Multiple Positions – Maamba Collieries

Maamba Collieries Limited

Maamba Collieries Limited

Maamba Collieries Limited (MCL) is jointly owned by Nava Bharat Singapore Pte. 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.

Maamba Collieries Limited is looking for dynamic and enthusiastic professionals who want to build a career in a large and professionally managed company located at Maamba, Sinazongwe District, Southern Province. The following positions are on offer:

Senior Accountant (1 position)

The successful candidates will be part of the Accounts and Finance Department, and will be part of the Team which is required to manage the financial and accounting requirements and services of the Company.


  • Preparation of financial statements.
  • Thorough knowledge in managing Accounts payable and receivables.
  • Should have good knowledge of company taxation matters.
  • Should be able to administer various Management Information Systems (MIS) Reports.
  • Be able to administer the staff payroll and ensuring that all statutory deductions are reflected and remitted to the concerned institutions.
  • Verification and finalization of payments to various contractors and other suppliers.


  • Good analytical skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Integrity
  • Honesty
  • Team work

Qualifications and Skills

  • Grade 12 School Certificate or equivalent
  • Degree in Accountancy/ACCA/CIMA
  • Not less than 5 years’ post qualifying experience.
  • Experience in a mining or manufacturing environment will be an added advantage.
  • Must be computer literate in various accounting packages. Working experience in any of the ERP packages would be preferred.
  • Member of the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA).

Ventilation Engineer (1 Position)

Reporting to Senior Mine Manager

Job Summary

  • Must possess a good understanding of principals of mine ventilation and gasses in mines and will be involved in confined space and surface surveys, installation of instruments and collection of geotechnical data.
  • Prepare and make schedule to ensure all working places and stations are inspected and assessed in accordance with Mining regulation and Company procedures and standards


  • Production of detailed reports highlighting recommendations to improve on the confined ventilation /environmental conditions
  • Ensure ventilation surveys and monitoring of contaminate are done to enable continuous operations on the mine; Incident investigations
  • Audit and report on emergency response and preparedness
  • Preparation and Control of both Capital and Operations budgets
  • Ensure continuous supply of ventilation material to prevent disruptions of operation
  • Procurement of necessary equipment and other accessories
  • Production of MSD quarterly ventilation reports
  • Act as an intermediary between MCL and Government on issues to do with ventilation


  1. Grade 12 certificate or equivalent
  2. Degree, Diploma, Mine technician or Geomatics certificate in ventilation or equivalent
  3. Three to five years of relevant Underground/surface mine ventilation and survey experience
  4. Able to read engineering drawings and maps
  5. Strong working knowledge of AutoCAD, Ventism, Word and Excel.
  6. Registered member of EIZ

Behavioral Attributes

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

Rock Mechanics Engineer (1 Position)

Reporting to Senior Mine Manager

Job Purpose

To reduce risks and losses through ensuring that geotechnical principles are applied proactively to the selection of appropriate mining strategies, designs, layouts and techniques. To ensure that best practice geotechnical principles are applied in operational practice in order to reduce risk and losses and improve productivity. To carry out slope stability assessments and analyses for pit slopes. To carry out geomechanical site investigations .

More Responsibilities:

  • Continuous acquisition of Geotechnical data through core logging and discontinuity surveys
  • Carry-out Geotechnical data analysis, interpretation and designs using appropriate analytical and numerical geotechnical methods
  • Maintain daily rock mechanics inspections of active development and production areas
  • Enforce operations compliance to ground control management plan
  • Conduct weekly reviews and analysis of the mine stope and development echelon to manage the ground control related risk to ensure sustained daily production
  • Maintain the ground control management system through regular internal audits and reviews of the ground control standards
  • Maintain a cost effective ground control system through regular audits of operational practices, compliance to standards and recommendations
  • Regularly update the ground control hazard register to ensure that geotechnical designs consider the current actual risk level
  • Train, develop and motivate subordinates towards their full potential to ensure the continued availability of competent engineering personnel


  1. Grade 12 or equivalent
  2. Degree, Diploma, Certificate in Rock mechanics/ geotechnics
  3. Three to five years’ experience in mining, rock engineering or strata control.
  4. Ability to meet technical and responsibility requirements of the legal appointments.
  5. Registered Member of EIZ

Behavioral Attributes

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

Pit Superintendent (1 Positions)

Reporting to the Senior Mine Manager

Job Summary

  • To supervise opencast Mining and other related Operations in accordance with Mining and other statutory Regulations and to plan, coordinate and manage pit operations in an effective and efficient manner


  • Coordinate blast hole drilling
  • Manage and supervise blast hole blasting
  • Co-ordinate the mining operations with mining contractor as per the Mine plan envisaged by MCL
  • Ensure excavation of mining quantities in compliance with safety and environmental regulations
  • Supervise the dewatering of the Mine
  • Ensuring compliance with Mining, Explosives and Environmental Regulations
  • Monitor the Grade Control of Coal
  • Ensuring the implementation of safety in the Mine
  • Preparation of Mining Statutory Reports


  • Good analytical skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Integrity
  • Honesty
  • Teamwork

Qualifications, skills and experience

  • Grade 12 School Certificate or equivalent.
  • Diploma or Degree in Mining Engineering from a recognized learning institute.
  • Must have a valid Zambian Blasting Licence and First aid Certificate.
  • Must have knowledge of the Mining, Environmental and Explosives Regulations.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Must be a member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ)
  • Not less than 10 years’ post qualifying experience in a large open pit mining environment.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Estates and Facilities Officer (1 Position)

  • Reporting to Human Resource & Administration Manager
  • Main Purpose of the Job:
  • Provide facilities services to the company by managing company properties in an efficient and effective way.
  • Key Responsibilities

1. Property administration:

  • Ensure that there are not encroachments on company property;
  • Work in liaison with Accounts Department to ensure that rentals are collected from tenants;
  • Obtain approvals for new buildings and extensions from the government building department and submit structure plans;
  • Obtain title deeds for all land and Property newly acquired by the company; and
  • Prepare specifications for routine, repeat scheduled maintenance and small capital refurbishment jobs, gaining estimates/quotations, recommending the award of contracts and the project management of such activities on site.

2. Maintenance:

  • Supervise routine maintenance, repair schedules and specialist repairs renovations and Painting of company accommodation and offices;
  • Identify defects and record repairs and maintenance requirements;
  • Be responsible for creation and maintenance of purposeful, orderly and productive working environment; and
  • Provide specialist advice and guidance as required.

Required Qualifications

  • Grade 12 Certificate;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Real Estate or Related field from a reputable Institution;
  • Member of the Zambia Institute of Estate Agents.


  • 4 years’ of work experience in Real Estate or Property Management with 3 years at management level and;
  • Experienced user of MS Word, Excel.


  • Knowledge of local rules and regulations regarding property management and Land Law in Zambia; and
  • Knowledge of health and safety procedures and precautions.

Skills and Abilities

  • Communication skills (Oral and Written);
  • Analytical skills; Contract management skills;
  • Interpersonal; Customer service skills;
  • Problem solving; and Technical skills.
  • Behavioural Attributes
  • Proactive;
  • Assertive;

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 Friday, 22nd October, 2021.

The Human Resource & Administration Manager

Maamba Collieries Limited

Maamba Mine

P O BOX 99


Email:  [email protected]

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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