Senior Planning Officer OC UG Job at De Beers Group of Companies – in Potgietersrus, Limpopo

Job Description

Company Description

  • Join us as a Senior Planning Officer where you will be responsible for integrating appropriate information from all relevant mining disciplines are in order to design an appropriately practicable mining environment.

We have high standards. You’ll ensure we meet them.

Anglo American has a portfolio of world-class mining operations. We mine, process, move and market the essential ingredients that enable a cleaner, more connected world and that meet fast growing consumer-driven demands for products from smartphones to electric cars. Our basic materials build homes, offices, railways and airports, and our diamonds fulfil people’s dreams.

Anglo Platinum

We are at the forefront of change in our industry; innovating with purpose – pushing boundaries to create new opportunities and demonstrate our values. As the custodians of precious natural resources – diamonds (through De Beers), copper, platinum and other precious metals, iron ore, coal and nickel – we rely on our high-performing teams to combine integrity, creativity and smart innovation with the utmost consideration for local communities, our customers and the world at large.

Job Description

  • As part of the role of a Senior Planning Officer, some of your duties will include:

Compiling short-term plans obtained from the Chief Mine Planner in conjunction with medium term planner including 5-year budget plans with approval of management

Schedule new layouts and design for project work (extensions, new block, new ideas) on Cads mine / Deswik

Establish production controls to ensure optimum utilization of production plans

This role is in the Mine planning department at a D1 level and reports into the Integrated Scheduler & Section Manager Short Term Planning.


  • Matric and 2 years study for non- degree purposes – please attach certificate

Mining qualifications that support the preparation of mine plans such as survey or mine overseer certificates/Survey qualification – please attach certificates

Mining industry background with at least 6 years’ experience

Additional requirements:
Valid Driver’s License

Deswik, scheduling software programme skills compulsory understanding of the following disciplines: Geology, Survey, Rock Engineering, Mining production and Engineering

Reporting skills required

Understanding of mine planning procedures

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.

Who we are?

Anglo American is a global diversified mining business. Our portfolio of world-class mining operations provides the metals and minerals that make modern life possible. We use innovative practices and the latest technologies to discover new resources and mine, process, move and market our products to our customers around the world.

Inclusion and Diversity

Anglo American is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace where we value and respect every colleague for who they are and provide equality of opportunity so that everyone can fulfil their potential.

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

How to apply

To apply for this role, please complete our online application form. You will have the opportunity to upload your CV and other relevant documentation as part of this process.

CLOSING DATE: 19 April 2021

About Company

Company: De Beers Group of Companies –

Company Location:  Potgietersrus, Limpopo

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