Anglo American Plc: Contracts Specialist

Posted on :

5 Jul, 2010

Category :

Mining Jobs in South Africa

Anglo American is one of the world’s largest mining companies. Our unique portfolio of high-quality mining assets and natural resources includes platinum group metals and diamonds, with significant interests in copper, iron ore, metallurgical coal, nickel and thermal coal, as well as a divestment portfolio of other mining and industrial businesses. Anglo American Plc recruits Contracts Specialist

Grading:  Anglo Band 6 / (F-role)


  • A relevant degree qualification
  • 5 years Operational Supply Chain experience
  • Computer literate, SAP knowledge will be advantageous
  • Contract management experience

Additional Requirements:

  • Analytical thinking
  • Commercial Acumen
  • Basic management skills
  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Customer orientation

Key Performance Areas:

  • Identify key economic trends in supplier industry
  • Sourcing and contract establishment for BU own portfolio commodities
  • Measure portfolio savings performance
  • Manage tendering process including site inspections where applicable
  • Evaluate supplier bids/Tenders to the point before allocation of tenders
  • Tracks supplier performance and recommend corrective actions
  • Evaluate supplier commercial qualifications
  • Track price fluctuations, tendencies and trends and make recommendations
  • Compilation of contracts (goods, services and capital)
  • Manage contracts (goods, services and capital) throughout contract life cycle
  • Capital purchases
  • Compile tenders and contracts for selling/renting of property, equipment and services for approval
  • Contract negotiations

Additional Information:

  • Incomplete CV’s and/or applications will not be considered.
  • The initial salary will be determined in accordance with Kumba Iron Ore regulations.

Applicants must apply via ONE of the following options below:

  • Via the Source (internal applicants only)
  • Via Fax nr 086 577 2429
  • Via e-mail on [email protected]
  • Submit a complete CV with certified copies of certificates, K009-form (applicable to Kumba employees only) and advertisement to GSS Walk-in-Centre


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