Vacancy for Regional Manager at Abuja Electricity Distribution Company

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC Plc) was established to distribute quality electric power to its customers, using modern technology and tools. The company desires to build a team of professionals who will manage its operations under global best practices.Job Title: Regional ManagerJob DescriptionThe Regional Manager Directs, Leads and Manages the administration, and operation of the business within assigned region, by adhering to agreed processes, rules and regulations, in order to meet the Company’s business objectives.Achieves business targets, minimizes technical and commercial losses, and reduces old debts in the respective area.Is responsible for energy accounting, billed energy (kWh) and collected funds (Naira) for all electricity that is available for sale.ResponsibilitiesThe regional Managers responsibilities cuts across the following areas namely.Commercial:Responsible for energy available for sale and increase of operational efficiency.Identify and implement strategies and procedures for reducing the estimated energy and uncollected revenues, including but not limited to reducing energy theft, increase billing, collection growth and debt collection.Routine visits within the assigned Region spending considerable time assessing needs, reviewing objectives, developing action plans, exercising operational oversight and performance management.Define and develop territory, vertical, and outreach strategies.Technical:Direct Provide effective direction and leadership for technical services in the region.Direct and manage the maintenance and, repairs of faulty network elements such as injection substations and lines.Direct and manage high tension lines and Operations Line tracing.Direct and manage Specialised Equipment Storage use to ensure longevity.Lead and direct the process of Load balance Management.Health, Safety and Environment:Overall responsibility for the implementation of the corporate safety vision and strategy for a particular region.Lead the promotion of a “Safety Above All” culture in the Region.Ensure that safety initiatives are consistently administered in compliance with AEDC policies and government regulations.Leads or participates in Regional safety forums and groups as appropriate.Human Resources:Provide coaching and mentoring to staff via formal and informal feedback sessions to accelerate their professional development and improve their leadership potential.Build and lead a team of professionals, while creating a fun, hard¬working, and results-¬oriented environment.Lead and exemplify the zero tolerance to corruption and other unethical practices in the Region, being the preferred initiator of investigations into such practices before escalating to the HQ.Financial Services:Agree annual budgets and produce a detailed annual business operating plan.Deliver monthly, quarterly or annual targets for revenue, profits and cash.Produce business performance reports, which could be on a monthly or quarterly basis.Oversees the fiscal activities of the Region including budgeting, reporting and audit.Manage regional budget and lead staff to achieve regional performance targets.Manage operational business expenses within region.Public Relations:Facilitate the integration of AEDC into the fabric of the community by using effective marketing and communications activities.Act as an advocate, within the public and private sectors, for issues relevant to AEDC, its services and constituencies.Listen to clients, and the community in order to improve services and generate community involvement. Assures community awareness of AEDC’s response to community needs.

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