Job Vacancies at Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC)

Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) Plc – Headquartered in Ibadan is responsible for electricity distribution within the south western zone(Oyo, Ogun, Osun and kwara as well as some parts of Kogi, Ekiti and Niger states)

We are an organization with a focus on delivering excellent service to the customers and providing customer satisfaction through reliable power distributions.

In order to enable us continue providing excellent customer service, and so we can build a world class electricity distribution company, we have partnered with one of the world’s most reputable electricity distribution companies with over 100 years of experience: the Manila Electricity Company (MERALCO) from the Republic of the Philippines. We are presently in the process of re-engineering the company to international standards by introducing the latest technology, innovative customer initiatives and a compelling employee value proposition.

IBEDC is investing in excellence, if we are to meet our goals, we need your help. We need you to join us in the following rewarding and challenging career opportunity.

Human Resource Adminitsrator

Available Slots 2 Slots

Job Description To provide qualitative and quantitative support to supervisors and staff in various human resources functions

Responsibilities

  • Provides support in carrying out HR activities such as candidate screening and selection activities, updating employee records, conducting on-boarding/induction programmes, exit interviews, process leave of absence requests etc.
  • Participates in the smooth running of staff performance appraisal processes and supports HODs in conducting appraisal activities
  • Collates data, analyses and presents findings/insights to supervisors as required
  • Produces relevant paper work, letters, memos and reports as required
  • Supports in Disciplinary and Conflict/Grievance Management meetings making sure all relevant documents are made available
  • Participates in the gathering, documenting and maintenance of information kept in employee record files
  • Assist in conducting staff background checks
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organisations

Qualifications and Requirements

Educational Qualification
A Bachelor’s Degree in the Social Sciences, Arts or Humanities

Other Requirements
At least 1-3 years experience/education in general principles of Human Resources Management. Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Programmes (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word) with excellent report writing and data analysis skills.

Distribution Substation Operator

Distribution Substation Operator

Specialization Electrical Technician

Minimum Qualification OND

Required Experience 1 – 3 years

Available Slots

Application Deadline 2015-07-17

Job Description Regulates flow of electricity through substation of electric power system and over distribution lines to consumers: Records readings of switchboard instruments to compile data concerning quantities of electric power used for substation operation and amounts distributed from station

Responsibilities

  • Inspecting, operating and maintaining substations and distribution apparatus consistent with safety regulation.
  • Controlling equipment such as Current converter, Voltage transformers and Circuit breakers to regulate the flow of electricity through substations and overhead distribution lines to customers
  • Reporting outages, load data to load dispatcher and receiving switching instructions
  • Observe switchboard instruments to detect indications of line disturbances, such as grounded, shorted, or open circuit.
  • Records temperature of transformers at specified intervals
  • Issues protective tags through established safe clearance procedures for all equipment in the plant and substation
  • Notes changes in load and makes routine adjustments to meet such changes without immediate supervision. Reports unusual situations to supervision.
  • Maintains daily operating log on all operations, both routine and emergency, and reports on line outages and weather conditions. Records hourly readings of indicating and integrating meters, and changes, marks and checks charts of recording instruments.
  • Switches and maintains substation equipment for proper operation
  • Prepares the equipment for operation and starts, stops and controls the units, adjusting the load and voltage and accessory regulating equipment as required.
  • Performs switching operations in accordance with standard operating procedures.

Qualifications and Requirements

Educational requirements:

  • OND Electrical Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering
  • Professional qualification; NAPTIN Certificate, NSE (Technologist) is an added advantage

Other requirements:

  • Experience: 1-3 years
  • Technical knowledge of power distribution network
  • Technical knowledge in Switchgear Operation.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office packages
  • Safety and basic standard protection
  • Good Communication skill

Safety Monitoring and Inspection Officers

Safety Monitoring and Inspection Officers

Specialization Health Safety & Environment

Minimum Qualification BACHELOR DEGREE

Required Experience 3 – 5 years

Available Slots 4 Slots

Application Deadline 2015-07-21

Job Description To assist in the development, implementation, and maintenance of a sound quality assurance system and continual improvement of Health, Safety and Environment compliance in IBEDC.

