Anglo American is looking for South African unemployed who want to be part of mining industry in Johnnesburg

Anglo American is looking for South African unemployed who want to be part of mining industry in Johnnesburg

  • Company : Anglo American
  • Job title : Supply chain
  • Location : Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Work Type : Entry Level / Permanent Employee
  • Posted date : 15 May 2024
  • Closing date : 13 July, 2024

The Anglo American is looking for unemployed youth who want to be part of the mining industry. The job opportunity purpose is to reimagine mining to improve people’s lives and is committed to creating a Living Mine that brings positive value to the people and environment where we operate.

Duties :

Commercial Value Delivery & Supplier Partnering 

  • Adhere to global commercial standards that will enable delivery in a safe and socially acceptable way and ensure that the organisation sources from responsible suppliers 
  • Actively undertake research, broad scanning, data analysis, opportunity assessments, benchmarking and best practice analysis aimed at ultimately producing better results
  • Provide necessary analytical support required for:
    • the development and ongoing management of category strategies within the portfolio;
    • support & input to business cases;
    • plans to ensure security of supply and or seamless service delivery;
    • the advancement of supplier partnering that drives innovation & value;
    •  negotiations;
    • through data mining, identifies opportunities for commercial excellence improvement
    • the establishment & execution of contracts
    • zero based cost models for benchmark, tender and contracting purposes
    • Provide support required for the implementation of value creation & supplier engagement strategies that align to the overall global Supply Chain strategy, critical tasks, performance targets and Business Unit priorities.
    • Provide assistance with the development, tracking, presentation and distribution of contract information packs with specific reference to contract key performance metrics, operational efficiencies and contractor cost & revenue.


  • Execute activities for relevant commercial activities so that they are aligned to the overall strategic plan
  • Execute relevant project procurement activities in a timely and visible manner 
  • Sourcing & Contracts Management  
  • Provide relevant analytical planning support BU & corporate routine and tactical sourcing & contracting and contractor management activities 
  • Support team with relevant analytical procurement and end to end sourcing & contracting activities and contracts management relevant to the portfolio

Commercial Agreements

  • Execute timeous and accurate sourcing & contracting and contractor management analytical activities
  • Regular, timeous and accurate reporting pertaining to all portfolio activities
  • Support in the effective implementation of commercial contracts including the establishment of supplier partnership agreements, key performance indicators and management routines

Inclusive Procurement 

  • Drive a culture of community development and inclusive procurement aligned to the global and regional Inclusive Procurement strategies
  • Provide input to and deliver against inclusive procurement and commercial plans to ensure targets are met against scheduled milestones
  • Provide analytical support to the global Inclusive Procurement programmes 

Sustainability & Social 

  • Support a culture of Sustainable Value through ESG, TCO initiatives, innovation, working capital and cost reduction
  • Provide analytical support with the implementation of sustainable value creation strategies, initiatives and associated business cases, that advance Anglo American technical, community, sustainability, and financial ambitions

Stakeholder & Supplier Management

  • Adopt new ways of working and systems usage within team regarding suppliers and key stakeholders 
  • Support the relevant Business Partner to track and update supplier performance, based on contractual KPIs 
  • Identify digitization opportunities with suppliers to develop compelling business cases and collaborate with stakeholders and the SC Centre of Excellence for potential implementation

Contractor Management

  • Support the relevant Supply Chain Manager to analyse and update supplier performance, based on contractual KPIs 
  • Escalate contractual risks & operational issues 
  • Support the Supply Chain Management function with on-site implementation of end-to-end commercial activities and the resolution of escalated issues    
  • Adopt new ways of working and systems usage within team regarding suppliers and key stakeholders 
  • Compile reports as relevant to the category inclusive of but not limited to supplier spend, supplier performance and KPI tracking, contract coverage and benchmark data.
  • Provide analytical support to the Supply Chain Manager and Company Representative functions in the implementation and operationalisation of the category strategy and active contracts.
  • Ensure that all analytical support, contract administration, supplier performance management activities and all stakeholder relationship activities are executed timely and with quality

Requirements :

 An undergraduate qualification - Bachelor degree level or equivalent, alternatively relevant tertiary qualification and proven track record of practical experience (3-5 years minimum) in a role and context of similar complexity.


  • Practical experience in relevant field with sufficient depth of knowledge to investigate, identify and resolve problems and technical issues in own function
  • High degree of proficiency in the use of Microsoft office suite software including Excel, Word & PowerPoint; MS Project and Power BI is beneficial but not required.
  • Working knowledge and application of industry estimating software is beneficial
  • Zero based cost modelling experience is beneficial.
  • Good commercial, negotiation and deal-making, business case development, investment appraisal
  • Category Development & Management, sourcing & contracting with Total Cost Ownership approach
  • Business Planning, Business Case development
  • Working understanding of Supplier Relationship Management principles and practices
  • Working knowledge of contract framework models (NEC, FIDIC, General service contracts / bespoke contracts) is beneficial.
  • Solid knowledge of contracts administrative processes and supporting systems (ERP, SAP, SAP Ariba, etc) 
  • General administrative capabilities including minutes, record keeping, digital contract execution processes 
  • Contract amendments execution and digital implementation 
  • Solid knowledge of monitoring,  reporting & presentation  of performance management of contractual KPI’s  and supplier performance
  • Vendor and Material Master data updates 
  • Sourcing and contracting activities for tactical and routine contracts

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About Anglo American

We aim to lead the industry by pursuing ever safer and more responsible ways of working, demonstrating integrity and showing care and respect for people and the planet. That means we are constantly seeking new opportunities to mine and process our products sustainably, using less water, less energy and more precise extraction technologies. As the custodians of coal and other precious natural resources – diamonds (through De Beers), copper, platinum and other precious metals, iron ore and nickel – our extraordinary teams work safely and collaboratively, with the utmost consideration for local communities, our customers and the world at large.