Project Study Specialist

Location: Regional SA
Job Type: Part Time
Salary:
Reference: 69794

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.

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.

Join Olympic Dam, a safe, reliable, globally competitive business delivered by our people

At Olympic Dam we care that everyone goes home safe to do the things they love. We believe leadership drives culture and culture drives performance.

Come and be a part of this success!

**About the role****Do you want to play an active role in shaping a global business by identifying and optimising scope for critical Mining studies?

A great opportunity has become available for strategic thinkers to join BHP Asset Projects Development team, based in Adelaide. With an extensive pipeline of diverse projects, this is an exciting time to join our team.

Our team completes front-end development studies for projects ranging from $10M to $250M and is pivotal in setting these up for success for the Execution Phase.

The Study Specialist is responsible for managing these feasibility studies by integrating stakeholders, consultants and a functional, multidisciplinary support team.

This position is based in Adelaide with flexibility around full-time or part-time options.

In this role you will:

  • Lead and deliver Identification, Selection and contribute to Definition Phase Studies

  • Manage consultants and a functional support team, consisting of experts from technical backgrounds, cost & schedule estimating, contracts & procurement and investment evaluation

  • Engage operational stakeholders to ensure the problem is clearly defined and analysed

  • Maximise project value by identifying options through creative thinking processes

  • Perform trade-off studies, supported by multi-criteria analysis and investment evaluation processes

  • Present recommendations to executive management on major project decisions, including advancing projects to the next phase

  • Prepare study management documentation including study work plans, end of phase reports, key value drivers and investment approval requests

  • Monitor, manage and setup report your project’s adherence to work plans, schedule and budgets

  • Ensure projects are for successful Execution by working collaboratively with our Delivery Team to determine the appropriate Execution Strategy, manage risks well, complying with requirements and maximising safety & constructability through design

  • Degree qualified in project management, engineering, management, or finance related disciplines is desired, but not essential

  • Skills in delivering projects or studies is advantageous

  • Organisational skills for managing a functional team and multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Demonstrated technical and commercial acumen with problem solving skills

  • Effective stakeholder engagement and influencing abilities

  • Communication and influencing skills, including the ability to produce concise reports and presentations to senior managers

How to apply

Please apply online before 26th October 2018

We support flexible work at BHP. Talk to us about the flexible working options in this team. #LISA

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.**