- PM News
The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has announced plans to recruit 2000 new workers by the end of the year as part of its restructuring.
The Head of Communications of EEDC, Mr Emeka Eze, disclosed this in a statement that the figure would bring its staff strength to 4000.
According him, the company would first recruit 1000 technicians in the immediate future and increase the number to 2000 by the end of the year.
He said the company “is focused on flattening its structure by identifying and eliminating redundant levels and replacing them with more people at operation levels, thereby ensuring it has enough manpower to attend to the rising needs of its esteemed customers.’’
Eze said that the restructure included changes in its executive management as well as re-evaluation of its staffing policy to ensure efficiency in its processes and operations.
He said that the company recently completed a comprehensive organisational restructure to realign its strategies, direction and priorities to more readily achieve its target loss reduction, improve network reliability and customer service.
In his words, “Consequently, Mr Robert Dickerman has stepped down as the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of EEDC effective Oct. 27, 2016.
He added,“Mr Srinivas Jayaraman, who was until recently the Deputy Managing Director/Chief Operating Officer, has been appointed the Acting Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the company.’’
Eze described Jayaraman as a power sector professional with more than 38 years of experience.