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Supervisor Projects

Rio Tinto
Dampier, WA, AU
Closing date
May 17, 2022

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Supervisor Projects
  • Lead a safety-driven and inclusive group
  • Project Management and Frontline leadership
  • Residential or FIFO Opportunity Dampier
  • Lifestyle roster 8 days on, 6 days off

About the role

We are seeking an engaging, safety focused Supervisor Projects to join our Maintenance Planning & Logistics team based in Dampier.

This role presents a fantastic opportunity to draw on your people leadership skills, coupled with your technical knowledge to effectively coordinate the execution of work. You will have a strong safety leadership focus to ensure the reliability and sustainability of projects across our operation.

You will be delivering turnkey solutions for Ports Dampier and leading Contractor Management activities regarding our contract partners working across a broad range of assets, making this role both challenging and interesting. You will have a diverse portfolio looking after not only contactor management but also capital project execution.

This role is a great opportunity to showcase your influencing and stakeholder engagement skills.

Reporting to the Superintendent Projects, you will be:
  • Delivering end to end project management through project initiation, development, implementation, and review inclusive of improvement opportunities
  • Driving change that adds value and creates efficiencies to process/system for contractor management
  • Building relationships and liaising with internal departments and support functions to deliver quality scoping documents and compliance with business standards
  • Managing the engagement and performance of external contractors and suppliers and monitoring the quality and standard of services delivered by external contractors
  • Perform contractor reviews with vendor partners
  • Delivering on safe execution principles through Supervision and management of project personnel during onboarding, project execution and offboarding processes

What you will need for this role
  • Be proactive with a commitment in driving a safe and inclusive team culture
  • Have leadership experience and be confident in leading, developing and coaching teams
  • Exposure to contract management
  • Project management experience
  • Ability to work with diverse teams and manage multiple programs of change/continuous improvement activities
  • Ability to achieve outcomes through influence and collaboration with others
  • Hold a current "C Class" WA Manual Driver's License

Come join the team and enjoy some great benefits we have to offer:
  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • A permanent position working directly for Rio Tinto
  • A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with an annual incentive program
  • Comprehensive medical benefits including subsidised private health insurance for employees and immediate family
  • Attractive share ownership plan
  • Company provided insurance cover
  • Extensive salary sacrifice and salary packaging options
  • Career development and education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions
  • Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical wellbeing support
  • Leave for all of life's reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave)
  • Exclusive employee discounts (banking, accommodation, cars, retail and more)

About Rio Tinto

In the Pilbara region of Western Australia, we own an integrated portfolio of iron ore assets: a world-class, integrated network of 17 mines, four independent port terminals, a rail network spanning nearly 2,000 kilometres and related infrastructure all designed to respond rapidly to changes in demand.

We are one of the world's leading producers and exporters of iron ore.

Where you'll be working

Our port facilities consist of four shipping terminals located on the Pilbara coast at Dampier and Cape Lambert which form an essential part of our logistics process. Each terminal has facilities for train unloading, iron ore stockpiling, product blending and ship loading.

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. We all have something to contribute, and it's this contribution that makes for a great organisation and a fulfilling career.

Ready to experience something unique? Come work with us.

This role is for applicants residing in or willing to permanently relocate to Western Australia. Rio Tinto offers fly in and fly out options from Perth, our regional FIFO hubs and the opportunity to live in our residential towns where applicable.

Applications close on 27th May 2022 (Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove advertised roles prior to this date)


We work in 36 countries – in mines, smelters and refineries, as well as in sales offices, data centres, research and development labs and with artificial intelligence. Our geologists explore the Earth’s wildest terrain. Our wildlife specialists work to protect and conserve grizzly bears in Canada and migratory shorebirds in Western Australia. Our marketing teams make sure our essential materials meet the specific needs of customers around the world. In Australia, our archaeologists work alongside Indigenous Australians to preserve 40,000-year-old rock art.

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