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  • Post Date:July 12, 2022
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  • Career Level Other
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 3-5 Years
  • Industry Mining
Job Description

Business Unit / Group Function: Platinum
Area: Supply Chain
Location: Harare, Zimbabwe
Reference Id: REF31618X
Experience / Work Type: Entry Level / Permanent Employee
Closing Date: 18 July, 2022

Company Description:

We are currently seeking for a target driven, hardworking and team orientated individual, for a 6-month contract, to be responsible for the procurement of goods and services for the company whilst controlling and coordinating the expediting of material orders for the mine.

Guided by our purpose and our values, we enable both high performance and purposeful action as we aim to “re-imagine mining to improve people’s lives”, delivering the metals and minerals that make modern life possible – from mobile phones to medicines.


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 specialized applications that improve lives across the world from vehicle fuel cells to jewelry; dentistry to glassmaking; pacemakers to petroleum refining.

Job Description:

As a Buyer you will be required to purchase goods, materials, components, or services in line with specified cost, quality, and delivery of targets whilst being responsible for:

  • Negotiating contracts with suppliers to make business savings
  • Assessing and evaluating suppliers and undertaking performance reviews to ensure contract compliance and manage performance improvement activities
  • Preparing purchase orders
  • Contacting suppliers to resolve price, quality, delivery, or invoice issues
  • Compliance to established procedures
  • Administering SAP buying system
  • Placing repair orders via SAP
  • Drawing outstanding order reports
  • Confirming contract and price queries
  • Sourcing supplies
  • Ensuring sufficient commercial control and adherence to Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality.


  • Degree in Supply Chain Management, Purchasing Management, Logistics or Accounting
  • Membership of Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) -advantageous
  • 3 years purchasing experience within the mining environment
  • Project management experience an added advantage
  • Computer literate for role including SAP knowledge

Additional information:

  • We will require a Certificate of fitness

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 programs, 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

Anglo American is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace where we value and respect every colleague for who they are and provide equality of opportunity so that everyone can 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

How to apply

To apply for this role, please complete our online application form HERE. You will have the opportunity to upload your CV and other relevant documentation as part of this process.