Licensing Officer

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The National Energy Regulator (NERSA) is a regulatory authority established as a juristic person in terms of Section 3 of the National Energy Regulator Act, 2004 (Act No. 40 of 2004). NERSA’s mandate is to regulate the electricity, piped-gas and petroleum pipeline industries in terms of the Electricity Regulation Act, 2006 (Act No. 4 of 2006), Gas Act, 2001 (Act No. 48 of 2001) and Petroleum Pipelines Act, 2003 (Act No. 60 of 2003). The structure of the Energy Regulator consists of nine members, five of whom are part-time and four are full-time, including the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The Energy Regulator is supported by a secretariat under the direction of the CEO. The Energy Regulator wishes to recruit personnel with appropriate competencies in the following areas:

Licensing Officer

Department: Electricity Licensing, Compliance and Dispute Resolution (ELC)
Package: R264 803.00 – R389 432.00 per annum (CTC) (Ref. HR07/19)
Requirements: * A Diploma in Administration * Minimum of Two (2) years working experience in a customer services environment * Knowledge and experience in Licensing processes. * Knowledge of the Electricity Supply Industry (ESI) * Understanding of Municipal structures.

Candidates must be competent in the following: * Good Analytical Skills * Financial Skills * Modelling and spreadsheets * Presentation Skills* Interpersonal Skills * Negotiation Skills * Writing Skills * Planning and Organization Skills * Time management
* Problem solving Skills * High level of computer Skills * Communication (verbal and written) * Report writing.

Key responsibilities: Reporting to the Head of Department: Electricity Licensing, Compliance and Dispute Resolution, The successful incumbent will: * Handle of licensing matters – including amendments, exemptions, transfers, withdrawals and revocations * Recording of licensing matters in the Department* Collaboration of information for the licensee database* Prepare and send information (licences, maps, areas of supply) requested by Licensees * Arrangements of meetings with licensees where necessary * Tracking and updating outstanding information from licensees * Creating and updating electronic and hard copying filling system of licensees * Administration of Departmental page on IDMS * Carry out any other activities assigned by the Head of Department.
Enquiries should be directed to: Mr. Dennis Seemela on (012) 401-4600

CLOSING DATE : 17 March 2019

Interested persons can forward a comprehensive CV to or National Energy Regulator of South Africa, Human Resources Department, PO Box 40343, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0007, for attention: Ms. Elizabeth Duma.

NB: Applications received from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualification evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and to provide proof of such evaluation.

Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

If you do not hear from NERSA within one month of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

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