OPENED VACANCIES AT ABUJA ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION COMPANY (AEDC)

As Revenue Protection Unit, our team share a drive to detect, discover and recover energy losses that emanates from electricity theft. Electricity theft is when a person/organisation deliberately consumes electricity without lawfully paying for it. This can range from bypassing the electricity meter, stealing electricity directly from our network or knowingly using electricity without being registered to an electricity distributor and more. When this happens, an elite team of Field Investigators and Back Office Analysts work together to detect, discover and recover energy losses.  

1)      Revenue Protection Analysts

From assessing, collecting and disseminating raw intelligence to making real-time analytical judgments regarding specific and potential losses and energy theft to conducting studies to identify threats and trends, our back-office analysts are critical to RPU’s ability to act proactively against growing energy losses and theft.

Our back-office team provide support to the Field Investigators by analysing data and arriving at intelligence that guide the field investigations.  They manage our service desk, monitor performance and deal with escalated customer complaints.  With the back-office team, we move from working hard to working smart.

2)      Revenue Protection Specialist (ELI)

From Auditing a customer site as part of investigations for potential loss recovery which can be morning, noon and sometimes at night, to interviewing customers and other potential witnesses to build a case of energy theft, testifying in the court or Regulatory Proceedings, we go the extra mile to improve the revenue of our business and keep our customers safe from harmful and illegal connections

Whether a back-office analyst or field investigator, our team is committed to make the future better for our customers and our company.  So you think you can be a part of our team?…… common then, send in your application!

VACANT AVAILABLE POSITIONS

  1. Revenue Protection Specialist:

MAJOR ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Role Purpose Statement: This is an advanced technical investigative work of a complex and specialized nature detecting, investigating, and preventing energy theft, fraud, and other revenue leakages to reduce collection and commercial losses. Jobholder will also make suitable arrangements for the recovery and repayment of sums outstanding; identify & remedy unbilled sites.

  • To be successful in this role, the candidate must demonstrate ability/potential for the following accountabilities:

MAJOR ROLES &RESPONSIBILITIES

 

MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Detection & Recovery of Losses
  • Customer Service
  • Legal Services Accountabilities
  • Health & Safety
  • Documentation & Reporting

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Relevant Graduate degree (Including HND)
  • Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Physics or other related discipline will be added advantage. 
  • 2- 5 years relevant work experience (NYSC Inclusive)
  • Experience as Revenue Protection specialist will be added advantage
  • Familiarity with the various types of electricity meters
  • Fair knowledge of technical and non -technical loss detection and prevention principles
  • Customer service skills

ENVIRONMENT/WORKING CONDITIONS

Environment: Work is performed in a standard office setting and, in a field, setting with travel from site to site and exposure to an outdoor field environment and all types of weather and temperature conditions; may work irregular hours; exposure to electrical energy, potentially hostile individuals and aggressive animals. May be faced with

work and/or walk on various types of surfaces including slippery or uneven surfaces and rough terrain.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting and in a field environment; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; walk on uneven terrain, loose soil, and sloped surfaces; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; to travel to other locations; to operate equipment and vehicles; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

2. Revenue Protection Analyst

Role Purpose Statement: This is an advanced technical investigative work of a complex and specialized nature detecting, investigating, and preventing energy theft, fraud, and other revenue leakages to reduce collection and commercial losses. Jobholder will also make suitable arrangements for the recovery and repayment of sums outstanding; identify & remedy unbilled sites.

MAJOR ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To be successful in this role, the candidate must demonstrate ability/potential for the following accountabilities: 

Performance Tracking and Commercial Analysis

MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performance Tracking and Commercial AnalysisInvestigative AnalysisService Desk Management

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EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Graduate degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Statistics (Candidates of other disciplines with cognate experience can also apply)
  • 2- 4 years general work experience
  • Familiarity with the various types of electricity metering infrastructure
  • Good knowledge of the electricity supply chain value system
  • Fair Knowledge of the electricity regulatory codes and requirements
  • Fair knowledge in data analysis and usage of data analytic tools
  • Experience in data analysis.

