Principal Carbon Analysis

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Asia Pacific



Work type

Full Time

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Date published

15 September 2020

Date closing

22 September 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. Come and be a part of this success.

About the role

The Principal Carbon Analysis role contributes to BHP's global analysis of carbon markets, including short and long term price forecasting. The position sits within the Market Analysis and Economics team within the Commercial function.

·       Demonstrates and instils an overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility and sustainable development.
·       Demonstrates commitments to the BHP Charter and Code of Business Conduct.
·       Leads in positively influencing and shaping the culture to ensure a safe, sustainable and disciplined approach to work.
·       Provides thought leadership on carbon market trends and outlook and advises on commercial and strategic responses to these trends.
·       Builds and maintains research and model infrastructure for global carbon analysis and price forecasting.
·       Tracks developments in regulatory changes in carbon markets across the globe
·       Supports commercial projects that require the use of carbon offsets
·       Advises Marketing and Sustainability teams in devising BHP’s global offset position across multiple markets, jurisdictions and compliance schemes.
·       Provides specialist expertise to senior management on carbon policy and markets as required.
·       Consults with investment and strategy teams on the use of carbon pricing for portfolio and strategic decision making.
·       Provides analysis and documentation to support climate-related disclosures.
·       Works closely with others in MAE to incorporate carbon pricing into commodity forecasts.
·       Establishes and maintains appropriate relationships with external thought leaders.

About You

·      A minimum of 10 years of experience as an energy economist or analyst gained within government, consultancy, finance or large international commodities company, with extended exposure to forecasting and commodity analysis.
·      Experience building short and long run commodity price forecasts.
·       A superior working knowledge of carbon policy and markets.
·       A strong research network within the carbon and/or energy research community.
·       Advanced written, verbal and visual communication skills.
·       Advanced excel modelling skills.
·       Commercially-minded individual who can apply strategic thinking to solve complex business problems.

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.  


The safety of BHP’s people and our candidates is our number one priority. Due to the unfolding circumstances of COVID-19 and the Government regulations in place to deal with the pandemic,   your working location and/or roster as advertised in this advert may be temporarily subject to change whilst the government regulations are in place. This is to ensure the health safety of our workforce, and to implement effective social distancing measures.  These changes if applicable will be discussed at screening and interview stage. 
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