BHP Billiton Principal Sales Liaison in Shanghai, China

Principal Sales Liaison

Job No.793966

Work TypeFull Time - Permanent

LocationChina - Shanghai


Published08 Aug 2017| China Standard Time

Applications close22 Aug 2017| China Standard Time

Marketing Manager

BHP Billiton's Marketing activities are undertaken through a centralised marketing organisation with a network of offices across the world supporting our major customer markets and the distribution of product from our operations. A majority of Marketing staff are located in Asia with Singapore being the primary hub office.

We are currently seeking a Marketing Manager to join the team in Shanghai China, reporting to the Regional Marketing Manager Iron Ore, to liaise with customers and, where relevant, suppliers to support relationships and interactions for Iron Ore following direction from the General Manager Marketing, Head of Sales Liaison and the Book Manager, in line with agreed marketing objectives and strategies.


  • Demonstrates an overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility and sustainable development.

  • Demonstrates commitment to the BHP Billiton Charter and Code of Business Conduct.

  • Provides necessary preparatory and liaises to facilitate contract negotiations with customers and suppliers.

  • Builds and maintains (long term) favourable relationships with suppliers, customers and other key relationships.

  • Collects relevant market information from external interactions and exchange with relevant key internal relationship.

  • Ensures adherence of marketing activities to external and internal policies and legislation.

  • Represents the BHP Billiton Trading and Marketing Unit externally with customers, suppliers and partners, as needed, to create a positive external image of the Company.

  • Assists the General Manager Sales / Head of Sales Liaison with projects as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a commercial, economic, technical and/or relevant business discipline

  • Experience & Technical Competencies

  • Strong communication skills

  • 5+ years working experience in sales/marketing roles in commodity markets

  • Experience in the Iron Ore market would be advantageous

  • Experience with SAP application

  • Fluent Mandarin and English, both verbal and written required

If you are interested in this challenging opportunity being offered please apply online