10 June, 2016

6340 UAP Project Coordinator

Telecommunication Regulatory Authority

Port Vila, Vanuatu
Job Hours:
18 Month Contract

Due Date:
24-June-16 - COB 4.00pm

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 Radio communications Regulator (TRR) meeting the objectives of the Telecommunications and Radio communications Regulation Act 2009 (“the Act”) and in implementing the Government’s UAP project.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Effectively manage all TRR UAP project issues, challenges and deliverable
  • 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.

Criteria:Applicants must have the following combination of qualifications and experience:

  • Degree in relevant discipline, particularly ICT, Economics, Project Administration or management, and 10 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 there applications in developing markets
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience in rural and remote telecommunications in the south pacific region
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience of the use of telecommunications within an educational environment
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience in the use of telecommunications within a health environment with practical understanding of the use cases for telemedicine applications
  • A solid understanding of consumer behavior 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, universal access and universal service provision in the Pacific
  • Demonstrated knowledge of broadband technologies and regulatory impacts
  • 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
  • Demonstrated experience in writing grants and funding propositions
  • Demonstrated experience in executive reporting writing
  • High-level computing competence in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project
  • Proven experience in operating in challenging institutional environments
  • Practical understanding and importantly work experience within the Vanuatu telecommunications market.
Required Character attributes
Loyalty to and respect for the TRR and its Office and staff, 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.


Not Stated



How To Apply:

All applications for any of these positions must be marked “Confidential” and addressed to the above (The TRR, PO Box 3547, PORT VILA) address and/or email to jobs@trr.vu by 4.00pm, 24th June 2016.
If you wish to discuss any of these positions, please contact Joylyn Boe of the TRR on Tele: +678 27621.

Contact Person:

Joylyn Boe


 (+678) 27621 



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