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Support Services Manager - Americas Region - Band 6 - Santiago

Job Number:
KB730578
Business Unit / Group Function:
Technical & Sustainability
Work type:
Full Time Permanent
Discipline:
Discovery & Geosciences
Location:
Santiago
Site:
London

Context:

Discovery and Geosciences (GDG) delivers value for Anglo American via safe discovery of new mineral endowment; delivery of step-change operational geosciences in our mines; and quantification and communication of our Mineral Resources and endowment

Purpose:

The purpose of this role is to ensure regional Discovery activities are carried out in accordance with Anglo American policies and procedures by providing a full range of administrative and technical support to the Regional Head of Discovery – Americas, and the Discovery Manager – Central Andes

Please refer to the attached role profile for more information:

Download File Support Services Manager - Americal Region - 10 July 2019.pdf

Typical Tasks:

Americas Region:

  • Manage month-end, quarter-end, and year-end financial close in accordance with corporate reporting deadlines
  • Compile monthly regional technical reports
  • Monitor and advise Regional Head on budget tracking (outlook) and provide advice on re-allocations.
  • Manage where required confidentiality and potentially other agreements with third parties: coordinate meetings with third parties; liaise with legal for the review/approval of legal documents; and, prepare the documents for the manager’s final review and sign-off
  • Support the Regional Head and Discovery Manager Central Andes with: HR (reporting, production of role profiles, new hires, wages, etc.), Legal (both local and Corporate, regarding contracts and any additional tasks), Compliance (such as updating the Discovery/Mining Property risk matrix), etc. These tasks involve significant liaison with colleagues in the Copper Business
  • Be the principal point of contact with the Copper Business for day to day coordination on HR, Supply Chain and Finance issues
  • Lead all Business Integrity compliance requirements: ensure that everyone has completed the mandatory training; documentation for external and internal audits; and, reply to local or Corporate BI requests.
  • Full involvement in current projects in the Americas to understand each project´s goals and issues
  • Understand Mineral Rights issues across the region
  • Willingness to take on ad-hoc projects outside of the job description with a “can-do” attitude

Central Andes:

  • Support the project leaders and Discovery Manager on the preparation of all new contracts, coordinating with Supply Chain and SAP (Copper Business)
  • Acquire full competence at managing the local reporting and accounting system (SAP).
  • Support Central Andes on the implementation of the new Permitting IT Tool, particularly on the reporting and communications side
  • Be involved in the Minimum Permitting Requirements (MPR) yearly status update (this requires working with Copper permitting and sustainability teams)

Formal qualifications:

  • University degree
  • Geology and finance/business education is preferred

Role-specific experience:

  • Proven relevant administrative and technical experience in a team environment
  • Proven relevant experience working in support of senior management
  • Proven relevant experience in a multinational corporation is desirable
  • Prior relevant experience in the mining or resources sector is required
  • Prior relevant experience working with external exploration-related contractors

Role-specific knowledge and skills:

  • Strong business acumen and problem solving skills, with experience in commercial negotiations
  • Fluent verbal and written communication skills in Spanish and English
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to multitask
  • Demonstrate accountability by adhering to agreed-upon work schedule
  • Demonstrate reliability by meeting agreed-upon deadlines
  • Ability to produce high quality deliverables with acute attention to detail
  • Ability to support a number of people and prioritise work appropriately
  • Ability to adapt to constantly changing priorities
  • Ability to work autonomously and use initiative
  • Ability to work within a collaborative environment as an effective team member
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality with sensitive information
  • Strong soft skills with ability to build relationships, exercise diplomacy, discretion and sound judgment
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism and polished appearance at all times
  • Maintain a positive attitude with an aptitude to provide support
  • High-level of proficiency in the use of Microsoft packages

Safety:

  • Knowledge of safety policies, procedures and the important role of consistently demonstrating required behaviours and championing safety values
  • Provides a consistent outstanding role model in relation to safety practices with a deep understanding of the importance of safety

Other requirements to perform the work effectively:

  • Travel to site where required

Advertised: Pacific SA Standard Time
Applications close: Pacific SA Standard Time

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