Applications Service Delivery Superintendent
PanAust Limited is an Australian-headquartered copper and gold producer in Laos, with pre-development and exploration assets in Laos, Myanmar and Papua New Guinea (PNG). The Company is focused on a sustainable business model associated with the production and sale of copper and gold, delivery of production goals and growth.
In Laos, PanAust owns a 90 per cent interest in the Lao-registered company, Phu Bia Mining Limited. The Government of Laos owns the remaining 10 per cent. Phu Bia Mining owns and operates PanAust’s Phu Kham Copper-Gold and Ban Houayxai Gold-Silver Operation.
In Myanmar, PanAust holds an 80 per cent interest in Wuntho Resources Company Limited (WRCL) and has established a joint venture with Myanmar Energy Resources Group International Company Limited (MERG), a Myanmar-based company which holds the remaining 20 per cent of WRCL. WRCL holds exploration tenements covering roughly 775 square-kilometres in Myanmar's Sagaing region and has applied for additional Exploration Licences in the region.
In PNG, PanAust holds an 80 per cent interest in the Frieda River Copper-Gold Project. Frieda River is one of the largest known undeveloped copper and gold deposits in the world and offers PanAust excellent potential for the establishment of a world-class, long-life operation.
This is a unique time to join Phu Bia Mining. The Company’s Phu Kham Copper-Gold and Ban Houayxai Gold-Silver Operations are world-class in terms of safety, production and performance. The Company is committed to continuing to deliver outstanding operational results while developing a mine closure plan that will provide sustainable outcomes for the Government and people of Laos.
Laos is a safe, developing country, located in the heart of Southeast Asia. It is bordered by Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar, Vietnam and China, making it the ideal base for expatriates to explore the region on rostered breaks. The capital, Vientiane, offers an attractive lifestyle for expatriate families, with modern housing options and facilities including international schools, an impressive range of restaurants, gyms, day spas, sports clubs and weekend getaways.
Phu Bia Mining offers experienced mining professionals from the South East Asian region the opportunity to work at world-class mining operations where you can contribute to the ongoing success of the operations, gain or build on your mine closure experience, and be involved in new growth projects. Phu Bia Mining values diversity and encourages women to apply for all available positions. By joining the Phu Bia Mining team and working in a multi-cultural environment, you will play a key role in the further development of our Lao staff. You will be supported by experienced, senior expatriates who will provide you with further training and development in your discipline.
We offer a competitive salary package (including potential tax advantages), children’s education (if applicable) and housing allowance, performance bonus, medical and insurance cover. This role is offered on an attractive drive in, drive out roster with transport to and from site provided by the company, with travel in company time. Our modern mine camp provides a range of Western and Asian food, along with sporting and recreational facilities, including
This position is based in our regional shared services office in the Lao capital of Vientiane, with teams providing strategic and transactional support to our South-East Asian operations and projects across a range of functions including Government Relations, Finance, IT, Supply and Human Resources.
Reporting to the Information Systems Manager, this is a role to provide on-the-ground support to lead end to end project lifecycle of all production for our Lao operations. The operations have a range of systems in place and you will work cross-functionally to support a broad review to identify improvement opportunities that will deliver increased efficiencies and value.
Your outstanding leadership and coaching skills will be critical to the ongoing development and performance of the Company’s Lao-national workforce. This is an excellent opportunity to make a difference and see your team grow and develop as a direct result of your efforts.
Your key responsibilities will include:
To be successful in this role, you will require:
"Phu Bia Mining Limited (PBM) is a leading corporate presence in Laos and a major copper and gold producer in Southeast Asia. PBM’s producing assets are the Phu Kham Copper-Gold Operation and the Ban Houayxai Gold-Silver Operation. With an active exploration program, the company has a portfolio of growth projects in Laos. The company is a strong contributor to the Lao economy, with total investments of over US$1.4 billion and over $500 million in payments made to the Government of Laos since the beginning of operations. PBM employs over 3,255 staff – 92 per cent of its total workforce are Lao nationals - many of whom come from communities in the vicinity of its operations. PBM’s community development programs have been recognised internationally and, more importantly, by the Government of Laos as making a strong contribution to rural socio-economic development.”