Superintendent Portfolio Planning

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Work type

Fixed Term

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Date published

08 January 2020

Date closing

19 January 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

Reporting to the Manager Engineering, this six to nine month opportunity will see you provide team leadership and functional expertise to drive world class delivery of the Capital Portfolio and Project Controls across all the BMA Operations, including the port and underground operations.

This role is responsible for the capital review and reporting for all BMA capital projects as well as managing Qleave, Engineering OPEX budgets and project scheduling.

Key responsibilities: 
  • Leading, coaching and mentoring the team to ensure opportunities are realised and supported;
  • Ensuring effective Project controls for Cost and Schedules are in place in order to develop, communicate and execute project work plans and allocation of resources;
  • Overall assurance of the BMA 5 year budget, focusing on identification and prioritisation of projects which provide the greatest value to BMA and align with the business plan;
  • Provide up to date capital and operating spend analysis and improvement recommendations to leadership;
  • Validates opportunity assessments and assigns projects above the Asset-defined threshold to Project Management or Technology;
  • Prioritises all projects for an Operation and inputs into the corporate alignment planning process;
  • Drives the culture to incorporate the importance of data capture and use within the daily routines of the organization;
  • Takes a critical view of framed opportunities from the business to ensure the stated value is probable; and
  • Understands how to apply the investment categories and succinctly articulate the need to invest. 

About You

To be successful in this role you will be an effective leader and a collaborative communicator with the ability to manage multiple business priorities simultaneously.

Your strong interpersonal skills are essential, allowing you to influence while also enabling you to build relationships across departments and to communicate with disciplines at all levels. You will have the ability to manage stakeholders across multiple geographical regions and thrive in ambiguous environments. You will be action oriented and strategically focused with superior problem solving, decision making and influencing skills.

You will have a detailed understanding of project management, project controls and capital assurance. You will need to be tertiary qualified in Engineering or Project Management have equivalent trade and industry experience to support the technical support requirements of the role as well as strong mentoring skills. Mining industry and SAP experience will be an advantage.

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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