ENVIRONMENT/WORKING CONDITIONS

Environment: Work is performed in a standard office setting and, in a field, setting with travel from site to site and exposure to an outdoor field environment and all types of weather and temperature conditions; may work irregular hours; exposure to electrical energy, potentially hostile individuals and aggressive animals; work and/or walk on various types of surfaces including slippery or uneven surfaces and rough terrain.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting and in a field environment; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; walk on uneven terrain, loose soil, and sloped surfaces; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; to travel to other locations; to operate equipment and vehicles; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

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APPLICATION STAGES

Step 1 – Application and Screening

You are advised to review the job description, ensure the form is completed and thereafter attach necessary documents. Applications are screened for eligibility and suitability. Your application and documents will be treated confidentially by us and will only be used for recruitment and selection purpose. Applicant are advised to ensure that they have their graduate certificates as AEDC will not accept statement of result. Any information discovered to be falsified will be used against the applicant and will be grounds for withdrawing an offer or terminating appointment at any time

Timeframe: The initial screening process varies greatly and is dependent upon the completion of application materials and the overall application volume.

Step 2 – Aptitude test

Applicants who pass the preliminary screening will be contacted by email only to take a timed online test. They will be allocated a REFERENCE NUMBER which would they be  referred to during the process. The test will be comprised of multiple choice questions covering different topics. Logical reason, situational judgement, critical thinking, numeric skills will be tested.

Timeframe: Candidates will receive a pass/fail notification within 3 days of completing the test.

Condition: Shortlisted candidates who give out their reference number to a third party/staff are automatically disqualified

Step 3 – Face to Face Interview

Applicants who pass the aptitude test will be scheduled to attend a face to face interview. This interview will be conducted by a select panel from the company.  This interview will be to determine the suitability of the candidate for the role and the culture of the company.

Timeframe:  Applicants who are shortlisted for interview will be contacted within 1 week of completing the online test. They will receive SMS or email.

Applicants who pass the online test will be notified of interview 1 week after completing the test. If you do not get any SMS/Email from us, then it means you were not successful.

On the day of the interview, two or more candidates may be seen at a time depending on the number for each day and each session will take at least 30 minutes.

Candidates are advised to have refreshments with them should the wait period be longer than anticipated.

Step 4 – Physical Fitness Test(PFT)

Due to the nature of the job role (detailed in the job description) it is pertinent that all RPU officers be in good physical and mental form. In view of this, Candidates who pass the interview session will be required to pass a Physical Fitness Test (PFT) to be conducted by trained HSE/Physical Fitness Instructors in simulated or real outdoor environment.

Step 5 – Appointment Offer

Candidates who pass all the stages of the assessement process will receive a Conditional Appointment Offer (CAO) with a minimum of 6months probation period before being confirmed in the role.

Timeframe: Candidates will receive their CAO shortly after passing their PFT and will have five days to accept or reject the offer.

Step 6 – Training

Candidates who successfully complete the steps will have a maximum of two weeks to assume duty. After assumption, candidates will be taken through an onboarding program. This program will consist of classroom training, tour of facilities and field operations.

Timeframe: The training may last between 2-4weeks. (including orientation).

Step 7: Deployment/Assignment to Locations

Flexibility is key at AEDC. You must be prepared and willing to be assigned according to the needs of the Revenue Protection Unit, as this is a condition for employment. All officers should adhere to a mobility agreement, which states that as a Revenue Protection Officer, you accept the posibility of transfer to any of our franchise locations as a condition of your employment

New hires will be deployed to their primary locations on the last day of their trainings. Assuming duty in the location and completing documentations, there confirms that the new hire is officially and AEDC employee.

THINGS TO CONSIDER:

  • If you are currently employed, please be aware that you may be scheduled for testing and or a dialogue during your regular working hours (i.e. midday/midweek), and sometimes within a short timeframe.
  • If you are on active National Youth Service Corp, you must be within one month of completing your service before applying.
  • You may receive no more than a two-week notice to report to duty upon successful application process
  • Applicants who reside outside the Federal Capital Territory should be aware that candidates must be available for travel to the Federal Capital Territory Abuja, for testing. Travel is at the applicant’s expense.
  • AEDC is an equal opportunity employer. No candidate will be discriminated against on grounds of tribe, religion, gender, sexual orientation. We particularly encourage qualified female candidates to apply.

 

METHOD OF APPLICATION: Intrested and qualify Applicants are visit Abuja Electric Distribution Company’s recruitment portal below and submit their applications

https://recruitment.abujaelectricity.com/rpu/

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: 23rd February, 2019

 

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