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Approvals Advisor

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WorkPac are currently seeking an experienced Approvals Advisor, within Rios Sustaining Capital Department. The successful candidate will be based in Rio Tinto head office in Perth with intermittent site travel. This role is working Monday to Friday on an on-going contract.

The Approvals Advisor will manage all approvals for PMO East, liaising with the approvals team to obtain all necessary approvals in line with our 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 our approvals are compliant with legislative and internal governance requirements.

Duties include:

  • Facilitate submission of approval requests through Rio Tintos Approvals Request system (currently ARCS)

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

  • Development of disturbance polygons utilising GIS and MapInfo

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

  • Coordination of responses to requests for information

  • Input into development of project schedules for approval requests

  • Prioritisation of projects in liaison with project leads, superintendents and manager

  • Reporting progress to project leads and other stakeholders

  • Adapt and communicate changes in approval requirements

Skills and Experience

  • Heritage, environment, flora/fauna and water management

  • Approvals with local authorities and Western Australian Government (State Agreements, DMIRS, EPA, DWER)

  • Experience in studies and construction projects

  • Experience with mining companies in the Pilbara desirable

  • Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills

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

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Reference Code: TMPRIJ202160220

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: Approvals Advisor
Contract type: Casual
Location: Perth
Industry: Project Management Construction and Architecture
Job expiry: 2021-05-09
Reference: TMPRIJ202160220

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