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General Manager

Industry Sector: Mining - Contract Mining
Job Function: General Management
Position Type: Permanent
Location: Victoria - Regional
Closing Date: 25/02/2019
Ref. No.: 121828

• Regional Victoria
• Civil Contracting Business
• Autonomous Role
Our client is a major employer in regional Victoria undertaking a variety of civil contracting related projects for a broad range of clients. The GM has full P&L responsibility for the business reporting to a Board. This is an opportunity for an experienced Project Director or Operations Manager to take the next step in their career.
Responsibilities include:
• Full P&L responsibility for the business.
• Contractual negotiation for new work and roll over of existing contracts.
• Overview of relationships with unions and EBA negotiations
• Business development & work winning to build current work at hand and sustainably grow the business.
• Recommendations to the board for new opportunities
• Drive cultural change required in the organisation to reduce risk in the business
• Drive innovation and continual improvement within the business.


Candidates with the following attributes are encouraged to apply:

• Operational experience with a major civil contractor with P&L responsibility
• Demonstrated ability to grow a business, establish and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders (internal & external).
• Experience in managing multiple projects
• Entrepreneurial approach to achieving significant growth in the business
• Relevant tertiary qualifications in Engineering or equivalent.


This is a residential role based in an attractive regional centre in Victoria.

The business has a significant profile so stakeholder management including the local community is an important aspect of the role.

This is an outstanding opportunity to progress your career with the support of an active Board. An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

Please make application via the link below.

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For further information regarding this position please contact Greg Byrne at brisbane@downingteal.com or by phoning on +61 7 3221 6255

Please quote reference number: 121828 in all correspondence.


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