Specialist Studies | WAIO | Perth

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Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Engineering, Major Projects, Strategy & Development

Date published

12 July 2019

Date closing

26 July 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

Specialist Studies | WAIO |Perth
  • Great opportunity to work across an exciting portfolio of mine development projects
  • Engage with multidiscipline teams across WAIO to develop the “right projects” the “right way”
  • Competitive salary on offer and a range of company benefits

Supporting the Study Leads and Study Managers within BHP Iron Ore Asset Projects we have a great opportunity where this role will assist in the planning and management of studies within Asset Level projects through the Identification, Selection and Definition investment phases.

Reporting to the Study Manager you will provide support in the management of engineering contractors and the generation of execution estimates, schedules, risk assessment and planning.  You will also assist in the preparation and delivery of succinct and high quality Business Case and Investment Approval Request documentation.

Working in line with BHP Billiton Charter Values, global level policies and statutory obligations whilst maintaining an overriding commitment to Health, Safety & Environment, you will support Study work which enables safe execution and operations phases.  Building key relationships with stakeholders across functional and operational areas, this role supports the development of the project’s business objectives and stakeholder requirements.

About You

  • Degree level qualifications in engineering, science, finance or a relevant commercial, technical and/or operational discipline, with Project Management qualifications preferred.
  • Previous experience in a similar role where you will have built strong analytical skills as well as the ability to apply your divergent and convergent thinking skills appropriately.
  • Proactive, credible and influential, you relate well with people, communicating confidently and building strong working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.


You will be based in Perth, Western Australia, in the multi award winning office tower – ‘City Square’. You will have stunning river views from your modern open plan office, state of the art facilities including virtual whiteboards and video conferencing facilities, 550 bicycle racks with ample lockers, showers and change room amenities and a large outdoor terrace with barbecues.Occasional travel to the Pilbara is required


You will be rewarded with an exciting and challenging career path, an attractive remuneration package including performance-based bonus, flexible work arrangements, access to the BHP Billiton Share Scheme and employer matched super contribution.

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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