PMO Manager SIB

Job Overview

PMO Manager SIB:

Business Unit / Group Function: Platinum

Discipline: SIB & Construction Management
Location: Thabazimbi, South Africa
Reference Id: REF13693U
Experience / Work Type: Mid-Senior Level / Permanent Employee
Closing Date: 06 August, 2021

Company Description:
We’re looking for a dynamic and proactive PMO Manager SIB who share our values and our belief in a better future for mining. Could you be one of them? This role will be responsible for the management of the SIB Project Office and the delivery of the portfolio of projects within the specific complex / operations.

People. Process. Performance. You’ll keep sight of it all.

Anglo American aims to lead the future of mining. Guided by our purpose and our values, we enable both high performance and purposeful action as we strive to “re-imagine mining to improve people’s lives”.


Our Platinum business mines, processes and refines the entire range of platinum group metals (PGMs): platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium and osmium. We are the world’s leading primary producer of PGMs, which have a range of specialised applications that improve lives across the world from vehicle fuel cells to jewellery; dentistry to glassmaking; pacemakers to petroleum refining.

Job Description:
In fulfilling the PMO Manager SIB role the services rendered to the various areas must be planned, controlled, monitored and administered to ensure effective service delivery. You will also be responsible for:

The management and delivery of an operating area’s SIB project portfolio.
The management of project support services to that operating area.
Project support covers the functional disciplines of Cost Estimating, Cost Management and Forecasting, Project Planning, Procurement & Contract Management, as applied to individual and groups of projects.
Ensure ongoing effective governance by ensuring that policies, processes, procedures and standards for the effective management of Capital and Projects are understood and complied with by the Project Teams.
Develop and implement controls for ensuring standards are constantly achieved.
Implement standards and guidelines, and operational and business processes.
Manage the provision of Project Support in the knowledge areas of: Project Management, Planning and Estimating, Cost and Schedules Management and Forecasting, Contract Management and Procurement Management.
This role is in the Operations Department at a Band 5 level with dual reporting into the Senior Engineering Manager Operations and the Head of SIB Execution.

Relevant Degree Electrical, Mechanical, or Civil Engineering
GCC Mines and Works is essential
Formal Project Management, preferably PMP
MBA or Business Management qualification advantageous

10 years’ experience in the mining industry post GCC, with an engineering background and experience in the management of project programmes, or large and multiple industrial projects

Knowledge and skills

Strong demonstrable experience in a multidiscipline project environment
Solid Project and Programme Management professional
Enterprise Project Management Systems, e.g. MS-Projects, Primavera P6, Prism, SAP
Sound Financial acumen
Investigating root causes of safety incident on projects (ICAM, Review of Safety Management Plans)
Solid understanding of risk and project management principles
Excellent communication skills and leading teams to achieving key deliverables
Additional information:
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.

Who we are

Anglo American is a global diversified mining business. Our portfolio of world-class mining operations provides the metals and minerals that make modern life possible. We use innovative practices and the latest technologies to discover new resources and mine, process, move and market our products to our customers around the world.

As a responsible miner – of diamonds (through De Beers), copper, platinum and other precious metals, iron ore, coal and nickel – we are the custodians of what are precious natural resources. We work together with our key partners and stakeholders to unlock the sustainable value that those resources represent for our shareholders, the communities and countries in which we operate and for society at large. Anglo American is re-imagining mining to improve people’s lives.

Inclusion and Diversity

We are committed to promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace where we value and respect every colleague for who they are. We provide equality of opportunity to enable everyone to fulfil their potential.

How we are committed to your safety

Nothing is more important to us than ensuring you return home safely after a day’s work. To make that happen, we have the most rigorous safety standards in the industry. Not only that, we’re also continually investing in new technologies – from drones to data analytics – that are helping to make mining safer

Background Checks

If your application is successful, criminal and other background checks, where appropriate, will be required.

How to apply


Closing Date: 6 August 2021

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