Principal Risk Governance


Location: Australia

Job Type: Not Specified


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

This role will provide thought leadership and technical mastery. Responsible for the design, maintenance and continuous improvement of the global risk framework and supporting projects and activities.

  • Leads the design, maintenance and continuous improvement of the global risk framework.
  • Leads global project teams in the development and execution of global risk improvement initiatives, including the Aligned Assurance Project.
  • Coaches diverse stakeholder groups globally up to senior executives to uplift capability and enhance the adoption of the risk management framework.
  • Coaches and provides direction for the global risk team to partner with the Assets and Functions to implement the risk framework
  • Analyse risk data and monitor the internal and external context including relevant regulatory requirements to continuously improve the effectiveness of the design and application of the risk framework.
  • Translates technical risk concepts, supports with the linking of risk and strategy, and delivers fact based risk insights to support the business in making risk based decisions.
  • Determines the underlying cause of problems and evaluates multiple solutions to ensure a planned and structured approach to solving complex problems.

This role can be located in Australia, Americas or Singapore.

About You

You will have proven experience in risk management, ideally including a deep knowledge of professional risk (ISO31000, COSO, and RIMS) and relevant regulatory frameworks. Using your operational acumen and experience, you will be able to identify and implement practical solutions to improve risk outcomes aligned to our BHP Charter Values. Not only are you passionate about improving risk, you have a natural ability to coach and influence others, using these skills to provide clarity on complex issues and promote critical thinking to help the business manage risk.
You will be someone that is able to ‘join the dots’ see ‘the bigger picture’, a capable problem solver who is innovative, creative, insightful, collaborative, and responsive to key internal stakeholders.

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.

To ensure the safety and wellbeing of our people, BHP requires employees in Australia to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in line with BHP’s Covid Policy and any relevant State health directives. If you are applying for a role at BHP please consider this requirement when submitting your application. BHP will also adhere to any relevant health directives that may be made that affects our workforce.

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 a 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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