Principal Ore Reserves Platinum Job at De Beers Group of Companies – in Johannesburg, Gauteng 2196

Company Description

  • Group Discovery and Geosciences (GDG) is a competitive differentiator for Anglo American. GDG contributes to achieving Anglo American’s Purpose of re-imagining mining to improve people’s lives in two important ways: by creating transformative value through the safe and effective discovery of superior-value mineral deposits; and by maximizing value realization from Anglo American’s portfolio of assets by integrated LoAP planning, incorporating leading operational geoscience, mining and processing best practice, mine closure and ESG leading practices.

The annual declaration of Ore Reserves provides Anglo American investors the information which underpins part of the Group’s valuation, its long-term outlook.

A dedicated team of Ore Reserves SME’s is being developed to work closely with the Life of Asset Planning teams from Group Mining and the Business Units to deliver Reserves throughout the planning cycle. The team will ensure individual assets are aligned with resource development plans (RDP) and integrated work across all discipline work streams. The Reserve work will consider compliance with the various codes and standards within the operational jurisdictions to ensure value benefit for all stakeholders.

We need talented Mining Engineers who share our belief in a better future for mining and are ready to make a difference. Could you be one of them?

Additionally , we are looking for the following roles:
Principal Ore Reserves Copper

Principal Ore Reserves Iron Ore & Nickel

Job Description

As a Principal Ore Reserves you will develop Ore Reserves from LoAP with a strategy that maximizes value extracted from the mining plan for the benefit of all stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:
Integrating responsibility for Reserve discipline (mining) and is required to coordinate multi-discipline input and appropriately resource activities in the work stream.

Integrating and tracking cross functional initiatives that impact on reserve generation and LoAP.

Developing of scope, specifications, processes and standards for Reserves.

Demonstrating thought leadership and strategic thinking for Reserves.

Creating Reserves for existing operations and projects.

Providing specialist support to a business or function as required.

Developing and maintaining systems to streamline Reserve process.

Establishing standard database, planning, scheduling and reporting systems for Reserves.

Integrating data and financial modelling to enhance Reserve capability.

Utilizing scanning capability to keep up-to-date with technological advancements and relevant code updates to ensure health of discipline is industry leading and forward focused.

Participating in cross functional meetings to update and share expertise with internal strategic partners (such as RDP and LoAP, Business Planning, Strategic Planning, Business Development, Corporate Finance and Long-Term Planning).

Demonstrate behaviours in line with health, safety, and environmental standards and with the Group’s values.


  • To succeed in this role you will be able to demonstrate:

Formal qualification in Mining Engineering, Mineral Economics or other relevant discipline (COM qualification)

A Masters or PhD in relevant discipline will be highly advantageous

Essential : Registration with the recognized body for reserve declaration (AUSIMM, SAIMM, ECSA, SACNASP)

Knowledge and Experience:
Extensive background in mine design, planning, production scheduling and cost estimating.

Demonstrated ability in reserve declaration for Copper mines.

Experience using at least one of the following planning software: Comet, Deswick, Minesight, Cadsmine, Vulcan or Datamine.

Demonstrated ability to understand the entire mining value chain and influence on reserve declaration.

Extensive experience at a senior management level within the organization.

Additional Information:
Remote work will be allowed as long as the tasks to be developed permit it.

Travelling may be required up to 4 weeks a year.

Additionally , we are looking for the following roles:
Principal Ore Reserves Copper

Principal Ore Reserves Iron Ore & Nickel

Additional Information

When you join Anglo American, you can expect to enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package. But more than this, you’ll find yourself in an environment where the opportunities for learning and growth are second to none. From technical training to leadership programmes, we bring out the best in our people. There are plenty of opportunities to move onwards and upwards too. We’re a large, successful multinational company – and we’re still growing all the time.

Inclusion and Diversity

In Anglo American we are firmly convinced that diversity is the greater value of our organization. Therefore, all our job vacancies are available for all people that meet the requirements of the job description. We are an inclusive Company and want you to be a part of it.

How we are committed to your safety

Nothing is more important to us than ensuring you return home safely after a day’s work. To make that happen, we have the most rigorous safety standards in the industry. Not only that, we’re also continually investing in new technologies – from drones to data analytics – that are helping to make mining safer.

Closing date: 30/10/2021.


About the Company

Company: De Beers Group of Companies –

Company Location:  Johannesburg, Gauteng 2196

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