The global power industry experienced an 8% rise in new job postings related to corporate governance in Q3 2022 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s whitepaper on according to GlobalData’s whitepaper on Corporate Governance in Power – Hiring Activity in Q3 2022. This compares to a 113% increase versus Q3 2021.

Notably, General and Operations Managers jobs accounted for a 4% share of the global power industry’s corporate governance-related total new job postings in Q3 2022, up 18% over the prior quarter.



General and Operations Managers drive corporate governance-related hiring activity

General and Operations Managers, with a share of 4%, emerged as the top corporate governance-related job roles within the power industry in Q3 2022, with new job postings rising by 18% quarter-on-quarter. Computer and Information Systems Managers came in second with a share of 3% in Q3 2022, with new job postings rising by 19% over the previous quarter.

The other prominent corporate governance roles include Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers with a 3% share in Q3 2022, Database and Network Administrators and Architects with a 2% share of new job postings.

Top five companies in power industry accounted for 24% of hiring activity

The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q3 2022 were AES, AES Ohio, Engie and Duquesne Light. Together they accounted for a combined share of 24% of all corporate governance-related active jobs in the power industry.

AES posted 305 corporate governance-related new jobs in Q3 2022, AES Ohio 302 jobs, Engie 302 jobs, and Duquesne Light 254 jobs, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.

Hiring activity was driven by the US with a 76% share of total active job postings, Q3 2022

The largest share of corporate governance-related new job postings in the power industry in Q3 2022 was in the US with 76% followed by France (4%) and Canada (3%). The share represented by the US was two percentage points higher than the 73% share it accounted for in Q2 2022.

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