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DCSL Corporate Services Limited – Our client, a reputable Electricity Distribution Company is recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Chief Regulatory & Legal Officer

Location: Rivers

Job Descriptions

  • The Chief Regulatory & Legal Officer is responsible for the compliance to rules/regulations issued by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) from time to time and providing real-time legal and regulatory advisory to Management. The candidate will also supervise other legal functions.
  • The Chief Regulatory & Legal Officer will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on all matters and will oversee the activities of the Regulatory and Legal Department.

Job Responsibilities
In fulfilling his or her responsibilities, The successful Candidate will:

  • Ensure implementation of Tariff orders, rules/regulations and directives of NERC;
  • Brief management on likely changes in electricity regulation and its impacts on the industry and the company;
  • Ensure timely filling of petitions and replies to the queries of NERC;
  • Liaise with government departments and NERC;
  • Anticipate developments in the power distribution industry and develop strategy;
  • Manage changes in regulatory framework;
  • Explore opportunities for new business and develop strategies to harness such potentials;
  • Conduct negotiations and finalize contracts for new business opportunities;
  • Implement compliance with statutory regulations;
  • Lead the legal department and provide advice; and
  • Identify training needs of staff and nominate for training.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law;
  • Additional degrees in Engineering/Economics/MBA will be preferred;
  • Excellent knowledge of electricity Tariffs and the MYTO process;
  • Regulatory experience in consulting or other sectors;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Proficient in the use of IT tools;
  • Minimum of Twenty (20) years’ work experience in legal & regulatory affairs; and
  • Good analytical and managerial skills.

Job Title: General Manager (GM), Technical

Location: Rivers

Job Description

  • The GM Technical is responsible for leading technical activities and services of the company to ensure that effective and efficient power is delivered to all customers. By harnessing the key performance indicators of the Company’s network management, system operations, project planning, monitoring and evaluation activities, the GM Technical will drive the right collaboration with executive management and other key touch point departments and Integrated Business Centres (IBCs) to achieve the annual operating budget and plan.
  • The GM Technical will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on all matters and will supervise the activities of the Heads; Network Management, System Operations and Project Planning.

Responsibilities
In fulfilling his or her responsibilities, The successful Candidate will:

  • Lead the technical activities of the company to ensure effective and efficient power delivery to customers;
  • Coordinate with and receive operational reports from the Heads of Network management, network operations and project planning technical operations to ensure link with KPIs and performance goals;
  • Establish standards and procedures to ensure proper functioning and safety in distribution, protection and control systems;
  • Develop and recommend new and innovative working practices within the distribution technical departments in order to achieve increased efficiency, quality of service, customer satisfaction and sustainability;
  • Lead the development and execution of an effective predictive and preventive maintenance plan to reduce unanticipated downtime;
  • Advice the CEO on pre-emptive actions to be taken;
  • Drive the development of policies and procedures to enhance the sustainability of the Company’s distribution network;
  • Lead the regular review and analysis of distribution network data/status for the purpose of preparing periodic reports for management;
  • Provide direction and closely monitor the distribution network performance and make recommendations for improvement or corrective actions
  • Liaise with regulatory and other stakeholders on technical issues;
  • Lead the strategic electrical distribution projects to ensure that the Company’s services reach all existing and potential industrial and domestic customers;
  • Oversee the implementation of change management processes in areas of functional responsibility;
  • Lead the development of annual work plan and financial budget and monitor their implementation in line with the business plan.

Requirements

  • A first Degree in Electrical Engineering from a reputable tertiary Institution;
  • Masters’ in Business Administration (MBA) will be an added advantage;
  • Minimum of Seventeen (17) years’ work experience with at least ten (10) at Senior Management level;
  • Knowledge of the Electricity Distribution market;
  • Proven change manager with excellent operational and people management skills gained in challenging conditions;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Good analytical and managerial skills.

