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.

BIS Practitioner (System Development)
Posted date [2018-Oct-18] (ID: 70221)

Our client, a leading Chrome Mining Group is looking for a highly experienced and qualified BIS Practitioner (System Development) at their corporate office in Witbank in Mpumalanga.



To develop, implement and maintain Samancor Chrome Systems in order to provide operational information to meet business requirements and make informed business decisions.




Identify and assess level of continuous risk exposures in area of responsibility by considering exposures to business, financial, legal issues, people, equipment, material, environment, processes, etc.

Consider the level of risk, apply mitigation and implement control measures for residual risk (set objectives, minimum requirements, etc.)

Utilise the Information Management System (IMS) to analyse, identify trends, initiate, mitigate, investigate and report SHEQ status




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)




Policies, Procedures:


Implement IT & MES Policies, Procedure, Standards, Protocols, Work Instructions, Codes of Practice, etc.

System Development (MES and other):


New Developments:


Assist with the compilation of project Scope of Work

Assist with the compilation of technical specifications

Develop and implement Chrome System applications as per technical specifications


Continuous Improvement:


Implement CI initiatives




Review and update operating manuals and other Chrome System documentation


System Support:


Maintain system integrity, availability and performance

Provide a 24 hr support function to end-users

Administer the security systems

Resolve System user's problems

Data availability:


Test the Disaster Recovery Plan




Train and coach Chrome Systems users


IT Systems:


Install and configure a multi-user networked operating system where needed

Test Networked IT systems against given specifications





Maintain health, safety and security within the internal environment

Demonstrate appropriate customer care in the context of IT support, according to a Service Level Agreement

Apply problem solving strategies

Use computer technology to research a computer topic

Apply the principles of Computer Programming

Apply the principles of supporting users of local area networks




Demonstrate an understanding of preventative maintenance, environmental and safety issues in a computer environment

Demonstrate an understanding of the business requirements

Demonstrate an understanding of IT Policies and Procedures

Explain computer architecture concepts

Demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of Multi-User computer Operating systems

Demonstrate an understanding of Computer Database Management Systems

Demonstrate an understanding of testing IT systems against given specifications

Describe the difference between programming in Object Orientated and Procedural Languages

Demonstrate an understanding of creating multimedia/web-based computer applications with scripting

Describe the types of computer systems and associated hardware configurations

Describe Synchronous/ Asynchronous Communication with computers

Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of electronic logic for computing

Demonstrate an understanding of information systems analysis

Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of developing software for the internet



Minimum Requirements:


Information Technology (Software Development) Degree of National Diploma

3 Years relevant experience


Additional Qualifications:


Software development (32-bit & 64-bit environment)

Microsoft Desktop environment as well as Microsoft Enterprise environment


Reporting Services

Web Development

IP.21 Real Time Database


Job Title BIS Practitioner (System Development)
Post Details
Posted By National Appointments
Job Function Business Info Systems SAP Duties
Start Date Asap
Salary Negotiable depending on experience
Location Witbank
Phone No 0827907022
Email nationalapp(at)
Deadline 2018-Oct-26
Region Location -> Mpumalanga
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time Jobs
Classification Job Classification -> Information Technology

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