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Solomon Islands Electricity Authority T/A Solomon Power aims to provide a safe, reliable, affordable and accessible supply of electricity to the Solomon Islands. Our vision is about energising our Nation. We are working with our stakeholders towards Nation building through increasing the footprint of the electricity network and making electricity accessible and affordable to more people in the Solomon Islands.

We are looking for committed driven and passionate individuals to join our team in the following roles:

Solomon Islands Electricity Authority (SIEA) trading as Solomon Power (SP) seeks applications from qualified and experienced person/consultancy firms for a contract for the development of a strategy and carrying out the scope of works for the implementation of a consolidated billing system for SP.

SP is a vertically integrated state owned enterprise that owns, maintains and operates the Solomon Islands national electricity grid. We’re going through transformational change with a robust SBD$1b capital infrastructure development and network expansion program.

Reporting to the ICT Manager, this person/consultancy firm will be responsible for the development of a strategy and implementation plan to exit from the current disparate billing systems and to consolidate this to a common system which will offer pre-pay and post-pay facilities on the same electricity meters.

The successful candidate ideally will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology and shall possess at least 5 years’ relevant experience in the development and execution of IT Strategic Plans and Billing Systems.

 

Applications will close at the end of the business day, Friday 16th February 2018. Applications are to be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Solomon Islands Electricity Authority T/A Solomon Power.

The application must have the following:

1. A covering letter with the contact details including the email address and mobile number
2. A copy of the current CV setting out the professional qualifications and experience and contact details of at least two (2) professional referees. The professional referees will not be contacted until the final stage of the process, only after the applicant has been informed that we are to proceed with this step and with his/her permission

 

Applications are to be submitted in sealed envelopes and marked “Consultant for a Consolidated Billing System”

The Chief Executive Officer
Solomon Islands Electricity Authority T/A Solomon Power
P.O. Box 6, Honiara
Solomon Islands

Or alternatively to restricted Solomon Power email address: recruitment@solomonpower.com.sb.
For more information and a copy of the Terms of Reference (TOR) (necessary for the completion of the application) please contact Apollos Inasimae on email address apollos.inasimae@solomonpower.com.sb.

Solomon Islands Electricity Authority (SIEA) trading as Solomon Power (SP) seeks applications from qualified and experienced person/consultancy firms for a contract for the development of a strategy and carrying out the scope of works for the implementation of the Data Centre Infrastructure for SP.

SP is a vertically integrated state owned enterprise that owns, maintains and operates the Solomon Islands national electricity grid. We’re going through transformational change with a robust SBD$1b capital infrastructure development and network expansion program.

Reporting to the ICT Manager, this person/consultancy firm will be responsible for the development of a long term Data Centre Plan, Disaster Recovery Plan, carrying out Business Impact Analysis and a Business Continuity Plan, implementation of the Data Centre and the Disaster Recovery plan and provision of appropriate training for disaster recovery.

The successful candidate ideally will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology and shall possess at least 5 years’ relevant experience in the development and execution of IT Strategic Plans.

 

Applications will close at the end of the business day, Friday 16th February 2018. Applications are to be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Solomon Islands Electricity Authority T/A Solomon Power.

The application must have the following:

  1. A covering letter with the contact details including the email address and mobile number
  2. A copy of the current CV setting out the professional qualifications and experience and contact details of at least two (2) professional referees. The professional referees will not be contacted until the final stage of the process, only after the applicant has been informed that we are to proceed with this step and with his/her permission

 

Applications are to be submitted in sealed envelopes and marked “Consultant for Data Centre”

The Chief Executive Officer
Solomon Islands Electricity Authority T/A Solomon Power
P.O. Box 6, Honiara
Solomon Islands

Or alternatively to restricted Solomon Power email address: recruitment@solomonpower.com.sb.
For more information and a copy of the Terms of Reference (TOR) (necessary for the completion of the application) please contact Apollos Inasimae on email address apollos.inasimae@solomonpower.com.sb.

