An international Mining Company has 4 contract vacancies for Mid Level Project Managers in the Mining Sector.

The purpose of Global Information Management (IM) is to enable the delivery of business processes, communication, collaboration and knowledge management through the deployment, support and maintenance of enterprise technology, infrastructure, applications and mine technical systems.

The Project Manager role is requiered to, oversee the planning and implementation of an enitre project. Manage resources, schedules, finances and to adhere to governance guidelines throughout the full system development life cycle. This also includes management of issues, risks and project change requests to ensure successful and on-time project delivery.

Minimum of 4-year tertiary qualification (e.g. BBusSci, Bcom Information Systems/Informatics, Bcom Bus Mgt, or BSc Eng, BEng), Degree/Diploma Project Management
PMI/Prince2 Certification and/or PMBOK,
Agile/SCRUM Master Certification (Advantageous)
A minimum of 5 years of experience in similar role. (Including experience in managing resources, facilitation with technical teams and stakeholders).

Provides a consistent outstanding role model in relation to safety practices with a deep understanding of the importance of safety

Highly proficient in Project Management principles, methods, techniques and tools
Highly numerate, with strong financial management
Strong supplier & people management skills
Advantageous if you have experience in the mining industry
the specific IM field, controls and risk mitigation
the Region IM objectives and outputs

  • Full project life cycle ownership: successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment for one major or several minor initiatives simultaneously
  • Develop and manage all aspects of project and program engagement from planning, external vendor relationships, communications, resources, budget, change, risks and issues
  • Monitor, track and control outcomes to resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies and critical path deliverables
  • Define success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project and program life cycle
  • Ensure that projects and programs are proceeding according to scope, schedule, budget and quality standards
  • Manage project and program issues and risks to mitigate impact to baseline
  • Manage all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports the achievement of strategic objectives
  • Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence
  • Understand interdependencies between technology, operations and business needs
  • Demonstrate a functional acumen to support how solutions will address client goals while maintaining alignment with industry best practices
  • Participate and/or drive feasibility studies, vendor selections and proposals for evaluation by appropriate key stakeholders
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations to various audiences, including project team, sponsors, CIO and key stakeholders
  • Extensive understanding of project and program management principles, methods and techniques

Technical Skills

  • Understand required portfolio outputs and how own work contributes
  • Make recommendations on how to improve required work outputs
  • Problem-solve as a sequence of task steps
  • Comply with policy and work frameworks
  • To identify and resolve exceptions and escalations
  • Must have very good project planning and management skills and ability to develop and manage changes and implementations
  • Must have strong client orientation and excellent relationship skills
  • The candidate will need ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills as well as financial acumen
  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Previous experience with Clarizen, SAP and Microsoft products advantageous

Ability to:

  • Manage self
  • Communciate with team members and stakeholders in an effective manner
  • Plan and organise own work and any impact on others

Desired Skills:

  • Safety Knowledge
  • Highly numerate
  • with strong financial management
  • Strong supplier & people management skills

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