Responsibilities

  • Assists in defining HSE quality management approach organisation-wide (procedures, standards, specifications, etc)
  • Monitors compliance with HSE policy.
  • Conducts HSE inspections, sampling, monitoring/tests, accident and incident investigations, to identify hazards and unsafe practices – reports findings and makes recommendations.
  • Carries out periodic audits on HSE processes and procedures organisation-wide.
  • Carries out regular inspections on major projects and those with a potentially high risk factor to assess compliance with policies, procedures, and ensure implementation of safe work practices
  • Assists in the development and execution of annual quality assurance plans

Qualifications and Requirements

Educational Qualification    

A first degree in Safety, Environmental Science or any related discipline

Professional Qualification   

Membership of any occupational health & safety professional bodies or equivalent.

Desired Experience  

At least 3 years experience in the HSE field within a relevant industry (Utilities, Oil and Gas, Telecommunications, etc.)

Auditor – Commercial Operations

Specialization Accounting / Finance / Marketing / Auditing

Minimum Qualification BACHELOR DEGREE

Required Experience 3 – 5 years

Available Slots 5 Slots

Application Deadline 2015-07-21

Job Description To protect IBEDC against loss and inefficiencies by conducting audits on Marketing & Customer Care operations to confirm procedural/statutory compliance; identifying ineffective processes/inadequate internal controls and recommending improvements

Responsibilities

  • Reviews marketing operations and systems (billing and collection, customer care, etc.) to confirm that they are carried out according to developed/standard processes and conform to agreed/standard policies and legislations
  • Analyses and assesses information obtained through interviews, observation and review of documentation and presents results in both a written report and oral presentation
  • Communicates with and educates process owners on the role of the audit team to ensure cooperation during the audit process
  • Maintains all approved communications regarding the audit process
  • Interprets the significance of audit findings, concludes on findings and makes practical recommendations to address non-compliance and improve internal control
  • Prepares periodic audits reports to document audit scope, procedures, findings and recommendations to key management personnel
  • Follows-up on the implementation of approved recommendations proposed in previous audit reports report and measures its impact on operations
  • Keeps abreast of industry developments and updates to auditing standards through continuing education and assists in establishing those practices within the organisation
  • Assists in conducting special investigations of fraud/malpractices across the organisation

Qualifications and Requirements

Educational Qualification
Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Accounting, Finance or any related discipline

Professional Qualification
Professional membership and certification in relevant fields including Marketing and Audit is an added advantage

Desired Experience
At least 3-5 years experience auditing marketing processes and techniques preferable in the Energy, Products or Telecommunications sector.

Auditor – Information Technology

Specialization ICT System Audit

Minimum Qualification BACHELOR DEGREE

Required Experience 3 – 5 years

Available Slots 1 Slots

Application Deadline 2015-07-21

Job Description To protect IBEDC against loss and inefficiencies by conducting audits on Information Technology systems to confirm procedural/statutory compliance; identifying ineffective processes/inadequate internal controls and recommending improvements.

Responsibilities

  • Reviews information technology (operating systems, applications, database management systems, LAN/WAN communication concepts, telecommunication systems, and system development processes and Information Security frameworks) to confirm that they are carried out according to developed/standard processes and conform to agreed/standard policies and legislations
  • Analyses and assesses information obtained through interviews, observation and review of documentation and presents results in both a written report and oral presentation
  • Communicates with and educates process owners on the role of the audit team to ensure cooperation during the audit process
  • Maintains all approved communications regarding the audit process
  • Interprets the significance of audit findings, concludes on findings and makes practical recommendations to address non-compliance and improve internal control
  • Prepares periodic audits reports to document audit scope, procedures, findings and recommendations to key management personnel
  • Follows-up on the implementation of approved recommendations proposed in previous audit reports report and measures its impact on operations
  • Keeps abreast of industry developments and updates to auditing standards through continuing education and assists in establishing those practices within the organisation
  • Assists in conducting special investigations of fraud/malpractices across the organisation

Qualifications and Requirements

Educational Qualification
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or any related discipline.

Professional Qualification
Professional membership and certification in relevant fields including IT Audit, like CISA, e.t.c.

