RIVERS STATE WATER SERVICES REGULATORY COMMISSION (RSWSRC) DIRECTOR GENERAL (ES0050) Full Time
Human Capital Partners

Rivers, Nigeria | Bachelor's Degree | 15+ years | Full Time | Male or Female | Executive / Top Management | Utility

Job Summary

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the successful candidate will champion the continuous improvement in research, planning and standards enhancement in the entire water service delivery value chain in Rivers State. Inherent in this will be to establish standards and code of practice for all water service providers.

Job Responsibilites
  • Develop effective and commercially viable water tariff regimes, terms and conditions for enhanced water service provision in Rivers State
  • Establish appropriate business practices and customer service requirements for all players in the water industry
  • Institute viable and affordable Licensing and Permit framework /regimes for water service providers
  • Establish and maintain effective relationship with all federal and state agencies accountable for ensuring access to quality water supply in the state
  • Develop appropriate incentives and penalties for maintaining sanity among water service providers and consumers, enforce relevant regulations
  • Make recommendations to appropriate legislative and related organs for possible review of regulatory framework and guidelines
Job Requirements
  • A bachelor’s degree in Law, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Business Administration or Social Sciences
  • Relevant professional qualification(s) and an MBA would be an advantage
  • A minimum of 15years relevant experience in the public or private sector, with at least 5years experience at an executive management role, preferably in water utilities, regulatory commission, or other similar organizations
  • Knowledge of applicable framework and practices in local and international public utilities regulatory agencies
  • Proven leadership, negotiating and influencing skills
  • Excellent networking skills, particularly relationship building, interpersonal and communication skills
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