30 January, 2018

7398 Market Monitoring, Competition & Legal Compliance Manager

Telecommunications & Radiocommunications Regulator

Port Vila, Vanuatu
Job Hours:
Not Stated

Due Date:

About TRR
The Office of the Telecommunications and Radiocommunications Regulator (TRR) is an independent entity that oversees the Telecommunications Market development in Vanuatu. Part of its functions is to ensure fair and appropriate sustainable competition, regulate the market performance of the existing Licenced Operators, support and promote appropriate legal framework that promotes sustainable market, encourages access to communication for Vanuatu citizens, and to promote consumer protection and other relations.  In summary, the TRR is mandated to facilitate the development of Telecommunications sector, manage radio frequency spectrum in order to promote national social economic development in Vanuatu.

In line with the above and in accordance with the Telecommunications and Radiocommunications Act of 2009, the Regulator must act independently and impartially in performing the functions, duties and powers set out in the TRR Act and other Laws.  

Job Description:

TRR is seeking a Telecommunications Regulatory Market Monitoring, Competition and Legal Compliance Manager to lead and coordinate our regulatory market monitoring, competition, legal and compliance responsibilities in the Telecommunications sector. The role includes:
  • Working effectively with the Regulator and Coordinate the Market Monitoring and Competition Unit to achieve or deliver on projects on expected timeframe
  • Coordinate, provide support and assistance on ongoing projects and provide report to the TRR
  • Manage, administer and report on all Market Monitoring and Competition matters, to the Regulator
  • Lead, conduct analysis and report on access and inter-operator disputes and cases when and as required
  • Conduct analysis and report on any improvements that needs to be implemented
  • Coordinating Market Monitoring and Competition and support on Universal Access and Universal services Fund and Policy issues
  • Lead and maintain TRR’s  strong and independent relationship with its stakeholders
  • Make sure all TRR policy guidelines enforced and implemented
  • Work cooperatively with all TRR Managers and team members
  • Lead coordination on TRR’s Market Monitoring and Competition projects as directed and assigned by the Regulator
  • Ensure TRR’s integrity, security of TRR’s core Market Monitoring and Competition systems and operations are always maintained
  • Review Market Monitoring and Competition policies on its effectiveness and report to the TRR
  • Effectively manage the Market Monitoring and Competition members of the team on assigned project initiatives
  • Proactively support preparation and finalization of TRR Reports, such as TRR’s Annual Reports, Sector reports, UAP Reports and other required Donor Reports
  • Understand, coordinate, conduct analysis and report on Vanuatu’s ICT/Telecommunications statistics, working closely with the Technical team
  • Lead and coordinate matter and issues related to Interconnection, submarine cable issues, Licensing issues, disputed commercial arrangements on interconnection, Market Competition activities related to Internet of Things, Over the Top Services, Convergence, Internet Exchange Point, advertising, promotions of Telecommunications services in Vanuatu and other related matters brought forward to TRR’s attention for mediation
  • Lead, coordinate, promote and manage the implementation of the Market Competition Guidelines
  • Lead, coordinate and manage implementation of Licence obligations and the TRR’s Legislation obligation mandated for appropriate stakeholders/parties to deliver on or comply with
  • Work effectively with the ICT Manager and the Regulator to monitor the internet Market state and other Internet Regulatory issues
  • Develop appropriate guidelines and other required regulatory framework to ensure sustainable market Competition in Vanuatu
  • Enforce relevant parts of the legislation to promote and maintain sustainable market Competition in Vanuatu
  • Project managing appropriate and assigned TRR internet market services, other Internet and Mobile related activities and or projects in support of TRR’s objectives, the Government policies (National ICT, Cybersecurity and Universal Access), consumers, licensees and other appropriate stakeholders
  • Advising on and developing appropriate policies, regulations, guidelines, processes & procedures for market competition activities such as advertising, promotions and other issues concerning mobile and internet provision and use within Vanuatu
  • Work effectively with the Regulator to monitor the internet Market and other Internet Regulatory issues
  • Take a leading role on required regulatory cost model
  • Monitoring of Telecommunications Services market price
  • Providing high-level guide on Market Monitoring and Competition matters, including internet market, analysis, advice and guidance to TRR and industry
  • Effectively and efficiently supervise and manage all Market Monitoring, Competition and legal team members
  • Representing TRR and interfacing with appropriate intergovernmental organizations, international bodies and other institutions on internet, internet governance and consumer matters as required and deemed necessary.
    Required Experience and Qualifications
    The applicant should have the following combination of qualification and experience:
    • The  applicant must have a  degree and preferably a post degree in Economics or Accounting or  related subject
    • The applicant must have at least 5 years’ experience in the management preferably in the telecommunications sector fluent in English, Bislama, and French will be an advantage
    • Proven background and experience in market competition, economic matters and analysis of these markets
    • A sound understanding of ICT/Telecommunications technologies, related consumer issues, internet governance and particularly, how they relate to and are used by consumers in Vanuatu
    • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of internet and its services, market competition and economic issues and telecommunications and ICT issues, including universal access and universal service provision in the Pacific and ideally Vanuatu
    • Sound project coordination and management skills
    • Strong demonstrative knowledge and skills on market competition enforcement and compliance
    • Experience in commercial roles and understand the marketing advertisements publications
    • Excellent, high-level written and oral communication skills in English. French and Bislama is highly desirable
    • High-level computing competence in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project. 
      Required Character attributes
      Demonstrated management and leadership ability, ethical judgment, advanced communication skills, advanced economic/Technical skills and analysis, highly motivated, flexible, have respect for the organization and other team members, team player, problem solving skills, self-confident, responsive, deliver on time and at a high level, and an ability to work under pressure. Management and leadership skills highly desirable.


      Not Stated


      English, Bislama, French an advantage 

      How To Apply:

      Your application must be marked “Confidential” and addressed to The Telecommunications and Radiocommunications Regulator, PO Box 3547, PORT VILA  and/or email to jobs@trr.vu by 4.00pm on 23rd February 2018. For further information, please contact Kalkoa Samson on Tel: 27621.

      Contact Person:

      Kalkoa Samson


       (+678) 27621 



      Telecommunications and Radiocommunications Regulator, PO Box 3547, Port Vila, Vanuatu

                  29-January-17 Direct from Employer 

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