30 January, 2018

7399 Technical & Universal Access Policy (UAP) 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:

The Technical and Universal Access Policy (UAP) Manager will lead, coordinate and manage TRR’s regulatory Technical responsibilities in the Telecommunications sector.

The Technical and Universal Access Policy (UAP) Manager is responsible for:
  • Managing a team of Telecommunications and Radiocommunications Engineers; specializing in covering Interconnections, Network Coverages, Numbering Matters, Reference Interconnection Offer (RIO), Spectrum Management, Licensing and Quality of Services, Type Approved equipment brought into Vanuatu, Internet Exchange Point Infrastructure, Monitoring of Radio Signal Interferences
  • Work effectively and manage technical implementation of Universal Access Policy Projects
  • Monitor Telecommunications and Radiocommunications mast infrastructure sharing
  • Lead on access and inter-operator dispute cases in technical issues
  • Monitoring and report on Quality of Service standards set by operators
  • Manage and maintain a GIS database for Vanuatu Telecommunications and Radiocommunications Sector
  • Supporting the Manager of Market and  Economics concerning identification of Unserved, Underserved locations currently not served by operators, Voice and Internet for Universal Access Policy
  • Contributing to the Annual work planning & Budget processes
  • Coordinating and monitoring short code emergency services
  • Register of all Operating Licensees – Telecommunications and Radiocommunications
  • Lead, manage and implement and maintain a positive working relationship with Ports and Harbor, and Civil Aviation Authority for safety and licensing issues
  • Monitor and Audit Operational safety standards for all Telecommunications and Radiocommunications sites
  • Monitor Convergence of Technologies between, fixed and Mobile and Internet, TV, Radio Broadcast etc
  • Lead and guide on Strategic convergence modelling
  • Consultation with stakeholders on technical telecom and Radiocommunications issues; and
  • Advice on changes in Regulatory matters to reflect changing telecommunications sector
  • Other duties as required and directed by the Regulator.
    Qualifications and Experience 
    The applicant must have the following or a combination of qualification and experience:
    • The Manager must have a degree and preferably a post graduate degree in Telecommunications Engineering, and/or Information and Communications 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 Technical and UAP matters
    • A sound understanding of telecommunications technologies in Vanuatu and in the region
    • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding the Technicality of 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
    • 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
    • Proven experience in operating in challenging institutional environments.
      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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