Solomon Islands Electricity Authority (SIEA) trading as Solomon Power (SP) seeks applications from qualified and experienced person/consultancy firms for a contract for the development of a strategy and carrying out the scope of works for the provision of alternate IT connectivity to infrastructure assets at Honiara and at the Outstations (in various Provinces) located in Solomon Islands.

Solomon Power is a vertically integrated state owned enterprise that owns, maintains and operates the Solomon Islands national electricity grid. We’re going through transformational change with a robust SBD$1b capital infrastructure development and network expansion program.

Reporting to the ICT Manager, this person/consultancy firm will be responsible for the development of an exit strategy from the current IT remote connectivity between the Head Office at Ranadi and the Power Stations and Substations at Honiara and at the Outstations being provided through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between SP and other parties. This connectivity currently is being provided through VSAT and Fibre Optic infrastructure.

The successful candidate ideally will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology and shall possess at least 5 years’ relevant experience in the development and execution of IT Strategic Plans.

 

Applications will close at the end of the business day, Friday 16th February 2018. Applications are to be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Solomon Islands Electricity Authority T/A Solomon Power.

The application must have the following:

  1. A covering letter with the contact details including the email address and mobile number
  2. A copy of the current CV setting out the professional qualifications and experience and contact details of at least two (2) professional referees. The professional referees will not be contacted until the final stage of the process, only after the applicant has been informed that we are to proceed with this step and with his/her permission

 

Applications are to be submitted in sealed envelopes and marked “Consultant for Exit Strategy”

The Chief Executive Officer
Solomon Islands Electricity Authority T/A Solomon Power
P.O. Box 6, Honiara
Solomon Islands

Or alternatively to restricted Solomon Power email address: recruitment@solomonpower.com.sb.
For more information and a copy of the Terms of Reference (TOR) (necessary for the completion of the application) please contact Apollos Inasimae on email address apollos.inasimae@solomonpower.com.sb.

Solomon Power is implementing its Apprenticeship Program that will work within the ambit of the National Apprenticeship and Traineeship Policy to develop its apprentices into competent tradespersons and technicians in the field of electrical, mechanical and possibly civil and telecommunications engineering.  The Apprenticeship Program will provide for on-and-off the job training, mentoring, coaching, monitoring and assessment.

Apprenticeship training will develop skilled and technical personnel within the electrical, mechanical, civil and telecommunications disciplines in Solomon Power.

The Program will comprise a fixed term of four years for the trade and technical levels and will consist of an off-the-job component for a theoretical course of instruction at a recognized tertiary institution and an on-the-job component within the engineering departments of Solomon Power.  The Program will be supplemented by relevant and mandatory in-house training provided by Solomon Power for its workforce.

RELEVANT FIELDS OF STUDY:

  • Electrical Trade
  • Mechanical Trade
  • Electrical Technician

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:

Minimum qualification Form 6 with good marks in Maths and English and or progress certificate in Electrical Trade Certificate, Heavy Plant Trade Certificate and Electrical Trade Certificate/Diploma course all at Tertiary Level.

SKILLS and ABILITIES:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Driven, results oriented
  • Passionate
  • Microsoft Office with superior computer skills
  • Time management
  • Good Interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Disciplined and good in self-management
  • Uphold and role model organisational values

Applications close Monday 12th February, 2018. Please contact Salome Tahisihaka on telephone number 38842 or 38843 for further information regarding this Program. Alternatively, you can email your application to email address: recruitment@solomonpower.com.sb. If you think you have what it takes and want to be part of the Solomon Power team, send in your application with your updated CV detailing your qualification with referee details. This should be forwarded no later than the date mentioned. All applications should be clearly marked stating the role you are applying for and forwarded to: Chief Executive Officer, Solomon Power, PO Box 6, HONIARA.

Solomon Power thanks all applicants, however, only those qualified will be screened and only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Solomon Islands Electricity Authority (SIEA) now trading as Solomon Power (“Solomon Power”) is advertising again to seek applications from qualified candidates for its Manager Generation & Outstations role.