 

Job Title: Assistant General Manager (AGM), Information Technology

Location: Rivers

Job Description

  • The AGM Information Technology is responsible for overseeing the implementation of IT strategies approved by management while analysing the business needs of all departments to determine and meet up with their respective IT requirements. The candidate will be a business enabler that will ensure that IT systems and people are effective and functioning within budgets limits, time and specifications of the company.
  • The AGM, Information Technology will report directly to the Chief Finance Officer (CFO) on all matters and will supervise the activities of the Hardware, Software and Database Management Units.

Responsibilities
In fulfilling his or her responsibilities, The successful Candidate will:

  • Oversee all technology operations and evaluate them according to established goals;
  • Devise and establish IT policies and systems to support the implementation of strategies set by executive management;
  • Analyse the business requirements of all departments to determine their technology needs;
  • Identify the need for upgrades, configurations or new systems and report to upper management;
  • Control budget and report expenditure;
  • Assist in building relationships with vendors and creating cost-efficient contracts; and
  • Collaborate with project management office for efficient implementation of IT projects.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or other relevant disciplines;
  • A minimum of fifteen (15) years’ experience in Information Technology (IT), IT Security, Database, Hardware and Software Management;
  • MBA or Masters’ in any related discipline is an added advantage;
  • Experience in analysis, implementation and evaluation of IT systems and their specifications;
  • Sound understanding of Computer systems (Hardware/Software/Database Management), networks;
  • Experience in Controlling Information Technology budget and project management;
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills;
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills;
  • Proficient in the use of IT tools; and
  • Good analytical and managerial skills.

 

Job Title: Assistant General Manager (AGM), Human Capital Management

Location: Rivers

Job Descriptions

  • The AGM, Human Capital Management is responsible for driving adequacy in manpower planning and recruitment, high performance workforce and harmonious industrial and employee relations. This will include and not limited to best HR practices and objectives that will provide employee oriented, high performance culture that emphasises empowerment, quality, productivity and standard goal attainment.
  • The AGM, Human Capital Management will report directly to the Chief People Officer (CPO) on all matters and will supervise the activities of the HCM Operations and Performance Management Units.

Job Responsibilities
In fulfilling his or her responsibilities, the successful candidate will:

  • Develop and administers various human resources plan and procedures for all company personnel;
  • Provide strategic and administrative support in the development of the organisation and its human resource by supporting the business objectives, fostering loyalty and staff motivation, ensuring open lines of communication exists;
  • Responsible for ensuring the adequacy of the human capital to support the business strategy in line with the recruitment policy of the company;
  • Initiate the development of new policies giving the evolving nature of the organization;
  • Promote the corporate culture throughout the operations in order to create and maintain an atmosphere of trust and respect;
  • Provide up to date advice on employment laws and manage disciplinary/grievance issues;
  • Ensure industrial harmony in the company;
  • Co-ordinate staff counselling sessions;
  • Manage the performance management process and implement performance improvement process for poor performing employees;
  • Participate in developing department/business unit goals, objectives and system;
  • Provide monthly HCM Reports for CPO’s review and provide management with periodic updates;
  • Provide strategic support to the Chief People Officer and the leadership to lead the change management initiatives in the company;
  • Ensure peaceful co-existence of company and the communities by collaborating and implementing corporate social responsibility projects;
  • Ensure the implementation of all administrative activities in line with company policies and procedures;
  • Support CSR initiatives as may be driven by employees in collaboration with relevant departments;
  • Implement and annually update the compensation program; rewrite job descriptions as necessary ; conduct annual salary surveys and develop merit pool(salary budget); analyse compensation; monitor the performance evaluation program and revises as necessary;
  • Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local employment laws;
  • Take a lead in driving high level of ethics and rights environment; and
  • Any other duty as may be assigned.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or other Social Management Sciences;
  • A minimum of fourteen (14) years’ experience in Human Resources Management with five (5) years leadership experience in HR generalist role and specialist functions;
  • Masters’ in HRM or MBA (HRM option) , relevant professional certification (CIPM or any global equivalent) competency certification and proven competency in the use of HRIS will be an added advantage;
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills;
  • Proficient in the use of IT tools; and
  • Good analytical and managerial skills.

