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Business Partner IS&T - Borates & Lithium

Rio Tinto

Location : Boron, CA 93596

Headquarters : London

Hiring Mode : Full Time

Experience : Mid Level

Job Description

Business Partner IS&T – Borates & Lithium

  • Great opportunity to work for a global company at the forefront of mining.
  • Excellent work environment where people are valued and respected
  • Role based in Boron CA USA.

About the role

All progress begins with pioneers. At Rio Tinto, it begins with you.

We are looking for a Business Partner IS&T – Borates & Lithium to partner with the Borates & Lithium business and lead the Boron, CA, site-based IT team. The leader is accountable for supporting and partnering with the Borates and Lithium business in meeting the business priorities and opportunities.

This role is a great opportunity to engage key business stakeholders of the Boron mine site and supporting facilities in Wilmington CA and Europe to identify business and technology-enabled opportunities that supports delivery of business strategy and drives value. An existing innovative digital programme is in place, but there is plenty of improvement opportunity to evolve the IT systems to support a highly performant and resilient digital business. Reporting to the Chief Advisor IS&T Americas & EMEA, your responsibilities will include:

  • Bring strategic partnering skills to define the required IT business capabilities to deliver the required business outcomes for the Borates & Lithium business whilst supporting the delivery of the IS&T global strategy.
  • Shape business and technology-enabled opportunities that support delivery of business strategy and drive value.
  • Maximize the value/benefits from the technology already in place and advise on the use of new technology as required.
  • Jointly with all stakeholders, prioritize the IT project portfolio based on risk and value
  • Effective integration and collaboration with enterprise architecture, cyber security. project delivery and enterprise IT operations.
  • Responsible for the local IT operations (network, servers & storage, communications, digital device management, production applications & site support) ensuring team practices follow ITIL4 and are fully in compliance and supportive of global IS&T processes and policies.
  • Accountable for the site IT risk register and disaster recovery plan for the site and coordinates the activities should the plan be activated.
  • Maintain compliance with the different Group-wide and IS&T standards.

It would be beneficial if you also had:

  • Bachelor's degree in information systems, engineering or related discipline, or equivalent and extensive related project experience;
  • Management experience in one or more of the following areas: business transformation and optimization, planning, production/operations leadership, business relationship management and business process management.
  • Experience in leading multidiscipline, high-performance teams, and collaborating in a matrix functional support model
  • Experience developing and monitoring delivery of efficient and effective solutions to diverse and complex business problems.
  • A passion for technology
  • ITIL v4

What we offer

Be recognized for your contribution, your thinking and your hard work, and go home knowing you’ve helped the world progress.
  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • A competitive salary package with annual cash incentive awards for eligible employees
  • Career development & education assistance to further your ambitions
  • Access top tier family-friendly health and medical programs and pension plan
  • Wellbeing benefits
  • Generous Rio Tinto employee share program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Ongoing individual wellbeing support for you and your family for personal and professional matter
  • Leave for all of life’s reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave)
About Rio Tinto
Every idea, every innovation, every little thing the world calls ‘progress’ begins with a first step, and someone willing to take it: explorers, inventors, entrepreneurs. Pioneers.
For nearly 150 years, Rio Tinto has been a company of pioneers – generations of people spanning the globe, all with the grit and vision to produce materials essential to human progress.
Our iron ore has shaped skylines from Shanghai to Sydney. Our aluminium – the world’s first to be certified “responsible” – helps planes fly and makes cars lighter. Our copper helps wind turbines power cities and our boron helps feed the world and explore the universe. Our diamonds help us celebrate the best parts of life.
Where you will be working
Rio Tinto Information Systems and Technology (IS&T) is a global functional team that operates an integrated IT environment from enterprise services through to production supporting IT in our mines and processing plants. Our mission is to power our Rio Tinto pioneers with data and technology. IS&T provides solutions that are aligned with current and future business requirements through the delivery of IT strategy and technology roadmaps. Our broad partnering approach combined with a deep understanding of our mining and metals business, we apply industry best practices and emerging technologies to evolve to best in class solutions and services.
Every Voice Matters
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.
At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, women, the
LGBTQ+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
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