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Employer:  Rio Tinto
Industry:  Energy - Oil / Gas
Country:  Australia
State/Province:  Any
City:  Australia
04/16/2018 06:02 AM
Principal Adviser - Program Management
  • Be a part of the Rail productivity program working to deliver a diverse range of projects
  • Contribute to the success of Rio Tinto by applying your technical and professional expertise
  • Residential role in the vibrant coastal town of Karratha working a 5 days on 2 days off roster - Dampier
About the role
We are looking for a Principal Adviser - Program Management to ensure the successful delivery of a program of works focused on increasing productivity of our assets
This role is a great opportunity to plan and deliver projects from initiation to completion and focus on achieving objectives through managing scope, resources, budgets, changes, and risks. You will be involved in an exciting, fast paced area of our expanding business, where all the activity is focused. Working a 5 days on, 2 off roster and reporting to the Manager Program Management Office, you will be:
  • Collaborating with key stakeholders to drive a culture of collaboration, participation and improvement.
  • Contributing to the design and implementation of capital projects covering data, systems and technology; research & development; and business improvement projects across operations and maintenance
  • Establishing partnerships across Rio Tinto (including use of off-shore teams) to support effective program management

About you
To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:
  • A relevant Tertiary qualification
  • A strong knowledge of projects with the proven ability to identify opportunities and risks
  • Experience leading and working with a geographically dispersed team in the management of projects utilizing sound project and business management practices
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to work collaboratively across teams
  • Strong stakeholder management skills and the ability to engage with senior leaders
  • Experience project managing system implementations and other organizational change activities using a clearly defined methodology
Where you will be working
Our privately owned and operated rail network is an essential part of our integrated production process and services our 15 mines across the Pilbara via 1,700km of track. With depots located at Tom Price, Cape Lambert and Dampier (7 Mile), each train is operated by a single driver and comprises up to three locomotives and 240 ore cars stretching to approximately 2.7 kilometres in length with over 40 trains operating per day. We are also applying and adapting technology to improve safety and productivity across our rail network.
About us
As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress.
Our long history is filled with firsts. We’ve developed some of the world’s largest and best quality mines and operations, and our people work in around 35 countries across six continents. Aluminium and copper, diamonds, gold and industrial minerals, iron ore, coal and uranium: our materials make up the world around us. You’ll find them in smartphones, planes, cars, hospitals and throughout your home.
Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce
We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common. It’s a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career.
Apply today if you want to work with the latest technology and innovation, in an environment where we challenge you to drive positive change.

Please note, in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions.

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