The Botswana Energy Regulatory Authority (BERA) is a statutory body established by Act No 13 of 2016 to regulate the energy sector in Botswana by providing an efficient regulatory framework for the regulated sectors. BERA has a vision to be recognised among the leading energy regulators in the world for achieving energy security. In pursuit of this vision, the Authority seeks well-versed, agile and enterprising professionals to champion transformation and foster growth in the following executive positions:

DIRECTOR ECONOMIC REGULATION

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE ROLE
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Director Economic Regulation is responsible for spearheading the development and implementation of regulatory processes and procedures to ensure efficient and cost-effective supply of energy services and products. The role also ensures the protection of the interests of customers and maintains Botswana’s security of energy supply.

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POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Finance. Engineering, Economics. Commerce, Law or related field. A Masters’ degree would be an added advantage.

Experience
Minimum of 10 years’ experience in an energy related role, with at least 5 years at a managerial level, involved in strategy and policy development issues.
Legal certification / professional membership
Relevant certification or membership of a professional registered body will be an added advantage.

Competencies
• Strategic thinking. Planning & Execution.
• Analytical, Problem Solving. Deciding and Initiating Action.
• Business Acumen. Functional/Technical Skills, and Command Skills.
• Innovating. Initiating Change and Communicating Effectively.
• Delivering Quality Service.
• Courage. Ethics. Integrity, and Trust.
• Supervision and Accountability.
• Coaching. Developing and Empowering Others.
• Interpersonal Savvy. Teamwork and Partnering.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS
• Effective regulatory framework for a competitive affordable and sustainable energy sector.
• Facilitated economic access, investment and growth in regulated sectors.
• Evidence based regulatory decisions and interventions.
• Effective sector performance monitoring and incentive regulation.
• Energy Sector Transformation.
• Effective consumer protection.
• Efficient and effective issuance of licenses.
• Departmental performance effectiveness.
• Optimal utilization of departmental resources.
APPLICATION DETAILS
Please send applications to recruitment@profilesforbotswana.com,
indicating the position applied for in the subject line.

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Deadline: 21 November 2023