Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company Job Vacancies

Ikeja Electricity Distribution Plc (Ikeja Electric), Nigeria’s largest power distribution network,  is currently seeking to employ suitable and qualified candidates for the following vacant positions below:

  1. Database Administrator
  2. Media Support Assistant

*Job Title: Database Administrator

Location: Lagos
Reporting To: Application Support Team Lead

Role Purpose

  • The Role of the Database administrator has responsibility for planning and development as well maintaining the performance, integrity and security of enterprise database systems.

Database Administration:  

  • Establish the needs of users and monitoring user access and security
  • Monitor performance and managing parameters to provide fast responses to users
  • Capacity Planning
  • Maintain system stability and high availability
  • Interact with internal teams and external 3rd party vendors to trouble shoot and resolve complex problems
  • Manage problems from identification through to resolution
  • Applying database and operating system upgrades and updates
  • Deploy application releases and configuration changes
  • Develop implementation, backup and roll-back plans
  • Act as a technical resource for internal and external projects
  • Adhere to appropriate departmental and company procedures and policies (i.e. change control, security and auditing, release, configuration, problem and incident management)
  • Maintain good working relationships with internal departments as well as third-party vendors

Personal and Team Development:

  • Share / spread knowledge with team members as well as internal teams (client services, service desk, development)
  • Pro-active in maintaining and increasing the teams and your own technical knowledge
  • Identify training needs or requirements for yourself individually and for the team


  • Ensure incidents and problems are up-to-date
  • Ensure release and configuration request are up-to-date with appropriate and backup

Critical  Success Factors

  • Achieving high levels of user satisfaction
  • Demonstration of ownership of problems
  • Measured contribution towards the reduction of aged problems
  • Measured contribution towards maintaining a level of expectations with customers internally/externally for services provided
  • System availability meets agreed SLA
  • Incidents and problems are resolved within OLA and SLA
  • Delivering projects within agreed timeframes
  • Compliance with departmental procedures and policies

Minimum Qualifications
Technical Skills and Experiences:

  • 3+ years’ experience in administering Linux and Windows 2008 Server environments
  • Experience with supporting multi-tier infrastructures
  • 3+ years’ experience in supporting and administering Microsoft SQL Server RDBMS
  • Experience in supporting Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Application and Web Servers
  • Experience with maintaining and supporting virtualized environments (VMware)


  • Oracle Database Administration
  • Microsoft SQL Server Administration
  • Reporting and Business Intelligence
  • Technical Degree/Qualification

Technical Competencies
Functional Skills and Experiences:

  • Good understanding of database systems
  • Good understanding of enterprise IT systems
  • Extensive problem solving and debugging skills
  • Ability to independently apply production upgrades and support the products and technologies
  • Experience in providing services to agreed SLA’s and OLA’s
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Flexible in working outside of core business hours at short-notice

Behavioral Competencies
Personal Qualities:

  • Strong customer service and support focus with a desire to deliver a high quality service
  • Self-motivated and highly professional with ability to lead and take ownership and responsibility
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • A desire to learn and improve skills and knowledge
  • Fast learner, energetic and enthusiastic
  • Adaptable and flexible to business demands
  • Positive ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Team player

Application Closing Date
4th September, 2017.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


*Job Title: Media Support Assistant

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full time
Reporting To: Media Support Coordinator

Role Purpose

  • Assist in developing materials to support communications strategies and oversee design, production and distribution of all branding/promotional material/corporate items.
  • Assist in creating design solutions that have a high visual impact on all stakeholders.

Creative Design:

  • Assist in developing quality graphic material for Ikeja Electric- e.g. projects and communication material- working on layouts and artwork pages ready for print
  • Assist in the concept development of new ideas for IE Projects.
  • Liaise with a wide range of media, including photography and computer-aided design (CAD); proofreading to produce accurate and high-quality work;
  • Assist in the development of Layouts and art work to ensure consistency with the IE brand
  • Keep abreast of emerging technologies in new media, particularly design programs such as InDesign, QuarkXPress, FreeHand, Illustrator, Photoshop, 3ds Max, Acrobat, Director, Dreamweaver and Flash;
  • Assist in developing  interactive design; commissioning illustrators and photographers; working as part of a team with printers, copywriters, photographers, stylists, illustrators, other designers, account executives, web developers and marketing specialists to drive Ikeja Electric’s brand message.


  • Ensure appropriate media coverage for all IE events/activities.
  • Assist in the management of all documentation of Ikeja Electric’s events via high quality photos and videos etc
  • Assist in the production of materials to be used across board to engage both internal and external stakeholders – Documentaries, Videos, Photo stories, Interview clips etc
  • Maintain an archive of Ikeja Electric photographs/videos and other branded material for reference purposes
  • To be an advocate for the latest tools, metrics and techniques; advising on media trends and best practices.
  • Support with consultations with user departments to obtain multimedia project objectives, specs, and working materials
  • Assist in developing concepts and design ideas based on project objectives; participate in brainstorming sessions, produce rough comps and prepare final comps for clients
  • Assist in the Design and production of simple to complex multimedia presentations; prepare files for imaging to film 4-color printing, advanced media, and electronic delivery.
  • Comply with Quality Management System / Operational Health & System requirements including objectives and applicable regulations relating to assigned jobs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the unit Head or Head of Department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Not more than an OND in Fine Arts or related field or equivalent visual design and management experience required
  • At least 2-4 years management experience working with large-scale web sites, e-marketing, and advertising
  • Must possess a thorough understanding of interactive communications and delivery systems, processes, and user interface design as well as industry best practices
  • Knowledge of HTML and web site management.

Technical Competencies:

  • Knowledge of layouts, graphic fundamentals, typography & limitations of the web; must understand Flash and have the ability to storyboard or translate ideas to designers and develop innovative motion graphics solutions
  • A strong working knowledge of experience design, brand development, interactive commerce and creative process
  • Print and web design capabilities: must know how to work in both media for integrated campaigns
  • Experience with software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign & Flash
  • Experience with Adobe After Effects & video editing (a plus) needed for this position.
  • Ability to multitask

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Knowledge of HTML, DHTML CSS, ActionScript & Drupal
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Passion, Integrity, and Energy.
  • Good written & spoken English communication skills.

Application Closing Date
25th August, 2017.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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