Hwange Colliery Company Limited, the leading coal producer in Zimbabwe, has a vacancy for Divisional Engineers, the positions are Head of Department posts that report to the Manager – Engineering. The job exists to provide effective specialist electrical and mechanical asset care and project management services for the coal mining and processing assets.

Job Specifications:

  • Developing and reviewing engineering policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring the technical competence and reputation of the engineering department is enhanced and developed to consistently meet the technical requirements of the company’s strategic development plants.
  • Develops required management information systems and ensures their functionality and effectiveness.
  • Ensures Preventive Maintenance System is in place and functional for all company assets under their purview.
  • Adopts/ implements effective maintenance regimes or strategies for optimization of cost, equipment availability and safety.
  • Identifies required capital projects and the production on 1 year and 5 year CAPEX plans of the mining operations.
  • Prepares applications for expenditure for approval by the Manager – Engineering.
  • Implements approved projects in terms of producing project/equipment specifications, tender documents preparation, bids adjudication and project management.
  • Monitors work done by contractors and external services providers to ensure it is done safely and to acceptable standards.
  • Signing off all contractor provided services for the purpose of contractor payments.
  • Coaches and develops manpower skills of subordinates.
  • Produces accurate budgets and operates within these once approved.
  • Ensures compliance with SHE regulations.

Person Specification

The successful candidate for this position should meet the following: –

  • Possession of a Degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering.
  • At least 7 years post qualification experience, four of which must be at managerial level, preferably with a background in mining operation/ heavy mineral processing industry.
  • Membership of Zimbabwe Institute of Engineers.
  • Registration with t he Engineering Council of Zimbabwe.
  • Ability to evaluate work practices, implement systems and suggesting alternatives and refinements where necessary.
  • Mature with strong interpersonal and communication skills.

The Package:

For the successful candidate, the company offers an attractive and competitive remuneration package, good conditions of service and unappalled opportunity for growth.

Applications from interested candidates, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae and copies of educational and professional certificates are to be submitted on or before 20 November 2021 to:

The Human Resources Manager

Hwange Colliery Company Limited

  1. O. Box 123


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