Solomon Power is a vertically integrated state owned enterprise that owns, maintains & operates the Solomon Islands national electricity grid. We’re going through transformational change with a robust SBD$1b capital infrastructure development & network expansion.

Reporting to the Chief Engineer, the role of Manager Generation & Outstations is responsible for leading, managing & supervising the Generation & Outstations teams; which comprise the main Power Stations in Lungga & Honiara, Outstations & Hybrid Stations; creating plans & procedures for maintenance & operations of all Solomon Power generation plants & equipment; maintenance of stock & equipment; diesel fuel quality control & maintenance of all fuel tanks; upkeep of the cooling systems; efficient & effective responses to business needs; maintaining & reporting statistical & financial records; & ensuring compliance with health & safety requirements. The role is also responsible for the use of the asset management system for all maintenance, inspection, testing & refurbishment of all generation assets & provides inputs to the Capital Works team for the 5 years & 10 years maintenance planning; supporting the Standards unit for maintenance of equipment standards.

The key result areas are (1) management of technical effectiveness (2) effective operational management (3) leadership (4) effective resource management (5) strategic direction (6) risk management & (7) compliance.

The successful candidate must have a tertiary qualification in the Electrical &/or Mechanical engineering disciplines & must have at least 10 years’ relevant industry experience. The relevant experience must include Power Station experience specifically with leading, managing & supervising multiple &/or cross functional teams for maintenance & operations of plants & equipment, stock management, managing planned maintenance programs; diesel fuel quality control & fuel tank maintenance; upkeep of cooling systems; efficient & effective responses to business needs including responses to breakdowns, diagnosing faults, repairing equipment; obtaining specialist components, drawing up & managing budgets; maintaining & reporting statistical & financial records; ensuring compliance with health & safety requirements; use of asset management system & providing input to planning & standards activities. Leadership, management & supervisory experience in a similar capacity with experience in goal setting, capacity building, mentoring & managing teams is essential.

 

Applications will close at the end of the business day, Friday 23rd February 2018. Applications are to be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Solomon Islands Electricity Authority T/A Solomon Power.

Your application must have the following:

  1. A covering letter with your contact details including your email address & mobile number
  2. A copy of your current CV setting out your professional qualifications & experience & contact details of at least two (2) professional referees. Your professional referees will not be contacted until the final stage of the process, only after you have been informed that we are to proceed with this step & with your permission
  3. A separate statement addressing the seven (7) key result areas (KRA) stated above, in the same order, succinctly addressing your accomplishments & experience for each KRA; must be attached to the application.

 

Applications are then to be submitted in sealed envelopes & marked “Manager Generation & Outstations” to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Solomon Islands Electricity Authority T/A Solomon Power
P.O. Box 6, Honiara
Solomon Islands

Or alternatively to restricted Solomon Power email address: recruitment@solomonpower.com.sb.

For more information & a copy of the Role Statement please contact Lucy Piko on email address Lucy.Piko@solomonpower.com.sb. Please ensure your application contains the three documents listed above.

This role reports to the Procurement Manager and is primarily responsible for managing and administering of all Outstation purchasing of goods and services and the necessary logistical arrangement and other requirements.

Primary objectives:

  1. Liaise with all Outstation OICs to determine stock, materials, consumables, spare parts and all other supplies requirements for the efficient running of the Outstations.
  2. To ensure all Outstation requests for goods & services are approved and processed through the purchasing system and complied with the procurement policy and procedures.
  3. To provide logistical support for all supplies to and from the Outstations.
  4. To ensure all deliveries to and from Outstations are safe, timely and cost-effective for an efficient and effective operation of the Outstations

 

Key Result Areas: The prospecting candidate should be able to deliver the following Key Result Areas when undertaking the duties of the job.

