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Solomon Power Solomon Power

Regulatory Engineer

Job Description

Solomon Islands Electricity Authority (SIEA) trading as Solomon Power is a state-owned enterprise established under the Electricity Act 1969 and governed by the State-Owned Enterprises Act 2007 and the associated regulations. Solomon Power owns, maintains, and operates the country’s national electricity grid. Solomon Power generates, transmits, distributes and sells electricity in the Solomon Islands.

This role ensures that approved electrical industry standards are monitored, maintained and compliance adhered to by all stakeholders as per the Electricity Act and associated Regulations. It also facilitates Regulatory Policy Reforms including Electricity Act review, restructure and associated activities and ensures that Independence of Regulatory role is maintained. The position is also to ensure that the incumbent will be in the position to assume the roles of the Manager Regulatory (MR) whilst on leave or in the event that she leaves the company. This position reports to the Manager Regulatory.


Organisational Stakeholders
1. Engineering services expertly supported
  • Successful execution of special Regulatory Review Implementation assignments and overall supervision of these project activities carried out by the Section/Department in consultation with Manager Regulatory ensured.
  • Coordination of activities required for formulation of policy, standards and regulation of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency framework ensured
  • Coordination, Implementation and embedding of Change Management programmes to Regulatory teams ensured
  • Liaise and coordinate with relevant internal/external stakeholders ensuring successful completion of work assignments.
  • Ensure planning, coordination and attendance of meetings with the relevant government authority on behalf of Solomon Power
  • Weekly update of status of projects to Manager Regulatory ensured
  • Assisted Manager Regulatory in manpower planning and budgets preparations for the Department.
  • Monitor, document and analyse electrocution. incidents and implement awareness presentations ensured
  • Monitor and ensure Regulatory KPIs are cascaded to Team and drive achievement activities of team
  • Ensure conducting safety visits and report compilation
  • Promotion of safety by developing, compiling and maintaining appropriate safe work procedures ensured
  • Standby duties as rostered and whenever required after hours
  • Signing of Daily and Standby Timesheets ensured


2. Well informed management through accurate and timely reporting
  • Ensure quality reports are prepared accurately within stipulated time frames prior to submission
  • Ensure weekly progress reports provided
  • Outstanding action items tracked and followed through to completion ensured
3. Training and support provided effectively
  • Education of internal and external stakeholders on systems, processes and procedures of the department ensured
  • Ares of improvement identified and activities for improvement implemented and monitored for effective and efficient operations
  • Assist in coordinating departmental training
4. Operationally compliant organisation
  • Compliance with all mandatory regulations applicable to Solomon Power, including Health and Safety standards when carrying out a job ensured
  • Ensure deliverables are following prevailing laws and organisational policies and procedures
5. A healthy, safe and OHS compliant Solomon Power
  • Taking reasonable care of own health and safety and for the safety of other people, including people working under incumbent's supervision or direction who may be affected by his or her acts or omissions at the workplace ensured
  • Compliance with lawful direction given by Solomon Power with respect to health and safety matters under current Safety acts and regulations
6. Environmental protection is prioritised at all times
  • Ensure adherence to the requirements of the environmental systems
  • Ensure compliance with specific environmental management procedures applicable to their work
7. Organisational Values promoted and demonstrated at all times
  • Ensure support of the environment aligning deliverables to organisational values and strategic directions
  • Organisational values and good corporate and governance practices are complied with in delivering outcomes ensured
  • Uphold and role model Solomon Power Values

Responsibilities - Critical Competencies

Competence Description
Strategic Development Establish the strategic direction and steer the organisation towards its goals
Business Performance Manage the performance of the organisation.
Risk Management Analyse and manage risk.
Change Management Implement and manage changing situations resulting from a change in strategic/business.
Systems and Procedures Develop and/or apply procedures to assist the organisation achieve its goals.
Information Analysis Make informed decisions by collecting and interpreting data and information
Documentation Communicate using formal business writing.
Customer Commitment Demonstrate a commitment to customer service - both internal and external customers.
Quality Focus Deliver quality.
Organisational Values Display the organisation's image and value standards.
Team Orientation Work in a team towards a common aim.
Facilitation Assist the progress of work ensuring its timely and effective completion.
Technical Strength Demonstrate knowledge of a specialist discipline.
Compliance Comply with relevant laws and the policies and procedures of the organisation.
Global Environment Respond to globally driven changes in the organisation’s environment.
Research Apply formal research methodologies.
Health and Safety Establish and maintain a safe and healthy work environment.


Qualification Discipline Notes
Degree • Electrical Engineering Degree from recognized Overseas University

Work Knowledge and Experience

  1. At least 3 - 5 years in a similar role
  2. Knowledge of safety policies, procedures and requirements
  3. Strong stakeholder management & customer services skills necessary
  4. Computer literate with good working knowledge of MS Office software including Word, Excel, Power Point and Data Base


Language Proficiency
Excellent command of English (written and oral)
Regulatory Compliance Requirements
Driver’s License
Registered Licensed Electrician


Interaction Comments
Members of the Engineering Section
Other Solomon Power staff
Electrical consultants
Electrical Contractors
Government Ministries


Attribute Definition
Behavioural Styles
Accountable Assumes full responsibility for own actions and identifies with the success or failure of own part of the overall work/goal.
Detail oriented Attends to the small elements of a task/activity, ensuring completeness and accuracy.
Reliable Is able to be trusted to do what is expected or has been promised, puts in a great amount of effort believing in the value of work.
Interpersonal Styles
Objective Impartial and honest in dealings with others, eliminating own feelings and view to reach a balanced judgement.
Self-sufficient and assured Readily copes with situations without recourse/need of others, showing confidence and belief in oneself and one's own abilities.
Team Oriented Enjoys being with others as part of a group or team.
Thinking Styles
Analytic Able to separate things into their constituent elements in order to study or examine them, draw conclusions, or solve problems.
Decisive Reaches conclusions, promptly and firmly.
Numerate Shows abilities in quantitative thought and expression.

Ranadi, Solomon Islands


02 Feb 2024

Date Posted

1 week ago

Closing Date