Project Manager

Project Manager sought for full-time position at GPA’s Adelaide office.

The Opportunity:

Your role of Project Manager at GPA Engineering is to manage a portfolio of projects predominantly in Mining and Metallurgical industry.  GPA delivers engineering solutions across a range of industries and disciplines and you will be working in a collaborative and supportive project delivery team environment. This leadership role will support, coach and guide our project team members to ensure we meet our client’s expectations.

This role would suit a self-driven project manager with mining and minerals processing experience or other complex industrial project experience, such as in the oil and gas industry, who prefers a stable Monday to Friday role with work life balance. Your extensive Engineering/Project Management capabilities will complement the Project Delivery team.


Your Role:

Working as part of the Project Delivery team some of your key tasks include:

  • Successfully deliver on small to large, complex, multidisciplinary, high-risk projects.
  • Collaboratively resolve anomalies, design issues, technical challenges.
  • Chair regular client meetings and track project actions, issues and risks.
  • Monitor project progress and prepare formal progress reports for the client.
  • Provide input to project tenders.
  • Contracts administration for larger projects.
  • Visit clients/sites as required.


What’s in it for you?

This vacancy is a permanent full-time role based in our Head Office at Unley. Renowned for delivering quality engineering work for its clients across Australia you will be part of a privately owned company that takes prides in its family culture and long-term retention rates. This role in time will also include working in a range of industries such as renewables.

You will also have the opportunity to work alongside other project managers who are passionate about providing quality customer service and support to our internal and external clients. In addition, you will be encouraged to take part in further training as part of your development plan as you continue your employment journey with us.


Your Employment History and Attributes

Ideally, you will have:

  • Satisfactorily completed a Bachelor of Engineering preferably specialising in Mining/Oil & Gas or similar.
  • Satisfactorily completed a Diploma in Project Management.
  • Registered as a Professional Engineer in Australia.
  • Solid design, operational and technical minerals processing or similar complex industrial experience.
  • Familiarity with complex schedules, time constraints, resource allocations, risk and opportunities.
  • Demonstrated ability as a logical thinker and pragmatic decision maker.
  • Skilled in building relationships with internal and external clients.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Proven ability to negotiate and influence.
  • High attention to detail, planner and super organised.
  • A positive mindset focused on solutions and customer service.


Applicants must have permanent residency. 

GPA is committed to maintaining a workforce with meaningful equity and diversity, as well as a workplace that embraces and celebrates the value of all cultures and backgrounds. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates to apply for this position.


Applicants should address the above in their application. 

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