Mopani Copper Mines PLC has operations in Mufulira and Kitwe on the Copperbelt Province in Zambia. The Company’s Success has been as a result of its Focused approach to improvement and the mutually beneficial relationships enjoyed with stakeholders-an important sector of which is its employees.

The Company Seeks the Services of an Environmental Advisor x5

Job Purpose

The Responsibilities of this role will include but not limited to the following:

  • Planning and conducting department inspections, internal audits according to the audit procedure
  • Report Environment Near Misses
  • Monitor compliance to environmental license/permit conditions
  • Physically check the status of mobile and installed Environmental equipment
  • Environmental incident investigation (CAT 1 and 2)
  • Ensure biodiversity monitoring is carried out twice a year and results reported to all Stakeholders
  • Developing and implementing environmental policies, procedures, Safe work Procedures and work instructions
  • Participate in the implementation of ISO 14001 in assigned departments
  • Sample, compile, and maintain weekly, monthly, quarterly, bi-annual, and annual reports and submit them to relevant authorities to maintain environmental database and compliance with environmental license/permit conditions and other agreements with external bodies
  • Identify areas of operations where serious pollution situations exist and recommend appropriate action aimed at abating resultant environmental impacts
  • Conduct environmental performance audits to evaluate environmental performance of the mine against its environmental targets in line with set objectives and targets
  • Investigate the root cause(s) of all identified environmental non-conformities and develop appropriate actions their closure

To be considered for this position, the candidate should meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Grade 12 Certificate or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, environmental engineering or equivalent
  • Two years of broad industrial experience in developing and implementing an EMS in large organisation preferably in a mining industry
  • Team management skills; Good interpersonal skills, Influencing & communication skills, Planning, coordination and controlling skills

The successful candidate must be result oriented and have the ability to work with own initiative, ability to understand scope of work, paying particular attention to company policies and corporate objectives.

Mopani is committed to establishing a winning team and a copper and cobalt business it can be proud of. The Company operates an employment policy of meritocracy, aiming to employ the right people with the right skill, irrespective of race, gender or creed.

Applicants who are interested, suitably qualified, and experienced should submit their application no later than 17 June 2024. The application should include contact phone numbers, a detailed curriculum vitae (limited to three pages or less) and contact information for three referees who can be contacted. Additionally, certified copies of all credentials should be provided.

Female applicants that meet the above qualifications are encouraged to apply. Full confidentiality guaranteed. Please note that only short-listed applicants will be responded to.