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Principal 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:

Principal – 1 Position

Grade: ES6

Location: ESCOM Training Centre, Mpemba

Reports to: Chief Human Resources Officer (P&D)

Purpose of the Job

To facilitate the identification of training needs, design, manage and implement effective training programmes.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Implementing and monitoring training activities being carried out at the Training Centre
  2. Liaising with Technical Training Institutions for provision of Apprenticeship and/ or industrial Attachments
  3. Overseeing the development, implementation and review of the training curriculum and programmes at the Centre;
  4. Ensuring efficient administration, discipline, welfare and recreation of all members of staff under his/her command;
  5. Managing research activities of the Training Centre;
  6. Collaborating with relevant stakeholders in the provision of ESCOM training programmes;
  7. Stocking the library and keeping it up to date
  8. Facilitating registration, accreditation and renewal of membership of local and international bodies

Attributes and competencies

  • Impeccable skills in Microsoft office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc)
  • Effective verbal and written communication abilities
  • 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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Human Resource, Engineering, Public Administration from an accredited university
  • Four years’ relevant work experience preferably in a training department or institution.
  • Relevant Membership Body


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.