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Latest Job Vacancies in an Electricity Distribution Company, May, 2019

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KPMG Nigeria – Our client, a leading electricity distribution company in Nigeria with interest and focus on customer satisfaction seeks to fill the role of:

Job Title: Chief Technical Officer

Location: Oyo, Nigeria

Overview

  • The job holder will lead, oversee and safely manage all aspects of the company’s technical operations in accordance standard procedures and policies to ensure efficient operations and optimal network performance.

Detailed Job Description

  • Coordinates the planning and implementation of all technical operations
  • Ensures an in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of all relevant technical equipment across company’s areas of operations
  • Coordinates the development and implementation of a robust maintenance strategy to manage company’s technical asset portfolio
  • Develops policies for technical operations, research and improvement of technical assets (involves definition of quality standards/ procedures)
  • Coordinates the development of the annual network operations plans – ensure planning meets environmental, technical and quality standards
  • Coordinates the implementation of recommendations to enhance systems, expand network capacity and refurbish existing network assets/infrastructure
  • Ensures compliance with statutory rules and regulations as required
  • Reports on technical data on a regular basis (SAIFI, SAIDI, CAIDI fault clearance, loss level monitoring, equipment failure, interruptions, etc.) to management and regulatory bodies
  • Supervises all engineering works and project related activities carried out across company’s network and infrastructure
  • Oversees the engineering, design / drawing of all technical projects carried out by the company and ensures compliance with stipulated rules and regulations
  • Develops and monitors the Function’s budget

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • A post graduate qualification in power systems engineering and management is required
  • Membership of any of relevant professional bodies is required e.g. NSE, COREN etc
  • At least 20+ years’ experience in the utilities industry across areas of operations, maintenance, planning, quality management, with at least 12 + years in a supervisory role is required
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How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Managing Director

Location: Oyo, Nigeria

Overview

  • The candidate will provide leadership to position and oversee the company’s operations to insure distribution efficiency, quality, service, and cost-effective management of resources.
  • The job holder reports to the board of directors and will be responsible for developing strategic plan to advance the company’s mission and objectives to promote revenue, profitability and growth as an organization.

Detailed Job Description

  • As part of the board of directors, take full profit and loss responsibility.
  • Develop and implement a growth focused strategy whilst improving systems and processes and creating operational efficiency.
  • Ensure commercial returns with the remit to enhance turnover, profit and market share.
  • Ensure the execution of day-to-day strategic / operational activities in line with the directives of the board of directors in order to secure maximum profitability
  • Oversee the implementation of the strategy approved by the board and drive franchise wide strategic management processes e.g. company performance scorecard management, strategic reviews, strategic planning, best practice sharing etc.
  • Continuously re-emphasize accountabilities and company objectives/ priorities
  • Identify and prioritize issues/opportunities on an on-going basis and recommend strategies to the board of directors to drive shareholder value and the overall financial position of the company.
  • Provide professional advice to the board of directors on current and future financial conditions and business needs
  • Prepare impactful reports to drive decision-making activity for the executive team
  • Direct growth across the business with a focus on maintaining commercial returns and ensuring that future markets are developed and resourced and twilight markets are exited in an appropriate manner
  • Plan, develop, and implement strategies for generating resources and/or revenues for the company.
  • Oversee Embedded Generation – Identify acquisition and merger opportunities and direct implementation activities.
  • Approve company operational procedures, policies, and standards.
  • Review activity reports and financial statements to determine progress and status in attaining objectives and revise objectives and plans in accordance with current conditions.
  • Promote the company through written articles and personal appearances at conferences and on radio and TV.
  • Represent the company at legislative sessions, committee meetings, and at formal functions.
  • Present company report at Stakeholder and Board of Director meetings.
  • To take the lead in shaping and maintaining the relationship with the Regulators/Regulating bodies
  • To ensure the company meets its statutory, regulatory and stakeholder obligations and to minimize risk to the business and its stakeholders.
  • To provide authoritative advice on relevant regulatory/legal laws and actively promote legal and regulatory compliance requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned.
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Required Qualifications and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business disciplines or any related field
  • A master’s degree in Business Administration, Finance or Accounting is required
  • Advanced degree in Business or relevant energy – related program preferred
  • Membership of a professional body in line with qualification/experience is required. â–ª Attendance of management / leadership development courses
  • At least 25 years post qualification experience with significant experience in an energy related company.
  • At least 10 years of experience in a leadership role for a large company

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

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