BHP Billiton Superintendent Category Management Projects in South Australia, Australia

Superintendent Category Management Projects

Job No.40365687

Work TypeFull Time - Permanent

LocationAustralia - South Australia

CategoriesProjects/Proyectos Mayores

Published08 Jun 2017| Cen. Australia Standard Time

Applications close25 Jun 2017| Cen. Australia Standard Time

At BHP Billiton 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 drive culture and culture drives performance. All incidents are preventable and everyone has a role to play.

Come and be a part of this success.

Our Operations

One of Australia’s largest mines and a complex minerals processing operation, Olympic Dam, is unique in that we produce Copper, Uranium, Gold and Silver. This role is based in Adelaide, offering 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 makes Adelaide a vibrant, cultured, friendly environment to live, work and play in.

Please note this position is based in Adelaide, operating on a 5/2 roster, with site travel required.

About the role

BHP are embarking on an exciting future of major and asset projects and we need talented people to help us be successful. You will be working with a dynamic and diverse projects team with a great culture and comradery. Together we will be executing some of South Australia’s largest mining projects and growing our future.

As the Superintendent Category Management Projects you will play an integral part of providing leadership and guidance to the projects team on strategic and complex contracts, and it is similar to that of a Commercial/Contracts Manager.

In this role you will:

  • Be first and foremost focused on creating a culture of care by being a visible safety leader, engaging, developing and coaching your team

  • Lead a commercial contracts team to successfully execute a portfolio of tailings dams, evaporation ponds and other related projects over the value of $300M

  • Develop and maintain Contracts & Procurement Strategy and Sourcing Strategies that minimise risk and maximise effective project delivery

  • Ensure that market engagement is planned and executed to meet project schedule, quality and cost objectives

  • Use your extensive experience to monitor and mentor the team to ensure they have sufficient capacity and capability to provide end-to-end contract management support to project teams

  • Manage contractor and contract performance monitoring and reporting to support the Projects Category (KPI reporting, spend analytics, contract variations, claims management, and off-contract spend)

  • Establish and lead relationships with key stakeholders to become a highly valued contract expert, to lead negotiations with vendors and provide on-going contract management

About you:

  • Demonstrate the confidence to lead by example, hold yourself and others accountable and coach others in ‘Safety Leadership’

  • Demonstrated leadership capability, with success in leading change and managing risk

  • A pragmatic commercial outlook with excellent judgement to deliver the best outcomes for our business

  • Experience with contract law or contract management

  • A collaborative and inclusive approach, with advanced interpersonal skills

Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP Billiton, 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.

How to apply

Please apply online before 25 June 2017

Reference Number – 40365687

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date.

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