Principal Inbound Maritime Projects

Date:  20 Nov 2023
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Job State/Province:  Santiago
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About the Role



Reporting to the Lead Projects Inbound Freight, this role will be responsible for managing and building the Project Logistics demand in Minerals Americas. More below:

Main Accountabilities: 

•    the focal point for all logistics demand with Projects in Minerals Americas
•    Skilled in writing business proposals, developing growth strategies and plans and increasing the regional logistics pipeline for Project shipments into Minerals Americas
•    Develop effective relationships with internal projects stakeholders and work closely with Project Commercial (Major and Asset)
•    Transform BHP’s Inbound Supply Chain by insourcing freight requirements to BHP’s Maritime and Supply Chain Excellence Function
•    Applying an understanding of the end-to-end Supply Chain to enhance efficiency, drive optimisation, maximise value and delivery Safe and Sustainable solutions.
•    Collaborate and work in conjunction with the EPC/EPCM and IPT contractors to provide freight end to end solutioning to Projects 
•    Collaborate with internal chartering team on go to market engagements 
•    Understanding Project Logistics budget and delivering savings back to the Project
•    Work within a global team based in Americas (Chile and Canada) and Asia (Australia, Singapore, Philippines and India) time zones. 


About You



To be a top performer you will need:

•    Experience in customer service, or a sales-related field
•    Sharp negotiating and networking skills
•    Good understanding of the Project landscape at BHP 
•    Degree in Supply Chain is preferable but not a must
•    Advanced English proficiency. 
•    Thrives in a Business Development environment



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