Specialist Decision Evaluation

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Asia Pacific


Philippines - Manila

Work type

Full Time

Job category


Date published

01 July 2019

Date closing

19 July 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

We are seeking a motivated professional to join our team as a Specialist in BHP’s new Portfolio Strategy & Development (PS&D) team in our Manila Office. 

In this role you will work closely with other PS&D teams around the globe, providing investment and decision evaluation services on some of BHP’s most material investment decisions. Together you will support PS&D’s ambition to provide independent, robust and high quality evaluations of proposed investment opportunities, taking into account risk and uncertainty. 

Core Accountabilities
As part of the global PS&D team you will:
  • Test and audit economic models built by other users and provide quality assurance services
  • Co-develop and maintain a set of economic model templates and accompanying modelling standards and training materials
  • Design and build standardised economic models
  • Use models to produce analysis and insights to support evaluation of investment decisions

About You

  • Degree qualification with at least 5 years working experience in economic modelling and/or valuations in a natural resources or capital intensive industry
  • Technical or financial undergraduate degree plus financial post-graduate with a recognized valuation focus (e.g. CFA, MBA) will be an added advantage 
Experience & Technical Competencies
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel, with a focus on best practice economic modelling
  • An understanding of corporate finance concepts and their practical application to asset valuations with an emphasis on using discounted cash flow modelling
  • Self-guided, independent, able to work autonomously and strives for continuous improvement
  • Intellectually curious, with a high-quality mindset
Non-Technical Competencies:
  • Fluent English, both verbal and written, is a requirement
  • Fluent Spanish will be an added advantage 

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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