Procurement Officer – Temporal (Six Months)

Website Mabiza Resources Limited

Only The Best is Good Enough For Munali Nickel Mine

Mabiza Resources Limited (“Mabiza”) operates the Munali Nickel Mine (“Munali”), which is located in the Mazabuka District, 75 km south of Lusaka, Zambia. Mabiza is a wholly owned entity of Consolidated Nickel Mines Ltd.

The Mine is a modern, world-class facility with fully mechanized underground operations. To support this vision. Mabiza is seeking the services of an experienced and qualified individual to take up the position of:

Role: Procurement Officer – Temporal (Six Months)

Reporting: Procurement Coordinator

Job Purpose:   This position is responsible for providing procurement support in the acquisition of goods and services by ensuring that purchase orders/contracts for goods and services are in place to aid the company attain an optimal compromise between cost, quality, safety, and deadlines

 Responsibilities: –

  • To conduct market research to identify and onboard suppliers for the provision of materials and services to Mabiza Resources Limited.
  • Negotiating for the best possible terms and placing Orders/contracts for the supply of goods and services to meet planned customer requirements.
  • Evaluate received quotations and make commercial recommendations.
  • Develop detailed recommendations to award and have them approved.
  • Preparation and administration of all on-site orders/contracts
  • Applying Munali Nickel Mine’s tendering and contracting procedures in line with current policy.
  • Conducting supplier rationalization, variety reduction, and record savings achieved as a result.
  • Ensuring that all contractors on site conform to the commercial requirements of the company.
  • Evaluate contracted vendors’ performance.
  • Provide accurate commercial advice to Munali Nickel Mine personnel on tendering and contractual matters.
  • Ensure all company policies and procedures about procurement are adhered to.
  • Providing a consistent and quality service to all our customers and ensuring customer satisfaction is achieved.
  • To obtain negotiated and budgeted savings through effective negotiations and price review
  • Ensuring that executed contracts/orders have favorable commercial terms and conditions for Mabiza Resources Limited
  • Contribute to Mabiza’s social license to operate by ensuring that local contractors are empowered through the awarding of contracts/orders.
  • Provide inputs for operational contractual reports to enable effective management of the key performance activities in the mine, such as weekly reports, and weekly PO status reports.
  • Seek management’s approval before committing the operation to contractual arrangements, policy changes, or industrial agreements affecting broader work practices, pay rates, or other areas of the operation.
  • Ensure regular customer engagement to better understand user requirements.
  • Ensure all company aims and objectives of engaging with the local community are implemented.
  • Promote the integration between the engagement and the success of the business.
  • Maintain and develop relationships with stakeholders in’ mining activities, consistent with Mabiza’s Resources Limited community relations policies.
  • Adhering to environmental procedures, ensuring good housekeeping, resource conservation, spill prevention and the appropriate disposal of wastes.

Skills & Qualifications: –

  • Grade 12 School Certificate
  • Bachelor’s degree in Purchasing and Supply or equivalent, Law, Business, Engineering, or Graduate Diploma in Purchasing and Supply (CIPS)
  • Member of Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply
  • At least three years of experience in the Mining Sector or other busy 24-hour Operation Industries
  • Required to have a valid Driving License
  • High level of computer skills – Microsoft Word and Excel, and any computerized accounting package
  • Knowledge of pronto package

MRL offers equal employment opportunities. If you are ready to take up this opportunity, e-mail or post your CV with a full application letter. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please apply to

Human Resources Business Partner

Mabiza Resources Limited

P.O. 50799

LUSAKA

Or email your application and C.V. to: [email protected]

Closing Date: 9th July 2024


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