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Chief Engineer (Regional Revenue Protection Operations) 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 (Regional Revenue Protection Operations)

Grade : ES5

Location: Regional Electricity Supply (RES) – Revenue Protection

Supervised by : Revenue Protection Manager

Purpose of the Job

To provide regional operational leadership and management of Regional Revenue Protection function to effectively support Regional Electricity Supply Licensees to ensure optimised Revenue Collection through efficient Regional Revenue Protection Operations. This function will also ensure effective mobilisation and efficient utilisation of resources deployed in Regional Revenue Collection Assurance.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Provide operational leadership for effective implementation of Regional Revenue
  2. Protection operations based on annual business plans
  3. Mobilizing resources for planned Regional Revenue Protection activities (MD & Non MDI
  4. Reviewing, approving, and coordinating monthly metering audit plans.
  5. Ensuring timely meter fault clearance in the regions in line with the Customer Services Charter.
  6. Participate in developing, evaluating and reviewing Revenue Protection strategies, systems and practices
  7. Participate in assessing and recommending new Revenue Protection technologies to ensure that ESCOM adopts technologies that are suitable and friendly to both our environment and economy.
  8. Ensure effective implementation of Regional Energy flow accounting techniques from Distribution take off points with Transmission up to the customer.
  9. Supervising contracted-out services that relate to Revenue Protection.
  10. Ensuring compliance with regulation and market procedures in relation to Regional
    Revenue Protection issues
  11. Participating in the Acceptance tests and the development of specifications for Revenue Protection equipment
  12. Ensure adherence to best practices that will foster safety in all Regional Revenue Protection Operations

Attributes and competencies

  • Impeccable skills in Microsoft office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.)
  • Effective verbal and written communication abilities
  • High level of Integrity
  • The ability to manage time effectively in a high-pressure setting
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good Analytical Skills
  • Critical-thinking and assertiveness abilities
  • Detail-oriented personality
  • The ability to operate effectively both independently and as part of a team

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • The ideal candidate must have a minimum qualification of a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering/Renewable Energy/Sustainable Energy Systems/Energy Engineering/ Metallurgy & Materials Engineering/ICT from an accredited institution
  • Applicant must have 5 years’ work experience
  • МIЕ/IСТАМ 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.