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Chief Strategy & Commercial Officer 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 Strategy & Commercial Officer – 1 Position

Grade: ES5

Location: ESCOM Head Office – Business Transformation

Supervised by: Business Transformation Manager

Purpose of the Job

To develop the Corporation’s long-term and short-term strategic initiatives and providing guidance through the implementation processes

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Facilitating processes to design and document appropriate strategic goals and related projects
  2. Initiating and leading in the formulation and review of KPls and corporate policies, budgets, standards and regulations
  3. Overseeing development of Licensee business/project plans and programmes to ensure that they are properly aligned with strategic objectives
  4. Monitoring and evaluating programmes, projects and activities implemented across ESCOM to ensure that they are aligned to Corporation’s strategic goals and meeting targets and timelines
  5. Cooperating with business units in the Corporation to execute strategies.
  6. Identifying and conveying strategic risks and mitigating measures.
  7. Communicating strategy throughout the organization.
  8. Overseeing the execution of business initiatives.
  9. Measuring performance and progress against KPIs
  10. Leading and coordinating tariff formulation processes, tariff tracking and annual reviews

Attributes and competencies

  • Must have strong experience in strategy development and implementation
  • Must possess good understanding of the business vision and mandate
  • Must be experienced in performance measurement and KPI development
  • Must possess good communication skills and report writing skills
  • Must have good leadership skills, and lateral thinking; high sense of professionalism
  • Must possess good skills in project management.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • The Ideal Candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree in either Economics, Business Administration and Strategic Management
  • 5 years’ relevant work experience.
  • Relevant Professional Body 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.