Head, Debt Recovery at BEDC Electricity Plc (BEDC)


Company Info

Large organization

200 + Employees

BEDC Electricity Plc (BEDC)

BEDC Electricity Plc (BEDC) is one of the successor distribution companies (DisCos) established when Power Holding Company of Nigeria Plc, the state-owned power utility, was unbundled and privatized.

Title: Head, Debt Recovery

Location: Edo


  • Achieve assigned debt recovery target contribute to the organization’s financial performance.
  • Keeping track of all outstanding debts
  • Planning course of action to recover all outstanding debts
  • Liaise with approved debt recovery agents
  • Negotiate payoff deadlines or payment plans
  • Handle questions or complaints
  • Investigate and resolve discrepancies.
  • Create trust relationships with debtors, when possible, to avoid future issues.
  • Update account status and database regularly.
  • Comply with requirements when legal action is unavoidable.
  • Develop policies, procedures and guidelines governing debt recovery activities
  • Provide technical and strategic advice about debt collection services and procedures, both externally and internally
  • Maintain high standards of financial management and record keeping
  • To achieve financial objectives including cash collection and billing.


  • First degree in finance, business administration or relevant field; MSc/MBA is an added advantage.
  • At least 5 years of experience in a similar role
  • Additional professional certifications will be an added advantage
  • Proven knowledge of relevant legal requirements
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strategic thinker and problem solver
  • Must be numerically savvy, and able to work with large data.

Deadline: Not specified

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title and the Location as the subject of the email.