Contracts Coordinator

Full Time

Overall Job Purpose

To plan and facilitate the provision of all services to KML by contractors.
To plan the activities of contracts department employees and to ensure maximum efficiency and effectiveness of the department.
Specific Job Responsibility

Plan the day to day running of the section
Ensure compliance with all statutory requirements
Create long term plans for the section to ensure cost saving measures are put in place.
Negotiate with suppliers to get the best possible pricing and terms of service.
Plan and run tenders for services to ensure that contracts reflect the market price.
Work closely with the Corporate Social Responsibility department to ensure that local businesses and the local community is afforded adequate opportunity to do business with Kalumbila Minerals Limited.
Motivate employees and ensure that all contracts or service orders are processed in and quickly and efficiently.
Develop and improve service delivery to end users by contractors
Prepare and manage the section budget
Identify any potential bottlenecks and submit a corrective action plan when necessary
Perform other duties as assigned by the Manager and assist any other department as and when required.
Job Specific Competencies

Must have:

Knowledge of supervisory practices, principles and techniques
Knowledge of statutory requirements
Basic knowledge of how the mining industry operates and basic knowledge of the production process
Knowledge of basic procurement principles
Knowledge of how to run tenders
Knowledge of administrative practices and personnel management
Excellent communication skills
Key Job Attributes

Must pay attention to detail
Must have the ability to multi-task
Unquestionable integrity
Must be assertive
Must be a team player
Experience required to perform in this job

At least 4 years’ experience in a similar position
Experience in the mining/ metals industry advantageous

Bachelors’ degree in Commerce, Business, Finance or related field
A solid understanding of the Law of Contract
Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply membership advantageous

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