Specialist Project Studies Analyst

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South Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Major Projects

Date published

10 February 2020

Date closing

19 February 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

It’s an exciting time to be at Olympic Dam! We exceeded 203 thousand tonnes of copper production, which is a record under BHP ownership. And, unlike other copper mines, Olympic Dam’s copper grade is increasing – so as we move into the Southern Mine Area, we’re accessing the 70% of the orebody that hasn’t been touched in the first 25 years of operation.

This grade opportunity provides options to increase production at Olympic Dam through low-risk, capital efficient underground development and optimisation of underground and surface infrastructure. So we’re looking for some truly exceptional candidates to study and plan for future growth options to ensure Olympic Dam grows in a safe and sustainable way - delivering value for generations to come.

About the role

Supporting the Selection Phase Study (SPS) of the Brownfields Expansion Project (BFX) this will be an exceptional opportunity to bring your skills in-house and contribute to the success of a major project within BHP Olympic Dam.

This is an analytical role, and will require you to draw on your previous experience in valuation, modelling and trade-off studies.

This is an Adelaide based position.

In this role you will:
  • Support Study leads and provide analytical support in delivering insightful and timely analysis of project scope, cost and schedule
  • Support mining, minerals processing and infrastructure study teams trade-off studies and analysis
  • Review project scope for respective areas of responsibility and ensure alignment with cost estimate and production forecast
  • Prepare and maintain detailed cost, benchmarking and analysis models for respective areas of responsibility
  • Identification, framing and study of potential value optimisation activities
  • Liaise and integrate inputs across departments and functions
  • Establish strong working relationships to benefit the project and the wider team's brand

About You

  • Degree qualified in a Finance, Business,  Accounting or Engineering discipline
  • CPA/CA or post graduate qualifications are advantageous
  • Commercial acumen and experience in a similar role, ideally with a basis in mining, hydrocarbons, minerals processing or heavy industry projects
  • Valuation, modelling and reporting skills that can be demonstrated in a commercial project capacity
  • Possess advanced skills in Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Word; skills and experience in data visualisation would be an advantage
  • Exhibit strong planning and organisation skills
  • Be a thought leader with the ability to "connect the dots" and work with ambiguity
  • Have excellent presentation skills, written abilities, with attention to detail and broad analytical capability

How to apply

Please apply online before 19th February 2020

We support flexible work at BHP. Talk to us about the flexible working options in this team. Think Big!!!

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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