Land Access Advisor – Careers


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.

About the role

Located at our Brisbane offices, the Land Access Adviser role involves being part of, and eventually leading, negotiations for land access contracts on behalf of the Onshore Development Business. 

You’ll contribute to crafting and executing the negotiation strategy, planning, and conducting discussions with landholders and their legal representatives. Given the diverse aspects of land access negotiations, this role requires understanding of negotiation, contracts, and stakeholder management.

i.e: Travel will be required for the role

About you

You will be experienced in: 

  • Business Negotiation: Skilled in deal-making. 
  • Mediation and Solving Disputes: Ability to help resolve conflicts. 
  • Project Management: Organizing tasks for successful projects. 
  • Clear Communication: Proficient at communicating with a variety of stakeholders. 
  • Plning and Prioritization: Organizing tasks and deadlines. 
  • Persuasive Negotiation: Able to shape outcomes in discussions. 
  • Computer Skills: Proficient with technology and support tools. 
  • Land Knowledge: Understand land value and use. 
  • Petroleum Background: Experience in the oil industry is a plus.

While industry experience is preferred, it’s your transferable skills, your hunger for knowledge, and your unwavering commitment to hard work that truly define you. This role isn’t just about a job; it’s about a partnership in growth, a chance to contribute to a cleaner energy future, and a platform to showcase the full extent of your abilities. 

If you’re ready to channel your experience into a role that values your dedication, your skills, and your potential, we invite you to join us as a Land Access Adviser. 

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.

How to apply

Applications must be submitted via the online recruitment system before COB 4th July 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

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