25 August, 2015

5770 Universal Access Policy (UAP) Project Coordinator

Telecommunications & Radiocommunications Regulator

Port Vila, Vanuatu
Due Date:

Job Description:

TRR is seeking a Universal Access Policy (UAP) Project Coordinator to lead, coordinate and drive the implementation of its UAP projects and related matters in support of the Office of the Telecommunications and Radiocommunications Regulator (TRR) meeting the objectives of the Telecommunications and Radiocommunications Regulation Act 2009 (“the Act”) and in implementing the Government’s UAP.

The role includes:
  • Effectively manage all TRR UAP project issues, challenges and deliverables
  • Proactively lead, understand and coordinate TRR’s UAP projects and requirements
  • Develop project implementation plans covering the various UA strategies and work streams, all supporting documents and then proactively manage its implementation, Vanuatu wide, to ensure all deliverables are met on time and in accordance with the established Project time lines, requirements, the Act and the UAP policy
  • Take the lead, develop as required and coordinate the development of all UAP documents and implementation strategies/plans
  • Take a leading role in coordination and provision of support on UA issues, and its implementation
  • Understand broadband and internet applications in Vanuatu and take leading role on the coordination of the project to support the achievement of MDGs
  • Take the leading role in consulting with the Government, relevant stakeholders, industry, the rural communities and its leaders, on the UAP projects, provide background information and assist TRR to ensure it meets all expected UA deliverables
  • Establish and maintain a mechanism for provision of regular information flow to stakeholders and ensure accuracy of the information on the UAP project deliverables
  • Proactively drive, support and provide assistance towards sustainability of the UAP projects and the required deliverables
  • Take the lead on developing and applying monitoring and assessment mechanisms of the key deliverables of the UAP policy and implementation plans
  • Establish key performances indicators for all UAP projects and regularly report on outcomes and status to TRR management and the Regulator
  • Work with technical team when required, especially on the planning of potential technology that may be able to be utilized for specific UAP sites
  • Understand, conduct analysis, report on and monitor of industry compliance with UA
  • Ensure there is timely reporting to the TRR management; and especially to the responsible Manager
  • Work with the Finance team to ensure compliance on the UAP funds and spending according to the Finance policy rules and procedures
  • Develop high level, quality reports, instruments, publications, etc, on UA developments and achievements
  • Is the focal point for TRR’s UAP matters with TRR’s Manager providing oversight and supervision
  • Support other UA related projects and activities, as directed and required by TRR Management
  • Perform other duties, as required by the Line Manager, the Regulator or other line units.
  • Degree in relevant discipline, particularly ICT, Economics, Project Administration or management, and 3 or more years of relevant Telecoms and ICT experience, particularly in ICT market issues, project implementation, ICT education and/or application, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • A high-level understanding of Telecom technologies and how they are applied; particularly in rural areas
  • A solid understanding of consumer behaviour especially in the rural communities
  • Proven background and experience in project management, interaction with a wide range of stakeholders, analysis of ICT markets and applications and in ICT education
  • A high-level understanding of telecommunications technologies and applications and, particularly, how they relate to and are used by consumers in Vanuatu
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of ICT and universal access and universal service provision in the Pacific
  • Demonstrated high-level project coordination and management knowledge and skills, policy enforcement and compliance
  • Demonstrable experience in a project management, commercial, educational, or an instructional role, and an understanding of people’s needs and requirements
  • Excellent, high-level written and oral communication skills in English. French and Bislama are highly desirable
  • High-level computing competence in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project
  • Proven experience in operating in challenging institutional environments.
Required Character attributes
Loyalty to and respect for the Office of TRR, be proactive and reliable, have demonstrated management and leadership ability, ethical judgment, advanced communication skills, advanced economic skills and analysis, highly motivated, show responsibility and integrity, be flexible, team player, problem solving skills, responsive, deliver on time and at a high level, and an ability to work under pressure. Management and leadership skills highly desirable.


Competitive package


English, French, Bislama

How To Apply:

All applications must be marked “Confidential” and addressed to the provided postal or email address by 4.00pm, 11th September 2015.

Contact Person:

Dalsie Baniala


(+678) 27621
TRR, PO Box 3547, Port Vila, Vanuatu



        25-Aug-15 Direct from Employers