Specialist Project Control - Peak Downs

Location: Regional QLD
Job Type: Full time
Reference: 63216

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.An excellent opportunity within the Major Shutdowns department at the Central Queensland Office, Peak Downs is open for an experienced Specialist Project Controller to join the team. Employing thousands of people in our operations, we offer unparalleled opportunity to develop your career and broaden your experience. This is an excellent opportunity to join a diverse organisation.

In this role you will provide specialist financial management, earned value management and analytical support to the shutdown project management team. You will be responsible for the collection, analysis, and reporting of all project performance data. This includes the systems and processes that collect, analyse and manage budgeting and forecasting project expenditure. This is a residential role and housing will be provided in either Dysart or Moranbah based on availability.

The Specialist Project Controlsrole is a key role in providing support to the Major Shutdowns team. The role is offered on a 5/2 dayshift only roster. Reporting to the Superintendent Execution Project Control, you will also be responsible for the following:

  • Assist in the development of project business rules that are outside normal Work Management (WM) processes.

  • Analyse and report to the project management team the productivity effects on manning levels and project duration. Provide advice on future labour requirements based on these affects.

  • Analyse contractor hours to calculate project burnt hours on a daily basis. Support the Project Admin assistant to consolidate contractor timesheet hours on a daily basis.

  • Forecast project cost week on week, month on month.

  • Accrue project cost month on month.

  • Update capital forecast in Planview

  • Adhere to the project rhythms and routines.

  • Gather, collate and analyse all information required for the Weekly Management Report:

  • Maintain the Emergent work and Scope Amendment register.

  • Identification improvement initiatives to support the delivery of the 5year plan.

  • Manage and maintain purchase orders related to the shutdown

  • Ensure maintenance of document control and filing systems (soft and hard) within the project controls area of responsibility.

  • Raising all Purchase requisition against the Direct and Indirect LTRC and service on work orders that do not fall under the accountability on the MCoE.

  • Ensuring Vendors submit weekly invoicing throughout the shutdown and process all SES claims within 5 days of receiving

  • Facilitate post shutdown review with A&I of Actuals Vs budget

  • Setup of the onsite performance centre and coaching on its use

  • Maintain the following performance metrics slides in the performance centre:

  • S-Curve

  • Consumables expenditure

  • Field Leadership Tracking

It is expected that applicants will possess 2+ years previous experience within this position or one similar within the engineering sector. Qualifications in Project Management, Business, Accounting, Commerce or other suitably qualified disciplines are required. You will have advanced knowledge of MS Office software, work management and financial management packages such as SAP, along with earned value management principals You will possess excellent problem solving capabilities, communication and organising skills and work well in a team environment. You will also have demonstrated proven experience in creating more efficient and simplified work processes.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.