Apply Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission ("NERC")

Apply Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission ("NERC")

Apply Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission ("NERC") 

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission is an independent body, established by the Electric Power Sector Reform Act of 2005 to undertake technical and economic regulation of the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry. The Commission is to, among others license operators, determine operating codes and standards, establish customer rights and obligations and set cost reflective industry tariffs. The Commission has its head quarters in Abuja.


Plot no. 1387, Cadastral Zone, A00, Central Business District, Abuja P.M.B 136, Garki, Abuja

Tel: +234-094621400, 094621410 Website: www.nero.gov.ng


The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission ("NERC") hereby invites suitably qualified candidates to join our team in an exciting career of regulating the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry. NERC is an independent regulatory institution created under the provisions of the Electric Power Sector Reform Act. Our head office is in Abuja but the Commission has office presence in most states of the Federation.

In pursuit of the mandate of the Commission, we are seeking to employ suitably qualified persons to fill vacancies in the following broad areas of our activities:

  • Market & Competition analysis
  • Utility rate setting
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Consumer protection
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Data Acquisition and analytics 
  • Legal, Licensing & litigation
  • Enforcement and Compliance 
  • General Administration


The detailed list of vacancies is available on the application portal.

Method of Application:

If you are interested in a fulfilling professional career at NERC, please log on to

careers.nerc.gov.ng and follow the instructions for the application. Applicants should please note that this is a completely online application process, and no paper application and CVS should be sent to the Commission. Applicants are required to submit only ONE (1) application and multiple applications shall result in a disqualification of the applicant. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted for the next process of the recruitment exercise.

The closing date for the online application is 15th July 2022 at 12:00 (midnight).



The Electric Power Sector Reform Act 2005 provides for the tenured appointment of seven Commissioners, with one of them designated as Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, and another as Vice Chairman.


The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) is an independent regulatory agency which was inuagurated on 31st October 2005 as provided in the Electric Power Sector Reform Act 2005.


The Commission is made up of seven Divisions, each with its strategic role in ensuring the smooth running of day to day activities of NERC.


Promote and ensure an investor-friendly industry and efficient market structure to meet the needs of Nigeria for safe, adequate, reliable and affordable electricity.


  • To apply for NERC Recruitment 2022, please follow the instructions below 
  • https://careers.nerc.gov.ng/home#how
  • Click on the Vacancies dropdown above, to view the list of vacant positions, view the description of the job and click on the button below it to apply.
  • To start the application, create an account on the register page.
  • Check your email for the verification link, click on it to verify your account.
  • Complete the application step by step, the platform allows you to Save and continue later, so you can complete the application at your own pace.


Note: All successful candidates will be contacted via email or phone number.

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