Principal Strategy Development

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Work type

Full Time

Job category

Strategy & Development, Supply

Date published

10 October 2019

Date closing

17 October 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

- In collaboration with cross-regional and cross-functional stakeholders, sources, designs, coordinates and delivers value chain, project and category strategies for specific engagements as prioritised by leadership teams
- Operates as the frontline interface for local stakeholders to maximise value from engagements, information flows, routines, and maintain key relationships
- Successfully embeds strategy into the execution plans of key stakeholders
- Assesses business requirements, external factors and inputs from other strategies to incubate and validate strategic hypotheses
- Provides expertise and support to regional Strategy & Sourcing teams to generate and develop strategic hypotheses, identify global synergies and sharing of best practices
- Drives functional excellence in developing strategies that deliver fit-for-purpose recommendations and optimized commercial models with improved TCO outcomes, whilst realizing cross-regional and cross-functional synergies

About You

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated ownership and delivery of results working with minimal supervision, creating and maintaining successful and influential stakeholder relationships and navigating ambiguity. You will have a disciplined approach to Strategy Development, Project and Program Management and a demonstrated ability to collaborate/negotiate across cross-functional teams to guide positive outcomes. 

Experience in consulting, strategy (particularly procurement), stakeholder management, commercial evaluation models (including value chain analysis) and a TCO approach within the resources value chain will be highly regarded.

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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