New Jobs in Abuja at Abuja Electricity Distribution Company

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC Plc) was established to distribute quality electric power to its customers, using modern technology and tools.

The company desires to build a team of professionals who will manage its operations under global best practices.

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, (AEDC) the electric distribution company for the FCT, Niger, Kogi and Nassarawa States, is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position below:

Job Title: Health, Safety and Environment Officer
Job Descriptions

  • This role reports to the regional team lead in the regional office.
  • He/She is responsible for ensuring all officers comply with HSE rules and regulations within the assigned area office.

Key Role / Responsibilities
Legislation and Compliance Monitoring:

  • Monitor safety legal requirements and produce appropriate standards, guidance and advice on compliance

Safety Inspections:

  • Conduct regular safety inspections in all work places to identify potential hazards, produce corrective action reports and facilitate implementation of corrective measures to prevent accidents.

Safety Audits:

  • Carryout independent audits of safety performance and practice, to ensure compliance to safety procedures and advising the company on future strategy to deliver improved performance

Safety Performance Monitoring:

  • Monitor the company’s performance against safety objectives and performance indicators, to facilitate analysis and recommend preventive measures

Training and Awareness:

  • Conduct safety induction training for AEDC Staff and contractor staff to ensure safety responsibilities and roles are well understood.

Incident Investigations:

  • Facilitate investigation of all company incidents to establish root causes of the incidents so as to make appropriate recommendations and prevent recurrence

Interface with Regulators:

  • Maintain positive relations with enforcing authorities and external organizations, i.e. NERC, NEMSA, Ministry of Labour Inspector of Factories, Public Health Officers, etc.

Minimum Qualification Required:

  • A First Degree in Earth Sciences, Engineering preferably Electrical or / and natural Sciences

Additional Qualification Required:

  • A professional qualification in Risk Management / Loss Prevention and Health Safety & Environment Management will be an added advantage.

Minimum Experience Required:

  • 3 – 5 Years hands-on industry experience in a similar industry / Oil and Gas Industry

Other Requirements:

  • Experience/Knowledge of the job – depth of understanding covering:
  • Impact of managing safety on the Company’s business objectives / bottom-line
  • Performance Reporting & Analysis (hands on exercise)
  • Strong Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Computer literate
  • Good team player
  • Elements of a Safety Management System and awareness of the relevant ISO standards (OSHAS18001)
  • Auditing systems (process description)
  • Incident Investigation and Analysis (process description / exercise)

Job Title: Head, Business Risk
Job Description

  • The role reports to the Director Risk and Compliance within the AEDC organogram.
  • He/she is to effectively develop and implement an Enterprise Wide Risk Management System for the organisation, develop a risk identification and reporting matrix for the organisation and prepare quarterly ERM Reports for the EMT and EXCOM of the AEDC Board.

Key Roles Responsibilities

  • Planning, designing and implementing an overall Enterprise Risk Management process and plan for the organization Leading and coordinating risk assessments, identifying the operational and strategic risks, facilitating the prioritization of risks and the identification of risk owners.
  • Ensure the provision of on-the-job technical training for staff to ensure skills transfer.
  • Lead in establishing and monitoring performance benchmarks for the Business Risk Management function and ensure the promotion of a high performance culture within team.
  • Co-ordinate all Risk Management activities and events within AEDC.
  • Ensure the implementation of all the Company’s Risk Management Frameworks which includes Enterprise Risk Management, Insurance Risk Management, Crisis Risk Management, Business Continuity Management, Fraud Risk Management, and Information Security Risk Management in collaboration with relevant stakeholders
  • Conduct Risk assessments, which involves analyzing risks as well as identifying, describing and estimating the risks affecting the business
  • Establishing and quantifying the organization’s ‘risk appetite’, i.e. the level of risk they are prepared to undertake
  • Risk reporting in an appropriate way for different audiences, for example, to the board of directors so they understand the most significant risks, to business heads to ensure they are aware of risks relevant to their parts of the business and to individuals to understand their accountability for individual risks
  • Coordinate Risk and Control Assessment (“RCA”) including set scope, identify material risks, assign risk prioritization, identify and assess the design and operating effectiveness of key controls to mitigate operational risk
  • Providing support, education and training to staff to build risk awareness within the organization
  • Business Continuity: Manage potential and real situations that may cause disruption to operations and invocation of business continuity plans, including implementation of a robust business recovery strategy comprising an impact analysis, contingency plans and testing and with consideration to critical parties and vendors. Responsibilities also include facilitation of mandatory business continuity awareness and escalation of business continuity risks
  • Conduct Risk evaluation, which involves comparing estimated risks with criteria established by the organization such as costs, legal requirements and environmental factors, and evaluating the organization’s previous handling of risks

Minimum Qualification Required:

  • A First Degree in Business Administration, Management, Accounting, Economics, Engineering or / and natural Sciences

Additional Qualification Required:

  • An MBA and a professional Risk Management Qualification a MUST.

Minimum Experience Required:

  • 10 Years Experience in an industry / commercial entity with experience in the development and implementation of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Programme and Business Continuity Management (BCM) Plans

Other Requirements:
The candidate must be prepared to work unusually long hours; both male and female candidates are encouraged to apply. The following attributes are also very cardinal for the effective delivery of this function:-

  • Effective Leadership
  • Result Oriented with ‘a can do’ attitude
  • Good Interpersonal Relationship
  • Excellent planning and organizing skills

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae only to: [email protected]The subject of your email should be the position you are applying for.

The cover letter should be addressed to:
Abuja Electricity Distribution Company Plc,
1 Ziquinchor Street, Off IBB Way
Wuse Zone 4,
Abuja, FCT,

Attention: The Executive Director, Human Resources and Corporate Services.

Note: Only applications sent directly to the above email address and follow the above instructions will be considered

Application Deadline  5pm GMT; 27th May, 2016

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