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Maintenance and Shutdown Contract Manager


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Maintenance and Shutdown Contract Manager
Primary Location
Brisbane CBD & Inner Suburbs, Queensland, Australia
Work Type
No matter where you are at UGL, you will find people who are passionate about what we do; the projects we work on, the services we provide, the communities in which we work, our principles and our people.
UGL Pty Limited is a diversified services company delivering critical assets and essential services that sustain and enhance the environment in which we live.  Our capabilities extend across a broad range of services and whole-of-life solutions for diverse industries, utilising world leading, sustainable and innovative technologies. We partner with some of the world’s largest blue-chip companies and government agencies, private enterprise and public institutions.  
UGL is a member of the CIMIC Group, one of the world’s leading international contractors and the world’s largest contract miner.
By joining UGL, you will have the opportunity to work with an industry leader, gain invaluable experience and have the support to strive for more in your career.
We have opportunities for highly experienced Maintenance and Shutdown Contract Manager to join the Asset Services division team in Brisbane.
The Maintenance Contract Manager is responsible for maintaining and growing a large multisite maintenance portfolio. The Contract Manager sets high standards and mentors their team in the end to end safe delivery of Shutdowns, Maintenance and Growth Projects whilst striving for continuous improvement and innovation to deliver best practice.  
Responsibilities Include: 
  • Be the Single Point of Accountability for the delivery of services under the contracts;
  • Ensure that services delivered to Client meet or exceed expectations of UGL and Client;
  • Create a safe working environment;
  • Ensure that the project financial performance achieves and exceeds budget targets;
  • Drive and collate client and Internal cost savings through business improvement initiatives that are a result of the innovation and best practice framework;
  • Through project performance, to create a significant and sustainable corporate differentiator in the provision of maintenance services across all industry sectors; and
  • Knowledge management processes to capture and communicate best practice and innovation from the contract to the wider Asset Services business.
  • Identify areas of the contract that could contribute to the improved financial performance of the contract and table at relevant meetings
  • Ensure practices adopted reflect a commitment to the highest standard in HSSE
  • Perform safety audits and ensure that audits are conducted at the required frequency and to a high quality standard
  • Develop and implement an annual business improvement roadmap for the contract
  • Develop business capability in line with company strategies and growth expectations
  • Create a culture that fosters high performance mindset
  • Encourage and lead the innovation process within the contract
  • Promote a central place for innovation and business improvement where a dashboard is updated and visually displayed
Qualification and Education Requirements:
  • 10 years + demonstrated experience in a maintenance, brownfield environment as a Contract Manager
  • Experience in managing multi-disciplined teams across multiple sites simultaneously.
  • Extensive experience working within heavy industrial process facilities is mandatory
  • Experience being accountable for P&L, a strong background and working knowledge with contract commercials and forecasting
  • Strong experience in stakeholder management as a contractor
  • Demonstrated experience in business improvement, using Lean Management techniques and tools
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to create productive and influential relationships with managers, individuals and teams
  • Knowledge of the Australian industrial relations environment
  • Ability to work independently, to organise and prioritise demands, to handle multiple complex tasks simultaneously, to set and meet deadlines and to deliver results
  • Able to adapt to workplace change, to learn quickly and to put new skills and knowledge to use
  • Business understanding and commercial acumen
  • Ability to manage competing demands and stakeholders 
  • Strong project planning skills and ability to design, implement, and facilitate successful and innovative talent development initiatives and programs.

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Diversity and Inclusion is a priority at UGL, so we welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of gender, age, disability or ethnicity.  Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with a multicultural background are strongly encouraged to apply.

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