PMO Assurance Principal | BHP Australia

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Western Australia

Work type

Part Time

Job category

Major Projects

Date published

29 July 2020

Date closing

05 August 2020 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. 
BHP is dedicated to employees’ professional development and growth. Come and be a part of this success. 

About the role

Reporting into the Manager Assurance, your role is to provide assurance to the Minerals Australia Projects community by enabling projects to set them up for success with education, simplified and standardised tools and ongoing conversion of lessons learned into sustainable improvements to our minimum requirements.

Based in our Perth office, 4 days per week on a 12 month maternity leave cover this position offers flexibility to have a healthy work-life balance.

In this role you will:

• Responsible for the yearly refresh of the Project Internal Standard to incorporate functional and project updates identified through lessons learned
• Provide guidance and support to projects for the identification and documentation of all assurance activities throughout the project lifecycle
• Conduct health checks for all projects to enable projects and identify areas for improvement and assurance to the leadership team so that the project is set up for success
• Co-lead Line 2 Assurance Reviews (multi-functional deep dive) for projects greater than AUD$50M to identify action areas
• Analyse and report on common themes and trends from to identify areas for improvement

About You

You will have successfully completed a project management qualification, or proven working experience in project management will be favoured. Additionally, you will have proven experience in business process improvement and in facilitation and coaching.  

We value diversity in thinking and your experience will testify to your ability to demonstrate a deep understanding of project management principles and lifecycles. You will have a sound working knowledge of governance and assurance theory and able to apply it consistently to a high standard in a range of business settings and scenarios. While working in complete partnership, you will have the ability to cut through complexity, ambiguity and multiple perspectives to deliver messages that suit the target audience as well as identify central themes to support insights and effective decision making.  

Energetic and driven, you work well with a diverse group of stakeholders, bringing attention to detail and an ability to meet multiple deadlines. You relate well with people, communicate confidently and build strong working relationships. You embrace change and are not afraid to think outside the box to enhance the value of assurance processes.

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. 

We support flexible work at BHP Billiton.  Talk to us about the flexible working options in this team.
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