Officer, Technical Interpreter

Job Description

KAMOA COPPER SA is looking for a Officer, Technical Interpreter 

The Kamoa Copper Mine, is a joint venture between Ivanhoe Mines (39.6%), Zijin Mining Group (39.6%), Crystal River Global Limited (0.8%) and the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (20%). It’s a very large, near-surface, flat-lying, stratiform copper deposit with adjacent prospective exploration areas within the Central African Copperbelt, at approximately 25 kilometers west of the town of Kolwezi and about 270 kilometers west of the provincial capital of Lubumbashi.

Play your part in our team succeeding…

By having to provide translation and interpretation services in the Construction department. You will have to ensure the correct interpretation of all construction material from English and Mandarin to local languages. 

You will have the following:

A Bachelor’s Degree (Mechanical or Civil Engineering) with 
Experience in the mining environment is highly advantageous, being
Fluent in English, French, Lingala, Mandarin and Swahili is required, with at least 
2 years’ relevant experience in the relevant field (engineering and interpretation) 

Preferably you will be:

Project Management certification with a 
Certification in Translation 

You will have advanced skills and knowledge in:

  • In depth knowledge of translation practices 
  • Civil or structural engineering knowledge 
  • Project management principles 

Technical Skills should include:

  • Fluency in all relevant languages
  • Business and technical writing skills
  • Communication skills
  • Stakeholder management skills
  • Copy writing and editing skills 

Personal Competencies should include:

  • Problem solving 
  • Analytical and systematic 
  • Integrity and objectivity 
  • Report writing 
  • Cultural sensitivity 
  • Technical orientation 
  • Translation skills
  • Customer Service orientation 
  • Communication skills (verbal, written, presentation, and facilitation)
  • Flexibility and adaptability- think on feet 
  • Interpersonal skills 
  • Conflict management 
  • Emotional intelligence 

Your Key Performance Activities will include but not limited to: 

Process: Provide translation services to support efficient communication strategies and construction operations 

  •  Provide translation and interpretation services to ensure Construction projects run efficiently 
  • Drive effective problem solving and continuous improvement 
  • Function as a Civil Engineering subject matter expert 

The finer details:

When applying, please submit a PDF version of your CV together with certified copies (certification within a 3-month period) of your ID/passport, drivers licence and qualifications. 

Should you not hear from us within 30 days of the closing date please consider your application unsuccessful. 

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