SMS Mining Services have an exciting opportunity available for a highly experienced and driven Project Manager to lead an open pit gold project based in the mid-west. Previous project management experience in open pit mining operations is essential.

Responsibilities

  • Provide effective management and administration of the project in order to achieve the desired production targets in a safe and efficient manner
  • Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders to successfully deliver the project on time and within budget
  • Ensuring statutory compliance with relevant legislation for all open pit activities
  • Liaise closely with senior management to support and drive the successful delivery of the projects while supporting operational activity
  • Work in conjunction with internal management and client management on site to determine the requirements for plant, equipment and labour to ensure efficient utilisation.
  • Monitor overall performance to ensure targets are met and take appropriate action to maintain targets.
  • Provide coaching / mentorship and feedback for subordinates
  • Able to respond quickly to change and adopt a flexible innovative approach to problems and opportunities
  • Ensure that positive working relationships are established with the client, personnel and stakeholders
  • Strive for a strong safety culture

Successful candidates should possess the following

  • WA unrestricted Quarry Managers Certificate of Competency Formal qualifications in Mining Engineering or similar tertiary degree
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including negotiation skills;
  • Excellent organisational and planning ability
  • Demonstrated business, operational and planning acumen
  • Significant open pit mining operations experience in senior management positions
  • Genuine and demonstrated experience driving a strong safety culture;
  • Ability and willingness to provide leadership to the open pit team
  • Demonstrable mining technical capacity

SMS is an equal opportunity employer, Indigenous and female candidates are encouraged to apply

If you wish to join our expanding team please click to apply submitting an updated resume or email recruitment@smsmining.com.au