VACANCIES – SIERRA LEONE ELECTRICITY AND WATER REGULATORY COMMISSION (EWRC)

1. POSITION: WATER REGULATORY INSPECTOR, SLEWRC

In keeping with Section 23 (1) of the Sierra Leone Electricity and Water Regulatory Commission (EWRC) Act of 2011, the Commission hereby invites applications from suitably qualified applicants to fill the position of Water Regulatory Inspector.

Under the supervision of the Director of Water at the Commission, The Water Regulatory Technician will be responsible for monitoring water regulatory related activities within the district or within areas as specified by the Commission. He or she will report to the Director of Water.  The successful candidate must demonstrate the highest levels of responsibility, professionalism, leadership, integrity, and expertise.

SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • A Diploma from a recognized technical institution in water, environmental engineering, environmental science or any other related qualification.
  • Not less than two (2) years relevant post qualification work experience in a similar position;
  • Knowledge of Sierra Leone’s Water sector;
  • Knowledge and competence in ICT applications.

COMPETENCIES

  • Knowledge and experience in regulatory monitoring and enforcement ;
  • Knowledge about local laws and best practices in regulatory compliance;
  • Ability to use tact, maturity and sound reasoning;
  • Ability to perform independently and as a member of a team
  • Strong presentation, communication and report writing skills;

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Monitoring and inspections of licensees’ compliance and regulations including rates and tariffs decisions.
  • Preparing cases in the event of breach of licence conditions
  • Preparation of cyclical plans related to the department and submitting them to the water Department for approval.
  • Coordinate within the department and with other departments to ensure seamless operation. Temporal
  • Receives assignments from supervisors, which originate either from public complaints, employee observation or investigation of record.
  • Develop, obtain approval and implement a schedule of sites to be observed and routes the locations to maximize surveillance effectiveness
  • Prepares reports documenting investigations, and other Water regulation enforcement activities
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Director – Water.

 

2. POSITION: ELECTRICITY REGULATORY INSPECTOR, SLEWRC

Number of Position (1)

In keeping with Section 23 (1) of the Sierra Leone Electricity and Water Regulatory Commission (EWRC) Act of 2011, the Commission hereby invites applications from suitably qualified applicants to fill the position of Electricity Regulatory Inspector.  He or she will report to the Director of Electricity.

The successful candidate must demonstrate the highest levels of responsibility, professionalism, leadership, integrity, and expertise.

SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

A Diploma from a recognized technical institution in Electrical Engineering;

Not less than two (2) years relevant post qualification work experience in a similar position;

Knowledge of Sierra Leone’s Electricity sector;

Very good communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills;

Knowledge and competence in ICT applications.

COMPETENCIES

Knowledge and experience in regulatory monitoring and enforcement;

Knowledge about local laws and best practices in regulatory compliance;

Ability to perform independently and as a member of a team

Strong presentation, communication and report writing skills;

Excellent organizational management skills.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Inspector shall be responsible to monitor the adherence to basic electrical standards by captive power generation facilities (licensees).

Should be able to develop monitoring instruments (checklists, technical compliance sheets, etc.) and schedules in collaboration with the Director of Electricity

The Inspector shall be responsible for visiting all electricity related facilities to verify the information submitted by electricity licensees

The Inspector shall monitor health and safety standards of all electricity licensees

The Inspector shall monitor compliance with the terms of licence

The Inspector shall update and maintain records of inspections in a standard database developed by the Commission

The Inspector shall submit weekly reports to the Director of Electricity on progress and challenges.

Any other duties as may be assigned by the Director – Electricity.

 

HOW TO APPLY

To apply please send or email your application addressed to:

The Director General

Sierra Leone Electricity and Water Regulatory Commission

55 Berwick Street

Freetown

Email: info@ewrc.gov.sl

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 1st DECEMBER 2020

The EWRC is an equal opportunities employer and we encourage applications from women and the people with disabilities. Please note that the EWRC will take into consideration relevant experience both in Sierra Leone and in overseas jurisdictions where candidates have worked.

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