Senior M2R Specialist (Business Improvement / Mining / Agile / Transformation / Strategic / Lean) – Gauteng, South Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 2 weeks ago

Reference No. 657 0507 MHU

Senior M2R Specialist (Business Improvement / Mining / Agile / Transformation / Strategic / Lean) – Gauteng, South Africa


Reference Number: 655 0507 MHU


Job Description:

Our client is a leading mining company with multiple operations in South Africa. The main purpose of this role is to plan, manage and execute Market to Resource Optimisation (M2R) projects and other aspects thereof across Company value chain, in collaboration with the M2R Lead; More specifically, this position is expected to coordinate and support integrated M2R efforts internally for commercial value generation, conduct projects to develop M2R tools, capabilities and processes that support alternative scenario plans and decisioning, manage the integration of solutions with other M2R enablers, and to formalise the development of intelligence and foresight that spans different teams, business units, the value chain and the marketplace.

Duties may be assigned to this position as needed i.e., assignments and collaboration partners will vary greatly as the M2R strategy progresses and we will require flexibility to accommodate unforeseen tasks that are time sensitive; Ensure that all aspects for sales execution is in place for non-standard transactions and optimise the flow to ensure maximum capacity utilization.



  • Enable new ways of working/management processes, which includes but not limited to agile transformations, lean implementations, start-up way facilitation
  • Coordinate information across the cross-functional teams including internal and external employees and stakeholders
  • Lead and coordinate small to medium teams, from clarifying objectives through to delivering results and outputs
  • Facilitate workshops and events with multiple stakeholders
  • Drive own and team's development through formal, informal and experiential learnings to improve team performance
  • Manage and deliver coaching and training requirements
  • Facilitate the communication between multiple stakeholders in the M2R community of practice, encouraging strong, fast paced and efficient decision making by maintaining an open forum for discussion and a space for constructive engagement in order to ensure Company is future ready and equipped for rapid change
  • Provide leadership that will enable the achievement of objectives
  • Manage and execute projects to facilitate effective delivery of the desired outcomes by delivering on and holding other team members / stakeholders accountable
  • Develop project management and financial tools to track the executional and financial progress of the strategy
  • Lead project diagnostic assimilating research conducted by various stakeholders, developing a sound understanding of key themes and trends
  • Plan scenarios based on modelling of data and advanced analysis to arrive at options and possible solutions
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Oversight of complete projects, involvement in multiple practice and projects forums, provides guidance to colleagues, makes sure the work aligns with other projects
  • Broad professional assignments and projects across the function, projects may cut across the value chain
  • Lead solution design based on the current and potential future areas of concern by engaging with operations, technical and business functions to understand the problem and its root cause and co-crafting the solution
  • Ability to be inclusive, eagerness for multiple skills, embraces multiple cultures, accepts different approaches and be human-centric/empathetic
  • Results oriented, quality driven, excellence, entrepreneurial abilities, efficient and effective


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Relevant B Degree (Hons) (Essential/Minimum)
  • Certification: Agile Practitioner (Recommended/Desirable)
  • 5-7 years practical and varied work experience in business improvement, optimisation environment or transformation related programmes and projects.
  • Experience working in cross functional teams including internal and external employees.
  • Experience working in a project-based environment.
  • Experience leading and coordinating small to medium teams, from clarifying objectives through to delivering results and outputs.
  • Practical experience delivering new ways of working and management processes e.g., Agile transformations, lean implementations, start-up way facilitation.
  • Proven experience working with senior stakeholders to understand concerns and shape opportunities and improvements.
  • Experience structuring and facilitating workshops and shaping implications and outcomes.
  • Previous experience in or understanding of mining operations and the mining value chain would be useful



Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent role


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Mark Huber

Managing Lead – Executive Mining Recruitment

CA Mining


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