Power Trade Officer


Maamba Collieries Limited (MCL) is jointly owned by Nava Bharat Singapore Pvt. Limited and ZCCM-IH plc. The Company owns and operates a large scale coal mine and has also constructed and operates a 300 Mega Watt Coal fired Power Plant to cater for the growing demand for power in Zambia. MCL is entering a phase of operations wherein Power Sales will be done through Southern African Power Pool (SAPP) market as an alternate to the primary customer.

Maamba Collieries Limited is therefore looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic professional who wants to build a career in a large and professionally managed company located at Maamba, Sinazongwe District, and Southern Province. The position on offer is:-

Power Trade Officer (1 Position)

Reports to: Technical & Commercial Manager – Thermal Power Plant

Job Purpose

  • Responsible for Power Trade on SAPP platform
  • Support Manager – Technical & Commercial in Operations and Scheduling for Power

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure Implementation of Power Trading Agreements
  • Participate and Conduct Forecasting of energy demand and supply in the region.
  • Effective planning in terms of energy scheduling and settlement.
  • Generate daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
  • Verify orders, quotations, invoices and all relevant documentation relating to power supply.
  • Assist the Technical and Business Development Manager in selling power on market trading platform.


  • An undergraduate degree in Business, Economics or Science related courses
  • Minimum work experience of 7 years in Power Sector
  • Experience in Power Trading in Sub Saharan Africa for at least 3 years.
  • Certified practitioner with the Southern African Power Pool

Skills & Abilities

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good communication skills (Oral & Written)
  • Fluency with numbers
  • High knowledge and use of MS Excel
  • Aptitude to research regional power markets

Behavioural Attributes

  • Maintain Confidentiality;
  • Assertive,
  • Honesty and Integrity;
  • Mature;
  • Dependable; and
  • Self-confident.

If you think you meet the above qualifications and experience, kindly apply to the undersigned, enclosing your detailed CV, copies of your certificates and citing 3 traceable references, not later than 13th June, 2022.

The Human Resource & Administration Manager

Maamba Collieries Limited

Maamba Mine

P O BOX 99


Email:  [email protected]

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to applications@maambacoal.com

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