Principal PC&P | Market Intelligence | 12 month FTC

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Full Time, Fixed Term

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Date published

29 July 2020

Date closing

07 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. Come and be a part of this success.

About the role

As a Principal within the Project Contracts and Procurement (PC&P) function for Minerals Australia, you will be responsible for the Market Intelligence program reporting directly to the Senior Commercial Advisor. The Market Intelligence program will include the monitoring and analysis of industry trends, contractor capability, contractor capacity and corporate due diligence. Through the program, a regular PC&P Market Intelligence report will provide visibility and transparency of the current market and BHP’s key supply chain through a database of procurement and delivery intelligence.

The Role is for a duration of 12 months and Australia based preferably located in Brisbane although given the recent advancement in communication the Brisbane location is not absolute.

You will be required to travel to Company offices and sites from time to time.

Key accountabilities:
  • Oversee the Market Intelligence program.
  • Prepare a regular Market Intelligence report providing an executive level overview of the current market and BHP’s key supply chain.
  • Identify market trends, risks, opportunities and issues.
  • Escalate identified issues to relevant stakeholders.
  • Develop market engagement and implement component activities that support the wider business and enhance BHP’s reputation.

About You

Ideally, you will hold a tertiary qualification (Quantity Surveying, procurement, engineering, business, economics, law are preferred) with strong experience within the mining and mineral resources industry or similar experience on the Contractor side (engineering/technical consultancies or construction) with a demonstrated understanding of project delivery.

You will have the opportunity to utilise your advanced engagement and collaboration skills in managing stakeholder relationships. Likewise, you will have excellent interpersonal skills, a high standard of oral and written communication skills and be comfortable with analysing and comprehending large data sets.

You will also possess the following:
  • Demonstrable analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Experience in applying your strengths in analysis and problem solving in order to develop business solutions;
  • Stakeholder management experience;
  • Experience developing and delivering executive-level presentations;
  • Experience managing and developing colleagues;
  • Proven ability to work effectively both independently and in a team based environment;
  • Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities;
  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational management skills;
  • Proficient in the MS Office Suite of products, specifically Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project.

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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