Project Manager

Job No: 981857

Work type:Permanent Full-time

Location:Aus - QLD Bowen Basin

Categories:Project Management, Thiess

Advertised:E. Australia Standard Time

Applications Close:E. Australia Standard Time

Thiess is the world's largest mining services provider. We offer the widest range of in-house surface and underground mining capabilities across Australia, Botswana, Canada, Chile, Indonesia and Mongolia. Our life-of-mine insight, tailored approach and commitment to excellence keep us at the leading edge…optimising the mining value chain for each client.

And we're not done. We continue to drive innovation, through long-term relationships, so our clients are best positioned in a competitive global market. Our people are central to our success and are empowered to contribute their skills, knowledge and experience to continually exceed industry benchmarks. Our culture is built on our Principles of Integrity, Accountability, Innovation and Delivery, underpinned by a commitment to safety in everything we do. 

An opportunity has arisen for a Project Manager to join the Thiess team. You will initially be based at the Thiess head office in Brisbane prior to moving to a site-based position in the Bowen Basin. This role will see you working collaboratively towards delivering high-quality solutions and results.


As the Project Manager you will be directly responsible for the bottom line performance of this large open cut mining project and you will provide strategic leadership and direction to your management team and project workforce.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Creating an empowered and high performing team-culture that delivers outstanding performance and achieves targeted project outcomes
  • Working closely with the client to ensure the successful delivery of all contractual requirements
  • Striving to achieve and maintain an incident and injury free workplace
  • Ensuring progress is maintained against the mine plan, schedules and budgeted expenditure
  • Achieving or exceeding project turnover and profit
  • Taking an innovative approach to problem solving and demonstrate a willingness to try different solutions

You will have a wealth of senior management experience and a proven ability to lead and inspire your people to achieve outstanding safety and financial results. You will have expertise in the management of legislative compliance and sustaining a high standard of proactive safety management. You will be focused on growing the project in a sustainable and systematic manner while developing strong relationships with key stakeholders and the client. Working closely with your management team to drive a high-performance culture, you will create a work environment that will foster the development of your people.

Having a sharp commercial mind and the ability to take on multiple challenges, you will have a demonstrated record of achieving results. Your passion for excellence and continuous improvement will see you work closely with others at all organisational levels in achieving commercially sustainable results and driving project performance in both production and safety.


Monday to Friday


Thiess' employee benefits program offers choice and flexibility to enhance the lifestyle and wellbeing of our team. With benefits including discounted health insurance, salary packaging and salary continuance insurance we make the health, safety and well-being of our people our absolute priority, and we're focused on ensuring everyone is fit for work and fit for life.

How to apply

This role will provide you with the opportunity to make the next step in your career. With our culture of recognition, leadership development, and a stimulating and satisfying work environment there is no better time to join Thiess. To apply for this role please follow the below link.

Thiess is an international organisation with a diverse workforce enriched by an inclusive work environment, accessible to all. We leverage the diversity of our workforce to continually innovate and deliver world class projects for our clients. Thiess encourages applications from people who contribute to our diverse workforce and align with our cultural values.

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