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Business Analyst: Business Improvement – 2-year Fixed Term Contract – based at Cullinan Mine

Business Analyst: Business Improvement – 2-year Fixed Term Contract – based at Cullinan Mine

22 March, 2020

Petra Diamonds Limited is one of the world’s

leading suppliers of rough diamonds and one of

the largest independent diamond groups by
resource. It’s a polished diamond we’re after for
this role – an individual that clearly outshines
his/her peers: | PETRA DIAMONDS SA (PTY) LTD

Busin ess A naly st – B usine ss Im prove ment

(Fixed Term Contract – 2 Years) – Internal & External

Petra Diamonds is a leading independent diamond mining group and an increasingly important supplier of rough diamonds to the international market. The Company has interests in four producing mines: three in South Africa (Finsch, Cullinan, and Koffiefontein) and one in Tanzania (Williamson). It also maintains an exploration programme in Botswana.

Job Grade: C Reference Nr: PDSA164

JOB DESCRIPTION: Provide analytical and administrative support to the group business improvement process. The position is
based in Cullinan (near Pretoria).


Establish and maintain business analytical databases, KPI repository and weekly idea pipeline reporting 

Provide analytical and administrative support for the business improvement process 

Support the valuation and tracking of improvement ideas 

Ensure compliance to Statutory requirements and Mine Policies, Procedures and Codes of Practice


Grade 12 

A four year tertiary qualification in Quantity Surveying / Mining / Metallurgy / Industrial Engineering / Information Technology –
an advantage 

One year relevant experience in an operational environment 

Advanced computer literacy in MS Office Suite – working knowledge of Excel (VBA an advantage) 

Working knowledge of SQL – an advantage (please indicate on CV/application) 

Working knowledge of Power BI and/or MSBI – an advantage (please indicate on CV/application) 

Valid Driver’s Licence


Good communication skills in English (written & verbal) 

Able to work in a multi-disciplinary, cross functional team environment 

Able to work with all levels of technical staff 

Team player – demonstrate a teamwork approach to performance 

Good time management skills 

Understanding of project management in relation to timeframes, dependencies and critical paths 

Good analytical and problem solving skills 

Able to remain focused and productive in a high-pressure environment

Petra Diamonds is an equal opportunity employer. Preference will be given to suitable candidates from the designated groups in line with
the Company’s Employment Equity Policy and Plan and internal candidates. Pre-screening, profile testing, on mine assessments, medical
and security clearance form part of the recruitment and selection process. Short listed candidates will be required to attend a panel
interview. Employment of the successful candidate is subject to the aforementioned criteria. Preference will be given to candidates who
reside within our host labour sending area.

If you are already employed by Petra Diamonds, please submit an authorised Internal Application Form, your résumé, qualifications and ID when
Please complete an application form (available on and forward, together with
your résumé, qualifications and ID, to by 3 April 2020. Please note, applications must be sent to
the correct e-mail as indicated. Incomplete application forms and documentation will not be considered.
Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. Petra Diamonds reserves the right not to fill this position.
If you have not heard from us within 30 days of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.
Please note that Petra Diamonds does not at any time require any form of payment for recruitment purposes. If you are approached in this
regard, you should report the incident immediately via one of the following hotlines:
Toll Free: 0800 007 247; Phone Call: +27 31 571 5573; Fax: +27 31 560 7395; Email:; Post: KZ 138, Umhlanga
Rocks, 4320;

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