PNG General Manager

NES Fircroft

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for General Manager to work for a major mining contractor based in Papua New Guinea, who is the primary supplier to a large Global mining operator.

This role presents a career defining opportunity to shape the direction of a mature business managing over 200 staff in PNG, have complete autonomy of the direction of the business and manage the primary relationship of the major mining client who the contractor services in PNG.

If this sounds like you and your someone who wants to take the next step in their career working in PNG, please submit your CV to the link in the advertisement for a confidential chat

About the role: PNG General Manager

The perfect candidate for this role will have a robust mix of experience in operations and general management, as well as some kind of background in a hands on or technical role within mining having a deep understanding of a mine setting and service provision.


  • Strong candidate with an engineering background who can also manage people and responsibilities/departments.
  • 15 + years industry experience in mining with track background in leading multiple teams.
  • Ability to manage budgets and
  • Project management experience.
  • Relationship management to manage stakeholders such as mining operators; landowners; and service providers
  • Strong leadership skills to lead a 200 + workforce and build strong relationships with employees.
  • Flexibility to work in remote areas and FIFO.
  • Business Development skills
  • Ability to manage our major contract with large global mining operator and the technicalities around this

Thank you very much

With over 90 years’ combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world’s leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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