Projects Specialist


Posted on:  9th Feb 2024


At South32, we’re meeting the challenge of enabling a sustainable future through our focus on responsibly producing commodities critical for a low-carbon world. 

As a collaborative, caring and inclusive company, there’s no better place to make a genuine difference. Together we’re making a positive, global impact that has the potential to change lives. 

Whatever career path you choose, we’ll support you every step of the way to learn, grow and succeed. So join us, step towards a brighter future and leave your legacy. 


Are you looking to be home every night? If so, this is your opportunity to live, work and play a short drive from stunning coastlines, scenic trails, magnificent jarrah forests and the food and wine heartland of the South-West and Peel Regions of Western Australia.

Our integrated Bauxite Mine, Alumina Refinery and Port Operation is creating the essential products needed for a sustainable low carbon future and is on a journey to become the world’s leading Alumina producer where our 1500+ workforce value the lifestyle that Worsley Alumina has to offer. 


  • Competitive salaries including Short-Term Incentive Bonus
  • Additional employer superannuation contributions which depend on the level of employee contributions you choose.
  • Participation in the Employee Share Plan
  • Flexible working arrangements and industry leading parental leave and family care policy


This role is a Permanent position that is DIDO daily, from our Worsley Alumina Refinery, which is a short drive from Collie (15 minutes), Bunbury (45 minutes) and other nearby scenic communities.  

As Projects Specialist, you will be responsible for developing and delivering a selection of projects within the Worsley Capital Portfolio which are well-planned and cost-effective in delivering solutions that meet business requirements, through strong leadership and collaboration with stakeholders and suppliers. 

Other key responsibilities include, but aren’t limited to: 

  • Ensure that all projects are developed and delivered from concept to closeout in accordance with the South32 project management framework;
  • Single point project leadership in delivering projects to approved scope, timeframes and budgets
  • Provide safety leadership throughout the project life cycle that is aligned to the South32 values;
  • Ensure all project design and execution risks are identified and well managed


You will have experience and demonstrate capability in the following:  

  • Several years’ experience in delivering projects of varying complexity and budget ($500k to $5M) throughout the full project lifecycle in a brownfields environment within the resources industry
  • A sound technical knowledge and understanding of mining and resources projects
  • Proven experience in developing and managing schedules and budgets & business financial evaluation
  • Experienced with MS Suite and MS Project;

Qualifications for this position are:  

  • Project management qualification
  • Engineering or technical trade qualification within Electrical, Process or Mechanical disciplines highly

South32 is committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we operate.  We provide a recruitment process that is fair, equitable and accessible for all and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. 

The job advert will close on 23rd February 2024

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