Vacancy - CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER - Solomon Power

Vacancy - CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER - Solomon Power

Closing on: Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 16:30 SI - Honiara City Posted on: Wed, 08/09/2017 - 23:40

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Solomon Islands Electricity Authority now trading as Solomon Power (Solomon power) seeks applications from qualified candidates for its Chief Executive Officer position.

Solomon Islands Electricity Authority (SIEA) now trading as Solomon Power is vertically integrated state owned enterprise that owns, maintains and operates the national electricity grid in the Solomon Islands.
We’re currently experiencing an exciting time of capital infrastructure development, network expansion and transformational change, undertaking SBD $1bn capital works program to build a world- class electricity network model that allows us to better service our customers and future proof Solomon Power’s Network.

Reporting to the Chairman of the Solomon Power Board of Directors, the Chief Executive Officer leads and directs the development, implementation and ongoing review of the strategic direction, operations, people and resources of the organisation, and ensure Solomon Power delivers on its vision, mission and objectives in accordance with laws of the Solomon Islands, Solomon Power’s Strategic Plan and it’s values.

This position would suit a candidate with exceptional leadership skills coupled with astute business acumen, self –reliant, motivated and resilient with the capacity to be highly influential with stakeholders.

  • The candidate must have extensive leadership and strategic management experience with a proven record of achievements at a senior executive level to advance business performance, growth, innovation and partnership with stakeholders.
  • The candidate must have at least 10 years’ experience attained at senior managerial level with the electricity utility. Professional qualification should include post graduate qualification in management, and tertiary qualification in electrical engineering. The candidate should also be an astute strategic thinker, possessing excellent interpersonal skills and able to articulate and progress Solomon Power’s strategic agenda and values.
  • Some desirable attributes are strong negotiation skills especially in the sphere of power Purchase agreements and strong communication skills. It is also desirable that the candidate is a member of relevant professional bodies/institutions.

Application Instructions

Application will close at close of business Tuesday 22nd August 2017.

Applications are to be addressed to the Chairman of Board, Solomon Islands Electricity Authority.

The chairman of the Board
Solomon Islands Electricity Authority
P.O. Box 6
Solomon Islands

Attention: General Manager Corporate Service

Or alternatively to Solomon Power restricted email address:

For more information and copy of the information Package please contact Arieta Cama on email address