BI Developer Ref:REF13524P

BI Developer Ref:REF13524P

BI Developer Ref:REF13524P

Location: South Africa, Hendrik van Eck Road

Date Posted: Sept. 14, 2021

Type: N/A

Company Description

This role is open to all the Kumba, Anglo American and De Beers Group employees. Kumba employees will be given initial consideration for the role. 

We have an exciting position for a BI Developer who will be responsible role to develop software systems in support of business improvement, with a key focus on technological optimization

Be part of the team. The team that makes it happen. 

Guided by our purpose and our values, we enable both high performance and purposeful action as we aim to “re-imagine mining to improve people’s lives", delivering the metals and minerals that make modern life possible

Kumba Iron Ore

We produce high-grade iron ore, the key component in steel widely used in construction and manufacturing across the world. Our activities include all aspects – exploration; mining; processing and blending; shipping; marketing and selling. In South Africa, we have mining operations in the Northern Cape province, as well as a head office in Centurion, Gauteng, and a port operation in Saldanha Bay, Western Cape.

Job Description

As a BI Developer, you will provide integrated planning services as required and your responsibilities will include: 

  • Researching, designing, implementing and managing software programs
  • Testing and evaluating new programs
  • Identifying areas for modification in existing programs and subsequently developing these modifications
  • Determining operational practicality
  • Developing quality assurance procedures in line with Global IM practices
  • Deploying software tools, processes and metrics
  • Maintaining and upgrading existing systems
  • Training users
  • Working closely with other developers, business and systems analysts
  • Development of reports as needed by business on approved business intelligence toolsets
  • Applying the necessary data quality control and change control on new reports and developments
  • Alignment with Global IM – procedures, standards and best practices and Global data science procedures, standards and best practices
  • Alignment with Corporate governance guidelines on OM related systems and support
  • Tasks listed are consistent for all LoW II leadership roles, certain leadership tasks may not be applicable for specialist roles
  • Drive delivery the sustainability activities as relevant to discipline and to improve sustainability performance over time
  • Manage compliance with requirements as relevant to discipline, including commitments to stakeholders
  • Identify risks triggered by or impacting on discipline and propose mitigation techniques to be incorporated in the risk management approach
  • Identify environmental and social opportunities relevant for work area and then introduce and monitor sustainability initiatives
  • Foster awareness of environmental and social sustainability within team and consider full impact of decisions
  • Participating in stakeholders’ engagements as relevant to discipline and act consistently with sustainability expectations
  • Tasks listed are consistent for all LoW II leadership roles, certain leadership tasks may not be applicable for specialist roles
  • Support the development of, and ultimately implement, a purpose-led, high-performing culture within the teams that is aligned with the company values, is inclusive and promotes diversity
  • Act as a role model and actively engage as a team member in all team processes
  • Implement effective team leader and team member processes. Set clear and consistent expectations, encourage teams to challenge the status quo and strive for improvements
  • Ensure that the discipline specific systems, symbols and behaviours reinforce desired culture and align with Anglo American values
  • Implementing management processes for employee & contractor management within work area
  • Effectively allocate authorities and resources (time, people and budget)
  • Managing compliance of the teams within work area with external (legislative, regulatory, permitting) local requirements as a minimum level of site performance
  • Adhere to Anglo American compliance requirements and ensure compliance of teams within work area

This role is in the Mining department at a Band 6 level reporting to the Section Manager Technology and DA


  •  A Bachelor’s Degree, B-Tech or National Higher Diploma in computers science or equivalent NQF level 7 Qualification
  • 5 years high level of experience in programming and scripting
  • Advanced C#, C++ Coding, SQL scripting skills
  • Python knowledge would be an advantage
  • Cloud computing – Azure knowledge
  • Tableau & Power Bi expertise
  • Expert on Microsoft suite of software

Additional Information

Who We Are
We aim to lead the industry by pursuing ever safer and more responsible ways of working, demonstrating integrity and showing care and respect for people and the planet, that means we are constantly seeking new opportunities to mine and process our products sustainably, using less water, less energy and more precise extraction technologies.

What We Offer
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
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 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

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