Department of Energy Recruits Energy Officer

Posted on :

18 Nov, 2014

Category :

Energy Jobs in South Africa

SALARY : R270 805 per annum, Level 9
CENTRE : Head Office
REQUIREMENTS : A National Diploma in Electrical Engineering Heavy Current or equivalent, with
relevant experience in electricity distribution industry. Knowledge of
Electrification Planning and Integrated National Electrification Programme
(INEP). A valid Driver’s license is essential. PLUS the following key
competencies: Knowledge of: Electrification Industry. INEP Policies and
strategies Public Finance Management Act (PFMA). Division of Revenue Act
(DoRA) Skills: Technical Skills. Report Writing Skills. Development Skills.
Communication Skills. Negotiations Skills. Interpretation Skills Communication:
Verbal and written communication. Proficiency in at least two official language.
Creativity: Open-minded. Innovative. Good Listener. Ability to work as a team.
Ability to work under pressure


DUTIES : Collect and consolidate identified backlog of electrification. Assist with
prioritization of indemnified needs (cost benefit analysis). Facilitate the
appropriate integration of grid and non-grid electrification. Assist the Manager to
Implement National electrification plans with SRDP, URP’s and IDP’s. Develop
and maintain Grid and Non-Grid electrification plans to address the identified
need. Initiate and assist in management of the Grid and Non-grid. Electrification
projects. Monitor and Evaluate the execution of Projects. Assist the manager in
management of concession areas and monitor sustainability of concessionaires.

ENQUIRIES : Mr T Mokwena 012 406 7360


APPLICATIONS : The Director-General, Department of Energy, Private Bag X96 Pretoria, 0001or
hand delivered to, Department of Energy Building, Corner Paul Kruger and
Visagie Street (192 Visagie Street). NB: Due to the ongoing South African Post
Office (SAPO) strike, applicants are urged to make use of the following methods
to ensure that their applications reach us on time/ before the closing date(s): or alternatively fax to 086 514 0639

FOR ATTENTION : Mr. D Mbhokota/ Mr P Ndlovu

CLOSING DATE : 28 November 2014
NOTE : Applications must be on a fully completed Z83 forms, signed and dated
accompanied by a Comprehensive CV and certified copies of qualifications as
well as ID. References should include present and former supervisors as well as
their telephone, fax and e-mail addresses. Suitable candidates will be subjected
to Personnel Suitability Checks (criminal record, citizen, credit record checks,
qualification and employment verification). Confirmation of final appointment will
be subject to a positive security clearance. All non SA citizens must attach a
certified proof of permanent residence in South Africa. Due to the large number
of responses anticipated, receipt of applications will not be acknowledged and
correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only. Applicants are
advised not to send their applications through registered mail as the Department
will not take responsibility for non-collection of these applications. It is the
applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South
African Qualification Authority (SAQA) and proof must be attached thereof. It will
be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time
and place as determined by the Department. All applications must be sent to the
address provided above, and not to the specific region(s). The successful
candidates will be required to sign a performance agreement within three (3)
months of appointment. Should you not be contacted after 60 days of the closing
date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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