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Administrator: General Management

Job no: 498664
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Dugald River Mine

We are MMG and we mine for progress.

At MMG, we mine to create wealth for our people, our communities and shareholders.

Working in partnership with our major shareholder – China Minmetals – our vision is to build the world’s most respected mining company.

We are guided by our Code of Conduct and our values of thinking safety first, respecting each other, working together, doing what we say and wanting to be better.

MMG Dugald River:

Dugald River is one of the world’s top 10 zinc operations, located near Cloncurry in Queensland. Dugald River was successfully commissioned ahead of schedule and under budget, with first production of zinc concentrate leaving Dugald River in November 2017. Dugald River is estimated to have a mine life of 20+ years to process an average of 1.7 million tonnes of ore per annum. The operation predominantly produces zinc concentrate, with by-products including lead and silver.

Administrator, General Management:

We have an outstanding opportunity for a highly efficient and experienced Administrator at our Dugald River operation in North West Queensland.  This role will provide a comprehensive range of timely and confidential administrative services to support the General Manager and broader site leadership team.

As a primary point of contact and support to the General Manager, you will exercise sound judgment, confidentiality, and discretion in a variety of situations.


This role encompasses general administration, scheduling, reporting, travel arrangements, corporate functions, minute taking and coordination of site communications and initiatives.


This is a fast paced, multi-dimensional role and is offered on a 4/3 roster, drive in drive out from Cloncurry or Mount Isa or FIFO from Townsville.

Qualifications Skills and Competencies;

  • Proven ability to work autonomously, proactively establish priorities and take responsibility for time sensitive deliverables.
  • Attention to detail and a demonstrated ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in the use of technology to collaborate and communicate with the varied stakeholders
  • Working knowledge of SAP, MS Office Suite of products and Risk Management System (IEM Preferable)
  • Highly motivated with demonstrable initiative in completing tasks to tight deadlines and the flexibility to handle changing priorities

Some of your key responsibilities will include;

  • Calendar and email management to enable the efficient organisation and execution of daily activities for the General Manager
  • Actively identifying improvement opportunities and time optimization solutions to forward plan work and ensure effectiveness of the onsite leadership team
  • Preparing agendas, presentations, reports and coordinating meeting logistics
  • Liaison with suppliers, contractors and other business stakeholders
  • Manage Mines Records and ensure accurate recording and reporting as well as assisting with the implementing corporate strategies and meeting targets
  • Assist, where possible, other administrative areas and site management.
  • Organise external travel, accommodation & car hire bookings for all of site
  • Prepare accurate credit card reconciliations together with associated invoice copies and efficient records of credit card transactions for audit controls

What we offer

Remuneration for this role includes a competitive salary package, annual bonus and generous local allowances.

MMG is committed to supporting our local communities of Cloncurry Shire and Mount Isa City Council Local Government Areas. MMG encourages local residents to apply for opportunities at Dugald River. We also support successful candidates to relocate to the region and provide a generous relocation package. In addition to living allowances for all employees residing in the local community, MMG also provides the following generous benefits:

  • Gym/PCYC membership
  • Access to MMG Charter flights to Brisbane and Townsville for family/leisure purposes
  • Financial Support for families where Children attend boarding school
  • Retention payment for long term Cloncurry residents

On-site accommodation at Dugald River is provided in fully air-conditioned en-suite rooms and includes meal service and room cleaning. The new village features, communal media facilities including 4G coverage, onsite Medical Centre, sporting, brand new swimming pool and gym facilities.

As a company, MMG strives for the best in safety, environmental protection, production standards and overall operational excellence. We are an equal opportunity employer who values and respects diversity. We recognise the unique value your contribution makes to the progress of our company and the communities in which we operate. If you share our values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online before the application closing date. To know more about MMG please visit our webpage


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Headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, MMG is a mid-tier, global producer of base metals including copper and zinc.

MMG is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx: 1208), and operates and develops copper, zinc and other base metals products across Australia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Peru.

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