Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC) – Buoyed by a mission to redefine customer experience and be the provider of choice wherever energy is consumed, Ikeja Electric (IE), Nigeria’s largest power distribution network, came into existence on November 1st, 2013 following the handover of the defunct Power Holding Company Of Nigeria (PHCN) to NEDC/ KEPCO Consortium under the privatization scheme of the Federal Government of Nigeria.

Job Position: Research & Product Development Officer
Job Location: Lagos
Reporting To: Research & Product Development Supervisor

Job Description

  • This role is responsible for providing support in early-stage research and product development concept and feasibility; supporting existing initiatives and proffering solutions for enhancement.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in planning, scoping and facilitating research experiments for and product development and business opportunities.
  • Perform periodic analysis of the power sector market landscape
  • Performs Market landscape and competitive intelligence research, databasing, and analysis.
  • Engages in business development research for lead generation.
  • Conducts focus sessions for product value proposition and validation.
  • Conduct surveys and user acceptance tests for product validation and approval.
  • Performs technical development or operational risk assessments.
  • Participates in cross-functional R&D project meetings and related activities.
  • Ensures the research and development project milestones/tasks and timelines are on track.
  • Coordinates and creates R&D required templates and product documentation information documents to prepare product launch through specified channels
  • Takes responsibility for compliance with all Quality Management System /Occupational Health & Safety systems.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Line Manager.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines – Science, Social Science, Business & Engineering
  • At least one year of relevant work experience, from a related sector/ organization with relevant experience in data analysis, research and product development.
  • Demonstrable understanding of the power sector.

Technical Competencies:

  • Product research & development
  • Product go-to-market strategy
  • Business process and improvements
  • Strategy development and implementation
  • Customer relationship management.
  • Sales and marketing
  • Data Analytics.

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Communication and Interpersonal Relations
  • Supervisory/Managerial Skills
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Managing Resources
  • Business Focus.

Application Deadline
31st July 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online