Project Manager Team Leader

Location: Adelaide

Chrysos is hiring!

We are seeking a Project Manager Team Leader to help us lead the deployment of our award-winning PhotonAssay technology. With a background in project management and team leadership, you’ll lead a dedicated team of project managers to deploy our PhotonAssay systems around the globe.

Who is Chrysos…and what do we do?

Headquartered in Adelaide and with staff in Victoria, Western Australia, North America and Africa, Chrysos’ team of scientists, engineers and industry specialists combines science and software to deliver game-changing minerals analysis technology to the global mining industry.

Originally developed by Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, and underpinned by a network of intellectual property protections, Chrysos’ flagship technology PhotonAssayTM excites atomic nuclei in mineral samples with high-energy X-rays to provide analysis of gold, silver and complementary elements in as little as two minutes.

In delivering this faster, safer, more accurate and environmentally friendly solution, PhotonAssay has rapidly displaced slower, more hazardous and costly processes to become the mining industry’s most exciting and valuable assaying technology.

Why join us?

  • We’re a friendly bunch
  • We’re a safety-first business
  • We like Friday pizzas as much as you do
  • We’re growing fast – and so will your role
  • We love our jobs – and think that you’ll love yours too
  • Our technology is meaningful – it’s protecting workers and helping the environment
  • Our technology is disruptive – it’s changing and improving the global mining industry
  • We’re a secure and profitable business with a pipeline of local and international projects

The role of the role…

The Project Manager Team Leader, ideally based in Adelaide, will lead the project management team who manage the deployment of the PhotonAssay systems around the world.

We are looking for a project manager team leader who has experience in the delivery of complex heavy machinery projects or civil engineering projects. The candidate will have experience relating to the logistics, installation and commissioning, time management and delivery of complex technology into an operating environment.

It’s all about connection!

The Project Manager Team Leader, in carrying out of their duties:

  • Report directly to Chrysos’ Operations Manager,
  • Engage closely with our manufacturing and deployment partners,
  • Engage closely with Chrysos customers and suppliers including staff from our major contractor,
  • Interact with scientists and engineers in the Chrysos product development teams.

The nitty gritty.

  • Responsibility for managing installation and commissioning process, including identification of installation site, oversight of installation requirements, and local authorities licencing and accreditation requirements.
  • Responsibility for the recruitment of team members to meet deployment objectives for PhotonAssay systems while building and maintaining the team culture.
  • Responsibility for product commissioning, including liaison with customers and their sub-contractors, schedule planning, and coordination of on-site technical teams.
  • Responsibility for supply chain management for the provision of various components as required by the company, including inventory management and requirements.
  • Support the development of a strong OH&S culture.

OK, so what are we looking for?

  • A tertiary qualification in project management, engineering, mining or equivalent experience.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a project management team leader role, developing and implementing project management processes and leading a team of project managers, in the deployment of high tech equipment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including preparation of technical documentation and processes.
  • Able and willing to travel both interstate and internationally, including to remote locations such as mine sites (subject to Australian Government travel restrictions).
  • Experience with the mining industry and mine-site operations or experience with civil engineering projects.
  • Demonstrated team leadership in a diverse environment, potentially across international operations.
  • Willingness to take on a wide variety of tasks, including those both ‘above’ and ‘below’ the designated role.
  • Familiarity with office productivity software such as SharePoint, Project, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

What’s your star sign?

  • Do you love successfully delivering complex problems?
  • Do you have a strong attention to detail and are highly organized?
  • Do you meet deadlines for delivering results?
  • Do you have strong inter-personnel skills with the ability to work well with others to achieve outcomes?
  • Do you have a willingness to take on a wide variety of tasks, including those both ‘above’ and ‘below’ the designated role?

The good stuff…what’s in it for you?

  • In addition to a competitive base salary and superannuation, employees can also participate in Chrysos’ employee share ownership program.
  • Join a fast-growing company with a rewarding start-up culture and work on a technology which is disrupting the gold assaying industry.

Take the next step!

Like what you read? Submit a covering letter, curriculum vitae and documentation addressing the required qualifications and experience to

Your application should detail how you meet the essential criteria and highlight the desired attributes you believe you possess. Please also include a statement defining your legal right to work in Australia.

We look forward to hearing from you!