Principal Sales Liaison

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Asia Pacific


China - Shanghai

Work type

Full Time

Job category


Date published

11 March 2020

Date closing

29 March 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

Liaise with customers and, where relevant, suppliers to support relationships and interactions following direction from the General Manager Marketing, Head of Sales Liaison and the Book Manager, in line with agreed marketing objectives and strategies.
  • Demonstrates an overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility and sustainable development.  
  • Demonstrates commitment to the BHP Charter and Code of Business Conduct. · Provides necessary preparatory and liaises to facilitate contract negotiations with customers and suppliers.
  • Builds and maintains (long term) favourable relationships with suppliers, customers and other key relationships.
  • Collects relevant market information from external interactions and exchange with relevant key internal relationship.
  • Ensures adherence of marketing activities to external and internal policies and legislation. · Represents the BHP Trading and Marketing Unit externally with customers, suppliers and partners, as needed, to create a positive external image of the Company.
  • Assists the General Manager Sales / Head of Sales Liaison with projects as required.

About You

  • Bachelor’s degree in a commercial, economic, technical and/or relevant business discipline
  • Strong communication skills
  • 5+ years working experience in sales/marketing roles in commodity markets
  • Experience in the market would be advantageous
  • Experience with SAP application Languages: Fluent Mandarin and English, both verbal and written required

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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