Business Performance Leader

Job Description

Location: Gladstone

Remuneration: Attractive salary package

About the role:

The Central Queensland Coal Operations has multiple transformation initiatives supporting a critical change phase in the business.  Reporting to the Manager Integration & Transformation for Coal South, the Business Performance Leader (Coal South) based in Gladstone leads a team of Transformation Specialists to ensure the projects are delivered in line with business requirements.  This is a full time 12-month maximum term contract.

 The role will be accountable for:

  • Partnering with leadership team/s to identify and support improvement and optimisation opportunities
  • Manage a team to deliver on identified priorities.
  • Reviewing & analysing business processes including technology, capability and change management considerations.
  • Leading the distribution of analysis and reporting with a view to influence and inform management decision making that optimises commercial value and minimises risk to the enterprise.
  • Collaboratively, lead development of project/change plans to enable sustainable change

About you: 

  • You’re an experienced leader who has a proven track record in effectively managing small teams. 
  • Ideally you will have applied change management and/or process improvement methodologies (e.g. lean / six sigma) in previous roles
  • An excellent understanding of data analytics and statistical methods
  • High level of operational business management skills including financial and budget control, complex problem solving and analytical thinking to respond to dynamic and changing business needs.
  • You are values driven and results focussed, with the ability to coordinate resources to meet deadlines.
  • High level of interpersonal skills to communicate cross functionally.
  • Effective business acumen, strategic thinking and business planning skills.

What we can offer you:

At Aurizon, we support the development and growth of our employees to reach their full potential.  With a National portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with long term and exciting career opportunities.  Some of our benefits include:

  • Development and growth opportunities
  • Discounts on selected health insurance funds, personal travel, gyms, vehicles and retail brands
  • Parental Leave Program and Super Booster

At Aurizon we believe in connection

It is our ability to connect that strengthens communities, industries and builds economies. It helps to embrace diversity in our workplace and that is the experience we want for everyone. We are building a culture where everyone is seen, heard and valued, because of their diversity. We value inclusion throughout the whole company and encourage you to apply.

About Aurizon

Aurizon is Australia’s largest rail freight operator and a top ASX company.  Each year, we transport more than 250 million tonnes of Australian commodities, connecting miners, primary producers, and industry with international and domestic markets.

We strive for a diverse, collaborative, creative and a high-performance culture that celebrates the contribution of every employee and provide opportunities for career development in a dynamic work environment.

To learn about us and our company values visit

 Please apply online to position number 83256