Rivers State Ministry of Water Resources and Rural Development’s mandate to deliver adequate and potable water to her citizens, the State has embarked on comprehensive Water sector Reforms, which includes the establishment and strengthening of various institutions responsible for water supply and service delivery. The institutions established include the Port Harcourt Water Corporation.
SAMUELSON Has been engaged by the State Government to identify an exceptional, proactive, experienced and versatile individual to fill the position of Managing Director & CEO of the Water Corporation. The successful candidate shall be engaged on a performance-based contract for 5 years, with the option to renew for the same period and shall report to the Board of the Corporation.
Managing Director and CEO
A university Degree in one or more of the following or related fields of study: hydrology, water engineering, electrical engineering, geology, biochemistry, environmental sciences [or management], accountancy or business administration, with a minimum of second class division
A postgraduate degree and I or professional qualifications will be a distinct advantage
Preferably with experience in water engineering procedures, operations and practices, as well as in large-scale urban water , engineering projects
A minimum of 20 years post-degree work: experience. Possessing 10 years [inclusive] working experience with a utility service provider shall be an added advantage
IT/IS proficiency and project management skins – A must
Excellent decision making and people management skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Responsibilities / Scope of Work
To provide innovative, efficient and proactive leadership for the Corporation
To play a leading role in the State Water Sector Reforms
Shall implement commercial and customer-oriented approaches in service delivery
Shall act as the Chief Accounting Officer of the Corporation
Shall develop and implement systems, procedures and standards for the day to day operations and maintenance
Shall be proactive in problem diagnostics and solution-oriented development with regards to the management of water and sewerage systems and installations
Provides timely technical, operational and financial reports to the Board, supervising Ministry and the State Water Regulatory Commission” as and when required
Method of application
All qualified and interested candidates -are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates should send their applications in confidence .with detailed CURRICULUM VITAE [including telephone number(s) and an email address] within 2 weeks from date of this publication indicating
Ref: MD PHWC to: [email protected]
P. O. Box 592 ,
Please note that ONLY shortlisted candidates win be contacted.
Deadline: July 23, 2012