Rio Tinto

Job Description

Principal Analyst Performance Management (Planning & Analytics)

Play a pivotal role in analyzing data across our supply chain to drive business performance
Opportunity to influence the decision-making of senior leaders
Flexible and agile working – RTIO’s Operations Centre, Monday – Friday
About the role

Finding better ways to provide the materials the world needs.

We are looking for a Principal Analyst (Performance Management) to join our Planning and Analytics team. You’ll be a hands-on leader, managing a small team of nine analysts to develop and provide crucial insights and reports for Managing Directors and General Managers, along with recommendations for performance improvement and strategy.

We are an open, connected global team that includes some of the industry’s best and brightest minds. We offer competitive, performance-focused remuneration and a wide range of benefits to reward your contribution. With a global reach, the opportunities to develop and grow your career are broad and exciting.

Reporting to the Manager Planning and Analytics and working in a challenging and exciting environment within the Integrated Operations Division, you will be:

Using your analytical mindset and skills to analyse data on supply chain performance, identify trends and understand the system bottleneck(s), providing explanations for deviations from planned performance, risk to future performance and identifying opportunities for improvement focus
Engaging and networking with a wide range of stakeholders from across the business to understand local insights and context
Provide guidance and coaching to develop the analytical capability of the Analysts within the team
Collaborating with the broader RTIO and Rio Tinto teams to develop best practice analytics
What you’ll bring

Ability to analyse and distil complex information into clear and actionable insights for Senior Leaders
Experience working with large, complex data sets
A background in Mining/Ports/Rail/Processing and an understanding of the RTIO Value Chain from Mine to Market
Excellent communication, interpersonal and influencing skills
Ability to think and solve problems independently
Ability to deliver key role requirements autonomously or as part of a team
A talent for working with various analytical tools to translate raw data into information
Ability to work in a dynamic environment and prioritise work tasks
Experience in driving change and change management
In addition, the successful candidate will have a passion for continuous improvement, innovation and technical excellence
It will also be beneficial if you have:

Experience using data analytics packages e.g. Power BI/Spotfire/Tableau;
Experience with programming languages e.g. SQL and python
What we offer

A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
A permanent position working directly for Rio Tinto
A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with annual incentive program
Comprehensive medical benefits including subsidised private health insurance for employees and immediate family
Attractive share ownership plan
Company provided insurance cover
Extensive salary sacrifice & salary packaging options
Career development & education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions
Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical wellbeing support
Leave for all of life’s reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave)
Exclusive employee discounts (banking, accommodation, cars, retail and more)
Possible domestic relocation assistance
About Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and materials company. We operate in 35 countries where we produce iron ore, copper, aluminium, critical minerals, and other materials needed for the global energy transition and for people, communities, and nations to thrive.

We have been mining for 150 years and operate with knowledge built up across generations and continents. Our purpose is finding better ways to provide the materials the world needs – striving for innovation and continuous improvement to produce materials with low emissions and to the right environmental, social and governance standards. But we can’t do it on our own, so we’re focused on creating partnerships to solve problems, create win-win and meet opportunities.

Where you’ll be working

This role will be primarily based at our Perth Operations Centre premises, however there will be a requirement to be located at our Central Park Office for various meetings and engagements with stakeholders.

Every Voice Matters

At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, the LGBTI+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.

We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.

Applications close on Sunday 4th June 2023 (Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove advertised roles prior to this date)

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