Research & Product Development Officer

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Description

Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC) - Buoyed by a mission to redefine customer experience and be the provider of choice wherever energy is consumed, the 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 Title: Research & Product Development Officer

Job Type: Full Time  

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND   

Experience: 1 years

Location: Lagos

Job Field: Engineering / Technical   Research / Data Analysis 
 
Reporting To: Research & Product Development Supervisor

Role Purpose

  • Provide support in early stage research and product development concept and feasibility
  • Assist in planning, scoping and facilitating research experiments for and product development and business opportunities

Responsibilities

  • 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 leads generation.
  • Conducts focus session for product value proposition and validation.
  • Conduct surveys and user acceptance test for product validation and approval
  • Performs technical development or operational risk assessments.
  • Participates in cross-functional R&D project meeting 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 though specified channels
  • Takes responsibility for compliance with all Quality Management System /Occupational Health & Safety systems.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

 

    Requirements
    Minimum years of experience

    1

    Qualifications
    FSLC /SSCE /JSCE /NABTEB /ADN /OND /ND /NCE /B.Sc /B.Ed /B.Tech
    Other Requirements

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in any of the following disciplines – Science, Social Science, Business & Engineering
    • At least 1 year relevant work experience, from related sector/ organization with relevant experience in data analysis, research and product development
    • Demonstrable understanding of the power sector

    Technical Competencies:

    • Proficiency in Microsoft office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
    • Proficiency in research methods and statistical analysis

    Behavioral Competencies:

    • Ability to work under pressure and multi task effectively.
    • Good Verbal communication & interpersonal Skills.
    • Problem analysis and solving
    • Attention to detail.
    • Team player.

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      About Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC)
      Ikeja Electric - Buoyed by a mission to redefine customer experience and be the provider of choice wherever energy is consumed, Ikeja Electricity Distribution Plc (Ikeja Electric), Nigeria's largest power distribution network powers lives and businesses with innovation and unwavering drive for excellence. The company began its new phase of growth and expansion on November 1st, 2013 following the handover of the defunct Power Holding Company Of Nigeria (PHCN) to NEDC/ KEPCO Consortium under the p...
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      Job Summary
      Published
      January 7, 2020
      Offer Type
      Full time
      Experience
      Minimum of 1years
      Location
      Lagos
      Deadline
      January 17, 2020
      Specialization
      Engineering/ Technical
      Industries
      Energy / Power
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