Manager Project Services | Iron Ore | Perth CBD

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Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Major Projects

Date published

05 June 2019

Date closing

16 June 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

We have an opportunity for a Manager Project Services to provide leadership and direction in structuring and controlling the project scope, developing predictable cost estimates and achievable plans and schedules, monitoring budgets, commitments and actual costs, managing changes, measuring progress and reporting/analysing forecasts to influence on-time and on-budget delivery of project objectives.

Reporting to the Head of Project Services, you will be part of a Global function, enabling you to develop standards and share best practices in your area, and also leverage your peers’ experience.
Your responsibilities will include:
  • Establishing and/or overseeing Project Services processes, methodologies, strategies, systems and functional plans for a our capital projects portfolio, in alignment with group frameworks and strategies, and relevant local standards. 
  • Providing expertise and management of Project Services resources deployed into a project team. 
  • Monitoring of Project Services data and reports, supporting the Project / Study Manager to ensure the on-time, on-budget delivery of project objectives. 
  • Overseeing the implementation of Contractor Project Services / Controls teams to ensure compliance with contractual requirements for Project Services processes, and to confirm teams are appropriately staffed with qualified resources. 
  • Implementation of capability development plans to ensure appropriately skilled Project Services resources matched to underlying project scope. 
  • Leading the identification and implementation of improvement initiatives, including programmatic opportunities for increased capital efficiency and productivity in the function. 

About You

The successful candidate will possess the following:
  • A Tertiary qualification in Engineering, Construction or Project Management, Business, Quantity surveying or related/relevant discipline
  • Previous experience within a similar role managing a portfolio of projects will be highly regarded 
  • A demonstrated understanding of principles and governance in Project Services sub-functions of cost estimating, planning and scheduling, cost engineering, project controls, risk and assurance and project information management
  • Strong understanding of business and financial drivers related to mining projects, and the decisions across the project lifecycle, with the ability to advise the leadership team accordingly
  • Demonstrated leadership and cultural development of teams enabling high performing outcomes in Project Services
  • Exceptional communications skills with the ability to influence across various levels

You will be based in Perth, Western Australia, in the multi award winning office tower - ‘City Square’. You will have stunning river views from your modern open plan office, state of the art facilities including virtual whiteboards and video conferencing facilities, 550 bicycle racks with ample lockers, showers and change room amenities and a large outdoor terrace with barbecues.

Remuneration and Benefits
Join us and be rewarded with interesting, challenging work in a supportive team culture. Develop skills for life whilst enjoying access to benefits including; incentive bonus, award winning share scheme, education assistance and generous superannuation scheme. As part of our commitment to inclusion and diversity, we offer a range of family friendly work practices, including flexible work arrangements, and a substantial parental leave policy, includes retirement savings / superannuation contributions during parental leave.

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.  

Reference Number – 89748
  • We reserve the right to commence recruitment proceedings immediately.
  • This opportunity is currently only open to candidates with the right to work in Australia.

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