The Generation group is one of the core areas at K-Electric. With state-of-the-art plants and projects developed in the last half decade, Generation has seen a massive induction of talented individuals for smooth running of operations.
With a network of power systems spread all across Karachi and its environs, the scope of responsibilities and execution associated with Transmission is manifold. The Transmission group ensures that electricity reaches the networks with minimum loss. The multiple departments in this group include SCADA, Load Dispatch Centre and Grid System Operations.
Comprising the largest share of the entire workforce, Distribution is the most vital organ at K-Electric. The functions of providing electricity to households, commercial outlets and industrial units and collection of revenues is entwined with various skill sets and scopes of work, each completely unique and critical by themselves. From engineers to officers, all employees are required to operate as managers and lead teams, ultimately contributing value to overall organisational progress.
With a workforce of approximately 11,000 employees, Human Resource at K-Electric plays a strategic role in the business value chain. As a support group, it liaises with core business areas to identify and address HR related business needs. HR is on the lookout for people with passion who understand local perceptions and have the ability to think big and creatively for workable HR solutions. Most importantly, HR needs the ability to influence people and change mindsets. From sourcing to developing, HR does it all!
This is an area that continues to look for solutions to the energy crisis in Karachi. It offers exciting opportunities for career-oriented professionals to work on new projects and explore new avenues.
Major projects underway include the Thar Coal Project, Coal Conversion Project, Karachi Biogas and other initiatives under the Renewable Energy Projects.
Marketing & Communications:
Marketing at K-Electric is all about connecting with stakeholders, forming a greater understanding of the city’s power needs and delving deeper into the brand persona. It aims to educate consumers about K-Electric’s cultural shift and developing durable relationships with consumers. Those seeking a career in Marketing & Communications at K-Electric must be able to innovate and promote a positive image of the company in the minds of the stakeholders.
Supply Chain ensures that every process continues to function. The central aim is to reduce costs and maintain the company’s progress. Careers in Supply Chain cover Procurement, Real Estate & Works, Fleet Management, Transformer Workshops and Inventory.
Safety is at the heart of all operations at K-Electric, which is committed to an incident-free workplace. Pursuing widely practiced protocols at a global level, Health, Safety, Environment & Quality (HSEQ) has successfully maintained a secure environment, which is evident by the numerous awards the company has won. Careers at HSEQ comprise Auditing Sites, Conducting Safety Inspections, Educating Workers and Ensuring Compliance to set standards.
As with any top utility in the world, the major focus of IT is to provide best-in-class technology solutions to business problems and to facilitate processes. A career in IT ensures exposure to diverse technologies such as SAP and Oracle. The IT Department is a goldmine for technology enthusiasts, with exposure to management practices.
Numbers drive K-Electric every day. The role of Finance, therefore, is vital to the organisation’s progress. As one of the largest support groups, Finance comprises Control & Accounts, Treasury, Regulatory Affairs, Finance & Business Administration and Distribution Finance. Working in Finance is a dream come true for those who wish to pursue analysis and inference from numbers as a career choice. Blended with decision-making and work management, Finance provides high quality professional exposure.