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  • Posted: May 25, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • PwC - Biggest provider of audit, accounting and tax services to the companies listed in the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. Also provides internal audit, forensic audit, corporate finance, corporate governance services, sustainable assurance services and others.
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    Smart Mining Solution Architect

    Job Description & Summary

    • A career within Operations Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients optimise all elements of their operations to move beyond the role of a cost effective business enabler and become a source of competitive advantages. We focus on product innovation and development, supply chain, procurement and sourcing, manufacturing operations, service operations and capital asset programmes to drive both growth and profitability.
    • To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.
    • As a Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

    Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.

    • Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.
    • Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.
    • Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.
    • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.
    • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.
    • Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.
    • Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.
    • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.
    • Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.
    • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.


    • Conceive innovative technology solutions for clients
    • Think independently and creatively when formulating solutions
    • Participate in the design and delivery of end-to-end business solutions which are enabled by technology
    • Lead solution architectural capabilities / business transformation across the team
    • Provide a working knowledge of current technologies and their applications within a business context to the rest of the team
    • Understand and interpret business requirements
    • Manage sub team delivery on assignment
    • Performs research into client environments and industry solutions and tools
    • Actively participate and manage portions of project delivery
    • Fulfil various project assignments as required
    • Lead delivery teams of consultants and ensures quality delivery
    • Support and take on minor project management activities
    • Maintaining and developing technology transformation skills


    • Conceive innovative solutions for clients
    • Actively contributes to the compilation of proposals and bid documentation
    • Engage with clients in identify opportunities for improvements within their businesses
    • Shares responsibility for business development initiatives


    • Be able to build and sustain professional relationships both within PwC and externally
    • Actively collaborate with colleagues in solving challenges
    • Build effective relationships with team members that you lead

    Qualifications / Certifications required:

    • Relevant B. Degree in Mining,  Information Systems, Mechanical  or Electronic Engineering

    Accreditation requirements:

    • Enterprise architecture certification recommended
    • Formal project management certification an advantage
    • ICT Operations certification an advantage (e.g. ITIL)

    Experience required:

    • 3 - 6 years relevant project and consulting experience in mining environment

    Skills sets required:

    • Experience in mining operations and application of digital technologies 
    • Experience in solutions architecture development 
    • Have experience in business process modelling techniques and enterprise architecture development
    • Understand project management tools and techniques
    • Ability to multitask, prioritize and coordinate tasks to meet multiple deadlines
    • Must be a self-starter, motivated individual who works well under pressure
    • Manage and plan own work
    • Open-minded, practical and able to solve problems
    • Attention to detail and committed to quality
    • Ability to perform quality reviews on others work and provide constructive feedback when required
    • Experience or desire to get involved in business development

    Good presentation skills

    • Good verbal and written communication skills
    • Sound judgment
    • Innovative
    • Resilient
    • Cope well under tight deadlines and work well under stress
    • Is a team player and contributes to team success
    • Learning and growth
    • Is curious – learning, sharing and innovating
    • Willingness to continually learn and develop skills across a multitude of core competencies
    • Approaches problem solving in a logical and structured manner with due consideration given to alternative solutions
    • Able to handle complex problems and apply appropriate judgement in evaluating solution inputs

    Education (if blank, degree and/or field of study not specified)

    • Degrees/Field of Study required:
    • Degrees/Field of Study preferred:
    • Certifications (if blank, certifications not specified)

    Desired Languages (If blank, desired languages not specified)

    Travel Requirements

    • Up to 40%

    Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

    • No

    Government Clearance Required?

    • Yes

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to PwC on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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