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Specialist Investigations (Perth or Melbourne) - Australia

at BHP Billiton
Location Belmont, Australia
Date Posted January 11, 2018
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Categories Finance/Accounting - Finanzas/Contabilidad, Legal/Legal, Corporate Affairs/Asuntos Corporativos Published 09 Jan 2018 | W. Australia Standard Time Applications close 12 Jan 2018 | W. 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.

Come and be a part of this success.

About the role

The purpose of the Specialist Investigations is to manage and oversee business conduct investigations, as part of the Investigations Framework for BHP internal investigations.  


  • Supports the design and implementation of BHPs Investigations Framework, including methodologies and tools
  • Implements developments in international best practice, regulatory guidance and learnings from investigations to drive continuous improvement
  • Supports Investigation Framework training including material development, training facilitation and guidance to personnel undertaking business conduct investigations (not Significant Matters)
  • Directs and leads the investigation of Significant Matters, including
    • Undertaking or supervising forensic review of electronic communications and documents.
    • Conducting interviews with reporters and other key personnel
    • Preparing supporting documentation for investigations
    • Supporting additional resources who are conducting Significant Matter investigations.
  • Supports resources completing business conduct investigations for non Significant Matters.
  • Prepares briefings on the progress of Significant Matter investigations and findings.
  • Supports the Integrity Working Group in developing recommendations on the basis of findings.
  • Supports engagement with key stakeholders.
  • Manages external counsel within partnering law firms

About you

You will have a strong academic background based in Legal or Accounting disciplines, coupled with experience working in government, corporate and/or forensic investigations.  You will have gained exposure to complex matters and sensitive internal investigations into conduct which may potentially have serious disciplinary or criminal consequences for employees. You will also possess a solid understanding of forensic technology issues, including legal and regulatory evidence preservation obligations.

In additional to effective professional communication skills in English, language skills in Mandarin, Portuguese or Spanish would be helpful.

Please note this role requires regular travel to support regional investigations.  This role can be undertaken from Perth or Melbourne.

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

Reference Number 40378531

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

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