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Advisor Approvals

  • Join a global leader in the Mining and Resources sector

  • Be part of a team that values safety, inclusion, and innovative thinking

  • 12 month duration with opportunity for extension

About the Role:

WorkPac are currently seeking a Project Approvals Advisor to join our client Rio Tinto, based in Perth with regular Pilbara site travel as required. The Project Approvals Advisor will manage approvals for the Sustaining Capital division, liaising with the internal approvals team to obtain all necessary approvals in line with project schedules and governance. This position is critical to ensure all approvals are gained correctly, manage interface with all stakeholders, prioritise approvals and make sure all approvals are compliant with legislative and internal governance requirements. The successful candidate will be based in Perth at the Central Park office for an initial 12 month duration.

Key Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Screening of projects to streamline approvals process, including use of existing approvals where appropriate

  • Facilitate submission of project approval requests and survey requests

  • Conduct site audits including environment and heritage compliance

  • Development of disturbance polygons utilising ArcGIS

  • Coordination of approvals with stakeholders including attendance to coordination meetings, and facilitate establishment of separate meetings/communications as appropriate

  • Coordination of responses to project requests for information

  • Input into development of project schedules for approval requests

  • Prioritisation of projects in liaison with key stakeholders

  • Provide project progress reports to project leads and other stakeholders

  • Adapt and communicate changes in approval requirements

  • Improvement projects

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Experience in studies and construction projects

  • Ability to work autonomously, show initiative and be driven to achieve results

  • Proficiency in GIS software

  • Understanding of restrictions associated with Aboriginal cultural heritage

  • Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills

  • 4 plus years' experience including government approvals experience

  • Experience with mining companies in Pilbara

About WorkPac:

WorkPac is Australia's leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, oil and gas and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the country's leading companies to deliver rewarding career opportunities. Looking after our employees is important to us. Through our myrewards platform, we offer benefits from retail rewards through to financial, health cover, insurance, superannuation services and more.

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Click on the Apply button or for a confidential discussion please contact:

Principal Consultant: Bella Mason via Contact Number 08 9201 6268quoting the below Reference Number
RioTintoProfessional Job Reference Number: 7469J20233532

Please be aware that proof of COVID-19 vaccination may apply in accordance with Public Health Orders, State Health Directions and/or site-specific Health and Safety requirements.

At WorkPac, we recognise we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

Job title: Advisor Approvals
Contract type: Casual
Location: Perth
Industry: Project Management Construction and Architecture
Job expiry: 2023-06-13
Reference: 7469J20233532