Head – Imports & Intermine Logistics at Konkola Copper Mines
Konkola Copper Mines
Chingola, Zambia
5d ago
source : Jobs in Zambia

Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) is one of the largest copper producers in Zambia. It operates underground and open pit mines as well as metallurgical plants with operations located at Nchanga, Konkola, Nkana and Nampundwe.

KCMls operations include a state-of-the-art smelter, open pit and underground mines and a refinery. KCM’s vision is to leverage minerals and Human Resources to enhance stakeholder value and Zambia’s pride.

To support this vision KCM will be recruiting experienced and qualified individuals for the following positions in the Commercial Department.

Manager Logistics-Imports & Intermine (Chingola)

Job Purpose

Responsible for ensuring the right products are delivered to the right location, on time, to the quality required and in the most cost effective way.

Job Accountabilities :

  • Oversee the distribution and transportation of goods from the manufacturer / supplier to the consumer on time
  • Plan, manage and evaluate imports and intermine logistics operations by liaising with internal stakeholders, suppliers, logistics providers, and transportation companies
  • Negotiate rates and contracts with transportation and logistics providers for imports and intermine movements
  • Resolve problems concerning transportation & logistics systems for imports
  • Ensure carrier compliance with company policies or procedures for import / intermine transit or delivery
  • Monitor and review quality, quantity, delivery times, and transport costs
  • Ensure compliance with import and customs regulations while upholding legal, health and safety requirements
  • Requirements :

  • Degree in Engineering, Operations Management or relevant business or commercial disciplines. An MBA will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of Seven (7) years’ work experience
  • Relevant experience in the mining industry will be added advantage
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, negotiation and influencing skills
  • High commercial and financial acumen with a good understanding of business costs, production schedules and customer order fulfilment
  • Skilled communicator with the ability to form and maintain good relationships internally and externally
  • Result oriented and self-starter
  • Computer literate
  • Able to act strategically and innovative in approach
  • Member of Chartered Institute of Transport and Logistics
  • Head Imports & Intermine Logistics (Chingola)

    Job Purpose

    Working closely with Procurement, Production, Suppliers and Freight carriers for all inbound routing and coordinating inter Business Unit outbound routing, via third party common carriers, cross docks and shipments.

    Job Accountabilities :

  • Manage the inbound loads and coordinate with production facilities for accurate material and arrival times
  • Manage all daily dispatching duties
  • Conduct carrier contract negotiations and compliance
  • Manage Key Performance Indicators (cost / Km, on time deliveries, quality, etc.)
  • Resolving customer issues aligned with service failures that may arise
  • Monitor new developments in the supply chain and act accordingly
  • Requirements :

  • Degree in Engineering, Operations Management, Logistics or business / commercial disciplines
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ work experience
  • Relevant experience in the mining industry will be added advantage
  • Ability to communicate clearly
  • Result oriented and self-starter
  • Able to act strategically and innovative in approach
  • Member of Chartered Institute of Transport and Logistics
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