Direct Labour Controller

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Lusaka

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JOB INTRODUCTION:
The key purpose of the role is workforce capacity management which entails the dynamic and strategic management of future labour capacity requirements. The role will be required to:
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JOB INTRODUCTION:
The key purpose of the role is workforce capacity management which entails the dynamic and strategic management of future labour capacity requirements. The role will be required to:
Interact with Operations, Sales and Human Resources departments to plan for future capacity requirements; Streamline business processes between various departments to facilitate the production of coherent management information relating to direct labour; Review and analyse direct costs, with specific focus on direct labour cost by applying analysis and critical thinking to identify cost savings opportunities; Provide cost information to assist management with the calculation of costs for tenders and quotes.  
ROLE RESPONSIBILITY:
KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS
Headcount Management
Strategic planning of headcount requirement: interact with Operations, Sales and Human Resources departments to identify future capacity requirementsAnalysing actual headcount in relation to required headcount and deriving action plans for headcount managementSpecifically where surplus of shortages in manpower has been identified, communicate to Human Resources to enable them to start retrenchment or recruitment processes when necessary
Process Improvement
Labour Cost Management
Calculating the optimal wage cost for the businessPerforming a monthly wage cost analysis to identify reasons for variances between optimal and actual costDistributing wage cost analysis to Operations, Sales, Finance and Human ResourcesDeriving action plans for wage cost management  Communicating plans to various stakeholders and tracking the implementation of these plans and actionsUpdating ‘live’ wage models to always be able to compare optimal wages with budget & actualScheduling of leave for direct labour force in accordance with available leave balances
Quotations and Costing
Maintaining and providing cost information to the Sales and Commercial departments for use in bids and quotes.
Price Increases
Providing cost information to the sales teams for PI calculationsAssisting with calculation of optimal price increases (PIs)
Commercial Customer Files
Create, update and manage physical customer files with contracts, contract schedules, important correspondence, costings, quotations, etc.Maintenance and distribution of the contract register for all service lines
Uploading of financial data at month end
Uploading financial packs relating to direct labour information only
Triangle Balancing
Responsible for the production of the monthly reconciliation of accounts receivable, operations (EasyRoster) and payroll (triangle balancing) to meet GFC standards
Assist with budget and forecast process
Compare actual results to budget / forecast  for direct labour costs and identify reasons for variancesProvide budget input for direct labour costs
Others
Assistance with bid costing & mobilization cost trackingAssistance with business plans and models
Health and Safety
Participate in the design/ development/ review/ implementation and monitoring of the departmental safety plans for each year.Participate in safety forums created by company for example safety meetings and safety talksReport all safety incidents to the relevant peopleDiscuss all safety incidentsFollow-up on any activities assigned through safety meeting/committee/representative/managementAttend safety education and refresher programsComply with safety policies and procedures at workplaceDistribute safety information as and when requiredWear protective clothing all the tim

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