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Principal Project Risk PMO | Fixed Term until Jan 2022 | Adelaide

Date:  08-Apr-2021
Job Posting End Date:  18-Apr-2021;10:29:59GMT
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Job State/Province:  South Australia
Job Location/Region:  Adelaide

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 our Operation


Join Olympic Dam - a safe, reliable, globally competitive business delivered by our people. We care that everyone goes home safely to do the things they love. Leadership is key to driving a positive workplace culture, and this drives performance. All incidents are preventable and everyone has a role to play.

As one of Australia’s largest mines and most complex minerals processing operations, it’s quite unique in that we produce Copper, Uranium, Gold and Silver.

About the Role


Reporting to the Lead Project Risk PMO, you will provide Level 1 risk support to the BHP Coal Asset Projects team.  

This will involve specialization in project risk management, project risk processes and effective management of these to safety and effective support in the delivery of successful projects.


This is an Adelaide-based position and will be offered on a fixed-term basis through to January 2022.

In this role you will:

  • Guide project teams to identify and record all material and non-material risks in accordance with BHP Risk Management requirements;
  • Facilitate the process to capture material risks in 1SAP GRC;
  • Provide input into each projects risk chapter and guiding principles;
  • Facilitate the process to identify and assess Project/ Portfolio/Program as per the portfolio of projects assigned to the role;
  • Participate and then deliver couching to build capability in the application of the risk management framework within project teams;
  • Facilitate risk assessment workshops;
  • Support the Projects to comply with Our Requirements of Risk Management of project risk assessments;
  • Support projects with verifications of controls; and
  • Have strong early engagement with key contractors and manage contractor performance and relationships through senior stakeholder engagement.

About You


  • Experience in risk management in operations or projects in Construction, heavy industry, mining or oil & gas
  • Knowledge of professional standards (ISO31000, RIMS, PMBOK etc)
  • Demonstrated experience working across multi-discipline projects
  • Contribution in senior roles to a high performing, autonomous team
  • Able to demonstrate an aptitude for developing and maintaining effective stakeholder relationships at all levels
  • Demonstrate the confidence to lead by example, hold yourself and others accountable and coach others in ‘Safety Leadership’

How to Apply


Please apply online before 18th April 2021


You will be requested to complete a video interview as part of the application process.

Supporting a Diverse Workforce


The size and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance based bonuses and unique BHP employee share program.


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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