26 November 2020

Kumba Iron Ore YES Programme 2020

Closing Date: 09 December 2020

Description: The Kumba Iron Ore YES Programme is looking for qualified graduates who reside in and around the JTG District area (Gamagara, Gasegonyane and Tsantsabane municipality).

The YES programme is a collaborative economic enabler led by business with government and labour for youth which gives unemployed youth a first chance at work which will equip you with a toolkit to be a beacon of hope to your families, households and communities.

To participate in the YES initiative and be placed at either Sishen Mine or Kolomela Mine in the Engineering discipline, you will need to meet the following requirements:


  • Be between the ages 18 to 35 years old
  • Medical examination is mandatory asper company procedure
  • Willing to work on a 12 month contract
  • Willing to work in a mining environment
  • Completed Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering


  • Candidates have to currently reside within the specified municipal areas of Tsantsabane, Gamagara , Joe Morolong, Ga Segonyana , Kgatelopele and Griekwastad Municipal areas in the Northern Cape.
  • Company will not provide accommodation or transport therefore candidates are to make own arrangement
  • Work experience will not be required as the opportunity is focused on individuals who do not have any experience
  • Candidates will not receive any additional benefits other than the monthly stipend.

What we offer

  • A stipend/allowance per month, for duration of programme.
  • Free training and experiential learning.
  • Personal Protective Equipment.

Successful candidates will be required to complete background screening which may include a criminal check and validation of qualifications.


If you do not hear from the Company within 21 days after the application deadline, please consider your application to be unsuccessful.

Anglo American is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace where we value and respect every colleague for who they are and provide equality of opportunity so that everyone can fulfil their potential.

Preference will be given to applications from the designated group defined in terms of Employment Equity.