Chief Technical Officer at a Leading Energy and Utilities Company – PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC)

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PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Nigeria has been operating in Nigeria since 1953 through its predecessor firms of Coopers & Lybrand and Price Waterhouse. We're one of the leading professional services firms in the country with offices in Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt, over 1000 staff and 31 resident partners.

Chief Technical Officer at a Leading Energy and Utilities Company - PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) 1

JOB TITLE: Chief Technical Officer

Department: People & Change Nigeria
Job type: Permanent


  • Provides leadership, strategic direction and effective coordination of all technical operations
  • Develop and implement business strategies across the technical operations to meet established service metrics and quality assurance goals.
  • Responsible for end-to-end network performance for all service delivery and fulfilment of exceptional services for subscribers.
  • Develops and implements strategies to achieve all technical operations service target.
  • 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 (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.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • Post graduate qualification in power systems engineering and management is desired
  • Membership of any of relevant professional bodies is required
  • At least 10+ years’ experience in the utilities industry across areas of operations, maintenance, planning, quality management, with at least 3 years in a supervisory or leadership role is required.

Skills and Competencies:

  • In-depth understanding and hands-on experience of the energy and utilities industry
  • Working knowledge and understanding of technical aspects and engineering of the transmission and sub-transmission and systems
  • Ability to appreciate the system impact of various policies, practices and issues strategically and holistically
  • Practical, pragmatic, and able to exercise initiative and sound judgment.
  • Excellent communication (written and oral), interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organisation and management skills.
  • Strong leadership, supervisory and people management skills
  • High sense of responsibility, accountability, and dependability.

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Deadline: October 11, 2021

Job Features

Job CategoryEngineering / Technical