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Senior Innovation & Digitalization 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:

Senior Innovation & Digitalization Officer – 1 Position

Grade: :ES6

Location: ESCOM Head Office – Business Transformation

Supervised by: Chief Process Improvement and Innovation Officer

Purpose of the Job

To lead the transformation agenda of the Corporation aimed at moving towards modern digitized and innovative business operations

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Leading digital transformation and innovation efforts across the entire corporation in line with strategic aspirations
  2. Setting and implementing digital strategy to transition from traditional to digital processes
  3. Breaking down data silos, promoting a digital culture and building a digita business technology platform
  4. Evaluating systems to measure their success
  5. Being the centre of expertise for innovation
  6. Implementing data analytics effectively into business processes
  7. Ensuring business intelligence systems meet organizational requirements.
  8. Supporting the development and marketing of new products and services.
  9. Uncovering new digital business opportunities
  10. Building relationships externally with vendors, startups and third-party stakeholders
  11. Driving the transformation agenda of the Corporation to reach its strategic aspirations
  12. Creating a process optimization program with use of modern techniques
  13. Continuously reviewing and initiating changes to enhance innovation and optimization of processes
  14. Leading in the acquisition, development and installation of major information/operations systems for the Corporation
  15. Providing advice on evaluation, selection, implementation and maintenance of information systems

Attributes and competencies

  • Business acumen
  • Extensive understanding of digital structures and products
  • Broad technology awareness
  • Project management
  • Data understanding

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • The Ideal Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Entrepreneurship, Industrial Engineering, Business Information Technology, Electrical Engineering, Information Communication Technology
  • Must have 4 years relevant 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.