New Vacancy in an Electricity Distribution Company for a Chief Technical Officer

DCSL Corporate Services Limited – Our client, an Electricity Distribution Company, is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Chief Technical Officer
Location: Rivers
Job Description
Strategic:

  • Oversees ALL company technical products, services and activities towards revenue generation covering but not limited to Engineering Services, Project Management, Engineering and Construction expert services.
  • Provide industry trends, opportunities for expansion and projection of future company growth, not limited to local opportunities but with strong awareness of Global perspectives.
  • Develop with a technical efficiency and awareness, polices and standards that are aimed at ensuring optimal utilization of the company/departmental resources for the overall achievement of the company’s set objectives; long-term and periodic.
  • Ownership of the company’s Technology strategy, providing visible leadership for the company within the technology community and leading the execution of technology strategy for platforms, partnerships and external relationships
  • With the COO, representing the company before Financial, Government and Technical Regulatory Forces, defending company’s objectives and decisions.
  • Ensure legal and regulatory compliance regarding all financial functions and commitments of the company

Operational:

  • Take charge of the delivery of the entire technical and operational functions (design, engineering, tendering, project management) of Transmission (extra high voltage & high voltage) and distribution construction projects, and utility system and other large construction projects that have significant electrical engineering components.
  • In performing this role, you shall ensure the following;
    • Develop capable managers and team leads in each project team and expertise circle
    • Implementation of effective program, to build critical core competencies and organizational effectiveness.
    • Ensure proper establishment, documentation, implementation, control and maintenance of Quality, Cost, Labour and Time Management Systems
    • Conduct regular Review Meetings of projects, identify challenges and decide action plans.
    • Ensure coordination and resolution of issues amongst departments relating to projects, cash flow, contracts and sub-contracts.
    • Assessment of training needs of Technical personnel and implementation of training plan and program on continuous basis.
    • Management is properly guided on all Technical Advancement decisions to be made
    • All staff of the Technical Division are evaluated against agreed performance objectives at pre-defined periods set by the HR function of IEL
  • Lead the Technical Division to effectively and efficiently deliver all projects with constant improvement of quality, reliability, performance, profitability and reputation of the company, keeping in view customer needs and satisfaction, of course meeting statutory and regulatory requirement.
  • Ensure that all Contracts/Sub-contract are clearly and fully executed with high compliance to modern operational strategy, methodology and equipment
  • Lead the Technical Division to effectively and efficiently deliver all projects with constant improvement of quality, reliability, performance, profitability and reputation of the company, keeping in view customer needs and satisfaction, of course meeting statutory and regulatory requirement.
  • Ensure that all Contracts/Sub-contract are clearly and fully executed with high compliance to modern operational strategy, methodology and equipment.

In performing this role, you shall ensure the following;

  • Develop capable managers and team leads in each project team and expertise circle
  • Implementation of effective program, to build critical core competencies and organizational effectiveness.
  • Ensure proper establishment, documentation, implementation, control and maintenance of Quality, Cost, Labour and Time Management Systems
  • Conduct regular Review Meetings of projects, identify challenges and decide action plans.
  • Management is properly guided on all Technical Advancement decisions to be made
  • All staff of the Technical Division are evaluated against agreed performance objectives at pre-defined periods set by the HR function of IEL
  • Ensure coordination and resolution of issues amongst departments relating to projects, cash flow, contracts and sub-contracts.
  • Assessment of training needs of Technical personnel and implementation of training plan and program on continuous basis.
  • Provision of coaching and counseling as necessary tall staff of the department

Reporting and Analysis:

  • Develop and Review Projects reports and present tthe Management Team and
  • Managing Director and when requested by the Board the following reports by
  • Monthly, Quarterly, Bi-Annually and Annually but not limited to:
    • Milestone Status on all Projects
    • Operational Improvements for Future Growth and Sustainability
  • Review and monitor business operating reports, ensuring effectiveness as to analyze the following;
    • Risk Assessments of all Projects
    • Operating Margins on each Project
    • Design consistency and constructability analysis
  • Provide long-range economic trends reports reflecting opportunities that exist in the industry, identifying our:
    • Growth Against Market/Industry
    • Global and Competitive Technology Standards for Operating Efficiencies

Qualification and Experience

  • B.Sc/HND in Engineering Programs and added with MBA
  • Minimum experience of 20 years out of which 5 years should have been managing a large electrical engineering construction department or division
  • Must be member of a professional engineering body: COREN, NSE, IEE etc.
  • Experience should include planning, budgeting, executing, monitoring and cash flow management of complex projects.
  • Proficiency in an ERP Solutions and with competencies in Project Management, CAD and Microsoft Office/Prima Vera (PMO).

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and Curriculum Vitae/Resumes to: [email protected]

 

Application Deadline: 9th August, 2017.

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