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Chief Technical Officer at a Leading Energy and Utilities Company – PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Nigeria


PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Nigeria – Our client is a leading Energy and Utilities Company committed to increasing energy supply that will stimulate economic growth and development in Northern Nigeria through the creation of new industries and opportunities; attracting much needed investment; and boosting job creation.

They are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief Technical Officer

Reference Number: 130-PEO01199
Location: Nigeria
Department: People & Change Nigeria
Job type: Permanent

Job Summary

  • Provides leadership, strategic direction and effective coordination of all technical operations
  • Develop and implement business strategies across the technical operations to meet established service metrics and quality assurance goals.
  • Responsible for end-to-end network performance for all service delivery and fulfilment of exceptional services for subscribers.
  • Develops and implements strategies to achieve all technical operations service target.
  • Coordinates the planning and implementation of all technical operations.
  • Ensures an in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of all relevant technical equipment across company’s areas of operations.
  • Coordinates the development and implementation of a robust maintenance strategy to manage company’s technical asset portfolio.
  • Develops policies for technical operations, research and improvement of technical assets (involves definition of quality standards/ procedures)
  • Coordinates the development of the annual network operations plans – ensure planning meets environmental, technical and quality standards.
  • Coordinates the implementation of recommendations to enhance systems, expand network capacity and refurbish existing network assets/infrastructure.
  • Ensures compliance with statutory rules and regulations as required.
  • Reports on technical data on a regular basis (loss level monitoring, equipment failure, interruptions, etc.) to management and regulatory bodies
  • Supervises all engineering works and project related activities carried out across company’s network and infrastructure.
  • Oversees the engineering, design / drawing of all technical projects carried out by the company and ensures compliance with stipulated rules and regulations.
  • Develops and monitors the Function’s budget.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • Post graduate qualification in power systems engineering and management is desired
  • Membership of any of relevant professional bodies is required
  • At least 10+ years’ experience in the utilities industry across areas of operations, maintenance, planning, quality management, with at least 3 years in a supervisory or leadership role is required.

Skills and Competencies:

  • In-depth understanding and hands-on experience of the energy and utilities industry
  • Working knowledge and understanding of technical aspects and engineering of the transmission and sub-transmission and systems
  • Ability to appreciate the system impact of various policies, practices and issues strategically and holistically
  • Practical, pragmatic, and able to exercise initiative and sound judgment.
  • Excellent communication (written and oral), interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organisation and management skills.
  • Strong leadership, supervisory and people management skills
  • High sense of responsibility, accountability, and dependability.

Application Closing Date
11th October, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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