• Jobs at The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC Plc)

  • Posted on: 10 May, 2016 Deadline: 27 May, 2016
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  • 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.

    The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, (AEDC) the electric distribution company for the FCT, Niger, Kogi and Nassarawa States, is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates for the following vacant positions:

    Head, ICT Security and Business Continuity

     

    Job Description

    • The suitable candidate will led the team to ensure that ICT assets are specified, deployed, maintained and operated to standards that enable a risk-mitigated and secure business environment

    Key Roles / Responsibilities

    • Strategically and operationally align design, specifications, deployments, operations and maintenance of IT assets to high security standards.
    • Advocate security and secure practices within the organisation.
    • Lead in the development of technical solutions that help mitigate security vulnerabilities
    • Own and execute the business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plan
    • Manage and solve strategic and operational security issues
    • Define and analyse key IT security metrics and trends and report them to stakeholders
    • Ensure security awareness for all employees
    • Work with other ICT Heads to ensure data privacy, data integrity and availability of ICT assets
    • Provide regular and consistent security briefings for stakeholders
    • Conduct budget preparation, tracking and Reporting

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of a University degree in computer science or related field. Preferred: MSc in Computer Science or Related Field.
    • CISSP/ CISA. CCIE Security or equivalent certifications
    • 4 years application level vulnerability testing and web application security. Strong foundation and in-depth knowledge of network security, authentication, security protocols and applied cryptography. Code level security auditing a plus
    • Experience conducting regular disaster recovery tests in a medium to large size organization.
    • Knowledge of Security as applied to Virtualized Environments and Cloud Computing
    • A minimum of 6 years principal or management experience.
    • Highly Developed People Skill.
    • Strong Project Management Skill.
    • Strong Mentoring skills.
    • Excellent Analytical, Organizational & Multitasking skills.
    • Strong Communication, Presentation and Interpersonal Skills.
    • Discreet with Integrity
    • Self motivated with focus on results

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    Head, ICT Network Operations and Infrastructure

     

    Job Description

    • The suitable candidate will lead a multi-disciplinary engineering team that will design, specify, deploy, operate and maintain corporate and production platforms and their interconnectivity to provide highly available ICT systems for the organization

    Key Roles / Responsibilities
    Strategically deploy and grow ICT infrastructure in line with organizational requirements:

    • Ensure high availability of IT production and corporate networks and infrastructure
    • Provide guidance on Network Design and Operational Policies
    • Own and execute infrastructure rollout plans
    • Manage and solve strategic and operational issues affecting infrastructure and network.
    • Work with other ICT Heads to ensure data privacy, data integrity and high availability of ICT services
    • Manage service providers and monitor associated SLA’s
    • Conduct Budget Preparation, Tracking and Reporting

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of a University degree in computer science or related field. Preferred: M.Sc in Computer Science or Related Field.
    • CISSP/ CISA. CCIE Security or equivalent certifications
    • 4 years application level vulnerability testing and web application security. Strong foundation and in-depth knowledge of network security, authentication, security protocols and applied cryptography. Code level security auditing a plus
    • Experience conducting regular disaster recovery tests in a medium to large size organization.
    • Knowledge of Security as applied to Virtualized Environments and Cloud Computing
    • A minimum of 6 years principal or management experience.
    • Highly Developed People Skill.
    • Strong Project Management Skill.
    • Strong Mentoring skills.
    • Excellent Analytical, Organizational & Multitasking skills
    • Strong Communication, Presentation and Interpersonal Skills.
    • Discreet with Integrity
    • Self motivated with focus on results

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    Applications and User Support Engineer

     

    Job Description

    • Provide front line user support for all corporate and production platforms and applications to enable the business to be efficient and high performing.

    Key Role/Responsibilities

    • Federal Ensure High availability of IT production and corporate applications and services.
    • Federal Adhere to cost effective solutions for user software application requirements
    • Federal Ensure adherence to ICT Device Usage Policies by users and report/escalate breaches
    • Federal Execute hardware and software rollout plans
    • Federal Solve strategic and operational software application and hardware platform issues
    • Federal Ensure data privacy, data integrity and availability of ICT services
    • Federal Provide ICT training for all staff

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of a University degree in computer science or related field.
    • Working experience as a user support team member
    • Operational knowledge on Linux and Windows Kernals and utilities
    • Strong team collaborating and People Skill.
    • Excellent Analytical, Organizational & Multitasking skills.
    • Strong Communication, Presentation and Interpersonal Skills.
    • Discreet with Integrity
    • Self motivated with focus on results

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    Site Reliability Engineer

     

    Job Description

    • Be responsible for availability, latency, performance, efficiency, change management, system management, emergency response, automation and capacity planning for ICT systems and services deployed to various units.

    Key Roles / Responsibilities

    • Own the deployment, reconfiguration and automation process of all production grade IT systems and services.
    • Ensure high availability of ICT production systems and services
    • Carry out risk assessments
    • Solve operational issues affecting production traffic
    • Ensure strict adherence to ICT policies

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of a University degree in Computer Science or related field.
    • Working experience in Systems Administration/Network Operations team in a medium/large business.
    • Practical development experience in C/C++, Java Python etc.
    • Deep knowledge of Linux/Unix Kernals.
    • Operational knowledge on Network switches, network protocols, virtualization cloud computing cooling, SDN, etc
    • Strong team collaborating and People Skill.
    • Excellent Analytical, Organizational & Multitasking skills.
    • Strong Communication, Presentation and Interpersonal Skills.
    • Discreet with Integrity
    • Self motivated with focus on results

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    Head, Business Risk

     

    Job Description

    • The role reports to the Director Risk and Compliance within the AEDC organogram.
    • He/she is to effectively develop and implement an Enterprise Wide Risk Management System for the organisation, develop a risk identification and reporting matrix for the organisation and prepare quarterly ERM Reports for the EMT and EXCOM of the AEDC Board.

