Mabiza Resources Ltd
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Shift Boss – Development and Stopping

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Mabiza Resources Limited (“Mabiza”) operates the Munali Nickel Mine (“Munali”), which is in the Mazabuka District, 75kms south of Lusaka, Zambia. Mabiza is a wholly owned entity of Consolidated Nickel Mines Ltd.

The Mine is a modern, world-class facility with fully mechanized underground operations. To support this vision. Mabiza is seeking the services of an experienced and qualified individual to take up the position of: –

1. Role: SHIFT BOSS – Development and Stopping

Reporting: Mine Captain – Production

Job Purpose: Ensure quality work is delivered and meet planned production targets and enforce company rules, standards, procedures, and policies.


  • Enforce compliance to all mining plans, layouts, and schedules.
  • Ensure all tools and equipment in use are fit for purpose.
  • Developing and mining the stopes according to the survey measurements and mining them as designed in the long-term mine plans.
  • Ensuring that the overlying ground in the stopes is naturally supported by permanent pillars left in the ore body as the ore is extracted between them.
  • Ensure that the mining crew understands daily, weekly, and monthly planning targets and that every crew member understands his duties and responsibilities.
  • Manage the movement of ore at the correct head grade to the ROM pad.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 certificate
  • Diploma or Degree in Mining
  • Minimum of 2years work experience in a reputable mine.
  • Must have “Rock Breaker – RBs Certificate (Trained)”
  • Able to take the role of Mine Captain or Underground Manager
  • Holder of a valid Blasting License & First Aid Certificate
  • Exposure to sub-level open stope and backfill mining operations is a must.
  • Computer literate
  • People Management
  • Analytical skills

Method of Application

MRL offers equal employment opportunities. If you are ready to take up this opportunity, e-mail or post your CV with a full application letter. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please apply to:

Head of Human Resources

Mabiza Resources Limited

P.O. 50799


Application deadline
15 Sep 15:00