Rio Tinto

Principal Exploration and Evaluation Productivity

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Employer
Rio Tinto
Location
Brisbane, QLD, AU
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 16, 2020
Closes
Sep 27, 2020
Ref
1980113070
Work Term
Permanent
Work Load
Full Time
Language
English
Principal Exploration & Evaluation Productivity
  • Drive innovation within our Copper and Diamonds operations
  • High profile role with variety and exposure to exciting project locations
  • Brisbane CBD location

About the role

We are looking for a Principal Exploration & Evaluation Productivity to support the safe and efficient delivery of exploration and evaluation activities across our Copper & Diamonds product group. You will provide specialist insight and support services to meet resource development requirements in order to rapidly advance projects with potential across any stage of the project lifecycle.

This role is a great opportunity to identify, lead and implement productivity improvement initiatives across the copper and diamonds portfolio. Those initiatives will span technology, enabling metrics, management systems and processes, and geological and resource uncertainty. Reporting to the Chief Advisor Resource Development, you will:
  • Provide safety leadership, ensuring Rio Tinto and Copper & Diamonds safety systems and procedures are in place to support the high-risk activities undertaken by the contractor partner group.
  • Identify and deliver productivity uplift initiatives across all stages of exploration and evaluation activities from planning to execution.
  • Collaborate internally and externally on a range of orebody knowledge, technology and innovation initiatives to deliver strong value outcomes to our assets and projects.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of audit processes, data and metrics to support effective contract management and project execution.

About you

To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:
  • Experience in a senior leadership position, ideally within a geosciences, drilling, analytics, productivity or safety related environment
  • Ability to influence, collaborate with and negotiate with operational teams, contract partners and planning teams as well as exposure to contractor management
  • Ability to project manage and implement productivity initiatives and to drive value outcomes

Our Benefits


  • Flexible working arrangements
  • A competitive base salary reflective of your experience and annual incentive program
  • Immediate access to the Rio Tinto shares programme
  • Private health insurance contribution for all employees and immediate family members
  • Career development & education assistance to further your ambitions
  • Paid parental leave at 9 months (half pay) and 4.5 months full pay

We also offer exclusive employee discounts all over the world together with a wellness program for physical and mental wellbeing through fitness and activity allowances.

Where you will be working

At Rio Tinto we have operations across the globe including a range of open pit and underground mines that supply copper and diamonds. Our copper operations supply products in China, Japan and the US which plays an important role in almost every home, office and vehicle. We are also one of the world's leading diamond producers and the largest producer of natural coloured diamonds.

About us

As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress.

Iron ore to shape our city skylines. Aluminium for cars and smartphones. Copper for wind turbines, electric cars and the pipes that bring water to our home. Borates that help crops grow, titanium for paint and diamonds that celebrate the best things in life.

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.

Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce

We particularly welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTI+ people, women, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds. 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 organisation 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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