Specialist Program Management

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Queensland, Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Finance/Accounting, Production Mining/ Operations, Support Services

Date published

21 November 2019

Date closing

06 December 2019 at 00:00 GMT

About BHP

BHP is establishing Operations Services - a new team of employees who will provide production and maintenance services that have previously been performed by external contractors. We are investing in our team to take your skills and career to places you never thought possible. This is an exciting time for BHP. Are you ready to make your place?

About the role

Are you an engineer with site-based mining operations experience and exposure to cost modelling/business development, or are you a finance professional with practical mining knowledge?
Are you also looking for a city-based role in either Perth or Brisbane?
Then as the Specialist Program Management, you will play a key role in the growth of the Operations Services team. While gaining an understanding of Minerals Australia mine-sites and exposure to the sites’ management teams, you will articulate the Operations Services value-proposition; contributing to Minerals Australia performance across safety and productivity.
The Specialist Program Management will be accountable for;
  • Development of Operations Services business cases for opportunities identified by at BHP operations;
  • Collaboration with key operational and functional teams to successfully complete business case opportunities;
  • Co-ordinating inputs and Five-year planning information with site teams;
  • Validation of business case inputs using Actuals and planning data
  • Adherence to governance & process standards for business case development;
  • Transition successful business cases into operational readiness phase work-programs;
  • Enable successful deployments through productive collaboration with operational readiness team and production team;
  • Support and maintain positive relationships with operations leadership teams and functional support teams.

About You

An exciting opportunity for a person with demonstrated practical mining experience (mine operations and/or mine planning), and previous exposure or a demonstrated interest in cost-modelling, contract estimation or business development; to work on opportunities across BHP’s Minerals Australia mine-sites.
We are seeking high performing professionals with the following:
  • A tertiary qualification in engineering or commercial areas, with a working knowledge of the mining value-chain;
  • A minimum of five-year experience in mining operations or mine technical services;
  • Have a deep understanding of either mine production or mine planning, across multiple commodities and extraction methods;
  • Strong problem solving, with the ability to work through ambiguity and use powers of deduction;
  • Able to work in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment;
  • Understand the ‘big picture’ on where value lies and understand the ways to leverage this value;
  • Able to communicate with Operational and Functional stakeholders, at different levels within the business; while understanding respective requirements and perspectives;
  • Have experience or demonstrated interest in cost-modelling, contract estimation or business development;
  • Have experience identifying and driving improvement in large-scale operations;
  • Have strong organisational skills, with the ability to effectively prioritise tasks and work both independently and as part of a team.

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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