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BGC Contracting is part of BGC Australia Pty Ltd, a diverse construction, manufacturing and contracting organisation with vast scale, an impressive depth of knowledge and robust financial backing. Since its beginnings in 1957, the BGC Group has grown with an annual turnover in excess of $3 billion, making it one of Australia’s largest privately owned companies.

At BGC Contracting, our people aren’t just our employees – they’re our partners on the journey to transform tomorrow. We’re seeking skilled, driven and passionate people to join our team for a truly satisfying career, with opportunities to work with us on a national scale.

Senior Project Manager – Mining

We are Australia’s largest privately owned mining, construction and maintenance services company, working across the resources, energy and infrastructure sectors.

With proven and sustained success across a broad range of mining projects nationally, we have a role based in Whyalla, South Australia to oversee two existing mining contracts. Working under a collaborative model, we have recently secured new work and successfully mobilised and commenced operations at the Iron Baron mine site whilst continuing our existing operations at the South Middleback Ranges mine site.

We are proud of our achievements and the contributions of our successful leadership team and our workforce. This role presents a great career opportunity to join a proven, successful and well established mining contractor working in positive partnership with a well-regarded client. This broad role will see you oversee our complete mining activities and work closely with our national mining senior leadership team. Reporting to our General Manager – Mining, your current direct reports are seasoned professionals who are capable, professional and experts in their field. BGC has a strong values culture and a reputation of delivery and we are excited by what the future brings.

Your key responsibilities:
  • Leading and supporting BGC working winning and business development activities to further grow our portfolio of mining operations;
  • Support and provide input into tendering, planning and project estimates for new or future work;
  • People management including recruitment, training, employee and industrial relations;
  • Lead and manage overall project delivery including mining operations, resourcing planning, commercial and quality;
  • Overall budgeting including forecasting and reporting; and
  • Provide safety leadership and ensure a high level of safety management across your project.
What we’re looking for:
  • Experienced Senior Project Manager with a background in mining backed by relevant tertiary qualifications;
  • Commitment and alignment to BGC’s core values and charter; and
  • Proactive approach to people leadership and engagement.
What can BGC Contracting offer you?
  • A challenging, rewarding and enjoyable workplace that supports innovation;
  • A culture driven organisation that’s passionate about its people and its values;
  • A broad range of opportunities nationally across diverse projects;
  • Strong pipeline of upcoming work;
  • Residential opportunity with a family friendly roster; and
  • Experienced and supportive senior management team.
We also offer a range of additional benefits for BGC employees. Learn more about our BGC corporate benefits by following the link below.

Be part of something bigger. If you’re looking for a rewarding career and not just another job; we want to hear from you.

Please apply following the link below or via our website at

We embrace diversity across our operations and strongly encourage applications from all suitably qualified women, Indigenous people and other multicultural backgrounds.

Reference Number: 3847

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