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Senior Performance Monitoring and Reporting Officer – 2 Positions 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 Performance Monitoring and Reporting Officer – 2 Positions

Grade: ES6

Location: Blantyre – SMO and Transmission Licensees

Supervised by : Director

Purpose of the Job

Responsible for the Directorate performance monitoring and reporting by undertaking detailed, independent analyses of the performance of the directorate as the SMO Licensee.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Develop and apply system performance monitoring and evaluation tools.
  2. Apply a range of data analysis techniques to enable directors and managers to have a detailed understanding of the effectiveness of systems, potential risks and potential lines of enquiry that require further review or audit.
  3. Sound qualitative and quantitative performance analyses.
  4. Prepare System Performance reports.
  5. Make Presentations to SMO/Transmission Sections, divisions, departments, and tracing target for improved results.
  6. Carry out data quality assessments / audits regularly on agreed indicators to guide decision making.
  7. Develop and maintain a process for gathering, validating, and analyzing performance information relating to corporate plans/strategies, key policies and standards, service effectiveness and risk.
  8. Develop a clear and achievable annual work plan that illustrates forthcoming priorities based on analysis of available data and intelligence.
  9. Identify performance monitoring gaps, clarify the implications of the gaps, and make recommendations as to how the gaps should be addressed.
  10. To work flexibly as may be required by the needs of the service and carry out any other reasonable duties as required.

Attributes and competencies 

  • Impeccable skills in Microsoft office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.)
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel formulas is essential; and knowledge of Power Query is desirable.
  • Expertise and experience in defining data requirements and developing new
  • Impeccable skills in Microsoft office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.) Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel formulas is essential; and knowledge of Power Query is desirable.
  • Expertise and experience in defining data requirements and developing new business systems to meet those requirements.
  • 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 Ability to work with managers from a range of departments, and divisions; and the necessary skills to interpret their management needs into data processes.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • The ideal candidate must have a minimum qualification of a Bachelor’s Degree Engineering or Economics or Accounting or Applied Mathematics and Statistics.
  • 4 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.