Specialist Project Transition

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South Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Engineering, Geology, Geotechnical, Major Projects, Operations, Processing, Production Mining/ Operations, Strategy & Development, Technology/IT

Date published

25 June 2020

Date closing

05 July 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.

Our Operation

One of Australia’s largest mines and a complex minerals processing operation, Olympic Dam, is unique in that we produce Copper, Uranium, Gold and Silver. The local township of Roxby Downs is an active and progressive community offering a variety of modern, well equipped housing, educational, health, sporting, leisure, shopping and cultural facilities.

About the role

As a member of the Modifications and Operational Projects (MOPs) team you will leverage your project management planning and/or execution expertise and leadership skills to collaborate with others in order to drive the world class delivery of projects. You will ensure smooth handover of projects from the development phase through to delivery in accordance with the BHP Small Project Management Framework (SPMF), relevant site standards and approved performance targets (HSE, cost, quality, schedule).

To be successful in this role you will have a solid project management understanding and be a collaborative communicator with the ability to manage multiple business priorities simultaneously. Strong interpersonal skills are essential to allow you to influence while also enabling you to build collaborative team relationships, communicate across all business areas at all levels and ensure the highest value outcome for the business.

You will thrive in continuously changing and ambiguous environments and adapt to ensure focus is on the highest value-add activities for the department. You will be action oriented and strategically focused with superior problem solving, decision making and influencing skills. Success in this role will be achieved through effective engagement with other team members, and the active identification and resolution of project gaps and risks including design, planning, safety, cost, schedule, commissioning, operational readiness. 

This position is based in Adelaide with travel to Olympic Dam as required. 

In this role you will:
  • Demonstrate a commitment to safety by actively engaging in the BHP Field Leadership program.
  • Support the management of multiple MOPs projects (each typically A$1M - A$10M) through the design, execution, commissioning and operational readiness phases.
  • Optimise value through the project lifecycle by engaging other MOPs team members to understand, review and ensure all critical elements of each project are effectively planned.
  • Ability to provide specialist multi-discipline engineering support and project management capability to ensure projects can be delivered in accordance with the portfolio and relevant processes, standards and performance targets
  • Support the application of Project Management processes within the team to ensure compliance with Site requirements, Our Requirements, the BHP SMPF, any applicable Engineering standards and the Management of Change process.
  • Review front end engineering studies, design and tender packages and planning for execution of projects in the MOPs portfolio.
  • Regular evaluation of risks relevant to design and execution phases of projects, with site verification where required.
  • Identify improvement initiatives and drive continuous improvement.
  • Regularly review processes and incorporate project Lessons Learned to embed learnings and aid continual improvement in all phases of the project  lifecycle.
  • Contribute in setting and achieving department and personal KPI’s in line with the BHP Operating System (BOS)

About You

  • Ability to coach and mentor team members.
  • Hold a high standard of personal operational discipline, and establish routines necessary to support the safe and efficient delivery of projects.
  • A proactive, self-driven team player who operates with honesty and integrity.
  • Engages with others in the department to build influence and trust in support of business outcomes.
  • Listens and communicates with others ensuring a collaborative work environment.
  • Is curious and collaborates openly with others to develop knowledge of end to end process, BHP operating model and how we work together to create value.
  • Takes action to influence others through the careful preparation of data and the provision of options/choices for discussion.
  • Clearly conveys information using a variety of means to ensure understanding of Why, How and What.
  • Is able to read situations well from multiple standpoints, and displays agility in negotiating outcomes to achieve the highest value result.
  • Conducts sufficient analysis to understand issues and generate appropriate solutions.
  • Helps team to understand the upstream and downstream impact of decisions.
  • Proven track record in managing multi-disciplinary complex brownfield engineering projects, portfolios, programs of work desirable.
  • Experience in risk and value creation.
  • Experience in commercial management, contract tendering, assessment and engagement, including development of detailed scopes of work and bid evaluations, as well as providing input into Contract development.
  • Good time management skills with an ability to managing multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Tertiary qualified to support the technical support requirements of the role.

How to apply

Please apply online before Sunday 5th July 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.  

The safety of BHP’s people and our candidates is our number one priority.
To protect the health and safety of vulnerable persons in line with current Government advice, you may be asked to undergo a COVID-19 related health assessment.
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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