Company: Wood
Skills: Project Management
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking Project Managers in order to grow its Perth Mining & Mineral group to meet the large demand in critical metals projects.

We are offering full time positions for the right people, and we would like to speak to a Project Manager and a Senior Project Manager for a Perth-based role.

Wood is at the forefront of engineering solutions for a net zero future. A key component of decarbonising the world is the Mining and Minerals Industry which supplies the critical minerals required for this revolution. Wood is currently delivering critical metals projects (Battery and Magnet metals) all over the world, including Copper, Lithium, Vanadium, Rare Earths, and Base Metals projects.

In this role, you will oversee the overall management and supervision of all activities required for the safe and timely execution of the project in compliance with its budgetary and engineering requirements to the client's satisfaction whilst maximising the profitability of the project.

In addition, you will also:
  • Provide leadership and direction to the project team in order to fulfill contractual commitments and to satisfy client and Wood requirements;
  • Plan, execute and manage the design, project services, procurement and construction functions;
  • Develop, maintain and implement the Project Execution Plan and Project Management Plans including the HSEC and QA Plans in accordance with Wood systems and procedures;
  • Control and coordinate communications with client, project team and other stakeholders to ensure the project is executed in accordance with overall objectives and commitments;
  • Manage the commercial aspects of the project and ensure compliance with client and Wood commercial requirements;
  • Identify and manage risks and opportunities;
  • Provide effective management and control of suppliers and subcontractors

Skills / Qualifications

To successfully be shortlisted, you will have a strong track record of delivering projects on time and on budget, and have a strong understanding of mining projects across concept, study, up to final delivery. In addition, you will also have:
  • Tertiary qualifications in engineering with a minimum of 15+ years post graduate experience
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge in the delivery of all aspects of multi-discipline projects
  • Proven leadership skills in site and project office based scenarios.
  • A high level of problem solving abilities
  • High level of numeracy / cost forecasting skills / financial understanding skills
  • Good Interpersonal and relationship skills across broad personnel demographics
  • Strong emotional intelligence and cultural sensitivity
  • Broad commercial knowledge of the industry sector
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ethical and professional attitude

Wood can offer you a career in the ever expanding battery and magnet metals industry driving the decarbonisation of the globe. Working in our newly fitted offices in the Perth CBD we have an onsite gym with five star end of trip facilities.

So much of our success depends on feeling part of a team with people around us that we can rely on. What unites us is our values. They set the tone, help create our culture, give us one common set of principles and help us all have a great experience at work.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.