FQM Return to Work Coordinator Jobs 2022 – Zambia Jobs

FQM Return to Work Coordinator Jobs 2022 – Zambia Jobs. FQM Zambia looking for “Return to Work Coordinator”. Applicants with A Degree in occupational therapy may apply on or before 24 August 2022.

FQM Return to Work Coordinator Jobs 2022

The FQM has published a job vacancy announcement on 18 August 2022 for qualified Zambia’s to fill in the vacant post of Return to Work Coordinator to be based in Solwezi, Zambia.

Recruiter First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (FQM)
Position Return to Work Coordinator
Location Solwezi, Zambia
Country Zambia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Degree in occupational therapy
Experience Required At least 5 years
Application Deadline 24 August 2022

FQM Job Vacancy 2022

Job description: Manage the return to work, occupational health program and medical surveillance program at both Kansanshi and Sentinel Mine sites. It involves working closely with the contracted occupational health services provider, wellness professionals, work rehabilitation team, treating medical staff and stakeholders on the mine site (Industrial hygiene, HR and HODs) to ensure fitness to work, limiting occupational disease and to support the timely return to normal work. This position is the point of contact between the medical service provider and the mine site (HR and safety) for any communication of employee health matters. It acts as an oversight for the risks based medical surveillance programme, fitness to work any recommended restricted duties and ensures that these are applicable and that quality of the occupational health program is maintained. In addition, the position may need to interact with the Zambian Occupational Health and Safety Institute as required. Specific roles include:

  • Ensure a holistic approach is followed for return to work by reviewing the management action plan and ensuring collaboration of the relevant doctor, medical director, fitness coordinator, specialists and other health professionals.
  • Give support and input into the work rehabilitation and work hardening program and ensure appropriate referrals are made to it with appropriate measures to track outcomes and return of investment.
  • Review and monitoring work capacity certificates and medical status reports for medical boarding recommendations.
  • Identify complex cases that need more specialized occupational medicine opinion and consult with the relevant specialists for injury and disability management.
  • Management of the risk based medical surveillance program including consistent review and updates to keep the programme in line with Zambian and global best practice guidelines.
  • Work collaboratively with nominated stakeholders on the mine sites including HR, industrial hygiene and safety departments and ensure that communication involving occupational health matters is done effectively and in good time.
  • Interacting with the Industrial hygiene department to mutually understand workplace hazards and risks, link occupational risk exposure profiles into homogenous exposure groups and development a risk/ exposure-based fitness for work and medical surveillance programme. The role will require the current system to be reviewed and updated
  • Management and collaboration with the occupational health service provider to ensure quality service is maintained and a smooth process flow is in place.
  • Organizing for training and upskilling of the clinical occupational health team, work rehabilitation team and administration team.


  • Degree in occupational therapy or physiotherapy with experience in occupational health and/or work rehabilitation
  • Degree in occupational health will be beneficial compliment to the above allied health degree
  • Certification in functional capacity assessments beneficial
  • Any additional certificates or training in the area of organizational psychology, wellness programming, or case management would be beneficial


  • 5 years’ experience in the work rehabilitation and/or occupational health and/or disability management with a focus on return to work planning..
  • 3 years managerial experience of team involved in occupational health or work rehabilitation
  • Understanding of working in a multidisciplinary health team is essential
  • Experience in working in an international setting and delivering health care services in the mining sector, ideally in a remote and resource constrained area would be beneficial

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply FQM Return to Work Coordinator Jobs 2022

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The Closing Date: 24 August 2022

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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About Us!

First Quantum Minerals Ltd. is a Canadian-based mining and metals company whose principal activities include mineral exploration, development and mining. Its main product is copper, which accounts for 80% of revenues as of 2016.