Title:  Senior Business Performance Analyst

Closing Date:  6 March 2023


Gaborone, BW


Purpose of the Role

Coordinates the development of value management, data analytics and benefits management frameworks and tools.

Collaborates with business unit management in the operationalization of the developed frameworks and tools to drive a culture of data driven decision making across the organization and ensure that the anticipated initiatives’ benefits are realized leading to the achievement of the organization’s strategic objectives.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Interprets operational requirements and integrates with discipline base financial needs to ensure availability of financial resources to meet business objectives
  • Builds formal and informal professional networks
  • Maintains and extends networks within, across and external to organizational boundaries
  • Obtains and shares information, ideas and problems
  • Solicits advice, support, championship, sponsorship and commitment that result in a smooth transition of change, as well as the development of mutually acceptable solutions
  • Establishes and maintains effective relationships with key stakeholders to ensure the achievement of business objectives
  • Solicits information on the enterprise’s direction and goals, as well as the industry’s competitive environment, to determine how the Digital & Automation function can add value to the organization
  • Makes recommendations of business cases that are clearly aligned to the organization’s strategy and financial goals
  • Collaborates with business to develop business analytics solutions that will help leadership make timely, accurate data driven decision
  • Collaborates with operations to drive performance improvement through bottleneck analysis and use of various diagnostic and optimisation tools
  • Communicates ideas or positions in a persuasive manner that builds support, agreement or commitment
  • Takes actions that directly or indirectly influence others to create buy-in, gain trust and motivate actions in others or win concessions without damaging relationship
  • Sets and accomplishes goals in the support of key business unit management
  • Defines standards in terms of doing what is appropriate and doing it well
  • Competes resourcefully, and takes calculated risks to achieve results
  • Examines issues, and creates plans with a long-term perspective
  • Collaborates with management to generate and critically evaluate future scenarios
  • Applies external and internal factors to strategy development
  • Considers long-term strategic impact when making business case recommendations
  • Ensures that recommendations about short-term initiatives support long-term strategy
  • Provides guidance on the development of value and benefits management frameworks.
  • Provide guidance on business case analysis and business case development to ensure that key initiatives/projects that are approved are aligned to strategic objectives and will deliver the desired value
  • Coordinates business analysis capacity building across the organization
  • Ensure documentation and appropriate document control of frameworks, models, input assumptions and reports
  • Mentors and reinforces team members in line with the mission, vision, values, goals and performance standards of formal and informal teams
  • Encourages and facilitates cooperation and results orientation
  • Inspires, motivates and guides team members
  • Fosters commitment, team spirit, pride and trust
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Other Job Responsibilities

  • Adhere to all safety, health and environmental and corporate governance principles, policies and procedures in area of responsibility


  • Bachelors Degree in Technical/Engineering/Commercial disciplines


Five years post graduate experience, 3 years of which will have been in a business performance analysis role.

Experience in Business Analysis, Decision support tools development and business case analysis in large-scale mining operations, mining capital projects or business improvement

Legal Certification/Professional Registration

Technical Competencies

  • Statistical Modelling
  • Financial Modelling
  • Data Analytics
  • Key Value Driver Analysis
  • Dashboard Development and Performance Reporting
  • Project Management
  • Systems Thinking
  • Statistical Tools such as @Risk, RiskAmp, Statistica etc.
  • Value Driver Tree Development and Use
  • Diamond Mining Value Chain – Detailed Understanding
  • MS Suite of programmes
  • Data Strategy Development
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Behavioral Competencies

  • Achievement Orientation
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Planning, Coordination and Execution
  • Adaptability
  • Impact and Influence
  • Concern for Safety, Health and the Environment
  • Service Orientation
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
Permanent Contract