Business Systems Coordinator

Lumwana Mining Company Ltd (LMC), a copper mining company owned by Barrick Gold Corporation is situated in the North Western region of Zambia, some 300 km west of the Zambian Copperbelt and 95 km south west of the provincial capital of Solwezi. The mine is a multi-pit, multi staged operation mining approximately 100MT of ore and waste per annum and producing copper concentrates containing an average of 120,000 tonnes of copper metal per year over a twenty (20) year mine life, making Lumwana the largest single open cut copper mine in Africa. The Company is now looking for an experienced and qualified individual to be considered for the position of Business Systems Coordinator.

Role Summary

Reporting to the Superintendent – Planning, Engineering, Reliability, it is anticipated that in your role as Business Systems Coordinator, you will be responsible for supporting the operations in optimising costs and achieving OPEX and CAPEX budget spend.

Responsibilities

  • Budget development and re forecasting
  • Develop life cycle models for major fleet types and key assets in Xeras
  • Run scenario models in Xeras
  • Update Xeras models with Pronto equipment hours and schedules
  • Update Xeras models with strategy and BOM changes
  • Undertake Xeras reforecasts
  • Manage maintenance budgeting and reforecast processes
  • Cost analysis
  • Track compliance of Xeras budgeted tasks with Superintendents
  • Undertake variance analysis and assumption validation
  • Undertake fixed and variable cost analysis
  • Cost improvement programs
  • Develop and initiate cost improvement programs with key end users that deliver savings and improves Xeras model capture (inputs)
  • Cost awareness and knowledge transfer with key end users
  • Develop core competency of key end users in processes for maintenance budgeting, reforecasting, cost analysis and Xeras modelling
  • Review capital requirements prepared by direct reports and submit for approval.
  • Review functional expenditure on a monthly basis and ensure all variances to budget are investigated and explained.
  • Identify specific areas for cost improvement and ensure the development and implementation of action plans to achieve these gains.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Degree in Commerce, Finance, Accounting or Engineering with post graduate business studies
  • Minimum of 10 years in finance, financial modelling and reporting
  • Proven ability to deliver results and act as a change agent.
  • Demonstrated application of continuous improvement ideas
  • Has strong proficiency in the use of Enterprise Systems (e.g. Pronto), MS Office products (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint) and budgeting and financial modelling solutions (e.g. Xeras)

How to Apply

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website:

Barrick Lumwana Mining Company Ltd (LMC)
Barrick Lumwana Mining Company Ltd (LMC)
Solwezi
Mining enterprises
Mining processing and refining
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Lumwana Mining Company Limited (LMC), a copper mining company owned by Barrick Gold Corporation is situated in the North Western region of Zambia. The mine is a multi-pit, multi staged operation mining approximately 100 metric tonnes of ore and waste per annum and producing copper concentrates containing an average of 120,000 tonnes of copper metal per year over a twenty (20) year mine life, making Lumwana the largest single open cut copper mine in Africa.
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