DisCos chiefs and heads of human resources described their project takeaways as follows:

  1. Sector training of HR managers during the quarterly meetings
  2. Sector salary benchmark
  3. Quarterly chiefs and heads of HR meetings
  4. ANED certification project
  5. Training needs assessment (TNA)
  6. Benchmark trip to France
  7. Team bonding activities
  8. Gender equality workshop
  9. Strategic HR and business partnering
  10. The “what has worked well for us” presentations
  11. Skills gap analysis for critical job roles in the DisCos
  12. Bulb exchange project of PHED
  13. Culture change management
  14. Employee Retention Strategy
  15. Importance of work-life balance
  16. Effective performance evaluation and management
  17. On the job evaluation
  18. The knowledge of potential opportunities for human capacity development – APUA/ANCEE & NAPTIN
  19. Support from ANED to get subsidised quality trainings from vendors: NAPTIN, Energy Training Centre (ETC) and Gil Training Institute
  20. Development of National Occupational Standards (NOS) for linesworkers and commercial officers
  21. Succession planning strategy

ANED CODIFOR Project, is a tripartite project comprising of The French Development Agency in Nigeria (AFD) as the funder, the Cooperation, Industrial development and Training (CODIFOR) as technical partner and Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED) as the beneficiary on behalf of Nigerian Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos).

The Project with a life span of thirty (30) months was launched in July 2016 but officially started in January 2017 with the project closure scheduled for June 2019.

The Project Coordinators; Rotimi Adebari (ANED) and Agathe Gondinet (CODIFOR) described the end of the partnership as a new beginning for ANED and Nigerian electricity distribution companies. 

The partnership between the Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED) and CODIFOR was set up with the primary purpose of empowering DisCos chiefs and heads of human resources to build capacity and performance in Nigerian electricity distribution sub-sector.