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Network Operations Manager at Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC)

Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC) – Buoyed by a mission to redefine customer experience and be the provider of choice wherever energy is consumed, the Ikeja Electric (IE), Nigeria’s largest power distribution network, came into existence on November 1st, 2013 following the handover of the defunct Power Holding Company Of Nigeria (PHCN) to NEDC/ KEPCO Consortium under the privatization scheme of the Federal Government of Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Network Operations Manager

Location: Lagos
Type: Full time
Reporting To: Business Manager

Role Purpose

  • This role will be responsible for all the operations and maintenance activities of the Business Unit (BU).

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related Engineering (Electrical / Electronics / Power) field with at least 15 years’ experience.
  • Post graduate qualification/ degree in power/ electrical engineering is an added advantage.
  • Possession of certifications in Engineering is required;
  • Membership of a professional body is required e.g. NSE, COREN.

Technical Competencies:

  • Network Data Analysis Management
  • Operations & Maintenance Management
  • Sub-station Planning Maintenance
  • System Support Load Management
  • High & Low Tension Operation & Maintenance Management
  • Network Location Mapping
  • Equipment Testing & Commissioning Management
  • Electricity Industry Regulatory Knowledge
  • Safety and Health Compliance

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Communication and Interpersonal Relations.
  • Supervisory / Managerial Skills.
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making.
  • Managing Resources.
  • Business Focus.

 

Responsibilities

  • Set and ensure targets are achieved by the various units within the Business Unit (BU) and Undertaking (UT).
  • Conduct audit records of all activities of each functioning unit to ensure compliance to operational procedures that will bring about quality output.
  • Focus on loss reduction, prevention of equipment failure and accident reduction strategies.
  • Inspect, test and commission new Distribution Sub-Stations to be connected to the system.
  • Manage and maintain 0.415kv & 11kv networks as well as patrolling and restoration of 33kv feeders on fault within the Business Unit.
  • Assess the distribution network performance and identify areas of weaknesses for improvement purposes.
  • Plan, design, execute and supervise the distribution extension, rehabilitation and maintenance activities on 11kV and 415V networks.
  • Collaborate with CHQ on periodic reports and updates
  • Allocate materials from Stores to Business Unit and Undertakings.
  • Ensure proper material utilization is done as per business process.
  • Carry out commercial and electrical load surveying of 11KV feeders and Distribution Sub-Station.
  • Inspect, test and commissioning new distribution network feeders and DT S/S projects intended to be connected to the BU network.
  • Conduct audit of the files/records of all activities of each functioning unit to ensure compliance to operational methods that will bring about quality output.
  • Focus on loss reduction, prevention of equipment failure and accident reduction strategies.
  • Review and forward annual budget/ revenue target for the business unit for approval from corporate office
  • Take responsibility for compliance with all Quality Management System /Operation Health & System related activities in the department as documented in the departmental operations manual, risk assessment register and other relevant documents.

Deadline: 12th March, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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