About Anglo American

Anglo American Plc is a global mining company that explores and mines ferrous and other types of metals. Its mining portfolio comprises bulk commodities including iron ore and manganese, metallurgical and thermal coal, base metals and minerals, copper, nickel, niobium and phosphates and precious metals and minerals. The company was founded on 24 May 1999 and is headquartered in London, UK.

Financial performance

  • Capitalisation: 22 billion
  • Annual turnover: 27.6 billion
  • Revenue: 3.6 billion
  • Assets: 52.2 billion

Company profile

  • Year founded: 1917
  • CEO: Duncan Wanblad
  • Staff Number: 69000
  • Head Office: London

Anglo American recruitment process in 2024

  1. Online application form
    • One of the first stages of the recruitment process is filling in the application form on Anglo American Careers website.

    • The online application form is usually presented as a questionnaire with the option of importing data from a LinkedIn or CV file.

    • The applicant is required to provide information about work experience, education, skills and other necessary details.

    • There may be questions both about job preferences (e.g. desired type of employment, country and city of residence) and more personal questions (e.g. race and ethnicity, religion, disability)

  2. Online tests
    • The next stage of the Anglo American recruitment process is an online assessment. The candidate will be sent an email invitation to complete Anglo American tests.

    • Anglo American uses different types of recruitment tests to assess candidates and their suitability for the position they are applying for.

    • Candidates are most often asked to complete the following tests:

  3. Phone / Video Interview
    • Successful candidates are invited for a 15-20 min. phone call.

    • Soft skills are usually assessed during this call by the Anglo American recruiter.

    • In some cases, Anglo American hiring manager may invite you for a video interview (most commonly conducted with HireVue.) For software engineering positions, candidates may be asked to complete a coding challenge (problems on algorithms + take-home challenges.)

  4. Assessment centre
    • Successful candidates are invited to visit the nearest Anglo American headquarters or office.

    • Candidates will have a chance to personally meet the hiring manager, team leaders and seniors during the assessment day.

    • Anglo American may organise a group exercise with candidates as part of the hiring procedure.

  5. Partner interview
    • The final stage of the recruitment process.

    • The candidate will have a chance to meet the hiring manager, department director and/or division lead.

    • Normally, there is no assessment at this stage.

    • Candidates are mostly expected to demonstrate soft skills and a desire to join Anglo American.

Useful Anglo American links

Visit Website Anglo American HomepageVisit Anglo American careers website Anglo American CareersVisit Anglo American graduate careers website Anglo American Graduate Careers
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