liaises with corporate affairs to develop and implement health–related Community Engagement programs, particularly in relation to indigenous health and wellness strategies and community health programs.

  • Represent the company at health-related forums, conferences, and public events.

  • Maintain relationships with vendors, contractors, and business partners.

Policy and Compliance:

  • Develop and enforce health policies and procedures to ensure best practices and legal compliance.

  • Stay abreast of new medical technologies and practices and incorporate them into the company’s health programs as appropriate.

  • Ensure the confidentiality and security of employee health information.

Emergency Preparedness:

  • Lead the development and implementation of emergency response plans for health-related incidents.

  • Coordinate medical response in the event of an emergency or disaster.

Professional Development:

  • Promote continuous education and professional development for medical staff.

  • Maintain professional knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, and participating in professional societies.

Reporting and Analysis:

  • Analyze health-related data to identify trends and areas for improvement.

  • Prepare and present reports on health initiatives and outcomes to senior management.

    about you

We know our greatest resource is the ingenuity, creativity, and innovation of our people. Applications from motivated, talented individuals with a keen interest in the energy industry are encouraged.


  • Current Registration with AHPRA as a Medical Practitioner (MBBS or equivalent)

  • A Minimum of 10 years postgraduate experience in healthcare setting is required

  • Experience in Occupational Medicine, ideally gained over a period of 5 years or more

  • Experience in Travel Health

  • Effective communication in English and customer service skills

  • Sound clinical decision-making and problem-solving skills

  • Other postgraduate management qualifications and/or leadership training (preferred)

  • Demonstrated ability to manage a large medical team responsible for a diverse workforce

  • Strong financial, analytical, and business acumen

  • Experience as a physician in the international energy or resource industry (preferred)

    what we can offer you

Everything we do at Chevron is guided by our values and our commitment to The Chevron Way ( . At the heart of The Chevron Way is our vision to be the global energy company most admired for its people, partnership, and performance.

Participate in world-leading energy projects, advance your professional development and expand your career within an inclusive, collaborative and high-performing workplace.

A career with Chevron offers the following:

  • A commitment to supporting work-life balance with flexible working arrangements, optional hybrid working model including remote and in-office working, and a compressed working week (nine-day fortnight)

  • Our new building at One The Esplanade offers gym, end of trip facilities, intuitive office design technology and a variety of spaces for you to work in a way that best suits

  • Access to best-in-class learning, development and coaching programs to support you in accelerating your career.

  • The opportunity to collaborate with people outside of your workgroups by joining one of our employee networks. Employee Networks are groups of employees focused on the following dimensions of diversity: gender, race, sexual orientation, age, disability, military service, and nationality.

  • Health and wellness offerings including gap-free GP services, fitness classes, gym access and mental health support. More benefit details can be found here (,Health%20and%20dental%20care%20coverage,vacations%2C%20holidays%20and%20sick%20time%29)

    diversity, equity & inclusion statement

Chevron Australia values inclusivity and promotes a workplace that actively seeks to welcome contributions from all people. We encourage people of all abilities, genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, diverse cultures, and backgrounds, LGBTIQ+ identities, and all age groups to apply.

Chevron is committed to building a safe and respectful workplace where everyone is valued for their contribution to our energy future.

how to apply

To be a part of our success, click APPLY to submit your application.

Applications close at 11:59PM AWST on 26 June 2024.

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Chevron Corporation is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies. Through its subsidiaries that conduct business worldwide, the company is involved in virtually every facet of the energy industry. Chevron explores for, produces and transports crude oil and natural gas; refines, markets and distributes transportation fuels and lubricants; manufactures and sells petrochemicals and additives; generates power; and develops and deploys technologies that enhance business value in every aspect of the company's operations. Chevron is based in San Ramon, Calif. More information about Chevron is available at

Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation.