Mopani Copper Mines PLC, a joint venture company comprising major shareholders Glencore, First Quantum Minerals Ltd and ZCCM Investment Holdings, owns operations in Mufulira and Nkana on the Copperbelt in Zambia. The company’s success has been as a result of its focused approach to improvement and the mutually beneficial relationship enjoyed with its stakeholders – an important sector of which is its employees. Mopani is committed to establishing a winning team and a copper and cobalt business it can be proud of. The company operates an employment policy of “meritocracy” – aiming to employ the right people with the right skill, irrespective of race, gender or creed. Its remuneration policy is based on performance, creating a competitive environment of achievers.
The Company seeks the services of a Project Planner.
o To develop and manage short term projects as approved for execution through the Application for Expenditure (AFE) process and manage adhoc schedules required by the operations teams.
Primary / Key Responsibilities
o Develop and manage short term projects and adhoc schedules as required
o Complete weekly and monthly project progress reports according to the set requirements
o Guiding and training of MCM employees that are responsible for executing and managing projects
o Build relationships with fellow MCM employees to influence change
o Forecast on revised action plans formulating corrective actions in conjunction with the project teams 6. Forecast on revised completion dates and cashflows as per approved schedule
o Enforce and comply with the electronic Capital system (which includes OrbFusion and Microsoft Projects Server)
o Compliance with MCM Capital Asset and Project Management System (POL 019)
o Attend relevant operations meetings
o Assist the Project Office and Capital Finance where necessary
To be considered, you must have:
o Minimum Bachelor of Science in Quantity Surveying or equivalent in relevant discipline
o Minimum of three  years’ work experience, preferably work experience in a Mining Processing environment
o Excellent networking, people and computer skills especially the Microsoft Office package
o Key to the success of this portfolio is the incumbent’s ability to work on his/her own initiative, paying particular attention to company policies and corporate objectives.
How to Apply
Interested and suitably qualified applicants should submit an application with contact phone numbers, detailed curriculum vitae of three pages or less and three contactable referees to:
Human Resources Superintendent – Manpower,
Mopani Copper Mines Plc,
PO Box 22000,