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Senior Strategy Development & Implementation 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 Strategy Development & Implementation Officer

Grade: ES6

Location: ESCOM Head Office – Business Transformation

Supervised by: Chief Strategy and Commercial Officer

Purpose of the Job

To lead large-scale changes within an organization.

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. Leading and supporting management in application and implementation of new policies and procedures.
  6. Carrying out data collection, validation and analysis to come up with reports required by Management and key stakeholders
  7. Initiating and coordinating research on general policy issues regarding electricity supply/demand, customer needs, technology changes, and other pertinent issues to enhance Company performance and financial sustainability
  8. Participating in donor funded project negotiations
  9. Ensuring timely preparation of performance reports to aid decision making by Management and key stakeholders

Attributes and competencies

  • Must have strategy development and implementation skills
  • Must possess effective communication and report writing skills
  • Must have emotional intelligence
  • Must have thorough organizational abilities
  • Must demonstrate ability to manage multiple, simultaneous and shifting demands, priorities and tight deadlines

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Ideal candidate must have Bachelor’s Degree in either Economics, Business Administration, Electrical Engineering or Strategic Management.
  • 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.