Risk Business Partner- Petroleum

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North America


US - Texas - Houston

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Corporate Affairs

Date published

08 February 2020

Date closing

19 February 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 Risk Business Partner is the single point of contact for the business including relationship, knowledge, and integrated second line assurance management. Responsible for implementing the risk management framework; to build a complete and accurate understanding of Petroleum risks and to assist management to incorporate risk into decision-making. Also responsible for providing business support, training and development to the first line focused on 2LoD (with assistance of “pooled” resources in APAC and Americas).
  • An overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility and sustainable development.
  • Lead relationship with the business to:
    • Support implementation and execution of the new risk management framework, including setting goals for implementation and integration into business processes.
    • Broaden the Asset, Functions or Marketing risk radar by considering material and non-material, strategic, reporting, and compliance risks, in addition to operational risks.  
    • Coach line management on how to successfully apply the risk management process so that there is standard application across BHP.
    • Deliver training and build capability in the risk management framework.
    • Support line management to maintain an effective control environment (with consideration to both efficiency and effectiveness for control design, verification, and testing) and to implement the Risk Architecture (RAS, KRIs).
    • Identify local and operational emerging risks and changing regulatory requirements and alert line management for inclusion in the local risk profile.

About You

  • Ten plus years’ experience in the drilling/ offshore oil & gas industry
  •  Knowledge of professional standards (ISO31000, COSO, RIMS, or equivalent)
  • Degree or diploma in Engineering or other relevant field
  • Five plus years of experience leading and managing teams.
  • Fully proficiency in English and able to read and understand Spanish
  • Oil &Gas or other relevant industry experience required.
  • In-depth knowledge of Oil & Gas industry, with focus on offshore drilling
  • SAP Risk Management experience preferred.

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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