Principal Manager – Renewable Energy 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 – Renewable Energy

Location: Nigeria
Division: Planning, Research and Strategy

Job Description

  • Conduct studies on new and renewable sources of power generation 
  • Participate in the evaluation of min-grid permits, and related regulations 
  • Participate in evaluation of renewable energy policies and related regulations 
  • Participate in evaluation of applications for licences of renewable energy-based power generation  
  • Participate in designing renewable power related regulations 
  • Conduct studies on economics of renewable based power as input to tariff settings for renewable energy  
  • Handle the regulatory requirement of the National Energy Policy and Renewable Energy masterplan 
  • Design, draft PPA, Connection agreement and system standards for renewable energy based off-grid power supply to remote areas. 
  • Liaise with Renewable Energy programmes of other Government agencies 
  • Carry out projects that concern the responsibilities of NERC as may be defined by the Commissioner PRS or GM from time to time. 

Minimum Qualifications / Skills

  • B.Sc, Post Graduate Degree, and professional certification relevant to the vacancy is required. 
  • Team player, ability to work under pressure, self-starter, able to work with minimum supervision and Excellent audience-facing and verbal communication skills. High level competence with Excel, Power Point, etc. 

Field of Study:

  • Biosystem Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Science, Geography, or any other related field 

Minimum years of experience:

  • 15 years.

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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