Technical Coach – Ancillary job at First Quantum Minerals
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Vacancy title:
Technical Coach – Ancillary

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

Jobs at:

First Quantum Minerals

Deadline of this Job:
Thursday, November 30 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka, South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Friday, November 17 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job description:
Key Responsibilities
• Deliver coaching and training according to the needs identified in the various sections of fleet maintenance department. ‘On the job’ coaching will be the primary method used in the department.
• Ability to role model good practice and create of a continuous learning environment; through the use of coaching methodologies and various instructional techniques identified via training needs assessments or observations.
• Use effective listening, assertiveness and questioning to support learners to engage with their learning plans and with assessment criteria and processes.
• Champion quality and provide visible leadership ‘on-the-floor’ in FQM operations.
• Use assessments and observations to identify skill gaps; create and deliver suitable interventions to address these gaps and then follow up to assess impact.
• Identify high potential Artisans with ability and aspiration to progress to more senior roles and support their development.
• Design and complete assessments against the FQM proficiency framework.
• Adhere to and champion safe working procedures for all work areas.
• Record interventions, actions assigned and progress using the learning management tools provided by the company.
• Frequently evaluate and report on the impact and effectiveness of the ongoing initiatives; make improvements as needed.
• Prepare supporting material for the delivery of coaching and training.
• Recognize and celebrate achievements and success in the team; provide candid feedback, engage at all levels and lead with a People First mindset.
• Create a coaching culture across the organization and upskill others in coaching methodologies.
• Collaborate with training department to define training needs based on assessments completed.

• Full grade twelve (G12) school certificate.
• Minimum of diploma in Heavy Equipment Repair or trade equivalent.
• A degree in the relevant field of study will be an added advantage.
• OEM certification to Level 3/4 will be an added advantage.
• Valid EIZ licence.
• Solid computer skills including use of MS Office (Word, Excel & Outlook), with a willingness to learn new software programs.

• Full grade twelve (G12) school certificate.
• Demonstrable coaching experience (or coaching certification) in upskilling a workforce and/or deployment and execution of a coaching programme within an organisation.
• A minimum of 10 years’ maintenance experience in mobile maintenance within open-pit mining operations. Of this a minimum of 5 years as a machine technical expert.
• The ideal candidate will have experience across Komatsu and CAT Equipment which includes but not limited to Komatsu Dozers DZ475A, DZ375A and DZ275A; Komatsu Graders GD675A and GD825A; Wheel Dozers WD900; Wheel Loaders WA500, WA600 and WA900; CAT dozer 10T and CAT loaders 988G and 992G.
• Experience with ultra-class mining equipment preferred.
• Experience working for an OEM is preferred (or similar role that has given deep experience of equipment)
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, Power Point)
• Experience acting at a supervisory level.
• Mining industry experience required.

Behavioural Traits
• A passion for coaching and development – this role requires individuals with deep technical knowledge of mining equipment with the ability to transfer that knowledge through on the job coaching and training.
• Able to deliver with professionalism, honesty and integrity; and be seen as fair at all times.
• Well-developed interpersonal, written and oral communication skills – great listening and questioning skills and able to engage and inspire people on a topic.
• Strong organizational and time management skills.
• Ability to explain technical concepts in a non-complicated way.
• Maintain a professional approach to duties and responsibilities with the capability of making timely, rational decisions and an ability to meet deadlines.
• Commitment to reach or exceed assigned goals – strong desire to make a difference.
• Ability to work under minimum supervision; and drive to deliver in a technically challenging and geographically remote maintenance environment.
• Be resilient and adaptable when dealing with challenge and change, maintaining focus and self-control.

Job Specific Competences
• Coaching
• Must have Subject Matter Expert Level experience on role relevant equipment.
• Knowledge of legislation governing mining safety regulation
• Training needs assessment skills
• Training Design skills
• Training Evaluation skills
• Proficient in Microsoft Office.
• Communication, facilitation and presentation skills with excellent command of the English language (verbal & written).
• Training material and assessment documents development.
• Knowledge of e-learning platforms.
• Good Job planning skills.
• Ability to role model Industry best practice
• Providing feedback
• Recognition and celebrating success.
• Build trust.
• Goal Setting

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Job Info
Job Category: Engineering jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Thursday, November 30 2023
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 17-11-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 17-11-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 17-11-2066
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