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Senior Project Planner (Primavera / Project Planning / Project Management)

CA Mining Mining Review AfricaJob Description:
Our client is currently undertaking a major project in the DRC for the construction of a hydrometallurgical plant and associated infrastructure and is seeking qualified project personnel to join their team.
This exciting copper-cobalt project is one of the largest in Africa and will provide employment opportunities for many experienced individuals in the industry.
A strong Senior Project Planner with exceptional eye for detail and quality is required to join this project. The successful incumbent will be accountable for developing and maintaining the project master schedule in accordance with the strategy established for the Project.Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • 10 – 15 years’ experience working on multimillion dollar projects
  • Relevant qualifications
  • Project management experience
  • Supervise the planning of all activities in the project scope, through close liaison with area managers and technical specialists
  • Making sure an internal detailed schedule of project team activities is maintained
  • Must understand planning and management of department
  • Do daily planning and overseeing QS, Supervisor and Superintendent
  • Must be fluent with Primavera P6 and conversant with MSP
  • French and or Mandarin speaking advantageous


  • Core competencies: Decision making, change management, teamwork, stakeholder orientation
  • Transversal competencies: Strategic planning, project management, risk management,
  • Technical competencies: Project cost management systems

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Competitive salary
  • 6-2 rotation, possibly to become 3-1