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The Oligarchs are coming for Eskom with unbundling?

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The Oligarchs are coming for Eskom with unbundling?

The Oligarchs are coming for Eskom with unbundling?. With the recent formation of the board for the National Transmission Company of South Africa, the government is progressing toward liberalizing the electricity market, opening doors for private investors in new electricity generation.

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Challenging the Narrative

A media narrative touts the public utility model as “outdated,” advocating for increased private sector involvement. Despite claims that Eskom isn’t being privatized, deceptive slogans and a lack of transparency raise concerns.

The Deceptive Path to Privatization

Examining the literature on unbundling reveals it as a crucial step toward privatizing public utilities. Ministers Kgosientsho “Sputla” Ramokgopa and Pravin Gordhan’s actions align with historical attempts at privatization in South Africa, raising questions about their transparency and truthfulness.

Historical Context and Unpopular Reforms

The current government’s push for reforms mirrors President PW Botha’s ‘Bothaomics,’ inspired by Margaret Thatcher’s Privatization Reforms. While acknowledging global successes of privatization, the government’s tactics, including the controversial Electricity Regulation Amendment Bill, suggest a lack of transparency and potential ulterior motives.

Conclusion

The discourse around unbundling Eskom raises concerns about transparency and motives, questioning the government’s commitment to the public interest. Historical parallels and current actions highlight potential pitfalls in the journey toward

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New Vacancies at Eskom

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New Vacancies at Eskom

New Vacancies at Eskom. Eskom, a leading energy provider, is seeking Storeperson Warehousing x2 to join their team in South Africa (Limpopo). Applicants must have NCV4/NSC3/Grade 12 at NQF Level 4 with 120 Credits and 2 years of relevant experience. Apply by 26 March 2024.

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Minimum Requirements

  • Qualifications: NCV4/NSC3/Grade 12 at NQF Level 4 with 120 Credits
  • Experience: 2 years Stores and Stock management related experience

Skills and Competencies

  • Behavioural: Accountable, Proactive, Punctual, Consistent, Integrity, Honesty, Trustworthiness, Professionalism
  • Leadership: Team player, Motivating teams, Coaching, Mentoring, Developing
  • Knowledge: OHSA, Industrial Relations, Quality Control, Principles of Inventory Management, Legal Liability
  • Skills: Operate Material Handling equipment, Problem solving, Computer Literacy including SAP, Communication, Warehousing skills Program-Internal course
  • Attributes: High Level of Mobility, Physical attributes; No Mental or Physical constraints
  • Assessment: Industrial relations, Communication, Computing, Principles of Inventory Management, OHSA, Behavioural Competencies

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform Warehouse activities
  • Receiving function
  • Storage function
  • Issuing function
  • Conduct preservation activities
  • Operate the materials handling equipment as and when required
  • Adhere to the OHS act and health and Safety regulations
  • Perform administrative activities

Don’t miss this opportunity to join Eskom. Apply now and be a part of a dynamic team shaping the future of energy. View more jobs and apply at the Eskom careers page

Conclusion

Don’t miss out on the chance to join Eskom’s team and contribute to effective warehouse operations. Apply now to seize this opportunity for career growth and development.

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