Performance Management – Function Specialist

  • Anglo American
  • London SW1Y, UK
  • 21/08/2020
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Job Description

Company Description

12 month fixed term contract

Join us as the Performance Management – Function Specialist where you will work with senior stakeholders and relevant Group Functions to drive required input and support, to add value that will assist in decision-making at all levels.

Finances are vital.
You’ll help us see where we’re going.

With headquarters in London, UK, and operations located throughout the world, Anglo American is truly global. We employ more than 60,000 colleagues worldwide and run mining operations across southern Africa, North and South America and Australia.

Anglo American aspires to become the most valued mining company in the world, and to achieve this ambition we are implementing a radical programme – Beyond Finance – which is currently transforming and improving many of the ways in which our teams work.

We are focused on simplification and standardisation, with the aim of significantly reducing the amount of time our people spend on manually working with data. We want to help our business to meet ambitious targets, so individuals joining us will be equipped with new skills and better tools to provide new insights and further drive business performance.

Here’s an exciting opportunity to join us.

Job Description

As the Performance Management – Function Specialist you will work closely with and support the Finance Business Partner with:

  • Forging stronger links across Group Functions and Business Units, ensuring that effective processes and systems technologies are enablers in supporting the delivery of the Company’s 2023 Burning Ambition
  • Managing and improving the day to day deliverables across several core Group processes and supporting in affecting change and improvement across these areas.
  • Support with delivery of work-stream/project initiatives across Group Functions and facilitate effective performance review and management
  • Provide analysis and deliver insight, linking financial information to Business strategies and improve the understanding of business performance on financial outcomes
  • Support with the overall work-stream plan, critical path and risks and dependencies to ensure delivery is timely


  • Proven problem-solving and planning ability in a prior role within Finance
  • University degree (or equivalent)
  • Knowledge of standard reporting templates, performance metrics and data requirements, as well as strong Excel/modelling capabilities
  • Demonstrate a good level of skill in the creation of briefing materials, report writing and preparation of presentations
  • Demonstrate proven analytical skills and attention to detail, including the ability to make decisions in conditions of uncertainty

Additional Information

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 programmes, we bring out the best in our people. There are plenty of opportunities to move onward and upwards too. We’re a large, successful multinational company – and we’re still growing all the time.

Who we are

We aim to lead the industry by pursuing ever safer and more responsible ways of working, demonstrating integrity and showing care and respect for people and the planet. That means we are constantly seeking new opportunities to mine and process our products sustainably, using less water, less energy and more precise extraction technologies. As the custodians of coal and other precious natural resources – Diamonds (through De Beers), Copper, Platinum and other precious metals, Iron Ore and Nickel – our extraordinary teams work safely and collaboratively, with the utmost consideration for local communities, our customers and the world at large.

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.

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.

Rewards & Benefits

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Amazing opportunities for learning and growth - from technical training to leadership programs, we bring out the best in people
  • We’re a large, successful multinational company and there are plenty of opportunities to move onward and upwards too.
  • Generous pension plans
  • Subsidised gym memberships

How to apply

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