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Cataloguing Analyst

Job Field:
Business Support Services Jobs
Business Planning Jobs, Logistics Jobs, Procurement Jobs
Africa, Mauritania, West Africa
Mauritania All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
on application
Kinross Gold
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Location: Nouakchott, Nouakchott, Mauritania

Based in Mauritania, Kinross Tasiast is set to become one of the great gold finds of our generation. It is the first mine in a highly prospective greenstone belt, located within an extensive gold system that is largely underexplored.

Purpose of Role 


  • Reporting to the JDE Inventory Planning Manager, the Cataloguing Analyst is responsible for the creation and ongoing maintenance of catalogue records, development, implementation, continuous improvement and execution of Kinross inventory control strategy, policies and guidelines to drive shared goals and objectives across the entire Supply Chain specifically for cataloguing activities.
  • The Cataloguing Analyst is accountable for the disciplined collection, storage, processing, formatting and presentation of inventory information within the Kinross JDE system.
  • The Cataloguing Analyst observes and applies Supply Chain Management Policy, Procedures and Standard Operating Processes.
  • The Cataloguing Analyst is a lead in cataloguing programs to ensure requirements are carried out in accordance with Kinross cataloguing techniques
  • The Cataloguing Analyst checks and validates incoming Catalogue Requests for completeness and accuracy and process requests in an accurate and timely manner ensuring that cataloguing changes are documented in a manner that provides an audit trail of activities;
  • The Cataloguing Analyst must liaise closely with procurement specialists to ensure right information in the Kinross JDE system.
  • The Cataloguing Analyst must liaise closely with end user planners to determine their requirements for data management.
  • The Cataloguing Analyst regularly meets with the Inventory Planning Manager – seek and provide ongoing direction, provide detailed updates to the status of work activities and any areas where problem resolution is required

Key Areas of Responsibilities and Duties 


  • Liaise closely with other Supply Chain teams to ensure accurate information and records are available to enable the timely and accurate procurement of materials and supplies;
  • Creates new items by the request of planners of mine / supply chain units, ensure accuracy of the data English language.
  • Adds information to already existing inventory records: correction of the description, adding part numbers / manufacturers, adding weight values, changing class / subclass of materials.
  • If necessary, corrects inaccuracies in inventory records in the item master file due to incorrect information provided by the end user / supplier in the description, characteristics and part numbers of the items.
  • At the request of planner / inventory analyst, performs an operation to locking (adding an OBSOLETE marker) to inventory items that are not subject to further use in the procurement process / release the lock (removal of the OBSOLETE marker) from the inventory items for further use in the purchase requisitions.
  • Keeps track of the items that are duplicates and makes the necessary adjustments.
  • Monitors and approves requests such as A5 for creating / changing an inventory in the JDE system, promptly provides the requestor with information on creating / making changes upon his request.
  • Knows the contents of the manuals for creating requests in the JDE system such as A5, if necessary, provides requestor with templates and samples of this type requests.
  • In coordination with the inventory analysts perform inventory review programs to identify inactive, obsolete, overstocked materials and to ensure their deletion from the catalogue.
  • Conducts business correspondence by e-mail, timely sends outgoing correspondence according to internal instructions of Supply Chain.
  • Ensure all administration functions and tasks associated with the position are undertaken and completed in a timely and efficient manner with maximum transparency.

Required Qualifications 



  • University graduation or diploma
  • Additional specialized education of up to 2 years (a plus, but not mandatory)
  • Formal professional or technical registration in appropriate area of expertise



  • 2+ years of related work experience
  • 1+ years of experience using JDE
  • Previous experience in the mining industry is preferred



  • Strong Analytical skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Comfortable using ERP systems, data analysis and reporting tools
  • Ability to identify, define, interpret, and resolve moderately complex technical issues
  • Ability to influence and effectively communicate with internal and external customers, project teams and senior management
  • Works well independently and in team settings
  • Possesses good time-management skills, and is able to work effectively under pressure
  • Customer orientated


Language Requirements

  • Fluency in English


Travel Requirements

  • Frequent travel to Tasiast site maybe required



Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Canada, the United States, Brazil, Chile, Russia, Ghana and Mauritania, employing approximately 9,300 people worldwide. Our core purpose is to lead the world in generating value through responsible mining.

Job Segment: Supply Chain Manager, Supply, Procurement, ERP, Supply Chain, Operations, Technology

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