Principal Advisor - Business Analysis

  • Competitive
  • Montréal, QC, Canada Montréal QC CA
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • Rio Tinto
  • 09 juil. 18 2018-07-09

Great opportunity to work for a pioneering organisation at the forefront of mining

​​About the role

We are looking for a Principal Advisor Business Analysis to play an integral role in the Business Analysis and Strategy team challenging the business whilst at the same time generating value-accretive ideas. 

This role is a great opportunity to work in a highly strategic role which requires a broad scope of industry, business, country, regional and operations specific research and analysis to create world class strategies, integrated business plans and value adding, commercial and operational decisions. Reporting to the Senior Manager, Business analysis, you will:

  • Generate, identify, evaluate and build business cases for new business development opportunities and strategic initiatives;
  • Work with business units to structure business cases - valuation, cost effectiveness analysis (CEA), investment committee papers, risk analysis – for the investments to present to the Business Unit or Rio Tinto senior management;
  • Oversee financial modelling activities to support business cases and opportunities;
  • Support senior management in negotiating and executing projects;
  • Support the Business Unit’s planning process by providing update on product group valuation, risk, asset ranking (for portfolio management), and strategy;
  • Conduct the capital planning process delivering a 5-year capital plan for the product group


To succeed in this role, you will have:

  • Bachelor in Engineering and/or Finance;
  • A Master/MBA degree will be an asset;
  • English proficiency, French would be an asset;
  • 5-10 years of experience in Corporate Finance, Engineering, Marketing business development;
  • Previous work experience in the Heavy Industry, Oil & Gas, Mining, large capex industries or professional services;
  • Strong analytical and financial modeling skills, Thorough understanding of key operating and finance metrics, insight and complex financial information into compelling business advice;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, very good management and very strong interpersonal skills;
  • Economic and financial analysis, due diligence process, negotiating skills, broad view of the business and environment;
  • Business commercial acumen commensurate with role requirements;
  • Strong problem solving, strategic and analytical capability.


About us

As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress.

 Our long history is filled with firsts. We’ve developed some of the world’s largest and best quality mines and operations, and our people work in around 35 countries across six continents. We’ve led the industry in partnerships, with customers in new markets, and with local communities.

We’ve pioneered technological innovations, such as our Mine of the Future™ programme and our low-CO2 aluminium from hydropower. And we’ve paved the way in areas such as safety, tax transparency and legacy management.

Inclusion & Diversity

 We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common. It’s a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career.

If you’re interested in launching your career with us, apply today for an exciting tomorrow.

 Apply today if you want to work in a dynamic team, in an environment where we challenge you to bring about positive changes.