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Grant Poyzer

7 Boonabah Place
Caloundra 4551
Home 07 54926003
Mobile: 0429998106
E-mail: gpoyzer7@bigpond. com

Nationality: Australian

Career Summary

1967 – 1979 Commenced work in the Royal Australian Navy – supply and
secretarial (catering)

1980 – 2000 Remote Facility Management and Industrial Catering

2000 – Current Mount Isa Mines / Xstrata

- Contracts Advisor/Administrator
- Projects Supervisor Role
- Housing and Camp Administrator and Maintenance

Major Achievements

• Management of major lease wide contracts to the value of $15m

• Administration of maintenance programs for senior management houses
within budget restraints.
• Successful day to day overall administration and responsibility of a 360
man camp.
• Minor contract management ie. Employment and supervision of
contractors to perform civil works around the camp and accommodation areas.
• Administration of a self-funding budget.

Key Attributes

• Extensive operational experience in all areas of remote camp facility management

• Strong understanding of positive and productive working relationships
between contractors and principals.
• Strong understanding of sustainable development philosophies – including
OH&S, auditing and compliance to legislation
• Ability to communicate with all levels of an organization
• Utilize and promote skills and technical capacity of team members and
peers to ensure the best outcome of a group and organization
• Strong contract management focus.

Employment History

July 2000 – Current Mount Isa Mines / Xstrata Mount Isa

Positions Held

- Contracts Administrator for Lease Wide Contracts

- Ancillary Services Coordinator
- Projects Supervisor

Responsible For

- Maintaining budgets
- Develop and maintain KPI reports
- Liaise with various internal and external stakeholders on
camp administration, housing requirements and
- Provide reports to senior management
- Manage recovery costs for accommodation
- Co-ordinate major catering functions for all levels of the
- Maintenance of mine housing and accommodation facilities
and grounds maintenance for all areas related to the Mount
Isa Mine.
- Co ordinating contractors and supervising their work loads.
- Ensuring that both contractor and Principal provide what is
required to complete all work.

1980 – 2000 Project Manager for remote sites

Responsible For

- Camp administration and catering for numbers from 0 to 500

and to cater for functions up to 1000
- Mine-site cleaning
- Budgets
- Occupational health and safety
- Provide internal auditing functions

1967 – 1979 Royal Australian Navy

Responsible For

- Catering and services for various ships and land bases.

Education and Training

2007 Managing Asbestos - Krause Health and Safety

2004 Leadership Development - Internal Xstrata Course

2004 Contracts Management - Internal Xstrata Course

2004 S1 S2 S3 Training - Krause Health and Safety

1967 – 79 All areas of catering / bakery – supply, budgets, stock control

Other Experience
Initiated and implemented the first Mount Isa Mines Indigenous Training Scheme with the
assistance of a local training facilitator “ MIGATE”
Co-ordinate Indigenous Trainees Program (2002-2004) for Xstrata – recognition of this
course by senior management of Xstrata.


Mr Stuart Brown
Finance Manager
Xstrata Zinc
Ph: 07 4744 6561
Mobile: 0434 608 186

Mr John Gooding
Managing Director
Highlands Pacific Mining
Ph: 07 3239 7838

Mr Kevin Hendry
Ph: 07 4723 6392
Mobile: 0419 819 184

Mr Mark Cassidy
Ph: 07 3839 1556
Mobile: 0418 893 291
Further references are available on request

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