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Portfolio Management Principal

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 03/09/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Group Data Analytics is a new discipline in the Technical and Sustainability (T&S) function. The work of the discipline is aimed at better leveraging our data to deliver new insights, value, and smarter ways of working from discovery to market.
Manages and Leads the integrated Data Analytics Portfolio Management process and will manage support activities associated with the operational environment related to Group Data Analytics Portfolio and Work Management execution.

Typical Tasks

Support Head of Planning Data Analytics and partner with Business Units and Sites in completing related processes and services related to portfolio management for data analytics.

Performs the following processes and provide services for Data Analytics which include:
*Portfolio Management Consolidation & Reporting (including data process and reporting)
*Workforce Planning (including resource management and re-charge process)
*Stage Gate Framework (idea intake to sustainment)
*Project Management Framework (standardized project management methods and tools)
*Business Plan Integration (portfolio budget/actuals/forecast management and reporting)
*Collaboration (including Document Management, Lessons Learned, Portal development and other tool implementations)
*Design, develop, implement and maintain process and tools for all projects and initiatives in Data Analytics. Implement enhancements to integrate with multiple functions and provide a true One Source database for projects and initiatives for Group Analytics.
*Design, develop, implement and maintain Portfolio Management processes and tools/systems that enable the consistent evaluation, and value measurement of quality initiatives.
*Design, develop, implement and maintain Group Data Analytics Portal for Planning, document management solution and tools and document management governance.

Lead resources in Group Data Analytics to conduct the following:

*Align resources to achieve objectives
*Develop and implement contingency plans to assure goal achievement and reduce risk.
*Establish, manage and ensure execution of work plans (e.g. targets, budgets, infrastructure, resources and processes); continually evaluate priorities and resources to ensure alignment with objectives and strategy.
*Build a high-performing team (e.g. employee goal setting, delegation, coaching, mentoring, development of others).

Build and maintain effective relationships with key Partners and Clients: Inform, influence and engage with key clients and partners. Build trust and credibility and manage relationships with internal network and external vendors and contacts to achieve business results. Promote an open and collaborative environment by encouraging the sharing of information and resources across boundaries.

Visibly demonstrate SHE behaviour and values and hold others accountable for doing the same.

The Company:
A global natural resources business.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

Formal qualifications:
*Desirable: An undergraduate qualification (Bachelors / Honours degree or equivalent) in a relevant technical discipline.
*Desirable: A postgraduate qualification (Masters / Doctoral degree or equivalent) in a relevant technical discipline OR a proven track record of extensive practical experience in a role and context of similar complexity.

Technical Skills

Ability to:
*Solve technical and operational issues in cooperation with relevant stakeholders. Implements the most effective solutions to drive efficiencies
*Optimises productivity and quality targets by utilising deep technical expertise and cooperating with multi-disciplinary teams to highlight and address areas of improvement
*Manages, monitors and drives project activities within a specific project or operation. Proactively escalates risks and proposes mitigating actions
*Optimise and manage through selection, timing and sequencing a capital project management office in order to

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