Must have mining background/experience

Duties & Responsibilities


Claims Processing
The Trust certification Committee Member shall under the guidance of the COO be required to:

Receive application forms from the Claims Lodgement Officer and/or Medical Certification Panel by:

  • Capturing all claims received from Lodging Settling Claimants or Lodging Dependent Claimants on a database.
  • Updating and maintain the database to ensure that no duplicate claims ensue.

On receipt of an approved ODMWA Certificate with no Certificate of Medical Finding:

  • Determine the Qualifying Disease, if any, which corresponds to the degree of compensatable disease in terms of the ODMWA.

With relation to the nature of the claimants, determine:

  • Whether or not the Contended Deceased Individual complies with the definitional elements of a Deceased Individual or that of a Dependent Claimant.

Determine the degree of compensation by:

  • Determining the corresponding degree of Qualifying Disease against the claim schedule in terms of the ODMWA

Record keeping

  • Ensure that Forms of Release are collected for all claims finalized.
  • Store and file all related documentation in a secure and accessible place.

Certification and Communication
Issue Certification to each lodging claimant after:

  • Determining compliance (or non-compliance) with the definitional elements of each type of Eligible Claimant
  • Determining the Benefits, if any, that the Eligible Claimant is entitled to claim.
  • Determining that no Benefits have already been paid for the same Deceased Individual or Lodging Claimants.

Communicate with relevant parties by:

  • Submitting the Certification to the Payment Administrator for payment.
  • Issue notices to claimants

Desired Experience & Qualification


  • Degree or Post graduate Diploma in HR, Law, Business Administration, or other related areas
  • At least five years post qualification experience


  • Work in the mining industry either in the HR department or similar area dealing with, overseeing, managing mineworkers an advantage

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required (Competencies & level of competencies)

Managerial and Technical Competencies:

  • Ability to work methodologically and accurately
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • English, one other southern Africa language will be an advantage
  • General understanding of ODMWA

Desired Skills:

  • Computer Literacy
  • TIme Management
  • Team work
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently
  • Analytical Skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Strong verbal and written skills

Desired Work Experience:

  • 5 to 10 years

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