Communications Advisor

Location:Kwinana Beach

Job Profile Summary

Grade IResponsible for developing and implementing an effective and measurable communications and engagement annual plan, aligned with the overall country/regional business objectives, developing appropriate messaging for all target audiences.

Communications Specialist - Kwinana Refinery

The Communications Specialist is a key role within BP based at the Kwinana refinery. Reporting to the Communications Manager, this two year contract role will have you working in a fast-paced environment, during an exciting period of significant change and growth.

Working with multiple stakeholders, this is a hands-on role that will work in a small, focused team, to execute and deliver on our communications and employee engagement program and activities.

This includes the development, creation and distribution of key communications such as content for employee emails, project delivery, change management communications, presentations, preparing media statements as well as managing the production of digital content such as videos and other creative collateral as required.

No two days are every alike in this role and will suit someone with a high attention to detail who enjoys variety, a fast pace and writing. You will have strong skills in stakeholder management and working with tools such as Intranets and other collaboration tools.

Key Accountabilities
  • Assist with ownership for day to day content development through several channels
  • Support business leaders with all employee emails, presentation packs, videos, video and town hall scripts, creative collateral and employee town halls
  • Maintain consistent employee brand messaging and materials
  • Monitor and provide reports and analytics on internal communication channel effectiveness
  • Lead the development of communications collateral and ensure appropriate sign-off and review as part of internal processes
  • Ensure that the communications strategy is adding value through consistent tone of voice, succinct and effective messaging
  • Representing communications at steering committees as required


The ideal candidate will have:
  • 5-8 years in a corporate communications role
  • Tertiary qualifications in communications, journalism, advertising, marketing or related field required.
  • Experience working in resources, industry or utilities would be highly regarded
  • Experience in incident management
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Able to take complex and / or technical information and turn that into communications that are easy to read and understand
  • Experience in working with collaboration tools such as Yammer, Sharepoint, Microsoft Teams will be highly regarded
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast paced, deadline driven environment.
  • Extensive experience in developing project based communication approach, including developing action plans and supporting project approvals and stakeholder engagement
  • Highly organised, with a high-level of planning and a proven ability to work across and manage multiple in-flight projects.
  • Proven ability to build confidence and receive buy-in from stakeholders.
  • Accountable for your results and very team-oriented

About BP

At BP, we’re involved in every aspect of the energy system. With over 73,000 employees in 78 countries, we’re constantly working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day. And with our Downstream business producing refined petroleum products, creating premium brand lubricants, delivering 11.9m tonnes of petrochemicals and supplying distinctive fuels and retail services through 18,700 retail sites, they’re helping us meet the biggest demands of the world.

As part of our Downstream team, you’ll help deliver high-quality products and services that meet all of our customers’ needs, all while growing and achieving your career’s biggest goals. Join BP and help us change the way we power up the world.