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The Fair Trading Commission is seeking to recruit individuals to fill the positions of Electricity Analyst, Research Officer and Legal Officer on a short term basis.
1. Electricity Analyst
The Electricity Analyst will be required to:
  • Assist with monitoring and assessing the technical and financial operations of the regulated electric utility;
  • Assist with analysis of the performance of the regulated electric utility; and
  • Assist with the development and or review of plans for projects of the regulated electric utility relating to the country’s transition to 100% renewable energy utilization by 2030.
The successful candidate should:
  • Hold a postgraduate qualification in economics, renewable energy management, electrical or mechanical engineering, or other relevant discipline;
  • Be familiar with regulatory policies and procedures and have knowledge of developments within the renewable energy sector;
  • Have knowledge of renewable energy technologies; Knowledge of energy economics, experience gained in a regulatory agency or experience working within an electricity service provider would be an asset.
The successful candidate will report to the Director of Utility Regulation.
2. Research OfficerUtility Regulation
The ideal candidate must be able to provide evidence of his/her ability to write extensive research papers, to use Microsoft Office and other statistical packages for detailed data analysis.
  • The Research Officer will be required to:
  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative research on matters related to the regulated electric utility and other electricity sector issues that will impact the operations of the utility; and
  • Prepare and present analytical reports detailing research findings.
The successful candidate should:
  • Hold an undergraduate degree in either a social sciences or applied sciences discipline;
  • Have a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience.
Experience in modelling would be an asset.
The successful candidate will report to the Director of Utility Regulation.
3. Legal Officer
The successful candidate must be a practising Attorney-at-Law of at least three years’ call.
The Legal Officer will be required to:
  • Assist in providing regulatory, legal and best market practice advice and guidance to the Commission and staff in energy matters, including renewable energy;
  • Draft, review, negotiate and conclude a range of documentation, including contracts;
  • Assist in the research and drafting of Commission decisions relevant to the determination of applications submitted by the regulated electric utility and others in the energy sector;
  • Work as part of a greater team on cross-departmental projects, strategic projects and key regulatory initiatives;
  • Conduct extensive legal research to inform policy positions and regulatory process and procedure;
  • Prepare legal opinions relating to issues of law and regulation in the energy sector;
Experience in a regulatory or compliance environment would be an asset.
The successful candidate will report to the General Legal Counsel.
All applicants for the above posts should:-
  • Be results-oriented, decisive, innovative, have strong analytical, organisational, interpersonal and communication skills; be able to demonstrate use of initiative and function in a fast paced environment.

Interested persons are invited to submit applications, accompanied by curriculum vitae and two recent testimonials, to:

The Chief Executive Officer

Fair Trading Commission

Good Hope, Green Hill


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The closing date for applications is Friday, September 25, 2020.

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