Team Assistant | De Beers Group

  • 3 months ago

Job Description

Unlocking Opportunities: Join Our Team as a Team Assistant in Legal & Corporate Affairs

Are you ready to embark on a career journey that goes beyond the ordinary? Anglo American is re-imagining mining to improve lives, and we’re seeking a dynamic individual to join our Legal & Corporate Affairs team in Johannesburg, South Africa, as a Team Assistant. If you are passionate about providing comprehensive support, contributing to meaningful initiatives, and working in a collaborative environment, this might be the perfect opportunity for you.

Job Overview: As a Team Assistant in Legal & Corporate Affairs, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the seamless functioning of the department. From managing appointments to handling travel arrangements, organizing events, and maintaining effective communication channels, you’ll be at the heart of our commitment to excellence. Here’s an in-depth look at what the role entails:


  1. Comprehensive Administrative Support:
    • Provide secretarial and administrative services to the General Counsel.
    • Manage diaries, arrange meetings, handle travel bookings, and coordinate events.
    • Liaise with Information Management (IM) to support IT needs.
    • Prepare, format, and proofread various documents.
  2. Communication and Collaboration:
    • Maintain regular communication with the General Counsel’s direct report.
    • Act as a liaison with internal departments and external stakeholders.
    • Support the preparation of documents, presentations, and meeting minutes.
  3. Calendar Management and Travel Support:
    • Manage calendars and monitor deadlines for legal processes.
    • Coordinate travel arrangements and assist with team member’s expenses.
  4. Integration and Support:
    • Collaborate with team assistants supporting the General Counsel’s direct reports.
    • Provide administrative support and assist with onboarding new staff.
    • Work closely with the Legal Manager to promote Upstream integration.
  5. Safety and Confidentiality:
    • Serve as the health and safety representative, attend safety meetings, and coordinate safety training.
    • Handle sensitive information confidentially, maintaining professionalism.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Minimum of Matric with English as a first or second language.
  • Computer literate with advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Familiarity with the structure and operations of the Anglo American Group in South Africa.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Exceptional administrative skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, work to deadlines, and implement efficient work practices.
  • Familiarity with Power BI reporting, Egencia, and SAP is an advantage.

How to Apply: To be a part of this exciting opportunity, complete our online application form by the closing date of 16 February 2024. You will have the chance to upload your CV and other relevant documentation as part of the application process.

Why Choose Anglo American: We are committed to leading the industry with ever safer and more responsible ways of working. Our dedication to integrity, care, and respect for people and the planet sets us apart. Join a company where safety is paramount, diversity is celebrated, and your growth and development are prioritized.

Inclusion and Diversity: Anglo American is an equal opportunities employer. We foster an inclusive and diverse workplace where every colleague is valued and respected. Equality of opportunity is our commitment, ensuring everyone can fulfill their potential.

Join Us in Shaping the Future: If you’re ready to contribute to a company that values innovation, safety, and the well-being of its employees, apply for the Team Assistant role in Legal & Corporate Affairs today. Be part of a team that’s re-imagining mining for a better future.

Closing Date: 16 February 2024


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