    Key Roles Responsibilities

    • Planning, designing and implementing an overall Enterprise Risk Management process and plan for the organization Leading and coordinating risk assessments, identifying the operational and strategic risks, facilitating the prioritization of risks and the identification of risk owners.
    • Ensure the provision of on-the-job technical training for staff to ensure skills transfer.
    • Lead in establishing and monitoring performance benchmarks for the Business Risk Management function and ensure the promotion of a high performance culture within team.
    • Co-ordinate all Risk Management activities and events within AEDC.
    • Ensure the implementation of all the Company’s Risk Management Frameworks which includes Enterprise Risk Management, Insurance Risk Management, Crisis Risk Management, Business Continuity Management, Fraud Risk Management, and Information Security Risk Management in collaboration with relevant stakeholders
    • Conduct Risk assessments, which involves analyzing risks as well as identifying, describing and estimating the risks affecting the business
    • Business Continuity: Manage potential and real situations that may cause disruption to operations and invocation of business continuity plans, including implementation of a robust business recovery strategy comprising an impact analysis, contingency plans and testing and with consideration to critical parties and vendors. Responsibilities also include facilitation of mandatory business continuity awareness and escalation of business continuity risks
    • Conduct Risk evaluation, which involves comparing estimated risks with criteria established by the organization such as costs, legal requirements and environmental factors, and evaluating the organization’s previous handling of risks
    • Establishing and quantifying the organization’s ‘risk appetite’, i.e. the level of risk they are prepared to undertake
    • Risk reporting in an appropriate way for different audiences, for example, to the board of directors so they understand the most significant risks, to business heads to ensure they are aware of risks relevant to their parts of the business and to individuals to understand their accountability for individual risks
    • Coordinate Risk and Control Assessment (“RCA”) including set scope, identify material risks, assign risk prioritization, identify and assess the design and operating effectiveness of key controls to mitigate operational risk
    • Providing support, education and training to staff to build risk awareness within the organization

    Qualifications
    Minimum Qualification Required:

    • A First Degree in Business Administration, Management, Accounting, Economics, Engineering or / and natural Sciences

    Additional Qualification Required:

    • An MBA and a professional Risk Management Qualification a MUST.

    Minimum Experience Required:

    • 10 Years Experience in an industry / commercial entity with experience in the development and implementation of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Programme and Business Continuity Management (BCM) Plans

    Other Requirements:
    The candidate must be prepared to work unusually long hours; both male and female candidates are encouraged to apply. The following attributes are also very cardinal for the effective delivery of this function:-

    • Effective Leadership
    • Result Oriented with ‘a can do’ attitude
    • Good Interpersonal Relationship
    • Excellent planning and organizing skills

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    Health, Safety and Environment Officer

     

    Job Description

    • This role reports to the regional team lead in the regional office.
    • He/She is responsible for ensuring all officers comply with HSE rules and regulations within the assigned area office.

    Key Role / Responsibilities
    Legislation and Compliance Monitoring:

    • Monitor safety legal requirements and produce appropriate standards, guidance and advice on compliance

    Safety Inspections:

    • Conduct regular safety inspections in all work places to identify potential hazards, produce corrective action reports and facilitate implementation of corrective measures to prevent accidents.

    Safety Audits:

    • Carryout independent audits of safety performance and practice, to ensure compliance to safety procedures and advising the company on future strategy to deliver improved performance

    Safety Performance Monitoring:

    • Monitor the company’s performance against safety objectives and performance indicators, to facilitate analysis and recommend preventive measures

    Training and Awareness:

    • Conduct safety induction training for AEDC Staff and contractor staff to ensure safety responsibilities and roles are well understood.

    Incident Investigations:

    • Facilitate investigation of all company incidents to establish root causes of the incidents so as to make appropriate recommendations and prevent recurrence

    Interface with Regulators:

    • Maintain positive relations with enforcing authorities and external organizations, i.e. NERC, NEMSA, Ministry of Labour Inspector of Factories, Public Health Officers, etc.

    Requirements
    Minimum Qualification Required:

    • A First Degree in Earth Sciences, Engineering preferably Electrical or / and natural Sciences

    Additional Qualification Required:

    • A professional qualification in Risk Management / Loss Prevention and Health Safety & Environment Management will be an added advantage.

    Minimum Experience Required:

    • 3 - 5 Years hands-on industry experience in a similar industry / Oil and Gas Industry

    Other Requirements:

    • Experience/Knowledge of the job - depth of understanding covering:
    • Impact of managing safety on the Company’s business objectives / bottom-line
    • Elements of a Safety Management System and awareness of the relevant ISO standards (OSHAS18001)
    • Auditing systems (process description)
    • Incident Investigation and Analysis (process description / exercise)
    • Performance Reporting & Analysis (hands on exercise)
    • Strong Communication and interpersonal skills
    • Computer literate
    • Good team player

    Method of Application

    Applicants should send their applications which should include their Curriculum Vitae only to:hr.recruitment@abujaelectricity.com The subject of your email should be the position being applied.

    The cover letter should be addressed to:

    The CEO/MD, Abuja Electricity Distribution Company,
    1 Ziquinchor Street,
    Wuse Zone 4,
    Abuja, FCT,
    Nigeria.
    Attention:
    The Executive Director, Human Resources and Corporate Services.

    Note: Only applications sent directly to the above email address and follow the above instructions will be considered.

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