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Manager Design and Engineering

Manager, Design and Engineering

Employer Location Brisbane, Queensland, AUS Salary Competitive Closing date Jul 10, 2022 Category Work Term Work Load Language You need to or to save a job.

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Manager, Design and Engineering
Great opportunity to join a global organisation at the forefront of mining
Excellent work environment where people are valued and respected
Work in a fast-paced environment with lots of opportunity for exposure to both highly visible projects and cutting-edge technology
Permanent position based in Brisbane, Australia
All progress begins with pioneers. At Rio Tinto, it begins with you.
About the role
We are looking for a Manager, Design and Engineering, who will be responsible for leading and supervising a team of engineers and business analysts to provide project estimation, delivery and engineering support to delivery teams. Work undertaken by the team includes detailed design and reviews, infrastructure implementations, quality assurance and other project activities. You will lead project teams through the development and implementation stages to ensure that project objectives and value are defined and delivered. You will manage local and remote teams to perform this work.
Reporting the Manager, PMO and Delivery, APAC East - the Manager, Design and Engineering will be working in a collaborative and exciting environment.
As the Manager, Design and Engineering you will be responsible for the following:
Develop and foster a culture of collaboration and inclusiveness with a commitment to HSE, Rio Tinto's core values and psychological safety in the team.
Accountable for providing support the demand process by preparing and collaborating on estimates, bills of materials, and sourcing of vendor quotes in order to provide fit for purpose solutions, accurate estimates in a timeously manner
Accountable to provide technical input to project planning and implementation in order to achieve sustainable solutions that meet Rio Tinto standards.
Oversee the engineering process and delivery timeframes in order to keep projects on schedule and budget.
Accountable for quality assurance over solution designs, knowledge management, adherence to architectural standards and guidelines in order to provide fit for purpose solutions that meet Rio Tinto standards
Maintains continuous alignment of project scope with business objectives, and making recommendations to modify the project in order to enhance effectiveness in achieving business results.
Liaises with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders and contractors in order to align and maximize efforts for project delivery.
Provides technical support and direction to project stakeholders, building on and sharing the lessons learnt in order to continuously improve end to end solution delivery.
What you'll bring:
Dedication to promoting a positive safety culture
Experience in a similar role managing and executing projects and leading a team of IS&T technical resources (applications and / or infrastructure and business analysts resources) with a thorough understanding and significant experience in the types of work that these resources undertake.
Demonstrated experience in conflict resolution (including risks and issues management).
Successful track record in leading, managing and developing technical teams
Operating in an international context, including participation in global teams
What we offer
Be recognised for your contribution, your thinking and your hard work, and go home knowing you have helped the world progress.
A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
A permanent position working directly for Rio Tinto
A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with annual incentive program
Comprehensive medical benefits including subsidized private health insurance for employees and immediate family
Attractive share ownership plan
Company provided insurance cover
Extensive salary sacrifice & salary packaging options
Career development & education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions
Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical wellbeing support
Leave for all of life's reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave)
Exclusive employee discounts (banking, accommodation, cars, retail and more)
Where you will be working
Rio Tinto Information Systems and Technology (IS&T) operates to enable better alignment with customer priorities, end-to-end accountability and flexibility to prioritise critical work. The function provides solutions that are aligned with current and future business requirements through the development and ongoing delivery of IT strategy and solution roadmaps. Through appropriate governance, consultative processes, and the use of industry best practices, IS&T also ensures that emerging technologies and innovative ideas are constantly evaluated, considered, and adopted, to provide easy-to-use, best-in-class solutions and services.
Every Voice Matters
At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, the LGBTI+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.
We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome - they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.


We work in 36 countries – in mines, smelters and refineries, as well as in sales offices, data centres, research and development labs and with artificial intelligence. Our geologists explore the Earth’s wildest terrain. Our wildlife specialists work to protect and conserve grizzly bears in Canada and migratory shorebirds in Western Australia. Our marketing teams make sure our essential materials meet the specific needs of customers around the world. In Australia, our archaeologists work alongside Indigenous Australians to preserve 40,000-year-old rock art.

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