Anglo American Careers – Senior Technical Services Manager

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Job Description:

Manages and co-ordinates the Technical Services Unit (comprising of Project management, Engineering disciplines and Research & Development) to ensure sound technical support and technology, delivering operational efficiency and solutions that will maximize shareholder value and growth in line with the De Beers Marine objectives.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage the establishment of Engineering standards, specifications and service levels according to organizational objectives to ensure maximum operational availability.
  • Strategic management and implementation of Unit’s strategy to ensure a sustainable function delivering to the requirements of its customers.
  • Identify and ensure that the technical services Unit critical business processes are developed and implemented, drawing on synergies from other organizational processes for operational excellence
  • Co-ordinate efforts and integration across Unit disciplines and departments to ensure seamless integration and service delivery, such as efficient delivery of engineering discipline services; effective delivery of projects within time, cost and quality and aligned to client requirements; providing innovative solutions and new designs for improved marine mining; and upgrade executions of customer’s vessels.
  • Manage the provision of technical knowledge management services e.g. Document control, Configuration Management, Knowledge Database
  • Management, Information Management etc
  • Deliver to and support the Technical Operations unit to ensure the effective delivery of shut-downs, rotable maintenance
  • Develop short- and long-term Unit budgets and capital expenditure forecasts; and allocate and manage the utilization of financial resources to deliver the Unit’s annual and long-term revenue and plan targets

Job Requirements:

  • Marine operations and Marine Engineering an advantage
  • Development of complex, sophisticated technical solutions to operate in extreme environments
  • Mining and related operations environment
  • Technical areas – Geology, Mining, Metallurgy, Engineering

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience at middle to senior management level (7 to 10 yrs)
  • Leadership Development Programmes
  • Technology/engineering development experience an advantage
  • University Honours Degree in Engineering (minimum 4 years)

Job Details:

Company: Anglo American

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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