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The Fair Trading Commission is seeking to recruit an individual to fill the post of Director of Utility Regulation.
The Director of Utility Regulation has responsibility for managing the strategic goal of ensuring the efficient and safe provision of regulated utility services and will be required to provide leadership to a team of professional staff. This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer.
Responsibilities include:
  • Advising the Commission panels on the determination of utility regulation matters; 
  • The administration and enforcement of legislation pertaining to utility regulation and the regulated utility (electricity, water and telecommunications) services; Developing, implementing and monitoring regulatory mechanisms for regulated utility services;
  • Consulting with stakeholders in the sector to develop appropriate regulatory procedures to promote the provision of efficient utility services;
  • Evaluating and analysing developments within the sectors in order to inform on any needed revisions of regulatory practices;
  • Collaborating with local, regional and international regulators, regulatory associations and other entities to advance the work of the Commission; and
  • Assisting the Commission in its analysis and consideration of applications for utility rate adjustments and revision of the standards of service.
Required Qualifications:
  • A postgraduate qualification in Economics, Finance, Accounting, Engineering or Business Administration and at least five years’ relevant experience.
Other Requirements:
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team and a track record for high quality output;
  • Strong communication, leadership and interpersonal skills;
  • Evidence of a solid understanding of customer service requirements and the ability to translate goals into results;
  • Knowledge of the utility sector and of developments in utility regulation regionally and internationally;
  • Experience in project management;and
  • Be able to function efficiently in a fast paced environment.
Previous experience gained through association with an enforcement or regulatory agency, formal regulatory training, and experience working with donor agencies are desirable attributes.
Interested persons are invited to submit applications accompanied by two recent testimonials to:-
The Chief Executive Officer
Fair Trading Commission
Good Hope
Green Hill
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The closing date for submission of applications is Friday, December 9, 2022.
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