Contracts Coordinator

  • Full Time
  • Solwezi, Zambia
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: -


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