Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Jobs at The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC)

Jobs in Banking for Experienced Banking/Finance ProfessionalsThe Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) is responsible for formulating policies for the efficient regulation of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) and the 11 distribution companies (DISCOs) and stimulating competition in generation and supply.

They are a business orientated and professional organization reputed for innovation, speed and efficiency of service delivery to stakeholders. The Commission is in the process of recruiting suitably qualified candidates for these Senior and junior positions.

Applications are hereby invited from eligible candidates to fill the under listed vacant positions.

1. Research & Development Officer (Job Code: 101)
Deputy General Manager (Research & Development) Vacancy: 1
Academic Qualifications: A good honours degree in Engineering, Energy studies, Energy Economics, Economics, Physics, Mathematics, Statistics or finance. A relevant second or higher degree will be an advantage.
Minimum Experience:

  • 18 years post graduation experience. Experience should be in one or more of the following areas:
  • Energy/ Power policy, Electricity industry and Market Analysis and operations; Energy and Electricity Demand Modeling and Planning;
  • Energy and Electricity systems research, Advanced Economic/Energy
  • Economics Analysis, Statistical Techniques and Energy/Electricity information systems design and operations, financial modeling, scenario planning and system dynamics.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and power point)

Competency Requirement:

  • Capacity to work with minimal supervision both as a team member or alone
  • Proactive; able to detect in good time, challenges that may inhibit NERC from achieving its corporate objectives and to formulate and implement ways by which the Commission can resolve challenges.
  • Committed to higher professional development
  • Possesses an excellent emotional intelligence and willing to deal with factors that may inhibit effective interpersonal relationship between colleagues
  • Takes lead role in research
  • A people's manager with the capacity to lead and optimize available human and physical resources for achieving set targets
  • Has the ability to support colleagues in resolving complex issues and queries outside of the routine accounting operations.
  • Self discipline, loyalty, integrity and strong family spirit
  • Has experience in using statistical packages such as SPSS, Matlab, STAMP, Eviews etc.

2. Librarian (Job Code: 117)
Analyst 1, Vacancy: 1
Academic Qualifications: A degree in Library Science or related discipline. A postgraduate degree and or membership of a relevant professional body is an added advantage.

Minimum Experience:

  • A minimum of 5 years post qualification experience, with at least 3 years experience as a Librarian.

Competency Requirement:

  • A wide and general reading background Familiarity with public libraries
  • Excellent customer service orientation as well as oral/written communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge of library classification systems and ability to advise the Commission on the ideal one
  • Excellent computer skills such as word processing, database management and internet research.
  • Knowledge of computer based-classification, codification, storage, referencing a retrieval of library holdings
  • Good knowledge of Nigerian copyright laws
  • Ability to articulate and express self with clarity and fluency.
  • Results oriented attitude and approach to tasks, duties and assignments
  • A high degree of confidence and maturity
  • Ability to interface effectively with staff in other divisions
  • Self discipline, loyalty, integrity and strong family spirit

3. Forum Secretary (Job Code: 120)
Analyst, Vacancy: 6
Academic Qualifications: A university first degree in any field of study

Minimum Experience:

  • 3 years post qualification relevant experience

Competency Requirement:

  • Proficiency in IT
  • Good knowledge of spoken and written English
  • Ability to keep good records and take minutes of proceedings
  • Experience in the Nigerian Electricity Industry will be favorably considered.

4. Forum Secretarial Staff (Job Code: 128)
Grade Alignment: Junior Officer
Academic Qualifications: HND in Secretarial Studies

Minimum Experience:

  • Post NYSC experience useful
  • Proficiency in IT
  • Pitman professional certificate with a minimum of 50 words per minute
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Ability to stand in for Forum Secretary

Application procedure:
All interested and qualified candidates should forward their application, to arrive the Commission with the following attachment as applicable: your resume, cover letter, photocopies of certificates for qualifications claimed and for NYSC service (research plan for the Commission and copies of research publications, for DGM Research only), before Monday 27th October 2008, and addressed to:

The Chairman and Chief Executive
Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission
Adamawa Plaza,
Plot 1099, First Avenue
Off Shehu Shagari Way CBD
PMB 136, Garki, Abuja.

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