Principal Manager – Corporate Planning Strategy at the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC)

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) is an independent body, established by the Electric Power Sector Reform Act of 2005 to undertake technical and economic regulation of the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry. The Commission is to, among others license operators, determine operating codes and standards, establish customer rights and obligations and set cost reflective industry tariffs. The Commission has its head quarters in Abuja.

Applications are invited from suitable candidates to join our team in an exciting career of regulating the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry in the position below:

Job Title: Principal Manager – Corporate Planning Strategy

Location: Nigeria
Division: Planning, Research and Strategy

Job Description

  • Receive, document and coordinate plans and propositions for actions and tasks to be undertaken by Divisions and Units of the Commission 
  • Harmonize, synthesize and follow-up on the implementation of Action Plans and Strategic Plan of the Commission 
  • Track performance of tasks and timelines. 
  • Report and flag challenges/impediments, arising from outcome of reviews and analysis of performance tracking 
  • Provide scenarios and options to aid decision making. 
  • Review external and internal documents and make recommendations as appropriate. 
  • Articulate policy propositions and positions of the Commission, based on its mandate, mission and vision. 
  • Propose and conduct Knowledge Management functions to enhance manpower and corporate productivity. 
  • Review work-plans with a view to advise and recommend short-, medium- and long-term implementation strategies 
  • Interface with institutional, governmental, non-governmental stakeholders and partners on matters brought to the attention of the Commission and engage stakeholders as required. 
  • Work with both internal and external stakeholders to gather/collect data for review and analysis 
  • Understand stakeholders’ data and the relationship between data components 
  • Analyse data with a view to recommend improvements in operations within the organization and in the power sector 
  • Identify and understand problems through forecasting, gap analysis, quantitative reporting, research, and statistical analysis 
  • Write reports, white papers, and other published documents.

Minimum Qualifications / Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any Social Sciences, Business Administration, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, information Science or Communication Sciences.
  • First Degree (2.1) or Master’s in Project Management;
  • PMP certification would be an added advantage.  
  • Team player, ability to work under Pressure, Self-Starter, able to work with minimum supervision and Excellent audience-facing, writing and verbal communication skills. 
  • Working experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and general Microsoft Office, MS 365.  

Minimum Years of Work Experience:

  • 15 years experience in a senior applied Project Management position, or data management/analytics environment; experience in IT, economics, business/systems analysis, familiarity with PMBOK.  

Application Closing Date
12:00 Midnight: 15th July, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Instructions

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  • Complete the application step by step, the platform allows you to Save and continue later, so you can complete the application at your own pace.
  • Applicants should please note that this is a completely online application process, and no paper application and CVs should be sent to the Commission.
  • Applicants are required to submit only ONE (1) application and multiple applications shall result in a disqualification of the applicant.


  • Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted for the next process of the recruitment exercise.
  • All successful candidates will be contacted via email or phone number.

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