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Group Manager - Projects and Studies

LocationBrisbane, QLD
Work TypeFull time
Positions1 Position
Published At:a month ago
  • Senior Project Manager
Job no: PPCHM
Category: Projects
  • Rare Leadership Opportunity
  • Drive strategic initiatives and contribute to organisational success
  • Gain experience working on projects with global reach and impact

With offices in Australia, Africa, Canada, Peru and the Philippines, Lycopodium proudly delivers high quality professional engineering and project delivery services globally, across the resources, infrastructure and industrial processes sectors. By joining our global team and learning from renowned subject matter experts, we can offer you a diverse career that could take you anywhere in the world.

Lycopodium is currently recruiting for a highly experienced Group Manager – Projects & Studies to join our growing Minerals team in Brisbane. This leadership role is critical in helping deliver our growing pipeline of minerals projects and studies through our expanding Brisbane office

Reporting to the General Manager- Brisbane the Group Manager – Projects & Studies will be responsible for managing the Brisbane Projects & Studies Group operations providing professional services in alignment with Lycopodium’s standards and Clients' requirements. In addition to your local direct report, in addition to your local direct report, you will also have a functional reporting line into the General Manager Projects in Perth.

The tasks you'll perform

  • Monitor Projects & Studies performance including costs, progress against schedule, safety, and internal reviews to provide a transparent assessment of critical performances.
  • Approve and assist with the delivery of Projects & Studies documentation in relation to scope, quantities, cost and schedule for proposals.
  • Drive business development activities through engaging and maintaining Client relationships and key prospect development.
  • Manage the professional development of core personnel through establishing individual development programmes and recommending appropriate beneficial training.
  • Maximise the productivity and efficiency of the Group by planning, scheduling and the appropriate allocation of all resources to ensure deliverables are met.
  • Align the composition and skills of staff within the Group to Projects & Studies requirements and the Company’s strategic plans.
  • Proactively support other Groups as required to ensure Project deliverables are met.
  • Actively participate in auditing of policies, procedures, standards and plans applicable to the Group in order to improve the quality and professionalism of services.
  • Develop and contribute to the delivery of improvement initiatives which support business priorities for continuous improvement.
  • Promote Training and Development initiatives for the Group members in relevant Company procedures, policies’, plans, systems and protocols to enable the Projects and Studies teams to work efficiently and to high level of accuracy and professionalism.
  • Travel on an ad-hoc basis to suit the needs of the business and its operations.

The expertise you'll bring

  • University degree in Engineering or equivalent from a recognised tertiary institution.
  • 15+ years’ post graduate experience in Mining, Mineral Processing or related industries,
  • 10+ years’ hands-on Project Management experience leading/managing Projects in excess of US$250M or 5+ years’ Operations Management experience managing operations of more than 50 personnel
  • Build and sustain positive relationships with all stakeholders, including clients, vendors and co-workers.
  • Exemplify and encourage the core values and ethos of the business.
  • Provide mentoring and identify avenues of professional development and succession planning for personnel within the Group.
  • Capacity to evaluate work practices, implement systems and suggest alternatives and refinements where necessary.

The benefits we'll provide

Lycopodium has a strong company culture focused on career progression and technical skill development. You can expect to be involved in a wide range of large projects whilst working amongst a team of highly skilled professionals.

We recognise that everyone is different, and needs may change over the course of your career. That’s why we:

  • Invest in our people for the long-term, building a diverse and rewarding career, mentored by the best in the industry.
  • Allow our people to balance work with other commitments, like family or study, offering flexible work arrangements.
  • Provide access to a benefits, rewards and recognition platform that also offers great discounts to hundreds of retailers in Australia.
  • Are undertaking significant people and technology initiatives that will support the workplace of the future.

We encourage and value diversity and inclusion and welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of gender, age, disability and ethnicity, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

Our commitment to equal opportunity is embodied in our values of Respect, Integrity & Diligence. They are inherent in who we are, as individuals, and collectively as a Company.

We are a 2024 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

Please submit your CV by clicking the 'Apply' button.

  • Published on 11 Jun 2024, 2:38 AM