HEAD, REGULATORY AFFAIRS & GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS VACANCY AT IBADAN ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION COMPANY (IBEDC) PLC
Posted: 19/Feb/2020

Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) Plc - Headquartered in Ibadan is responsible for electricity distribution within the south western zone (Oyo, Ogun, Osun and kwara as well as some parts of Kogi, Ekiti and Niger states).

We are an organization with a focus on delivering excellent service to the customers and providing customer satisfaction through reliable power distributions.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head, Regulatory Affairs & Government Regulations

Location: Ibadan, Oyo

Job Description

  • To put in place measures geared at ensuring full compliance of IBEDC’s business operations / activities with all stipulated regulatory standards for the industry.
  • Promote and facilitate strong and ethical relationships with relevant Government agencies.   

Responsibilities

  • Develop policies, strategies and plans (IBEDC regulatory agenda & framework, Government relations strategy, etc.) for the Function to ensure full regulatory compliance on IBEDC’s part .
  • Provide advisory services on regulatory related matters – filings, responses, applications, etc.
  • Champion regulatory related policy advocacy across IBEDC.
  • Monitor and conduct constant surveillance of all IBEDC activities across the HQ and BUs to ensure compliance.
  • Liaise constantly with relevant Functions, BUs across IBEDC on regulatory related matters.
  • Offer regulatory analysis, intelligence and support within IBEDC by proactively disseminating information on regulatory developments.
  • Endorse all reports; applications; materials; etc. to be sent by the Function to external parties (NERC, etc.) and circulates reports, applications, materials, etc. to relevant parties (internal and external).
  • Work closely with relevant internal officers to ensure Market Operator bills are settled and as at when due.
  • Develop and foster strong relationships with relevant Government agencies.
  • Identify key stakeholders and carries out regular engagement sessions based on communications plan (active engagement with IBEDC key stakeholders on all legislative and regulatory issues to ensure that company interests are protected and enhanced).

Requirements

  • Specialization LLB (Bachelor of laws) is required
  • Minimum Qualification Bachelor Degree  
  • Required Experience 15+  

Behaviour Requirements:

  • Ability to deliver policy consultation responses including developing a policy position, producing full responses to policy consultations, briefs on policy issues for senior management and working with colleagues across business units to develop an agreed position
  • Quick mind and the ability to assess and understand the impact of regulation on the business
  • Ability to work independently and effectively with light touch oversight
  • A well organised, structured and methodical approach to tasks and projects

Skills Requirements:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Experience in Power Industry regulatory affairs and building relationship with the Regulatory authorities/bodies, such as NERC
  • Strong legal and/or analytical skills
  • Ability to assess the impact of regulation on the business  and translate the impact analysis into advice for the Management (including gathering of relevant business data etc)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to develop solid relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Good communication skills

Application Closing Date
28th February, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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