Motheo Operations, Ghanzi, BOTSWANA

This position is responsible for administering Sandfire’s planning system and process for the Motheo operation and lead the co-build and implementation at the Motheo mine site.

This role will be critical to the Anaplan in-country integration team. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to learn the model building skills required to develop non-financial, financial, and reporting modelling in the Anaplan platform, Sandfire’s planning and analysis tool.

Key Performance Areas

  • To administer quarterly forecast process at Motheo Copper Mine
  • To lead integration of Anaplan in Motheo operation
  • Lead deep-dive project scoping meetings with key stakeholders
  • Contribute to design discussion for effective, efficient, and functional outputs that meet key stakeholder requirements
  • Develop Anaplan model building skills using best practice methods (minimum Level 1 Model Builder within 6 months)
  • Identify opportunities for efficiency improvements within Departments and within the global SFR business (non-financial and financial)
  • Align planning methodology with financial principles applied to actual accounting to ensure consistency (where applicable)
  • Liaise with Anaplan consultants to raise and resolve queries and ensure best practice methodology is adhered to
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with internal stakeholders within the SFR business
  • Develop a working knowledge of each of Sandfire’s core business functions across Operations, Corporate, and regional departments
  • Collaborate with Business Unit Management on matters where planning and/or reporting outcomes need to be adequately balanced against project or operational imperatives
  • Maintenance of relevant administration guideline documentation
  • Additional reporting, analysis and administration requirements as requested
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Technical Competencies

  • Working knowledge of non-financial and financial accounting principles and practices across a spectrum including development projects, mining operations, port activities (eg. Processing Recovery, stockpile reconciliation, mine closure, and reporting)
  • Understanding and knowledge of financial and/or planning management systems (Pronto, Anaplan)
  • Strong written and oral communication, including the ability to distil key messages to different audiences.

Behaviours/Personal Attributes

  • Excellent numerical skills
  • Prioritisation and time management across multiple tasks.
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Autonomous, self-starter with initiative
  • Quick learner
  • “Can do”, collaborative attitude

Qualification & Experience

  • Tertiary qualifications in accounting, finance or have experience in advanced (non-financial and financial) model development within systems and/or excel
  • Minimum of 5 years of practical experience in a mining environment.
  • Previous experience in planning and analysis (particularly with multiple data sources and bottom-up plan build)
  • Accounting experience viewed favourably (particularly mine site or management)
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