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Technical Audit Manager 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:

Technical Audit Manager – 1 Position

Grade : ES4

Location: ESCOM Head Office

Supervised by: Director of Audit and Risk

Purpose of the Job

To lead technical audit team in carrying out technical audit activities in the Corporation aimed at enforcing compliance with technical standards.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Designing, developing and reviewing technical audit policies, procedures, systems and user manuals.
  2. Developing and monitoring implementation of risk management programs, strategies and activities for the Department.
  3. Managing the development, review and implementation of annual work plans, audit programmes and budget.
  4. Ensuring that adequate policy and procedures manuals are in place for all technical operations of the Corporation and are always up to date.
  5. Monitoring and offering advice on the performance and implementation of company approved plans.
  6. Preparing and submitting/presenting audit reports to Management and Board of Directors
  7. Conducting/supervising technical investigations and advising remedial measures.
  8. Facilitating redress such as litigation, recovery and insurance claims.
  9. Liaising with and providing support to external auditors to ensure that audit exercises are completed on time and efficiently.

Attributes and competencies

  • Good leadership skills
  • A team builder
  • Good analytical Skills
  • Critical-thinking and assertiveness abilities
  • Detail-oriented personality

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • The ideal candidate must have a minimum qualification of a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering / Renewable Energy/ Sustainable Energy Systems/Energy Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Master’s and Bachelor’s Degrees in Electrical Engineering/Renewable Energy/Sustainable Energy Systems/Energy Engineering/Metallurgy & Materials Engineering/Electronics
  • Those with Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field plus Master of Business Administration or Strategic Management may also apply
  • Applicant must have 7 years’ work experience in the power industry/field of which 3 years’ work experience should be at Managers’ level.
  • Registered with MEl.


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.