Specialist Payroll Improvement | Manila or KL

Date:  10 Jul 2024
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Job State/Province:  Kuala Lumpur
Job Location/Region:  Mid Valley City


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


Global Business Services (GBS) Strategic E2E Transformation is responsible for delivering short, medium and long term improvements for the BHP payroll transformation program. These improvements are across different aspects of payroll such as data, controls and governance, systems and processes. Accurate, timely and efficient payroll is a critical core process for any organisation, so joining this team provides an exciting opportunity to be part of the improvement of foundational HR processes that all employees rely on. 

We have several specialist level positions available and are looking for passionate people who are keen to make a meaningful and positive impact to BHP through the collective delivery of multiple projects within the payroll transformation program. 


  • Provide leadership and project management to a workstream to ensure delivery aligned to the key objectives of that workstream
  • Day to day work management of project resources (a combination of BHP employees and external consultants)
  • Use functional expertise to determine the underlying root cause of problems and evaluated multiple solutions to ensure a planned and structured approach to solving problems
  • Execute the strategic vision and ensure the solutions align with other workstream solutions as well as the broader HR roadmap
  • Risk identification and resolution, proactive, pragmatic problem solving to ensure deadlines are met and that initiatives move forward at pace
  • Identification and engagement with key stakeholders impacted by the changes you are delivering
  • Building and maintaining good working relationships with people located globally, both within BHP and externally (e.g. consultants, service providers, vendors etc.)
  • Analyses data to draw out insights and solutions that addresses hypotheses and business challenges 
  • Applies an understanding of the business context, BHP operating model and ways of working to enhance decision making, productivity and value chain performance

About You


  • You’re comfortable to take the lead when required, proactively seeking clarity and drive for outcomes when things are unclear
  • Project management capability to lead workstreams from scoping to embedment
  • Ability to work manage others, utilising a diverse set of skills and experiences to achieve the objective
  • Can think strategically (see the big picture and connect dots) but also able to keep things simple and you're comfortable to work in detail where required
  • Ability to identify and understand different stakeholders and their needs, influence others and work collaboratively to get aligned outcomes
  • You can build strong personal connections and good working relationships and use these effectively
  • Inquisitive in nature, strong attention to detail and determination to deliver
  • Experience in HR operations, large scale payroll transformations or an interest in HR systems and technology is advantageous


Good to have: 


  • HR MDM expertise: Leverage deep MDM expertise to advise on best approach to data management topics, including data process, technology and programme delivery
  • Has a good understanding of the HR data structures and models: Possess deep understanding of Employee Central (EC) data & SAP master data objects and data structures and play a key role in defining data standards/structures associated with them. 


About Our Process 


At BHP, we are committed to employing individuals who align with the BHP Charter Values and meet the requirements of the role. As part of the recruitment process, there are a number of checks which may be conducted to demonstrate applicants suitability for a role including police / criminal background checks, medical, drug and alcohol testing, due diligence checks, right to work checks, and/or reference checks. 

 If you are already employed directly by BHP, please log in using your BHP email address or apply via our internal jobs portal. 

Supporting a Diverse Workforce  

The size, stability and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance-based bonuses and a best-in-class employee share program. 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.  

At BHP, we know that we are strengthened by diversity. We are an Equal Opportunity employer that is committed to making BHP a safe and inclusive workplace where everyone can thrive and be at their best every day. We are focused on creating a workforce that’s more diverse and represents the communities where we work and live. providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and recognise that true diversity includes gender, age, race, disability status, sexual orientation, religion, neurodiversity, education levels, and many more aspects of your identity.

BHP is committed to providing a recruitment process that is fair, equitable and accessible for all. If you have a disability, we know that it may be helpful for us to adjust our process to make it equitable for your individual situation. If you would like to reach out to someone about your situation and our recruitment process, please email us at [email protected].