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Manager Asset Management
Full Time

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St Barbara is a growing gold company with a global outlook. We’re here to create value in everything we do, for our people, our communities and our shareholders.

An ASX200 company, our gold mining operations are located in Australia (Western Australia), Canada (Nova Scotia) and Papua New Guinea (Simberi). As we operate our business and care for our people, we are guided by our five commitments and values-led culture. These commitments are: safety always, empowered people, diverse teams, stronger communities, respecting the environment and growing sustainably.

Our strong, values-led culture drives our behaviour and guides our decision making every day as we deliver to promise on our commitments.

We are proudly an employer of choice, committed to inclusion and diversity. We’re the only Australian mining company to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA); and in February 2021, we received this recognition for the seventh consecutive year. We provide industry best practice parental leave and return to work provisions, with nil gender pay gap in like-for-like roles. We are committed to addressing pay equity and gender equality through our recruitment, promotions, rewards and recognition.

We are currently seeking a Manager Asset Management to join our asset management team. This is a permanent, full-time position at the Leonora Operations. Your focus is to effectively manage the assets at our Leonora Operations which include mobile fleet, fixed plant, surface installations (including camp), and electrical/communications. Ensuring relevant Company and legislative standards to deliver completed designs and installation that meet customer requirements in a cost effective manner.

This opportunity is a permanent role and will be fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) from St Barbara’s Leonora Operations on a balanced 8 days on, 6 days off, roster cycle, flying on company time to and from Perth. You also have the option to drive-in, drive-out (DIDO) from Kalgoorlie.

The opportunity

  • Lead safe work practices by ensuring safe work conditions and practices in the department, proactively investigate all safety and health concerns and implement continuous improvement in safety;
  • Ensure effective organisation structure, delegate and goal set for the direct report and the departments in areas of responsibility;
  • Provide effective leadership, performance management, career development and succession planning of team personnel;
  • Manage and establish yearly department budget/forecast as well as a long term capital strategy for fleet and fixed assets to sustain the mine output. Meet or exceed performance to budget/forecast;
  • Establish and continually monitor strategies for improving Maintenance performance and meeting the service requirements of customer departments for the Leonora Operations. This includes training in maintenance and development of computer based maintenance management systems (Pronto);
  • Ensure all projects work are well coordinated between site departments and group or consultant/contractors as well as being effectively budgeted and monitored to within cost constraints;
  • Understand cost drivers in the asset management department and seek structural improvement in unit cost performance;
  • Ensure that capital projects deliver to plan and agreed budgets;
  • Coordinate building brilliance activities within areas of responsibility and work to ensure site wide implementation;
  • Ensure during any change management that employees are engaged in all aspects of the process (MOC);
  • Ensure daily, weekly and monthly communication throughout the departments at various levels occurs.

What you can expect from us

  • A caring and supportive culture;
  • A high-performing St Barbara community;
  • Professional and positive team environments on site, and at all facilities;
  • A ‘grow our own’ approach with a preference to develop and promote internally;
  • Access to professional development activities and educational assistance;
  • Competitive salary and options for salary sacrificing;
  • Access to a generous superannuation scheme including salary continuance and death and disability cover;
  • Air-conditioned, comfortable accommodation facilities with private ensuite;
  • Onsite gym, pool, recreation room, BBQ area and access to regular organised team sports;
  • A proud Equal Opportunity Employer and Employer of Choice for Gender Diversity.

What we will expect from you

  • You should feel a strong alignment with St Barbara’s values as you will be required to live them. You will use our values, along with our five commitments, to guide your decision making as you work for the safety and wellbeing of our people;
  • You are able to produce a national police clearance (valid within the last 12 months) for site access purposes;
  • You have a current unencumbered West Australian ‘C’ class drivers licence;
  • Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) degree in mechanical, reliability, electrical or mine engineering or related field;
  • 10 – 15 years mining operation experience with at least two years of exposure to the precious metals industry in an underground mine;
  • Senior level asset management experience (2 years minimum) in underground mines and operational management in underground setting (2 years minimum);
  • Familiar with maintenance software (Pronto) and Microsoft office;
  • Proven management experience in mine asset management;
  • High energy with strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Strong ability to work effectively with people;
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with complex problems, including both definition of the problem and generation and evaluation of solutions;
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills, including goal setting, group performance monitoring and the ability to modify priorities where necessary to achieve these goals;
  • Effective written and oral communication skills, and the ability to convince others to co-operate and contribute;
  • Goal driven;
  • Lean principal’s knowledge and experience a definite asset.

Does this sound like you? If so, we’d love to hear from you.

For further information on St Barbara please visit our Company Profile.

Please note, candidates are required to undertake pre-employment checks including pre-employment medical, drug and alcohol screens and a police check/criminal history check. Candidates must have the ability to be cleared for a National Police Clearance for site access purposes.

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