Planning Engineer

Nava Energy Zambia Limited


Organization Profile

Nava Limited (NAVA), the flagship Company of multinational industrial Group headquartered in Hyderabad, India, is a diversified organization with interests in Power Generation and O&M services, Ferro Alloys, Mining, Agri-business and Health Care services. The Company, nearing completion of five decades of successful operations, operates in different geographies spanning across India, South-east Asia and Africa.

The core values comprise conservation of energy & natural resources, environment protection, workplace excellence, maintaining high standards of operational efficiency, nurturing & retaining talent and community development around the manufacturing facilities with initiatives focusing on health, education and livelihood.

Maamba Collieries Limited (MCL), a Nava Group, has the largest coal mining concession and since commissioning in July 2016, operates the only coal-fired Thermal Power Plant in Zambia, adopting modern, eco-friendly mining and processing methods. As the largest Independent Power Producer in the country, the 300MW mine-mouth power plant at Maamba, caters to the growing demand for power and accounts for over 10% of the generation capacity, thereby contributing to the energy security and economic development of the nation.

Now Maamba Collieries Limited (MCL), a subsidiary of Nava Bharat Ventures Limited, is set to double its power generation capacity from 300 megawatts (MW) to 600 MW. This expansion, which falls under Phase II of MCL’s development plan, will involve the addition of 2 x 150MW (300MW) power units.

MCL is hereby advertising the following  position for expansion project 2 x 150 MW Thermal Power Plants located at Maamba, Zambia.

Location: Maamba
Position: 1 (One)

Minimum Qualifications;

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field.
  • Experience: Minimum of 5 – 8 years experience in project planning and scheduling within the engineering, construction, or power generation sectors, preferably with experience in industrial plant projects.
  • Technical Skills: Proficient in MS Office Suite, knowledge of project management software (e.g. Primavera P6, MS Project), AUTOCAD will be an added advantage.
  • Communication: Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to interact professionally with all levels of the organization.
  • Detail-Oriented: Strong attention to detail and accuracy in managing complex schedules.
  • Organizational Skills: Exceptional organizational and time management skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.



(Brief statement about the purpose of the position)
To be assigned by the Construction Manager



  • Preparation of Project schedules.
  • Progress Monitoring: Track project progress, identify potential delays, and propose corrective actions to keep the project on schedule.
  • Coordination: Work closely with project managers, engineers, contractors, and other stakeholders to integrate project schedules and ensure alignment.
  • Reporting: Generate regular progress reports, schedule updates, and variance analyses for project management and stakeholders.
  • Change Management: Manage schedule changes and updates, ensuring all stakeholders are informed and adjustments are documented.
  • Documentation: Maintain comprehensive project documentation, including schedules, progress reports, and change logs.
  • Continuous Improvement: Participate in project review meetings


  • Responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining project schedules, ensuring that all project activities are completed on time and within budget.
  • The ability to collaborate with various project stakeholders


Construction Manager

Closing date: 30th June, 2024.
Send resumes to [email protected]

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