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Chief Technical Officer

  • Location: Oyo, Nigeria
  • Date Posted: 21-May-2019


Our client, a reputable electricity distribution company in Nigeria with interest and focus on customer satisfaction seeks to fill the role of a Chief Technical Officer.

The job holder will lead, oversee and safely manage all aspects of the company’s technical operations in accordance standard procedures and policies to ensure efficient operations and optimal network performance.

Detailed Job Description:

  • Coordinates the planning and implementation of all technical operations

  • Ensures an in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of all relevant technical equipment across company’s areas of operations

  • Coordinates the development and implementation of a robust maintenance strategy to manage company’s technical asset portfolio

  • Develops policies for technical operations, research and improvement of technical assets (involves definition of quality standards/ procedures)

  • Coordinates the development of the annual network operations plans – ensure planning meets environmental, technical and quality standards

  • Coordinates the implementation of recommendations to enhance systems, expand network capacity and refurbish existing network assets/infrastructure

  • Ensures compliance with statutory rules and regulations as required

  • Reports on technical data on a regular basis (SAIFI, SAIDI, CAIDI fault clearance, loss level monitoring, equipment failure, interruptions, etc.) to management and regulatory bodies

  • Supervises all engineering works and project related activities carried out across company’s network and infrastructure

  • Oversees the engineering, design / drawing of all technical projects carried out by the company and ensures compliance with stipulated rules and regulations

  • Develops and monitors the Function’s budget

Required Qualifications and Experience:
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering

  • A post graduate qualification in power systems engineering and management is required

  • Membership of any of relevant professional bodies is required e.g. NSE, COREN etc

  • At least 20+ years’ experience in the utilities industry across areas of operations, maintenance, planning, quality management, with at least 12 + years in a supervisory role is required

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