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Chief Engineer (Distribution Planning & Operations) – 2 Positions at Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) Limited

Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) Limited

The Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) Limited is incorporated under the Companies Act of the Laws of Malawi. Its core business is to procure, transmit and distribute electric power in Malawi as well as manage System Market and Single Buyer Operations in Malawi. ESCOM is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions currently existing within the Corporation:

Chief Engineer (Distribution Planning & Operations) – 2 Positions

Grade : ES5

Location : Blantyre, Mzuzu

Supervised by: Regional Manager

Purpose of the Job

To provide leadership and management in the implementation of regional Distribution Planning and Operations policies, work programs, plans, and budget in the region.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Manage effective planning of the Distribution System for load growth and provision of quality, reliable, affordable, and safe electricity in the region
  2. Plan, organise and coordinates with internal & external stakeholders on the development and review of the Distribution Network Master Plan for the region
  3. Manage Regional Control and Network Operations to ensure security & availability of the distribution system
  4. Ensure provision of effective wayleave management services for the distribution network in the region
  5. Provide leadership and management of distribution transformers, cables and associated switchgear maintenance and services in the region
  6. Manage provision of occupational safety, health, and environmental services in the region
  7. Ensure effective planning, coordination and management of major distribution network projects and contracts in the region
  8. Prepare annual work plans and budgets for system planning, transformers, control, and operations for the region
  9. Prepare periodic reports

Attributes and competencies

  • Effective verbal and written communication abilities
  • Visionary
  • Analytical skills
  • Coordination and People management skills
  • Hands on technical knowledge
  • Registered with MIE
  • Team player
  • Knowledge of relevant policies and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Self-starter.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • The Ideal Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering/Renewable Energy/Sustainable Energy Systems/Energy Engineering/ Metallurgy & Materials Engineering.
  • Applicant must have a minimum of five (5) years’ work experience.
  • MEI Membership


APPLICATION METHOD: Hard Copies in an envelope clearly indicating the position applied for on top.

ATTACHMENTS : Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae with 3 traceable referees and Certified Copies of Certificates.

CLOSING DATE : Friday, 10th May 2024.

ADDRESSED TO : Senior Human Resources Manager, ESCOM House, P.O. Box 2047, Blantyre.

Only candidates possessing accredited Qualifications will be considered for shortlisting. In cases where one’s qualification accreditation is questionable, the burden of proof rests with the candidate to provide evidence to the contrary.

Only Shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged and invited for interviews through email.

ESCOM Ltd is an equal opportunity employer.