Manager Project Controls & Analysis | Olympic Dam | Adelaide


Location: Adelaide

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.

Olympic Dam is one of the world's most significant deposits of copper, gold, and uranium. Located 560 kilometres north of Adelaide, South Australia, Olympic Dam is a part of our Minerals Australia operation. It's made up of underground and surface operations and operates a fully integrated processing facility from ore to metal.

About the Role

As a Manager Project Controls & Analysis, your purpose is to lead a team focused on the provision of project cost estimating, cost analysis/control, and planning & scheduling to influence the on-time and on-budget delivery of project objectives.

The PC&A team supports the investment lifecycle across our Olympic Dam Asset Projects team, informing project and portfolio strategy, decisions and reporting.

Key areas of focus are managing relationships with stakeholders, translating strategy into operational plans for the Project Controls & Analysis department, coaching Project Controls & Analysis leaders, supporting the corporate budget and capital planning cycle, input to the investment approval requests, and contribute to the ODAP Leadership team.

This role is also required to nurture a culture of care across project teams. Critical to this, will be empowering employees with the skills and capabilities required to deliver against the defined service offering, providing leaders with the tools to manage teams and effectively lead through chance.

Reporting to the Program Director PC&A, your accountabilities will include:

  • Ensure conformance with the BHP Charter, Code of Conduct, Our Requirements, and relevant standards and procedures.
  • An overriding commitment to health, safety, environment responsibility and sustainable development.
  • Establishes and/or oversees the implementation of Project Controls & Analysis strategies, plans, controls, processes, methodologies and systems.
  • Provides leadership and operational management of the Project Controls & Analysis team.
  • Ensure effective leadership and technical expertise within the Project Controls & Analysis team.
  • Leads, coaches, and mentors leaders to ensure delivery against performance targets and builds the talent pipeline for key positions.
  • Leads in the identification and implementation of improvement initiatives, including programmatic opportunities to increase efficiency and productivity.
  • Assures quality, consistency and compliance of Project Controls & Analysis deliverables.
  • Collaborate on delivering business planning and governance requirements.
  • Collaborates with other functional managers to ensure alignment of functional standards and plans

About You

As a successful candidate you will possess the following:

  • Demonstrated relevant experience with strong technical expertise in Project Controls principles and practices.
  • Ability to engage with & communicate effectively across multiple teams and functional areas.
  • Exceptional productivity which demonstrates reliability in getting the job done accurately and on time.
  • Ability to build and lead strong, cohesive, high performing teams.
  • Commitment to quality and improvement.
  • Negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Experience in leading complex change initiatives.

Location and Roster

This role is based in Adelaide on a 5D2X roster, offering a quality standard of living without the high costs of most other Australian capital cities. Adelaide offers a Mediterranean climate, beach-side lifestyle, cosmopolitan cafés and restaurants and world-class wine regions just an hour away. All this plus an annual international festivals and events calendar make Adelaide a vibrant, cultured, friendly environment to live, work and play in.

This role will also involve some site travel as required.

What is on offer?

  • Permanent employment with BHP with all the benefits of full-time work.
  • Flexible working options, benefits to enable your work-life balance.
  • Competitive remuneration.
  • Annual performance incentive and salary review.
  • Generous share match scheme.
  • Various leave options.
  • Ongoing support for you and your family through our Employee Assistance Program.

To find out more about working with Olympic Dam and to meet some of our team, Click here

Reference Number – 66841

  • You may be requested to complete a video assessment as part of the initial recruitment process. Video assessment is not applicable for BHP Internal applicants.
  • Application closes on Wednesday, 29th March 2023.

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.

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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