Mark Conry - Manager, South Australia

Mark Conry has a long and successful history in the labour hire and recruitment industry, spanning 15 years. Mark started his career by training and qualifying as a Sheet Metal Tradesperson in 1989. After finishing additional post-trade studies, Mark found his forte was with operations, sales, marketing and people. Mark’s extensive experience in labour hire has seen him living and working in the Northern Territory and the Pilbara Region in WA, and then returning home to Adelaide. Mark’s experience and expertise covers many industry sectors, with a main focus on mining, civil, defence and major construction industries.

Mark held the positions of Branch Manager for SKILLED in Newman WA, BDM and Mining Manager for SKILLED in Darwin and Adelaide. Mark held the position of Regional Manager SA and Managing Partner with the WorkPac Group.

At WorkPac Mark was responsible for establishing and evolving the Adelaide operation into a highly successful and profitable business generating a turnover in excess of $27,000,000 in a five year period.

In recent years, Mark assisted with the management and operational delivery of Transfield Services labour hire, HR and recruitment divisions in South Australia and Victoria. Mark was heavily involved with servicing the Oil and Gas sector in SA and Power Generation in Victoria.

Mark has successfully developed and managed large projects in all of the above regions working with many companies including AGL, BHPBIO, SANTOS, McConnell Dowell, ABI, RIO TINTO, Siemens, Worley Parsons, Atlas, ASC and many smaller contracting businesses.

Mark has a passion for his family, fishing, sailing and camping, and keeps fit by playing hockey, and coaching junior hockey.