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Operating Manager — Hwange Power Station - Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC)

Location: Hwange
Alert: Application Deadline Expired

Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) is the leading generator of electrical energy in Zimbabwe and supplies the bulk of the nation's electrical power requirements from its five power stations. The company is inviting suitably qualified and motivated persons to fill the following vacant position that has arisen: 

Operating Manager — Hwange Power Station

The Position The incumbent reports to the General Manager at ZPC Hwange Power Station. The main purpose of the job is to plan, direct, organize, control and lead real time activities in the main and auxiliary plants operating functions, chemical services and operations support to achieve precise and intricate monitoring and environmental compliant operation of Hwange Power Station including Deka Pumping Station. 

Key Performance Areas

  • Provides systems to work as guidelines to achieve correct operation of plant within design requirement, maintenance directive and good operating practices.
  • Conducts and reviews the Station authorization system and safety management periodically.
  • Manages contracts for various suppliers of raw materials and customers.
  • Develops emergency operating procedures and systems to deal with abnormal situations and manages risks in the plant.
  • Builds good interpersonal relationships with subordinates, customers and suppliers. 
  • Manages system operations and energy trading.
  • Develops annual budget for the Operations Department.
  • Executes all activities in line with the Integrated Management System requirements (ISO 9001:2015, ISO 45001:2018, ISO 14001: 2015). 

Qualifications and Experience

  •  A degree in Mechanical /Electrical Engineering or equivalent ,
  • A post graduate qualification such as an MBL/ MBA or equivalent
  • Valid full membership of a recognized professional Institution.
  • 8 years relevant experience of which 6 years should be at senior level in power generation. 
  • Knowledge of the thermal power generation process 
  • Senior Electrical and Mechanical switching authorization will be an added advantage. 

Essential Competencies 

  • Good planning and organizing skills. 
  • High mental strength with a desire to see achievement of results. 
  • Analytical skills and attention to detail.

To Apply

Applications from prospective candidates with detailed curriculum vitae and certified copies of certificates should be received by not later than the 18th of March 2022 addressed to:- 

Senior Manager Human Resources

Zimbabwe Power Company

P.O Box MP 274

Mount Pleasant

HARARE

or hand delivery to

Senior Manager

Human Resources

Zimbabwe Power Company

12th Floor, Megawatt House

44 Samora Machel Avenue

HARARE 

Or email: zpchpsmgtvacancies@zpc.co.zw 

NB. ZPC's recruitment policy does not require any prospective job seekers to make payments to the Organization or any of its employees as a way of securing employment.

Alert: Application Deadline Expired

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