Stock Analyst x1 & Production Technologist x1

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Location: Kitwe, Zambia
  • Date Posted:

Company Name: Copperbelt Energy

Company Summary:

Job Description:

Grade: CEC7 | Contract Type: Permanent
The job holder will be responsible for providing and maintaining an efficient and effective perpetual inventory service (stock takes & checks) in the Company and ensuring that the stock ledger reflects actual physical stocks. This role reports to the Manager – Finance.
Key Accountabilities
What you will be expected to do for successful & optimal performance:

Ensure stocks movements (receipts & issues) are in accordance with procedural requirements.
Analyse price movements of stocks to ensure that they are valued appropriately.
Carry out physical verification of fuels twice a month by ensuring that adequate stocks are available for the smooth operation of the company machinery. i.e., GTAs and motor vehicles.
Ensure that high-value items on the stores’ ledger reflect what is physically in the stores and their valuation is in line with generally accepted accounting principles (IFRS). Any variances in quantities or prices should be investigated and necessary adjustments recommended and brought to the attention of the appropriate authorities.
Closely monitor and reconcile the movement of fuel in operation areas (Mufulira, Kitwe, Luanshya, Chingola, Chililabombwe and Lusaka) by ensuring that pre-paid for fuel is consumed by the company fleet.
By partnering with Supply Chain Management, conduct registration of new Suppliers/Contractors for the company by ensuring that only credible suppliers/contractors are evaluated and brought on board for a competitive base.
Fully participate in the bi-annual supplier/contractor performance assessment in collaboration with respective Supply Chain Management personnel and ensure that the company has a competitive supplier/contractor base.

To be considered for this role, you will be required to have:

Full Grade 12 School Certificate.
Degree in Accounting or Finance Level 2 ACCA or CIMA.
Member of the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA).
Minimum 2 years practical experience in a dynamic records management environment.

Specific Competencies

Ability to keep abreast of accounting best practices and new standards, concepts, tools, techniques, and technologies.
Thorough knowledge and hands-on experience of accounting systems, processes, and financial reporting.
Knowledge of cost and management accounting including budgeting and forecasting.
Ability to understand the sources of risk and evaluate the risks and methods of their control and mitigation.
Excellent numeracy, literacy, and IT skill especially MS Excel.

2. Protection Technologist (01)
Grade: CEC8 | Contract Type: Permanent
This position is responsible for carrying out assignments related to installation, commissioning, modification, and repair of protection equipment to ensure reliability, stability, and selectivity in the operation of all protection schemes. This role reports to the Senior Engineer – Protection.
What you will be expected to do for successful & optimal performance:

To implement condition-based maintenance on protection equipment to achieve integrity of operations.
Investigate and rectify defects to ensure that equipment continues to be in use on the system, thereby assuring that customers remain connected to the system.
To assist in installation, modification, and commissioning of protection equipment as required by the Protection Engineers for the purposes of customer load expansions and equipment replacement.
Ensure that accurate records and drawings are kept for installed protective equipment for the purpose of easy maintenance in case of defects.
Adhere to statutory and domestic regulations in particular those relating to safe working practices in order to minimise injury to personnel and damage to company assets.
Carry out maintenance activities in the most efficient and effective manner to ensure that the same are performed right the first time.
Undertake any other jobs that may be added from time to time in compliance with company programmes of multi-skilling.
Undertake and complete given assignments within allocated time frame to avoid unnecessary overtime.
Ensure that all company resources are used solely for company purposes and that there is no misuse of assets such as vehicles, tools and other materials.

To be considered for this role, you will be required to have:

Full Grade Twelve School Certificate
Diploma in Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Two years relevant experience
Member of EIZ

Specific Competencies

Understanding of power systems protection
Understanding engineering drawings with bias towards protection schemes
Computing skills, oral and written communication skills
Ability to write technical reports

If you have the relevant experience and skills as indicated above, please click on this link and complete the online job application form. Hard copy applications will not be accepted. The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday, 17th June 2022.
Applicants are requested to provide daytime contact numbers and accessible email addresses. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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