Role DescriptionOur Client is a large mining group with various operations in Africa. They are looking for an experienced Digital Partner - Insights and Analytics, to join their IT team in the Northern Cape.
This is a very strategic role and requires an experienced individual. The incumbent of this position is responsible for creating the strategy, formulating the digital journey, Devise the Roadmap etc and coordinate and manage the related outsourcing requirements, as well as the coordination and management of the following services, processes and enabling technology components.
It involves high level stakeholder engagement and will require a candidate who understands the total Mining Value Chain.
We are looking for an individual with strong technical capabilities within mining BI, together with solid management experience.
The role is based in the Northern Cape.Duties and Responsibilities : InnovationMaintain an awareness of information technology and related service trends, identify innovation opportunities, and plan how to benefit from innovation in relation to business needs.
Analyse what opportunities for business innovation or improvement can be created by emerging technologies, services or IT-enabled business innovation, as well as through existing established technologies and by business and IT process innovation.
Influence strategic planning and enterprise architecture decisions.Business Relationship ManagementWork with the business function to improve business performance via process and technologyActs as a liaison between the business function, and contracted application outsource providers to develop business requirements, manage vendor / service provider performance, service requests, service request monitoring and delivery, and continuous improvement, etc.
Develop multi-year business technology capability roadmaps with the business and the enterprise architecture teamDevelop a healthy and well-managed initiative portfolio with Portfolio and Demand Management CommitteeWork with business leadership to evaluate joint initiatives and proposals to see how they align with established roadmaps and business prioritiesIdentify business value when developing ideas with a focus on digital awareness, risk assessment, business continuity and business capability requirementsIdentify strategic business function opportunities both short-term and long-term and track adoption across the relevant departments via the Business Process CommitteesBuild and manage a relationship with businessMaintain creativity and innovation by staying on top of industry and technological trendsEnsure joint initiatives are set up for success and align with the corporate strategyReview requirements with change management and business transformation teamsBusiness Requirements DefinitionIdentify solutions and analyse requirements before acquisition or creation to ensure that they are in line with enterprise strategic requirements covering business processes, applications, information / data, infrastructure and services.
Co-ordinate with affected stakeholders the review of feasible options including relative costs and benefits, risk analysis, and approval of requirements and proposed solutionsSolution IdentificationEstablish and maintain identified solutions in line with enterprise requirements covering design, development, procurement / sourcing and partnering with suppliers / vendors.
Manage configuration, test preparation, testing, requirements management and maintenance of business processes, applications, information / data, infrastructure and services.
Knowledge ManagementMaintain the availability of relevant, current, validated and reliable knowledge to support all process activities and to facilitate decision making.
Plan for the identification, gathering, organising, maintaining, use and retirement of knowledge.Identify Change Management and Enablement ImpactsMaximise the likelihood of successfully implementing sustainable enterprise wide organisational change quickly and with reduced risk, covering the complete life cycle of the change and all affected stakeholders in the business and ITIdentify Process ImprovementsMaximise the likelihood of successfully implementing sustainable enterprise wide (and end-to-end) processes with reduced risk, covering the complete life cycleStakeholder ManagementCoordinate the various Business Process Committees with the Process Owners and Custodians and ensure that an approved improvement is maintained and trackedEnsure continuous business participation in system and process optimisation initiativesEnsure business process documentation exist and is being reviewed on a regular basis with business stakeholdersEnsure that an annual demand plan for the function is created, costed and approved for implementation.
This is to be done in close collaboration with all business stakeholdersDesired Experience & Qualification : Information Technology Degree or relevant qualification.
We are looking for good Technical Credentials.Extensive Business Intelligence experience within the Mining sector.Advanced Analytics capability and experience.
Strategic thinker capable of designing business solutions.Solid Management experience in projects and general departments, teams and outsourced resources.
Project Management qualification (Preferable Agile)SAP module certification (one or more)Microsoft PowerBI certification / qualification (Preferable)Business Relationship Management certification / qualificationBABOK (Business Analysis Body of Knowledge) related certification / qualificationThe individual will be working in a matrix organisation, within a diverse cultural environment and report to international / global management teams, therefore a high level of EQ and professionalism is required.
Salary is negotiable based on experience and skill.Brought to you by AGC Recruitment.