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Projects Manager

Gold Fields

Location: Kambalda East

Job Type: Full time


Gold Fields is a globally diversified gold producer with nine operating mines in Australia, Peru, South Africa and West Africa (including the Asanko JV), as well as one project in Chile.

Gold Fields' mining assets in the Australia region (GFA) include a 100% interest in the St Ives, Agnew and Granny Smith mines and a 50:50 interest in the Gruyere JV project with Gold Road Resources.

St Ives Gold Mine is located 20km south-east of Kambalda and approximately 80 km south of Kalgoorlie. It is comprised of both open pit and underground operations and produces over 350,000 ounces of gold per annum.

Role Details:

Reporting to the General Manager at St Ives, you will be responsible for all site-based capital projects.

As an employee at Gold Fields, we expect all levels of employees to act in a manner that seeks to align and enhance the values, safety culture and performance of Gold Fields with the purpose of creating enduring value beyond mining.

This role would be offered on a 4 days on, 3 days off roster Fly in Fly out from Perth.

Benefits include:

  • 6% Site Allowance & Private Health Insurance Allowance

  • Short term and long-term incentive schemes

  • Increased annual leave entitlements

  • Long service leave pro rata after 5 years of continuous service

  • Educational assistance

About the role:

  • Support study development for potential & identified projects including leading of scoping, feasibility and engineering studies;

  • Working closely with onsite stakeholders, Gold Fields Australia (GFA) and offsite resources to ensure timeline and site requirement compliance;

  • Project management of approved mine and cross department projects utilising a formal project management framework demonstrating strong and explicit safety leadership, plans, monitors & controls of projects and deliver to a defined standard;

  • Provide technology solutions to ensure delivered projects are not only capital effective but have low maintenance costs and a high level of future integration;

  • Provide feedback for the regional direction of the Projects within the Australasian region, working closely with the GFA project team to develop systems and processes;

  • Ensure all regional engineering and projects systems, policies, processes, procedures & resources are adhered too;

  • Provide technical support & advice to operational personnel;

  • Identify best practice and assist in review and potential implementation in alignment with GFA project team requirements;

  • Participate in cross-functional interaction with core functions i.e., Mining, Geology, Processing, Engineer for a unified approach to Project evaluation and execution.

About you:

  • Bachelor of Engineering

  • Ideally formal Project Management Qualifications i.e., PMP

  • Prior Project Management experience in the mining &/or mineral processing envrionment

  • Exposure to organisational strategy working collaboratively within a multifunctional management team

  • Valid WA Drivers Licence

  • First Aid Certificate

Applications can be submitted via:

Gold Fields is committed to achieving an inclusive workforce. We recognise that the diverse talent of our people will ultimately determine our growth, performance and success. We strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, as well as candidates with culturally diverse backgrounds.

At Gold Fields we work together as a team to deliver excellent results and take pride in what we do. We actively seek input from others and truly believe that diverse views improve the quality of our work. We work hard, so when the business achieves its goals, employees can share in better salary increases and bonuses, and we have more money to invest in communities and ongoing renewable energy projects.