National Appointments
National Appointments is a generalist recruitment company that handles all levels of professional staff placing within most industries throughout South Africa and Africa.
We do however specialize in the Mining, Medical, Construction, Manufacturing and Finance industries.

Business Information Sysytems Specialist (Senior System Developer)
Posted date [2018-Apr-24] (ID: 67738)

Our client, a leading Chrome Mining Group is looking for an experienced and qualified BIS Specialist (Senior System Developer) at their Ferrochrome Division in Middelburg in the Mpumalanga Province.



The primary focus of this position is C# MVC application development.

The incumbent must be the technical interface with the client and his/her requirements. The successful candidate has excellent client and communication

skills in a corporate environment and will have the ability to design, develop, code and implement a project from analysis to completion. This is a hands-on position in the Business Information Systems department, with key focus on Samancor Chrome’s SHEQ Systems.

Strong programming skills in web development technologies within a Microsoft environment.

Hands on experience in building advanced web applications and Web Services

T-SQL coding (Stored Procedures, Functions, Views)

MS SQL Server database design and implementation experience

MS SQL Server Reporting Services experience


Customer Relations:

Maintain and improve relationships with key stakeholders

Interact with customers and familiarise yourself with operational concerns and any inherent peculiarities (e.g. SHEQ, ISO, IT issues)


Supplier Relations:

Liaise with IT suppliers and service providers as required

Group Business Solutions and IT Strategy, Leadership & Governance:

Provide input to the Samancor Chrome Group Business Solutions and IT strategy in line with business requirements


Policies, Procedures:

Develop, maintain and implement Group Business Solutions and IT Policies, Procedure, Standards, Protocols, Work Instructions, Codes of

Practice, etc.


IT Management:

Coordinate Group Business Solutions

Ensure standardisation of software, hardware, development tools and database architectures across Business Units

Maintain the SLA's of outsourced service providers


New Developments:

Manage Group Business Solutions projects related to implementation of or changes to the Business Process

Liaise with the Business Units to identify business requirements

Assist with the compilation of Group Business Solutions project Scope of Work

Compile Group Business Solutions technical specifications

Develop and implement Group Business Solutions in accordance technical specifications


Continuous Improvement:

Identify and define opportunities for improvement of current Group Business Solutions in conjunction with Business Units

Identify and define new Group Business Solutions resulting in the establishment of projects

Implement CI initiatives



Compile Project documentation

Review and update operating manuals and other documentation


System Integrity and Protection:

Maintain system integrity, availability and performance

Develop and maintain the Disaster Recovery Strategy to ensure Business Continuity

Test the Disaster Recovery Plan

Maintain IT Security controls in line with the Patch Management Policy

Provide education to users to bring about an understanding of IT security risks

Safeguard IT facilities (access control and environmental conditions)

Maintain the IT back-up strategy


IT Infrastructure:

Implement and support new IT Infrastructure

Ensure compliance to Group standardisation of Hardware/Software for Samancor Chrome


Maintenance and Support:

Assist in the 24 hour support function to the end-user

Train and coach the end-user

Administer the Group Business Solutions security

Manage the Helpdesk

Deal with IT operational problems that have been escalated from the outsourced service provider



Compile operational reports



Research IT trends and technologies

Benchmark IT technologies against industry standards

Direct and coordinate the selection of new technologies



Minimum Qualification and Experience:

Relevant Degree or National Diploma

4 Years relevant experience


Additional Qualifications: MVC




Job Title Business Information Sysytems Specialist (Senior System Developer)
Post Details
Posted By National Appointments
Job Function IT, Business Information Systems etc Duties
Start Date Asap
Salary Negotiable depending on experience
Location Middelburg
Phone No 0827907022
Email nationalapp(at)
Deadline 2018-Apr-29
Region Location -> Mpumalanga
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time Jobs
Classification Job Classification -> Information Technology

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