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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.

Solomon Islands Electricity Authority (SIEA) now trading as Solomon Power (“Solomon Power”) seeks applications from qualified candidates for its Manager Electrical Engineering role.

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.

Reporting to the Chief Engineer, the role of Manager Electrical Engineering is responsible for the management of the Electrical Engineering Department and the effective operations and maintenance of electrical plants and equipment in Solomon Power’s power stations and substations in Honiara and at its Outstations.

The key result areas are (1) management of technical effectiveness (2) effective system control and operations (3) provision of technical expertise (4) leadership (5) resource management (6) strategic direction (7) risk management and (8) compliance.

The successful candidate must have a tertiary qualification in the Electrical Engineering discipline. Having a tertiary qualification that is recognised by Engineers Australia is preferred but still an aspirational aspect of the role at this stage. Tertiary qualifications in Management/Project Management/Construction Management is beneficial but not mandatory.

The successful candidate must have at least 10 years’ relevant industry experience in design, installation, testing, commissioning and operation of generation and HV networks; coupled with hands-on operation, management and control experience of generation, transmission and distribution networks with in-depth knowledge of criterion such as G-1 and N-1 and under frequency load shedding schemes. High level technical leadership in innovative development and smart grid network concepts, network automation and improvement of network performance, system stability and reliability is necessary. Leadership, management and supervisory experience in a similar capacity with experience in goal setting, capacity building, mentoring and managing a team is essential.

Applications will close at end of the business day, Wednesday 13th December 2017. 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 and mobile number
  2. A copy of your current CV setting out your professional qualifications and experience and 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 and with your permission
  3. A separate statement addressing the eight (8) key result areas (KRA) stated above, in the same order, succinctly addressing your accomplishments and experience for each KRA.

 

Applications are then to be submitted in sealed envelopes and marked “Manager Electrical Engineering” 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 and a copy of the Role Statement/Information Package (necessary for the completion of your application) please contact Lucy Piko on email address Lucy.Piko@solomonpower.com.sb.

Solomon Islands Electricity Authority (SIEA) now trading as Solomon Power (“Solomon Power”) seeks applications from qualified candidates for its Manager Health Safety Security and Environment role.

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 General Manager Corporate Services, this role is responsible for (1) the review, implementation and monitoring of Solomon Power’s occupational health and safety (“OHS”) framework, its policies, programs and initiatives (which includes the safety and fleet Manuals respectively) and the training and development policy, budget, programs, and initiatives; and (2) the development of Solomon Power’s security and environment policies and approaches; contributing to organisational planning, policy setting and decision making processes as the subject matter expert for OHS, security and environment.

The key result areas are (1) management of technical effectiveness (2) OHS management (3) training & development (4) fleet management (5) security (6) environment (7) leadership (8) stakeholder management (9) resource management (10) compliance.

The successful candidate ideally will have a tertiary qualification in engineering and must have at least 10 years’ relevant industry experience. The relevant experience must include OHS management, drawing up & managing budgets; maintaining & reporting statistical and records; ensuring compliance; multiple stakeholder management activities; wide training & development experience and providing expert advice on HSSE matters. Because of its lead role in compliance, there are times the role is required to carry out investigations, conducting root cause analysis recommending actions, and reporting; extensive experience in conducting investigations is therefore necessary.

Leadership, management and supervisory experience in a similar capacity with experience in goal setting, capacity building, mentoring and managing teams is essential.

Applications will close at end of the business day, Wednesday 13th December 2017. 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 and mobile number
  2. A copy of your current CV setting out your professional qualifications and experience and 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 and with your permission
  3. A separate statement addressing the ten (10) key result areas (KRA) stated above, in the same order, succinctly addressing your accomplishments and experience for each KRA.

 

Applications are then to be submitted in sealed envelopes and marked “Manager Health Safety Security & Environment” 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 and a copy of the Role Statement/Information Package (necessary for the completion of your application) please contact Lucy Piko on email address Lucy.Piko@solomonpower.com.sb.

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

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.

Reporting to the Chief Engineer, the role of Manager Generation & Outstations is responsible for leading, managing and supervising the Generation & Outstations teams; which comprise the main Power Stations in Lungga and Honiara, Outstations and Hybrid Stations; creating plans and procedures for maintenance and operations of all Solomon Power generation plants and equipment; maintenance of stock and equipment; diesel fuel quality control and maintenance of all fuel tanks; upkeep of the cooling systems; efficient and effective responses to business needs; maintaining & reporting statistical and financial records; and ensuring compliance with health and safety requirements. The role is also responsible for the use of the asset management system for all maintenance, inspection, testing and refurbishment of all generation assets and provides inputs to the Capital Works team for the 5 years and 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 and (7) compliance.

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

Applications will close at end of the business day, Wednesday 13th December 2017. 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 and mobile number
  2. A copy of your current CV setting out your professional qualifications and experience and 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 and 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 and experience for each KRA.

 

Applications are then to be submitted in sealed envelopes and 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 and a copy of the Role Statement/Information Package (necessary for the completion of your application) please contact Lucy Piko on email address Lucy.Piko@solomonpower.com.sb.