Temp – Contracts Officer

Full Time

At First Quantum, we free the talent of our people by taking a very different approach which is underpinned by a very different, very definite culture – the “First Quantum Way”.
Working with us is not like working anywhere else, which is why we recruit people who will take a bolder, smarter approach to spot opportunities, solve problems and deliver results.
Our culture is all about encouraging you to think independently and to challenge convention to deliver the best result. That’s how we continue to achieve extraordinary things in extraordinary locations.
Job description:
Overall Job Purpose

The Temp Contracts Officer will perform day to day processing of service orders and contract requests.
The Temp Contracts Officer will assist the Coordinator, Contracts with any tasks as and when required

Specific Job Responsibility
The Temp-Contracts Officer will:

Process all labour hire requests
Process all plant hire requests
Co-ordinate shut down labour and equipment hire with mine planners
Check and confirm all plant and labour time sheets/ machine hours
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.
Respond to supplier and end user enquiries regarding plant and labour hire
Float tenders and perform tender adjudication
Maintain physical and electronic contract archives
Run cost reduction exercises on contracted plant and labour
Ensure contractors are compliant with statutory requirements
Perform any other task as directed by the coordinator, Contracts or Commercial Manager

Job Specific Competencies

Must be able to work under pressure dealing with multiple tasks at once
Must have a good working knowledge of procurement and supply chain management
Must be able to keep up to date with statutory compliance requirements; a good knowledge of relevant legislation is key.
Must be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Must have a good knowledge of Microsoft Office and ability to navigate an accounting package or enterprise resource planning software.

Key Job Attributes

Hard working
Quick thinking
Problem solver
High level of integrity
Fair and transparent manner.
Interpersonal skills / Communication
Team player
Action Oriented
Work with minimal supervision
Honesty / Integrity
Problem Solving
Creative thinker

Experience required to perform in this job
Minimum of 4 years’ experience in a similar industry / environment, covering the areas of:

Mining
Procurement
Contracts
Record keeping

Qualifications

Bachelors in Procurement related qualification or a minimum of CIPS Level 4 qualification
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) shall be an added advantage
Zambian Institute of Purchasing and Supply Member