Specialist, Decision Evaluation

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Asia Pacific


Philippines - Manila

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Strategy & Development

Date published

15 September 2020

Date closing

22 September 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

We are seeking a motivated professional to join our team as a Specialist in BHP’s 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. 

Technical and Non-Technical Competencies

·     Demonstrated analytical modelling and investigative skills with a commercial and continuous improvement mind set
·     Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel, with a focus on best practice economic modelling
·     Understanding of the key drivers of shareholder value, corporate finance concepts and the practical application of these to discounted cash flow modelling
·     Self-guided, independent, able to work autonomously and strives for continuous improvement
·     Intellectually curious, with a high-quality mindset
·     Fluent English, both verbal and written, is a requirement
·     Fluent Spanish will be an added advantage

Core Accountabilities

1. Validation, Analysis & Reporting
·     Test and audit models built by other users and providing other quality assurance services
·     Research and analyse of market-based information to provide benchmarking inputs
2. Standards, Tools & Templates
·     Develop and continuously improve a set of economic and valuation model templates and accompanying modelling standards and training materials
3. Economic Modelling
·     Design and build standardised economic and valuation models for individual investments, as well as portfolio of assets
·     Use these models to evaluate investment decisions, including  evaluation of risk and return.
·     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
·     Work experience focused on valuation of investments including transactions (early stage business development, mergers, demergers, acquisitions and divestments), capital projects and commercial commitments.
·     Technical or financial undergraduate degree plus financial post-graduate with a recognized valuation focus (e.g. CFA, MBA) 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.  

The safety of BHP’s people and our candidates is our number one priority. Due to the unfolding circumstances of COVID-19 and the Government regulations in place to deal with the pandemic,   your working location and/or roster as advertised in this advert may be temporarily subject to change whilst the government regulations are in place. This is to ensure the health safety of our workforce, and to implement effective social distancing measures.  These changes if applicable will be discussed at screening and interview stage. 
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