Senior Project Manager - Energy Operations

Country/Region:  AU
State:  WA
City:  Perth
Job ID:  2683

About Us


Fortescue is both a proud West Australian company and a global green solutions business. We are recognised for our culture, innovation and industry-leading development of infrastructure, mining assets and green energy initiatives.

Our Opportunity

Work Location:  Perth. Fortescue’s Perth office is located on the traditional lands of the Whadjuk people.


Roster:  Monday to Friday [Significant Site Travel is required of this role]


As a Senior Project Manager at Fortescue, you will play a crucial role in overseeing and coordinating various projects within the Energy Operations department our organisation.


Fortescue’s Energy Operations team mission is to provide safe, reliable and efficient power across our Pilbara operations.  We are a part of the Northern Hub at Fortescue and have an experienced team that manage all aspects of our high voltage power generation and transmission network.


Key Responsibilities

  1. Project Planning and Execution:
    • Develop detailed project plans, ensuring resource availability and allocation.
    • Deliver projects on time, within budget, and scope.
    • Monitor project progress and make necessary adjustments.
  2. Stakeholder Management:
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, clients, and external partners.
    • Set clear project expectations and communicate effectively with stakeholders.
  3. Risk Management:
    • Identify potential risks and develop mitigation strategies.
    • Ensure risk reduction and safety culture within project execution.
  4. Quality Assurance:
    • Oversee all aspects of projects to maintain quality standards.
    • Set deadlines, assign responsibilities, and monitor progress.
  5. Continuous Improvement:
    • Contribute to the development of best practices and process enhancements.
    • Drive efficiency and effectiveness in project delivery.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., Engineering, Business, or Project Management).
  • Proven experience as a Project Manager, preferably in the mining or energy industry.
  • Strong organizational, communication, and leadership skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Join our dynamic team at Fortescue and be part of our exciting projects that shape the future of energy and mining!

Our Commitment


Fortescue is deeply committed to providing a safe culture that builds respect, fosters inclusiveness, and values diversity. We celebrate individual strengths and team members from all backgrounds are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. Our global workforce drives and promotes an inclusive culture, both within our organisation and throughout the communities we interact with across the world. Diverse backgrounds include First Nations Peoples, people with differing abilities, LGBTIQ+ community, gender, neurodiverse, cultural diversity, all age groups, and those with an intersectional or multiple diverse characteristics. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. 


Internal Candidates / Current Contractors please apply via Success Factors Careers Portal. For further information on how to apply please visit the Fortescue Hub. 


Fortescue reserves the right to close applications early should a suitable pool of candidates be identified. Fortescue will never contact you to ask for payment of any kind, whether directly or through a third party.