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The Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) Limited is incorporated under the Companies Act of the Laws of Malawi. Its core business is to transmit and distribute electric power as well as System Market Operations in Malawi. ESCOM is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant position currently existing within the Corporation:


This is a challenging position requiring a professionally qualified and experienced executive who is visionary and dynamic.

Key responsibilities for the position

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the person shall be:

  •  Directing and guiding the Human Resource and Administration Division in the preparation of inputs to the Corporation strategic business plan and ensuring the submissions address the requirements of the Corporation’s mission and objectives.
  • Represent the Human Resource and Administration Division in the Corporation’s strategic planning process.
  •  For each department of the Human Resource and Administration Division, ensure action plan is derived from the Corporation’s business plan, the material resources, and, in liaison with other division heads, human and financial resources are available in the short and long-term for smooth implementation of such plans.
  •  Ensuring timely preparation of the revenue and capital budgets to facilitate translating into action the requirements in the Corporate Strategic Plans.
  •  Guiding the Human Resource and Administration Division in policy and efficiency in line with the Corporation’s set goals.
  •  Leading company change strategies and programmes.
  •  Developing and maintaining Human Resources strategies along with related key HR objectives and monitor delivery in a key performance indicator environment.
  •  Developing an employee centred organization culture that emphasizes continuous improvement, team building, high performance and quality.
  •  Identifying, evaluating and resolving human relations, employee morale, work performance and organizational productivity concerns.
  •  Strategic analysis of Corporation’s manpower needs now and into the future and developing manpower plans to achieve strategy.
  •  Developing employee information and records using the most up to date and effective systems available.
  •  Ensuring the creation and maintenance of a recruitment structures to acquire and retain top quality employees for the Corporation.
  •  Ensuring the creation and delivery of organizational training and development programmes
  •  Managing the Corporation’s performance management system to its full planned potential.
  •  Designing and developing the Corporation’compensation and reward plans and leading the company negotiations when required.
  •  Developing and maintaining good working relations with ESCOM Staff Union.
  •  Managing company staff welfare, health and support services policies.
  •  Creating systematic and timely employee communications structure.
  •  Carrying out any other duties as assigned by the Chief Executive Officer.

Qualifications and experience

The ideal candidate should have a minimum qualification of a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Public Administration and/or Business Administration from a recognized University or Institution.
A Master’s Degree in a relevant discipline would be an added advantage.

The successful applicant must have ten (10) years’ experience of which at least five (5) years should be at Management level in a large organisation like ESCOM.

Key competencies

The ideal candidate for the position must:

  •  Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills,
  •  Be self-motivated and a team player.
  •  Be of high integrity.
  •  Have excellent negotiation skills.


Interested persons should submit their applications, under confidential cover. either by post, courier or e-mail, enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) with names and contact details of three (3) traceable referees to:

The Comptroller of Statutory Corporations

P.O. Box 30061



Physical address: Capital Hill, GoG 7

With copies (electronic only) to Email address:

Closing date for receiving applications is 27th March 2021. Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged

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