Specialist Program Project Delivery

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South America


Chile - Escondida

Work type

Full Time

Job category


Date published

13 August 2019

Date closing

22 August 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

  • BHP Technology (Technology) is a global function accountable for the development and delivery of company-wide technology systems and services to BHP businesses and function.
  • For this opportunity as Specialist Project Management you will plan, direct, and coordinate activities to manage projects from initiation to full integration with business as usual, including application of appropriate methodologies and governance.
  • As part of our Tech Revolution, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with other digital drivers on projects that redefine the way we operate around the world. You will help provide a safe, smart and sustainable future for our people, products and customers. You will investigate, propose and utilize innovative approaches, tools and technology to add real value embedding the internet of things and transforming services, our communities and our impact.

Core Accountabilities
  • Align projects to the strategic vision of the Delivery team.
  • Develop and own project schedules and project charters.
  • Identify resources needs; develop resources plan with stakeholders and on board approved resources to the project.
  • Lead on site execution ensuring compliance with global BHP safety programs such as Field Leadership Program.
  • Manage vendor relationship by control of performance and deliverables.
  • Lead the execution of BHP processes for project management, ensuring a smooth transition to operation.
  • Identify material risks and ensure adequate controls in place for each project.
  • Manage project budget through forecasting, actual/accrual reporting and variances explanation.
  • Communicate project performance to leadership on delivery and business sponsor side.
  • Manage major issues and escalations relating to project successful resolution, engaging all relevant stakeholders as appropriate.
  • Ensure all documentation is provided for ongoing of internal and external communications (e.g. Project Execution Plan, Cyber Security, Project Schedule, Risk Register).

About You

  • Degree qualified in an Engineering, Construction, Civil Industrial or Management discipline.
Experience and Technical Competencies  
  • A minimum of 5 years relevant professional experience with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in Minerals or Petroleum, working in field supervision with health, safety and environment areas.
  • Exceptional relationship management, consultancy and influence skills to drive improvement without direct authority.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to present and discuss technical information with the business.
  • Ability to enforce structure and discipline, but remain flexible to situational priorities and provide timely decision-making.
  • Deep expertise and demonstrated success working with Planning & PMO functions for large business units (250+ people).
  • Ability to lead and work effectively in a diverse and globally dispersed virtual team environment, guiding and supporting team members.
  • Intermediate spoken and written English.

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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