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Senior Engineer 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:

Senior Engineer (Research & Development) – 1 Position


Location: Blantyre.

Supervised by : Chief Engineer (DPC)

Purpose of the Job

To carry out Engineering research, designs, and specifications.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Planning and implementing Engineering research programs
  2. Designing or modifying Engineering designs and specifications
  3. Evaluate and identify necessary modifications to specifications and designs
  4. Researching and identifying new technologies to enhance the distribution business of ESCOM
  5. Designing new Engineering products, work procedures, and processes to enhance cost-efficiency and quality of service delivery
  6. Investigating and evaluating the practical applicability of scientific theories and Engineering principles to support the development and improvement of various Engineering systems.
  7. Leading in the reviewing of technical policies and standard operating procedures (SOPs).

Attributes and competencies

  • Engineering Researching skills
  • Keen interest in tracking the latest engineering designs and specifications
  • Ability to analyze engineering products, procedures, and processes
  • Ability to critique scientific theories and engineering principles
  • Ability to enhance efficiency and quality service delivery in Power distribution
  • Registered with the Malawi Institute of Engineers (MIE)
  • Technological / engineering expertise
  • Financial literacy
  • Regulatory engagement
  • Communication skills

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering/Renewable Energy/Sustainable Energy Systems/Energy Engineering/ Metallurgy & Materials Engineering/.
  • Four years of 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.