  • Efficient and effective operations
  • Technical Effectiveness
  • Logistic Support
  • Compliance
  • Customer Service
  • Support of Organizational Strategic Direction

 

  1. Qualification:
    • Must possess a minimum qualification of a Certificate in Business or Accounting from a recognized University.
  2. Experience:
    • Must have at least 3-5 years in similar position.
  3. Skills:
    • Computer literate with the ability to interrogate the IBMS system to investigate any variances and correct them.
    • Knowledgeable on the authority products including their specifications
    • Effective communication skills and ability to grasp instructions and put them to sound working practices.
    • Sound Leadership
    • Driver’s License
    • Intuitive
    • Problem solving
    • High interpersonal skills
  4. Knowledge:
    • Basic Financial
    • Basic Accounting
  5. Personality:
    • Strong and firm
    • Committed and Dedicated
    • Ability to relate to people at all levels
    • Passion for excellence in service
    • Potential to develop further
    • Strong, fit and Healthy
  6. Work Condition:
    • Work long hours when needed including weekends
    • work under pressure
    • work as a team
    • meet deadlines
    • Contribute to the development & success of SIEA

Applications close on 4.30pm Tuesday 13th February, 2018. Please contact Droumand Rupert on telephone number 39467 for Purchasing Officer Logistics - Outstation Role Statement , or email: recruitment@solomonpower.com.sb. If you think you have what it takes and want to be part of the Solomon Power team, send in your application with your updated CV detailing your qualification, relevant experience with referee details. This should be forwarded no later than the date mentioned. All applications should be addressed and forwarded to: Senior Manager Human Resources Business Partner, Solomon Power, P O Box 6, HONIARA.

Solomon Power thanks all applicants, however, only those who satisfy the Key Selection Criteria will be screened and only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

This position reports to the Manager Land & Buildings and will be responsible to manage the development, implementation and execution of plans and projects for Solomon Power properties. This includes; build and delivery of plans for Solomon Power projects including pre-design, design, documentation, tendering, contract administration and all related activities to consistently meet time, cost, and quality requirements for projects and plans.

Key Result Areas: The Key Result Areas expected from the prospecting candidate when undertaking the duties of the job includes;

  • Property Development
  • Project Management
  • Resource Management
  • Customer Service
  • Reporting
  • Compliance

 

QUALIFICATION, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE: The prospecting candidate must be able satisfy the following Key Selection Criteria in order to be considered for the position.

Qualification:

Tertiary qualification in a relevant property related discipline and proven work experience; or a combination of formal education and experience which must be related to quantity surveying, design and construction.

Experience:

At least 3 years in similar role, including managing end to end properties development activities.

Skills:

  • Superior written and verbal communication skills necessary
  • Ability to manage multiple activities
  • Developing leadership skills built on a baseline of being a competent manager of resources
  • Stakeholder management - ensuring all concerned adhere to correct processes
  • Organised with effective organisation skills to report, communicate and get work done to completion in time
  • Manager of activities and establish a detailed project program that sets clear milestones and objectives to ensure successful project delivery
  • Knowable on carry out analysis, critically reviewing work to minimise risk and maximise outcomes.
  • Ability to produce detailed monthly reports for projects and plans covering safety, environment, programs, resources, budgets, risk and profitability

Attributes:

  • Ethical
  • Eye for detail
  • An analytical mind
  • Persuasive and influential
  • Methodical
  • Passion for excellence in service
  • Confident
  • Capacity to manage situations
  • Ability to multi-task and manage various project elements simultaneously

Applications close on 4.30pm Friday 16th February, 2018. Please contact Droumand Rupert on telephone number 39467 for Properties Officer Role Statement , or email: recruitment@solomonpower.com.sb. If you think you have what it takes and want to be part of the Solomon Power team, send in your application with your updated CV detailing your qualification, relevant experience with referee details. This should be forwarded no later than the date mentioned. All applications should be addressed and forwarded to: Senior Manager Human Resources Business Partner, Solomon Power, P O Box 6, HONIARA.

Solomon Power thanks all applicants, however, only those who satisfy the Key Selection Criteria will be screened and only those selected for an interview will be contacted.