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Assistant Manager - Processing

Johannesburg Johannesburg Gauteng, South Africa
Closing date
Sep 29, 2023

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
Ernst & Young (EY), a global, market leading, professional services firm, with dynamic people in more than 140 countries, is committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of audit, tax, risk advisory and transaction advisory services. We strive to help all of our people achieve their professional and personal goals through an inclusive environment that values everyone's contributions, appreciates diversity of thought, fosters growth, and provides continuous opportunities for development.

EY's Strategy and Transactions (SaT) practice offers strategic corporate clients and private equity clients professional transaction advice and services, from the strategic analysis phase of the transaction lifecycle, through execution, to transaction inteagration. We help clients determine the right deal to do, and then assist them in doing the deal right.

The opportunity

Within SaT, Minvest teams advise our clients and the broader EY on a variety of issues concerning mining investments, mineral resource estimations, technical reviews, mineral asset valuations, financing and strategic options within the minerals, and oil and gas industries. The Minvest team is a specialised team of experienced technical professionals including environmental scientists, petroleum engineers, geologists, mining engineers and chemical engineers. We currently have an exciting new opportunity for different mining professionals with different levels of experience based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Your key responsibilities

The role is client facing and requires multi-commodity experience. In the role the applicant will be required to execute on proposals, project management and timeous invoicing. The role may require travel from time-to-time to remote locations. The role is suitable to a person who has gained experience at a mineral processing plant or metallurgical plant.

Skills and attributes for success

The role will require a firm understanding of the mining and/or oil and gas industry with technical or consulting experience in the following, but not limited, disciplines:

Operational or Design Process Engineering related experience within the mining and/or oil and gas industries.
Understanding of metal accounting
Exposure to Technical Due Diligence and Reviews.
Excellent communication skills including report writing and presentation skills is a MUST.
Utilise your expertise to conduct a full range of process engineering functions.
Strong project management skills.
Team player and Emotional Intelligent,
Willing to work in a high-pressure environment.
Willingness to travel to remote locations

To qualify for the role you must have

As a minimum a Bachelor's degree in a related discipline such as Chemical Engineering or Metallurgical Engineering.
2 years relevant practical processing experience at a mining operation or consulting company.
Professional registration.
Strong interpersonal and communications skills, with the ability to building internal and external networks.
Strong computer skills including MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint and general report writing skills

Ideally, you'll also have

Previous consulting experience

What we look for
We are looking for candidates who are highly motivated, analytical, logical thinkers with a passion for business modelling and analytics, with very strong attention to detail. Being a strong team player is critical with the ability to adapt to changing requirements or deadlines in support of our clients' goals. Also, being highly motivated and self-aware to work autonomously where required.

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