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Job Description

Reporting to the Head of Legal, this role provides legal advice to Assets primarily located in Chile, managing regulatory, contractual and operational matters. This role advises the business in complex environmental matters, in the identification and management of legal risks, and gives strategic advice.

Main functions:

  • Provide legal and strategic advice to Minerals Americas business on a variety of issues, including, but not limited to mining, environmental, contractual and corporate issues.
  • Business support, such as interpretation and application of regulation, contracts’ clauses, clarification of legal implications around commercial and technical decisions, third party claims, among others.
  • Negotiate and draft all kind of contracts as required by the BHP’s Minerals Americas business.
  • Define the strategy for, and manage, local litigation.
  • Give legal advice in relation to administrative investigations against the company, defend the company in such investigations and manage legal actions.
  • Advice on all matters relating to financial issues, including advice related to loan facility agreements, bank guarantees and others.
  • Manage outside legal counsel engagements to ensure productive and cost-effective representation.
  • Actively represent Legal in different forums within the company, attending meetings as appropriate.
  • Participate in material risk assessments and verification.
  • Execute analysis and improvement activities as required.
  • Contribute to the adequate management of the legal budget.
  • Own the implementation of the Legal governance requirements.
  • Advise the Head of Legal and management representatives on all significant matters.


3 – 7 years of experience working as a lawyer. Prior top law firm experience required. Experience drafting and negotiating sophisticated contracts, both in English and Spanish.

Strong background in environmental and regulatory experience.
Business oriented, good commercial aptitude, strong negotiation and communication skills. Team player, always focused on building team spirit and participating in team activities. Self-motivated – strong personal work ethics with a focus on “getting it done”.
Time management skills and ability to manage and deliver multiple projects simultaneously with competing deadlines. Travel within Chile and internationally, as necessary.

Advanced English proficiency.

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS Law degree from a Chilean university. Valid Chilean practicing certificate.

Supporting a Diverse Workforce
The size and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance based bonuses and unique BHP employee share program.

At BHP, 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.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws.

BHP is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.

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