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Senior Principals

Date: May 28, 2019

Location: Brisbane, Queensland, AU

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 19617 

Job Category: Engineering; Operational Performance 

Location: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia  


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


  • Strategic roles with opportunity to shape the future direction of the Advisory Practice in Australia-Asia and globally
  • Become a core member of a professional, collaborative and inclusive leadership team
  • Well-appointed Brisbane city location - flexible work arrangements available


Within the Advisory Services Practice, Hatch is looking to engage Senior Principals and Engagement Managers to assist our Client’s growing Operational Readiness, Commissioning and Ramp Up needs within the Australia-Asia (AUA) region.


Working from Brisbane, one of Hatch’s Globally Delivery Centre offices, these roles will become an integral part of the management team for AUA Operational Readiness, Commissioning and Ramp Up within Advisory. We strive to maintain a culture that welcomes diversity of thought, individual contribution and team collaboration.  Working closely with other Regional Leads, you will be tasked with maintaining and building the quality of talent within the practice, so we continue to meet and exceed the identified business objectives.


We are seeking confident and accomplished people who can lead and drive Operational Readiness, Commissioning and Ramp Up across its spectrum of vertical markets in Australia. You will be given scope to further enhance and grow our services to find the best solutions for clients across the firm’s mining, metals, energy and infrastructure businesses. Successful candidates will also be supported in their mission by a diverse and inclusive workforce - where employees act like owners, do their homework and look to innovate all they do.


This is an exciting time of growth across our business and there will be an opportunity to further accelerate your career as you successfully collaborate with others to contribute to the growth of the practice and the wider Hatch communities of practice.

We are an entrepreneurial business in which opportunities abound, so we will ask you to travel domestically and internationally for business, as well as potentially undertake extended assignments away from time to time.


Core functional tasks & key responsibilities of these role include:


  • Working with key stakeholders to further refine and implement the strategic direction for the regional Advisory group. This will include refining the strategic road map and existing market plans, expanding and improving market penetration, and enhancing competitive positioning
  • Pro-actively driving and supporting the development of organizational capability and culture by which to deliver on the group's regional plans
  • Developing and growing business stream / services / opportunities within the Metals, Infrastructure, Digital and Energy sectors (as well as new markets)
  • Remaining abreast of the industry, competitors and trends with a view to ensuring that the firm's regional services best align to market needs. Ensure that all alliance, acquisition and investment opportunities are considered and the most attractive pursued
  • Offering tailor-made services across the various project phases, to ensure the client’s project business case is reflected in every deliverable or task we execute
  • Providing support to operations beyond the project phase through performance enhancement activities such as reliability and productivity optimization


Key required skills, experience and attributes:


  • A natural collaborator with a sensitivity to customer’s needs; and the ability to develop sustainable, open and honest relationships with Clients, your team and colleagues alike
  • Demonstrated experience working in operations and as a consultant in either the mining, energy or infrastructure sectors
  • Relevant recognized Bachelor’s Degree (e.g. process, mechanical or electrical) or equivalent combination of education and professional experience
  • Track record of successfully leading and managing programs / projects and teams and generating business opportunities in a Consultancy firm
  • Technical background with ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical audiences


Hatch’s offering:


We are in the business of engaging great people who make a difference. We proudly maintain a reputation of being a company containing high quality people who produce high quality work.


This is your opportunity to join a professional, progressive global organisation and become part of an inclusive, friendly and supportive team. You will be able to network and share with colleagues locally, regionally and globally to achieve career success. We are an employee owned organisation, and by joining Hatch you will have the opportunity to be recognised and rewarded for your efforts. 


If you are not adverse to rolling up your sleeves and consider yourself an innovative leader with an entrepreneurial soul please click the "Apply" button below to submit your application. 


Unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies will not be accepted for this position.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate.  Hatch also supports and encourages a flexible workplace.  Within Australia, we offer our employees comprehensive benefits, including up to 12 weeks leave per year as part of our Lifestyle Leave Program. If you have any special needs requirements, please discuss with us and we will do our utmost to accommodate.

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