Specialist Data Management

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Work type

Full Time

Job category

Geology, Technology/IT

Date published

01 October 2019

Date closing

22 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

As the Specialist Data Management, you will play an integral role in supporting a diverse team of stakeholders across multiple BHP functions. This is a newly created role, which will allow the successful candidate to actively participate in setting the scope and make an impact to the wider team.

You will be based in our Brisbane office and a part of the Geoscience department, reporting to the Lead Data Management.

We will provide you with the opportunity to work as part of a team that advances the capture, integrity, transparency and accessibility of our data. You will be able to use your unique experiences and perspective to solve multi-dimensional problems.

You will have the opportunity to showcase your data systems and analytical skills, whilst working with a variety of stakeholders across highly technical disciplines. 

You will be responsible for the following:

  • Ongoing validation and integrity of all data within the geology database;
  • Identify, initiate and execute business improvement projects involving the optimisation of data acquisition;
  • Supervise, coach and mentor employees in database management and geology systems;
  • Regular opportunities to visit mine and exploration sites to disseminate database knowledge;
  • Responsible for operating as an expert technical resource for all Geology data management systems and processes, and providing high level data analysis support and advice to Geoscience and Exploration staff / projects; and 
  • Generation and documentation of geological database systems and processes;
  • Demonstrate and instil an overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility and sustainable development;
  • Collaborate with multiple diverse.

About You

  • Ideally you will hold qualifications in data analytics or a similar discipline
  • Well-developed skills in data analysis, data migration, data governance & data standardisation;
  • Prior experience working with technical groups;
  • Eye for detail & a technical curiosity for the insights hiding within our data-sets;
  • A highly collaborative individual with strong interpersonal, stakeholder relations & communication skills;
  • Have an overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental & social responsibility.

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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