Junior Power Expert  at ECOWAS Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERERA) | Application Requirements

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Junior Power Expert  at ERERA

Junior Power Expert  at ECOWAS Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERERA) | Application Requirements

Junior Power Expert  at ERERA. The Ecowas Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERERA) is pleased to open their portal for applicants who would like to apply for a Junior Power Expert at ECOWAS Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERERA), a 2 years contract. This page brings you energetic information about the ERERA Contract. Applicants should see application requirements below. Read More…

About ECOWAS Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERERA)

A specialized Institution of ECOWAS (Ecowas Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority ERERA) was created in 2008 by the Authority of Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS. The purpose at which this organization was created was to regulate cross-border electricity exchanges and also enabling investment environment for regional power projects as well as providing good technical support to national regulators of the electricity sector of ECOWAS Member States.

The ERERA has developed a five-year program of activities based on its strategic plan for which it has obtained the support of several financial partners, particurlarly the European Union (EU) and United States Agency for International Development (USAID). One of the main components of the technical assistance programs with these two partners is the recruitment of additional staff to strengthen ERERA’s

Junior Power Expert  at ERERA

operational capacity. To this end, and in order to support its pool of experts responsible for ensuring the effectiveness of regulation, ERERA is recruiting qualified and able persons having the capacity to work in teams on complex assignments, conduct studies and prepare technical reports. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced citizens of the Economic Community of West African states (ECOWAS) member states to fill the following vacant positions at the Headquarters of the ECOWAS Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERERA) in Accra, Ghana.

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Job Description

JOB TITLE: Junior Power Expert
ANNUAL SALARY: (UA 42,916.53/USD 67,713.70) TO (UA 49,106.81/USD 77,480.72)
 DURATION: Two (02) years


Under the supervision of the Senior Power Expert, he/she will give assistance in the

  • management of power regulatory matters, among others, to the:
  • Review and analysis of ECOWAS Member States Power sector regulatory
  • Development of technical, economic and financial standards for the regional
  • electricity power market.
  • Benchmarking of the power sector Regulators (comparative analysis of the structure and the operational performances of the Power sector regulators at the regional level and periodic update).
  • Review of the ECOWAS energy Master Plan.
  • Follow-up of activities related to the development of electricity infrastructure, in the ECOWAS sub-region.
  • Participate in the formulation, proposal, review and application of the regional tariff methodology and pricing model for the regional electricity
  • Propose and set up technical rules and standards for the operation of the regional electricity system and market.
  • Collation, management and monitoring of technical data in the regional electricity market.
  • Monitoring of the reliability of the regional electricity system.
  • Suggesting proposals for improvement of regulatory tools in Member States.
  • Participate in the development of a regional framework for environmental protection, clean energy and energy efficiency.
  • Harmonisation of technical standards in the regional electricity market.
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by the hierarchy.

Qualifications / Experiences/Skills

  • A minimum of a first degree in Engineering or any related field.
  • Five (05) years professional experience relating to the conception and management of electric systems including two (2) years in technical regulation of power sector.
  • Possession of a higher degree would reduce the required minimum professional experience to three (3) years with two (2) years in technical regulation of power
  • Good knowledge of all types of electricity generation, transmission and distribution infrastructure, as well as in their technical management and Experience in Regional or International organizations would be an advantage.
  • Good team player and performance oriented, capability to work in a multicultural team.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Excellent communication skills (spoken, written and presentational) and interpersonal skills (team player).
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Required Age

The applicant should be less than 50 years old at the time of recruitment.

Language requirement

  • Must be fluent in one of the official languages of ECOWAS Commission, English,
  • French and Portuguese. A working knowledge of another would be an advantage.

Application Closing Date

Applicants should send, latest by Friday 30 August, 2019, at 5.00pm GMT, an

How to Apply for Junior Power Expert at ERERA

Interested applicants should scan and send copies of their letter of motivation and curriculum vitae to the following email address: jrpower@erera.arrec.org

In line with their desire to speed up and improve the recruitment process,

ERERA will only accept online applications.

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  1. Enjoyance Jumbo says:

    Where can i click to apply online for the vacant job?

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