25 August, 2015

5771 Regulatory Legal Officer

Telecommunications & Radiocommunications Regulator

Port Vila, Vanuatu
Due Date:

Job Description:

TRR is seeking a Legal Officer to lead, and coordinate all of our regulatory legal responsibilities in the Telecommunications/ICT sector in accordance with the Act. The role includes:
  • High quality and appropriate drafting of all legal instrument, letters/emails of advice and analysing all TRR’s legal matters
  • Provision of high-level, quality advice – orally and written – and legal documents and instruments
  • Take the lead on drafting of TRR’s Regulations, Rules, Orders, Instructions and Guidelines
  • TRR Contract and case management
  • Taking the lead on, and ensuring compliance on License and Telecommunications Act obligations through regular monitoring and enforcement
  • Coordinating and reviewing all regulatory legal tools; new and existing
  • Take the lead role in enforcement of license and legislative provisions
  • High level, proactive support and assistance with all competition legal issues
  • Take a leading role in providing legal support and advice on the consumer issues, including disputes and dispute resolution
  • Take a leading role in providing legal views in terms of advice on ICT/Telecommunication complainants
  • Provide advice on all TRR regulatory legal matters, including advice in relation to other laws of Vanuatu
  • Provide advice and support on all external and internal legal matters
  • Always protect and maintain the Office of TRR and ensure its integrity.
Applicants must have the following combination of qualification and experience.
  • A degree in relevant discipline, particularly Law (LLB degree and PDLP or similar) and 3 or more years of relevant Telecoms and ICT experience, particularly in legal advice
  • Proven track record, background and experience in high-level legal advice and practice;
  • A sound, demonstrable knowledge and experience of legal issues and the Act
  • A sound, demonstrable understanding of commercial law, contract and company law is mandatory;
  • A sound, demonstrable understanding of telecommunications regulation in Vanuatu, of the telecom’s industry and competition law principles
  • Effective and proactive advice on all TRR issues and projects related to the implementation of UAP and TRR’s utilization of the UAP Fund
  • A sound, demonstrable knowledge on the judiciary system of Vanuatu, and legal data base for Pacific countries
  • A sound, demonstrable knowledge of project coordination and management;
  • High-level competence in Microsoft offices (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project etc.)
  • Sound knowledge of Project Management and the required skills
  • High-level, demonstrable written and oral skill is mandatory.

Required Character attributes
  • Loyalty to and respect for the Office of TRR, protection and maintenance of the Office of TRR, ensuring its integrity, be proactive and reliable, have demonstrated management and leadership ability, ethical judgment, advanced communication skills, advanced economic skills and analysis, show responsibility and integrity, be a highly motivated, flexible, team player, have respect for others including leader and the organization, problem solving skills, responsive, self-confidence, deliver on time and at a high level, and an ability to work under pressure. Management and leadership skills highly desirable.
  • Strong demonstrative knowledge and skills on consumer protection enforcement and compliance
  • Proven experience in operating in challenging institutional environments.


Competitive package


English, Bislama, French an advantage.

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



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