Careers

ORGANISATIONAL CONTEXT
Function Finance Department Finance
Reporting to Chief Financial Officer Location Sohar
1. Role Objective
JOB CONTENT
Accounting, ERP Implementation and Monitoring, Taxation, MIS Reports
2. Duties and Responsibilities
Technical:
  1. Plan, implement and supervise the company’s financial chart of accounts.
  2. Implement ERP system, monitor performance and oversee continual upgrading.
  3. Manage the company’s financial accounts, payrolls, budget, cash transactions and financial assets.
  4. Handle the company’s transactions and debts and do cash flow forecasting.
  5. Represent the company during financial audits conducted by Internal, External and Government auditors.
  6. Adopt best practices in recording of accounting transactions. Ensure IFRS compliance.
  7. Monitor and analyze financial accounting data.
  8. Create financial reports based on data analysis.
  9. Make recommendations to business stakeholders.
  10. Handle routine taxation matters (Direct and Indirect).
  11. Develop and train Accountants in the team.
MINIMUM EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS
Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or Accounting or Finance
Experience:
  • Minimum of 10 years of post-qualification experience.
Special Skills & Knowledge:
  • Technical Skills:
    • Ability to finalize financials of a medium-large sized organization
    • Experience in implementation of ERP for medium-large companies
    • Ability to handle statutory and internal audits
    • Supervise work of subordinates and develop a strong accounting team
    • Ability to draft SOPs and Accounting Policy for the company.
    • Ability to file Income tax and VAT returns and handle other taxation matters of the company.
  • Soft Skills:
    • Good understanding of business with a global mind-set
    • Leadership qualities to motivate team and lead by example
    • Excellent problem solving, resource utilization, cost reduction, process improvement, increasing quality and team building skills
    • Ability to do work independently with minimum assistance
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Excellent presentation skills
    • Ability to thrive in dynamic and fluid environments
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Excellent Microsoft excel, MS Word and Powerpoint or Canva skills
    • Ability to pay attention to details is required.
    • Excellent relationship management and people management skills
APPLYING
Interested candidates should send their resumes to recruitment@mdo.om by mentioning the Job Title in the Email’s Subject.

ORGANISATIONAL CONTEXT
Function Investment Management Department Business Development
Reporting to Head of Business Development Location Muscat
1. Role Objective
JOB CONTENT
To identify and screen various investment opportunities for MDO in line with the investment mandate provided by the Board, evaluate these opportunities in compliance with the investment process and support the Head of Business Development in evaluation for investment decisions, develop tactical action plans; drive execution of these plans in consultation with Head Business Development.
2. Duties and Responsibilities
Strategic:
  1. Identify, screen, and evaluate potential opportunities related to mining and in-line with MDO’s investment strategy in consultation with Head Business Development.
  2. Develop and execute business plans and policies around company’s focus minerals and value chain segments in order to achieve overall business objectives.
  3. Establish and develop relationships with key stakeholders in the early stages of exploration through the development of mineral properties.
  4. Identify, establish, develop, and maintain strategic relationships with potential Partners regionally and internationally.
  5. Prepare and maintain both long-term and short-term prospect and opportunity information in MDO’s client relationship management database to support pursuits.
  6. Gather necessary information on business opportunities for mining mergers and acquisitions through personal, governmental, industrial, and other sources of market intelligence.
Financial:
  1. Ability to Perform analysis required on potential business transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, Greenfield development, and other of projects at the feasibility or pre-feasibility stage.
  2. Lead due diligence process, assets valuation, development of feasibility studies, partnership selection process, partnership negotiations, estimation of entry fees, securing offtake agreements and support operations of projects.
  3. Review periodic budgets in line with MDO’s objectives and monitor the actual performance of the department in comparison to the budget, monitor variances and take corrective action.
  4. Establish, document, implement and administer budget procedures for the department required by statutory policies and other regulatory standards.
Operational:
  1. Analyze, monitor, advise and report on regional and international business opportunities related to minerals market outlook. Assist the department head in conducting preliminary screening of mining investment opportunities. Lead and conduct a detailed evaluation of investment opportunities including technical, commercial, financial due diligence and risk assessment.
  2. Prepare proposals and business cases for the acquisition of investment opportunities including developing negotiating strategies, liaising with key stakeholders, and ensuring smooth execution.
  3. Liaise with the legal team in the drafting of and review of investment agreements to ensure adherence to all statutory rules and regulations.
  4. Interface with the consultants on timely delivery of reports.
  5. Assist Supply Chain in induction of new consultants in the vendor list
  6. Responsible for completing all other tasks as delegated by management or reporting manager.
People Development:
  1. Develop requisite skills, competence, and capacity in the BD department
  2. Identify talent related requirements for the team in a timely manner and communicate their training and development to further the professional knowledge and skills to HR.
  3. Encourage & initiate training workshops to provide opportunities for employees to acquire greater skills enhance current employee performance and gain on-job coaching/training.
  4. Communicate relevant information to subordinates and superiors to ensure adequate circulation of information at all levels.
MINIMUM EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS
Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field.
  • Master’s degree in Commerce/Investment/Finance/Mineral Economics is desired.
Experience:
  • 12 - 15 years of experience in mining sector (Upstream) covering metallic and/or industrial minerals, Mining Strategy or Project Finance, have managed M&A deals in mining industry and developed green field projects.
Special Skills & Knowledge:
  • Technical Skills:
    • In-depth knowledge of:
      • Industry structure, Industry environment, Business assessment, Financial modelling.
      • Business Development, Partnering Experience.
      • Mergers and Acquisitions in Mining Sector.
      • Mining, Geology and Processing.
      • Valuation of Mining Projects.
      • Computer Literacy in MS Office.
      • Commercial Minded with Good Investment Exposure.
    • Experience in technical and commercial evaluation of investment opportunities in the mining sector.
    • Ability to lead new investment initiatives and manage negotiations.
    • Knowledge of overall mining industry trends and complexities and able to operate as a professional on multiple projects.
    • Ability to influence the management and potential partners through written/interpersonal, presentation skills, and the ability to simultaneously address multiple projects and challenges.
    • Good track record in Business Development and Investment Analysis.
  • Soft Skills:
    • Research and analytical skills.
    • Strong business and financial acumen.
    • Excellent influencing skills.
    • High analytical skills.
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Strong leadership skills.
    • Excellent relationship management skills.
    • Demonstrable competency in strategic planning and business development.
    • Team Building and people skills.
    • Flexible and able to multi-task.
    • Good decision-making and problem-solving skills.
    • Result oriented.
    • Proficiency in English is essential.
    • Knowledge of Arabic will be a distinct advantage.
Business Understanding:
  • This position requires high level of business understanding.
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATION /CERTIFICATION REQUIRED
  • Certification/ Courses in Valuation of Minerals or Mining Project Management is valuable.
APPLYING
Interested candidates should send their resumes to recruitment@mdo.om by mentioning the Job Title in the Email’s Subject.

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