- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary to negotiate
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.About the role
The Scheduling and Commercial Operations Specialist is instrumental to the planning and execution of trades and procurement for the APAC Petroleum Marketing team for Crude Oil, Condensate, Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cargoes as well as the procurement of hydrocarbon products (diesel, lubricants and LNG) for BHP Minerals Australia and Minerals Americas operations. This role will form a key contact point for major customers and vendors for BHP Petroleum in terms of sales execution and inventory management.The role will support the Front Office Marketing Team in decision making by providing accurate forecasting of hydrocarbon offtakes, as well as tactical analysis and optimisation of BHP’s lifting schedules. It also delivers value to the Australian Petroleum Liquids Book by ensuring accurate and timely invoicing, credit management, and data entry for all commercial contracts. In addition, this role is accountable for ensuring the requirements relating to record management and governance activities (with regards to contract execution activities) are met.
Liaise with Front Office Marketing Teams to derive a deep understanding of commercial trades in order to execute and leverage operational clauses in contracts
Manage end-to-end supply chain inventory and costs in line with operating window limits and budgets
Build strong customer and agency relationships at appropriate levels ensuring processes relating to credit, invoicing and payment are followed and issues/disputes are effectively resolved
Ensure strong Joint Venture Partner, Lifting Coordinator and Operator relations as a key representative of BHP’s Petroleum Assets
Effectively communicate with internal and external stakeholders and work collaboratively to deliver integrated solutions in crisis management situations
Seek critical information in a timely manner from key stakeholders to enable the tracking, review and analysis of data required to support contract execution activities
Optimize lifting and delivery schedules, taking into account customer and vendor requirements, to drive contract value maximization
Understand and adhere to vessel, terminal and pipeline nomination and lifting protocols
Improve the existing contract execution processes, procedures, tools, models and platforms to facilitate new commercial arrangements
Ensure disciplined work execution in line with internal and external governance, compliance and regulatory requirements
Work with Front Office Marketing and Credit Risk Teams to ensure all sales arrangements are maintained at levels within approved credit limits
Work with Finance Teams to ensure compliance to audit requirements and provide support to month-end accounting processes
Liaise with Central Administration Services to ensure master data is managed and updated as necessary to maintain system data integrity
Support the Marketing team by ensuring all new deals are processed correctly, fully reconciled and maintained in the 1SAP business system
The ideal candidate will have strong decision making and problem solving skills, along with the ability to effectively manage stakeholders at varied levels. The ability to prioritise and apply sound business acumen is also essential to the success of this position.Candidates with experience related to scheduling and invoicing within a petroleum/hydrocarbon sales environment will be highly regarded.
About the company
BHP Billiton is the world's largest mining company. Its origin comes from the merger (2001) of the Australian company Broken Hill Proprietary (BHP) and the British company Billiton.