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Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

December 27, 2023 at 2:00:00 PM

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About the Organisation

True North Ltd started operations in 2008 under the name Efrivo Services Ltd as an IT & Management consultancy services company. In June 2011, it rebranded under the trade name True North Consult Ltd to reflect its current focus on People Management Advisory Services.
We are proud to be the only people management consultancy in Uganda that is run by qualified Human Resource Management Professionals.

Our niche is in the provision of bespoke management services to organizations of all sizes. The company has a network of over 15 consulting partners with over 10 years hands-on experience in their respective areas of expertise.

Because we are small, every customer is big, therefore you are guaranteed dedicated effort and service from highly qualified and experienced resources.

Job Title

Manager Power Cost and Revenue Assurance job at True North Consult Ltd

Job Description

The incumbent has the responsibility for the operationalization of power profit & loss as a profit center within ATC Uganda. This includes revenue generation, through appropriate billing and energy cost management, ensuring processes and procedures supports the achievement to business ROI. Interfaces with power solution and O&M for optimal delivery of power solutions to the customers.

Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities

  • Managing/advise on Capex and Opex costs associated with offering various power solutions,

  • Overseeing complex cost and billing calculations, understanding of operational deliverables in managing power systems to achieve the business’s profit margins goals

  • Analyze all power consumption data and calculate costs forbilling,

  • Responsible for accurate and validated power statistics and reporting to support business decision-making and revenue generating models,

  • Update customer billing system(iBill) with relevant business logics as per customer agreements,

  • Act as interface between Operations and all other departments in all aspects relating to Power Solutions billing and invoicing,

  • Principal/Lead expert between customer and ATC on all customer related technical sales and power billing queries.

  • Ensure that all client load metering is accurate and available, and provide accurate site load data when required,

  • Responsible for submitting monthly load data for billing purposes,

  • Ensure that Remote Monitoring System (RMS) data is accurate, reliable and available all the time – for revenue assurance, SLA management and energy management.

  • Responsible for SMPMS vendors monthly fuel reconciliation,

  • Responsible for grid bills validation,

  • Manage electricity prepaid accounts. Plan and ensure that no site disconnected due to no tokens/units,

  • Responsible for reconciliation of applicable pass-through power bills,

  • Provide weekly and monthly grid availability figures to the business,

  • Ensure that airtime credits for all remote-monitoring devices are replenished in timely fashion

  • Advise the business on how to reduce site-wise power costs and improve margins.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and manage the performance of direct reports as well as strategic partners.

  • Proactively identify and resolve personnel issues in conjunction with Human Resources for the executive team.

  • Recruit, develop and retain staff, partnering with Senior Management and Human Resources.

  • Provide disciplined performance management for team.

  • Define and communicate annual goals, perform formal and informal performance reviews, and ensure changes and updates are communicated in a timely and professional manner.

  • Create strong collaborative team environment.

Qualifications and Competencies

Person Specification

Education, Training, Skills & Experience Qualifications:

  • Strategic commercial orientation

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills

  • Strong Financial modelling for business cases and solution crafting

  • Complex Data Analysis with the ability to collate complex information and interpret/communicate to a variety of key stakeholders.

  • Ability to work with functional groups and different level of employees throughout the ATC organization to effectively and professionally achieve business results

  • Strong follow-up skills; ability to organize applicable department timelines and follow up with internal and external customer needs as needed,

  • Advanced presentation skills.

  • Strong written, influencing and oral communication skills, including the ability to present ideas and suggestions clearly and effectively

  • Strong organizational skills; ability to accomplish multiple tasks within the agreed upon timeframes through effective prioritization of duties and functions in a fastpaced environment.

  • Strong track record of building and maintaining solid relationships with both internal and external customers and vendors.

  • Self-motivated, able to work both independently to complete tasks and respond to department requests as well as collaborating with others to utilize resources and knowledge in identifying high quality solutions

  • Strong project management skills Education And Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/ Electronic Engineering

  • 8+ years working experience with 5 years relevant commercial experience in Telecoms industry, Engineering and/or Power Related field

  • 3+ years of people management experience

  • Cost Accounting experience minimum of 2 years

  • Expert commercial knowledge/understanding and application of energy and power solutions with insights into future industry related trends for timely business decision- making

  • Project Management Certified with at least five years Project management experience would be an added advantage


Environment

  • 80% of work will be performed in climate-controlled internal office environment working under normal office conditions. 20% travel will be required in support of the position’s responsibilities.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; stand; walk; use hands and finger to feel and handle; reach with arms and hands; talk and hear.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, and crouch; lift weight or exert a force up to a maximum of 25 pounds.


Additional

  • We are a dynamic organization in a rapidly changing industry. Accordingly, the responsibilities associated with this job will change from time to time in accordance with the Company’s business needs. More specifically, the incumbent may be required to perform additional and/or different responsibilities from those set forth above.

  • The above declarations are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the job.

  • The incumbent must be flexible as there may be workweeks that require more than 40 hours to ensure the positions expectations and responsibilities are met.

How to Apply

You can apply by submitting your cover letter and CV to exechire@truenorthafrica.com. with subject line by Manager, Power Cost and Revenue Assurance - AR 27th December 2023
All application documents Must be in either PDF or MS. Word.

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