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Manager Mining Assessments
Department for Energy and Mining
Job reference: 502405
Location: 5000 - ADELAIDE
Job status: Ongoing
Eligibility: Open to Everyone

The Department for Energy and Mining is committed to building a diverse and flexible culture. We encourage and welcome all applications from women, diverse community groups and ages, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with disabilities.

About the opportunity:

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Manager Mining Assessments. The Manager Mining Assessments is responsible for leading and managing the regulatory assessment of mining lease proposals and operational programs in accordance with sound risk and science-based assessment principles. The role provides leadership to regulatory service delivery, process reform and business improvements.

About us:
The Department for Energy and Mining (DEM) leads the global transformation economy, overseeing the responsible mining and production of the minerals, metals and fuels of the future, to safely and sustainably generate the energy and low carbon products of the future.

Our low-cost power, leading regulation system and culture of innovation is leading to the decarbonisation of industry, new modern manufacturing opportunities, increased employment and greater prosperity and security for the people of South Australia.

The South Australian Public Sector offers flexible working arrangements for employees, including:

  • schedule of hours worked - for example, flexitime*, compressed or expanded work weeks, alternative start and finish times, changed shift and break schedules
  • number of hours worked - for example, part-time, job sharing, purchased leave, transition to retirement
  • place of work - for example, working at home, office work and activity-based work (such as field work)

*Flexitime enables employees to negotiate start and finish times, within a range of core business hours, without increasing or reducing the total number of hours worked when averaged over a four-week cycle.

Key selection criteria:
Please only address the dot points listed below in your application

  • Experience in leading and managing the delivery of regulatory functions and programs
  • Experience in leading and managing a team, including through periods of change
  • Sound understanding of the mining industry, the major issues, trends and developments in the industry and the implications for the future direction
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of people, building productive working relationships with peers, other work colleagues and stakeholders

Essential qualifications:
Degree in Engineering, Geoscience or Environmental Science relevant to the resources industry. 

PO5, an attractive salary package may be negotiated
Full-time role, working 37.5 hours per week

Special conditions:

  • Out of hours work will be required
  • Intra and interstate travel may be required

Paul De Ionno
Director, Mining Regulation
8429 2458

Application Instructions:
Applicants are required to submit a curriculum vitae and written application of no more than two pages, demonstrating their suitability for the role by addressing the key selection criteria above. Applicants are to include the name, address and contact number of three current referees, one being your current line manager.

All applicants are required to complete and submit the Employment Declaration.

Applications close: 13/10/2022 5:00 PM

- Role Statement - Manager Mining Assessments.pdf
- Pre-Employment-Declaration_240522.pdf

Flexibility Statement
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.