Desired Experience
At least 3-5 years experience auditing marketing processes and techniques preferable in the Energy, Products or Telecommunications sector

Investigation, Inspection & Maintenance Officers

Specialization Electricity Metering/Inspection & Maintanance

Minimum Qualification HND

Required Experience 1 – 3 years

Available Slots 19 Slots

Application Deadline 2015-07-21

Job Description To carry out measures aimed at guarding against technical and commercial losses by detecting actual and potential revenue leakages / irregularities within the business franchise area of Ibadan, Oyo, Ogun, Kwara & Osun

Responsibilities

  • Meet agreed revenue protection targets and goals while maximising cash collection and applying strategies that will enhance theft detection.
  • Liaises with relevant departments (Technical Operations , Legal, etc.) to minimise potential energy thefts – devises adequate strategies to guard against such.
  • Daily Energy audit of energy meters of all categories of customer at their Metering points
  • Actualising strategies that will reduce Aggregate Technical, Commercial and Collection losses within domain of operation.
  • Conduct energy survey on the Customers electricity need and recommend infrastructure required.
  • Installation of Energy Meters as the need arises.
  • Inspection and certification of Meters installed by the IBEDC Contractors
  • Preparation of daily activity reports for Management Information System
  • Works with relevant department to actualize revenue protection processes and procedures to guard against potential commercial losses

Qualifications and Requirements

Educational Qualification
B.Sc/HND in Engineering or any related discipline

Other Qualifications

  • Verifiable track record of similar role will be an added advantage
  • Good knowledge of MS Office
  • Minimum of 5 years Post graduation experience

Skills

  • Effective working knowledge of Basic Electrical tools
  • Good analytical and communication skills
  • Sound knowledge of Electricity Industry
  • Ability to multi-task with little or no supervision

Auditor – Technical Operations

Specialization Electrical Engineering

Minimum Qualification HND

Required Experience 5 – 7 years

Available Slots 4 Slots

Application Deadline 2015-07-21

Job Description To protect IBEDC against loss and inefficiencies by conducting audits on Technical operations to confirm procedural/statutory compliance; identifying ineffective processes/inadequate internal controls and recommending improvements

Responsibilities

  • Reviews technical operations (planning & construction, operations & maintenance schedules, performance standards based on industry regulations, etc.)to confirm that they are carried out according to developed/standard processes and conform to agreed/standard policies and legislations
  • Analyses and assesses information obtained through interviews, observation and review of documentation and presents results in both a written report and oral presentation
  • Communicates with and educates process owners on the role of the audit team to ensure cooperation during the audit process
  • Maintains all approved communications regarding the audit process
  • Interprets the significance of audit findings, concludes on findings and makes practical recommendations to address non-compliance and improve internal control
  • Prepares periodic audits reports to document audit scope, procedures, findings and recommendations to key management personnel
  • Follows-up on the implementation of approved recommendations proposed in previous audit reports report and measures its impact on operations
  • Keeps abreast of industry developments and updates to auditing standards through continuing education and assists in establishing those practices within the organisation
  • Assists in conducting special investigations of fraud/malpractices across the organisation

Qualifications and Requirements

Educational Qualification

  • A Bachelor’s degree in  Electrical Engineering or any related discipline
  • A postgraduate degree in Engineering or any related discipline is a significant advantage

Professional Qualification

  • Professional membership and certification in relevant fields including Engineering and Audit

Desired Experience

  • At least 5+ years experience auditing technical processes, controls and systems preferably in the Energy or Telecommunications sector with at least 3 years in a supervisory role

Lead, Utilities Economics

Minimum Qualification BACHELOR DEGREE + MASTERS

Required Experience 10 – 15 years

Available Slots 1 Slots

Application Deadline 2015-07-17

Job Description To ensure full compliance of IBEDC with all industry regulations governing permits, rates and pricing Department: Regulatory Affairs and Government Relations. The role holder reports to the Head of Regulatory Affairs and Government Relations and supervises Energy Rates, Pricing, and System Reliability teams

Responsibilities

  • Assists in developing policies, strategies and plans for the department to ensure full regulatory compliance
  • Oversees and monitors the process for energy pricing and tariff rate and systems reliability
  • Participates in regulatory agency meetings and public meetings/hearings that pertains to permits, rates and pricing
  • Prepares internal report for IBEDC management (highlight findings, implications and key recommendations)
  • Monitors and ensures compliance with all applicable utility commission rules, regulations and orders as it pertains to rates, pricing and system reliability
  • Develops and implements long-term rate strategy and plans, including rate design, adjustment mechanisms and tariff provisions to prevent earnings erosion
  • Liaises constantly with relevant departments (Legal, Finance and Accounts, etc.) and BUs across IBEDC on regulatory related matters as it pertains to rates and pricing

Qualifications and Requirements

Educational Qualification:

  • A first degree in Social Sciences, Engineering or any relevant field

Desired Experience:

  • At least 10 years’ experience in a regulatory function with at least 5 years’ in a supervisory position within the Utilities industry or a closely related industry with at least 5 years in a supervisory role

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