Head of Projects NOJV

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South America


Brazil - Belo Horizonte

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Major Projects

Date published

02 August 2019

Date closing

26 August 2019 at 00:00 GMT

About BHP

At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential. With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities.  Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success. Come and be a part of this success.

About the role

Leads a team in the provision of project management expertise to support effective development and execution of the non-operated joint ventures (NOJV) project portfolio.
Represents the BHP Asset President and the Minerals America VP Projects in strategic discussions and decisions with the NOJV partners regarding our shared project portfolio.  
Accountable for fostering BHP Leadership Culture across the joint venture team, promoting communication, innovation and cross-collaboration within and between BHP and external stakeholders.  

Principal Responsibilities

  • Oversight and assurance in the successful development and delivery of projects by the NOJVs
  • Provides project management advice and guidance to NOJV Leadership Team  and NOJV Asset President and participates as a member of the NOJV Leadership team
  • Manage relationships with multiple and complex stakeholders combining technical, commercial and leadership skills to understand issues and their implications in order to achieve desired results.
  • Manages team priorities, providing guidance, direction and timely feedback to direct reports
  • Aligns team’s activities and priorities with Global and Functional goals and strategies
  • Serves as BHP’s representative in the capital expenditure approval process defined in each NOJV

About You

  • Proven success leading teams managing significant projects in the mining sector
  • Strong business acumen; ability to prioritise and make value trade-offs
  • Strong influencing skills to build stakeholder alignment, challenge stakeholders views 
  • Engineering Degree with MBA or other post graduate degree preferred
  • Fluency in English with some command of Portuguese languages preferred
  • Position is based in Belo Horizonte- Brazil 


Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people. We know there are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life.  These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.  
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