Senior Contract Administrator

OZ Minerals

Location: Western Australia

Job Type: Full time


We are an Australian-based modern mining company with a focus on copper. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX100), we own and operate the copper-gold mine at Prominent Hill, the copper mine at Carrapateena, and have assets in Brazil. We also have a pipeline of earn-in agreements with experienced exploration companies in Australia and internationally. One of our current exciting projects includes the West Musgrave Project, situated in Western Australia.

By 2023 we will be a global, copper-core, Modern Mining Company, delivering superior value with multiple operating assets underpinned by a diverse exploration and project pipeline.

Our growth strategy is focused on value creation and we achieve success by creating value for all stakeholders, underpinned by safety, capital discipline and our How We Work Together principles – our foundations for success.

Seeking Expressions of Interest

Have you thought about working in one of the largest, lowest cost, lowest emissions copper-nickel projects in Australia?

Do you enjoy working outdoors and the fly in fly out lifestyle?

Have you got previous experience in a Construction environment and the desire to further develop your career in the Commercial function?

If you’re ready for an opportunity unlike any other, we would love to hear from you!

OZ Minerals - A Modern Mining Company

We're looking for experienced and driven Contract Administrators to join us on a greenfield construction project, where you'll have the opportunity to contribute to something truly special.

Not only will you get to work in one of the most remote locations in Australia, but you'll also enjoy a unique work environment where We Care about you, your team, and the community around West Musgrave. So pack your bags and get ready for a unique and fulfilling experience you'll never forget.

  • You could be part of the team that helps to deliver this exciting mine, set within the Australian landscape. We welcome anyone who’s seeking to make a real difference.
  • Our West Musgrave nickel-copper project is located on Ngaanyatjarra country, in the Musgrave Province of Central Western Australia.
  • West Musgrave, which has a 26-year mine life, will be an owner-operator mining operation and in addition to being powered by ~80 per cent renewable energy, the Project scope includes a pathway to net zero Scope 1 emissions by 2038.
  • At OZ Minerals we strive to be modern. We’re guided by our purpose, “Going beyond what’s possible to make lives better” and seek to ethically and responsibly explore, mine and sell modern minerals. In doing so, we are contributing to a low carbon future and economic wellbeing which, in turn, helps us achieve our purpose and contribute to a better future.
  • Learn more about the West Musgrave Project here.

The Details

The Contract Administrator will be based at the West Musgrave site and will work collaboratively with the Construction team, Package Managers, and Contractors to successfully manage contracts and relationships.

This role will be key in supporting the Commercial team to monitor and report on costs, progress and programming of works and all subcontractor payments.

To succeed in this role, you will need experience in the Construction environment, availability to work in a remote area and the ability to build trustworthy relationships. In addition, you feel confident around people, have good influencing and negotiation skills, and are willing to learn and further develop a career within the Commercial team.

Location: West Musgrave Site - Fly in fly out from Adelaide or Perth

Roster: 2:1 roster – 14 days on, 7 days off

Pay & Benefits: We offer competitive Australian mining industry pay and benefits. We can talk about specifics later.

About Us

OZ Minerals is a copper-focused, global, modern mining company based in South Australia. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX100) OZ Minerals has a growth strategy focused on creating value for all stakeholders.

We are working towards being a great Modern Mining Company. The difference between good companies and great companies is their ability to align their people and execute their strategy. We value each employee and the unique contribution they bring to OZ Minerals. We’re excited to hear your ideas and the contribution you can make to helping us achieve our strategy. We also genuinely care, we care about our people, our environment, the heritage of the peoples we work with and the communities we operate in.

Unlock your potential and help us challenge the status quo, while doing the best work of your life. We want creative and passionate people on our team, who can go beyond what's possible to make lives better. What we do is centered around creating shared value for our stakeholders. And how we do things is what makes us unique. We know everyone's best work takes different shapes and forms, and we are committed to empowering and harnessing this difference. For us, development is continuous, learning is holistic, and How We Work Together is more than just a tagline.

Who are we? We are OZ Minerals, a modern mining company.

To express your interest

If the above excites you and even makes you a little nervous, then we want to hear from you! Express your interest by submitting your resume (a cover letter is optional).

Please be advised that while we carefully consider all applications we receive, we can only contact applicants who meet the requirements of any specific role that may become available in the future. If we feel that there is a good match between your background and the requirements of a specific position, we will be in touch to discuss next steps.


OZ Minerals is an equal opportunity employer and supports diversity within its workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

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