Commercial Officer

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka

First Quantum Minerals

Vacancy title:

Commercial Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

First Quantum Minerals

Duty Station:

Within Zambia , Lusaka, South – Central Africa


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Job description:

Overall Job Purpose

  • To ensure full accountability for all items under his responsibility and maintain highest possible standard of housekeeping and safety in compliance with company safety rules and standards

Specific Job Responsibility

  • Check all goods received to ensure they are correct as per purchase order and free from damage. Report any damages and discrepancies.
  • Employ correct methods of handling goods to prevent damage.
  • Process the receipt in Pronto without delay.
  • Arrange returns to suppliers of nonconforming goods as per IR procedure.
  • Maintain and keep record of receiving documentation.
  • Notify end users when direct charge goods are received and are ready for collection
  • Maintain and update goods received inward report.
  • Forward invoices to accounts in a timely manner.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment (control spillages)
  • Resolve receiving queries in a timely manner.
  • Control and secure received goods including warehouse equipment (forklift, pallet stacker, trolley jacks)
  • Any other tasks as may be delegated upon by the supervisor.
  • Conduct periodic stock counts
  • Maintain a good record of inventory in reagent sheds

Job Specific Competencies

  • Ability to deliver excellent customer service
  • Proficiency in Pronto
  • Knowledge of basic health & safety
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

Key Job Attributes

  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Must be dependable and self-motivated
  • Must have good communication and interpersonal Skills
  • Accurate and precise attention to detail
  • Able to work under minimum supervision
  • Unquestionable integrity

Experience required to perform in this job

  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar position
  • High level of self-motivation and capacity for initiative
  • Good communication and organisational skills


  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • CIPS Advanced Certificate (Level 3) or equivalent (minimum)

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

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