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 General Manager Power Station Generation- Arnot Power Station (Internal and external)

Position : General Manager Power Station Generation- Arnot Power Station (Internal and external) Vacancy type: Executive

Task Grade : E-Band

Area of Speacialization : To provide leadership and strategically direct resources, to ensure the safe, secure and reliable operation of Arnot Power Station

Department : Generation-Power Station

Business Unit : Arnot Power Station

Location : South Africa (Mpumalanga)

Reference Number : GxExec50288177

Closing Date : 2021/02/26 11:55 PM

Minimum Requirements


BSc Engineering / B Engineering or B Tech Engineering Degree

Related Minimum Experience:
10 years Power Station / Power Plant experience in a senior capacity

Skills and Competencies


The ability to function effectively in a very stressful environment


Ability to build and lead effective teams
Coaching and mentoring


Plant knowledge
Excellent knowledge of appropriate legislation
Excellent knowledge of Eskom Generation business
Good knowledge of Eskom policies and procedures
Business understanding and acumen


Financial and general management skills
Excellent negotiation and networking skills
Sound people management acumen
Interpersonal effectiveness / communication skills
Strong decision making abilities
Leadership and Stakeholder management skills


Ability to manage vision and purpose
Strategic planning
Analytical, persuasive and courageous

Key Responsibilities

Provide strategic direction and management for the effective operations and maintenance of the Power Station
Provide strategic leadership in plant/technology integrity and sustainability
Provide strategic direction and accountability for Power Station Governance and Statutory compliance
Provide financial and commercial leadership for the Power Station
Establish and maintain Key Stakeholder communication and relationship
Direct the activities of the Power Station Management Team
Provide strategic leadership on the risk and resilience management of the Power Station

“If you have not been contacted within 28 days after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.”
“Eskom is committed to equality, employment equity, and diversity. In accordance with the employment equity plan of Eskom and its employment equity goals and targets, preference may be given, but is not limited, to candidates from under-represented designated groups.  Eskom reserves the right not to make an appointment to the posts as advertised.  Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply for positions.” Eskom is committed to being an employer of choice, one that inspires highly talented employees to join and stay, and it continues to attract and retain the best talent to achieve organisational goals.