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Specialist - Studies & Portfolio Management

CBH Group

Location: Perth

Job Type: Full time


The CBH Group is Australia’s largest co-operative and a leader in the Australian grain industry, with operations extending along the value chain, including grain storage, handling, transport, marketing and processing. With our unique end-to-end supply chain, we deliver a local quality product to over 30 international destinations. Become part of a dynamic, diverse organisation and make your mark in sustainably creating and returning value for our growers.

Empowering our people

CBH is more than just a place of work, it's a community and a place where hard work and effort is rewarded and recognised.

We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing a safe and rewarding working environment for our people, with a strong culture of developing and enhancing our employees’ capabilities. We are pleased to be recognised as an endorsed employer for all women by WORK180. To find out more: CBH Group Benefits | WORK180 Endorsed Employer

We invite you to become part of a dynamic, diverse organisation with a bright future.

About the role

A unique full time, permanent opportunity has become available for an Engineer with a civil, structural, electrical or mechanical background to join our Studies & Portfolio Management team.

Working with a high performing multidisciplinary team you will be responsible for successful completion of Pre-Feasibility Studies across various multidisciplinary projects.

The position is ideal for a self-motivated, confident communicator who can effectively negotiate/influence the wider business.

As a key member of our team your key accountabilities are to:

  • lead concept development and work with other members of the Studies & Portfolio Management team

  • manage external engineering and design consultants,

  • manage internal engineering and design deliverables,

  • review and interrogate concept design deliverables,

  • write scopes of work and manage external technical studies (multi-discipline design(s), feature survey, geotechnical, traffic impact, environmental, heritage, noise, dust, vibration, etc.), and

  • prepare PFS reports to set projects up for success as they progress to Feasibility Study and Execution phases.

What you will bring to the role:

  • Tertiary qualifications in civil, structural, electrical or mechanical engineering with at least 3 years’ experience

  • Engineering design experience, including ability and confidence to frame concepts and scopes of work and critically review designs / engineering deliverables to achieve efficient, safe and technically suitable outcomes.

  • Strong inter-personal and communications skills to effectively convey technical ideas to non-technical personnel,

  • Demonstrated commitment to a safety culture and previous positive performances on complex brownfield and greenfield sites

  • Capable of maintaining positive focus and delivering value adding outcomes under changing directions and competing priorities coupled with constraints in available resources and time.

  • The ability to produce high quality written documentation, including status reports & business cases.

  • Advanced ability in Microsoft Office suite of tools and project management software such as Microsoft Project. Exposure to or experience in SAP a plus.

  • Positive attitude and pragmatic, results driven approach

What we offer:

CBH offers competitive remuneration and a range of benefits and discounts to employees focused at ensuring a healthy work life balance, including:

  • Ongoing training and professional development to support your growth and achieve your goals
  • 13-weeks paid parental leave available regardless of gender and which can be taken in a flexible way to suit unique family needs.
  • Onsite Gym facilities 
  • Employee assistance program
  • Corporate employee discounts including travel, health insurance funds and financial services
  • Salary Sacrifice scheme
  • A fast paced and challenging, yet rewarding environment  

If this position is right for you, apply before close of business Monday 27 March 2023. Short-listing of candidates will commence prior to the closure of this role, so please do not delay submitting your application. CBH reserves the right to close this opportunity early than specified.

To find out more about the role or working at CBH go to Alternatively, to speak to a member of our People and Culture team for further information, please contact (08) 9237 9530.