 

Job Title: Head, Learning & Development

Location: Rivers

Job Description

  • The Head, Learning & Development is responsible for driving and executing Learning and Organizational Development strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the organization, specifically in the areas of, talent, skills, competency and leadership development, change management, organizational learning, learning investment and learning return on investment as well as effective learning budget management.
  • The Head, Learning & Development will report directly to the Chief People Officer (CPO) on all matters and will supervise the activities of the Manager, Skills Development, Manager, Leadership Development and Manager, LMS & Instructional Design

Responsibilities
In fulfilling his or her responsibilities, The successful Candidate will:

  • Coordinate the development, delivery and evaluation of staff learning and development programs and the implementation of an annual corporate training plan, learning strategies, programs and budget;
  • Drive learning and organizational development strategies including corporate academy;
  • Provide learning, skill, leadership support to overall business objectives, IBCs and learning support towards employee engagement activities;
  • Drive regulatory and statutory compliance in capacity building and learning delivery;
  • Implement various learning methods companywide (e.g. coaching, job-shadowing, online training, classroom, role playing, practical, etc.);
  • Carryout annual training needs assessment and design/develop training program based on needs analysis;
  • Determine training infrastructure, including internal and external faculty; E-Learning, insourcing/outsourcing of faculties/consultants and roll out for full operations etc.;
  • Develop Prepare a training policy document for the Company while contributing to the development of the framework for the Corporate Academy and its implementation;
  • Implement team building and bonding programmes;
  • Develop and facilitate relevant “in-house” training sessions / programs;
  • Liaise with multilateral and sectoral agencies to secure training participation including total or partial funding where feasible for employees of the company;
  • Other responsibilities and roles as defined by the CPO or delegated by Superior officers.

Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in any of the Social Sciences or any other relevant discipline;
  • Evidence of formal training in Learning and Development;
  • Minimum of fifteen (15) years’ work experience in training, employee development, consulting, leadership and organization development, five (5) of which must have been spent at Senior Management level;
  • Relevant Certification will be an added advantage;
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills;
  • Familiarity with traditional and modern training methods (mentoring, coaching, on-the-job or in classroom training, e-learning, workshops, simulations etc.);
  • Proficient in the use of IT Tools; and
  • Good analytical and managerial skills.

 

Job Title: Head, Internal Audit

Location: Rivers

Job Summary

  • The Head, Internal Audit is responsible for ensuring adequacy, effectiveness and efficiency of the organisation’s internal control systems and procedures and recommend corrective actions to improve and enhance internal controls as well as reduce cost where possible.
  • The Head, Internal Audit will report directly to the Board of Directors on all matters and will supervise the activities of the Internal Audit Department.

Job Description
In fulfilling his or her responsibilities, The successful Candidate will:

  • Draft the internal Audit charter of the organization in line with international standards;
  • Develop risk based annual audit plans detailing the scope, nature and timing of audit activities;
  • Design and implement audit procedures and work programs;
  • Conduct internal audit to access the adequacy, effectiveness and efficiency of the established internal controls and procedures;
  • Identify key areas of risk within the organization and propose appropriate controls to mitigate the risks;
  • Review the accuracy, timeliness and relevance of financial information and other disclosures provided to management;
  • Discuss audit findings and recommendations with line managers and report significant issues to senior management;
  • Prepare audit reports in line with the approved audit plan;
  • Monitor the timely implementation of the management actions recommended in the audit reports; and
  • Provide senior management and the board reports on adequacy, effectiveness and efficiency of the internal controls in the organization.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting & Finance or other closely related disciplines;
  • A minimum of fifteen (15) years’ experience in Accounting, Auditing, Finance, Control and Compliance;
  • Certification as a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is desirable;
  • Excellent knowledge of generally accepted auditing standards;
  • Knowledge of Accounting, Audit and Finance principles and practices;
  • Knowledge of variety of reporting procedures, regulations and law, preferably relating to the Nigeria power sector;
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills;
  • Proficient in the use of IT tools; and
  • Good analytical and managerial skills.

Deadline: 28th March, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and CV/Resume to: recruitment@dcsl.com.ng

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