Programme Administrator at TCRA/ITU
- Company: TCRA/ITU
- Location: Tanzania
- State: Tanzania Jobs
- Job type: Full-Time
- Job category: Administrative/Secretarial Jobs in Tanzania
VACANCIES AT THE INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS UNION (ITU) IN GENEVA
The Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA), is quasi-independent Government body established under the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Act No. 12 of 2003 to regulate the electronic communications, and Postal services, and management of the national frequency spectrum in the United Republic of Tanzania.
TCRA is a member of International Telecommunications Union (ITU) which is a specialized agency for information and communication technologies (ICTs) on behalf of the United Republic of Tanzania.
TCRA wishes to inform the public on the availability of vacant positions at ITU as shown below: –
Functions: Programme Administrator
Post Number: TD27R/P2/909
Deadline for application: 12th August, 2020
Vacancy Notice No. 26P-2020/BDT-DDR/EXTERNAL/P2
Duty Station: Bangkok, Thailand
The Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT) is responsible for the organization and coordination of the work of the Telecommunication Development Sector (ITU-D) of the Union which deals mainly with ICT-focused development policies, strategies and programmes, as well as technical cooperation activities, to promote digital inclusion and drive digital transformation at community, country and regional levels. To effectively and efficiently serve the needs of ITU members, BDT is organized into four functional areas:
The office of the Deputy to the Director and Field Operations Coordination Department is responsible for advising and supporting the Director on the direction and management of the Bureau. It is also responsible for leading all matters related to personnel, strategic, financial and operational planning and reporting processes. The department oversees the work of the Regional Offices, ensuring proper delegation of authority and accountability of the Regional Offices. This department coordinates the holding of BDT conferences and events, monitors the implementation of decisions emanating from the World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC), the Telecommunication Development Advisory Group (TDAG) or Council, and cooperates closely with the other Sectors of the Union and the General Secretariat on matters of relevance to BDT and the overall work of the Union. BDT Regional Directors report to this department.
Duties / Responsibilities
|Under the supervision of the Director of the Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific and in close collaboration with other ITU officers in the Regional Office and Area Offices as well as thematic clusters, the incumbent performs the following duties:
University degree in engineering, information technology, business administration, economies, international relations or a related field or education from a reputed college of advanced education with a diploma of equivalent standard to that of an advanced university degree in one of the fields above.
At least three years of progressively responsible experience in telecommunication/ICT developments related activities, including at least one at the international level. An advanced degree in a related field can be considered as a substitute for one year of working experience. A doctorate in a related field can be considered as a substitute for two years of working experience. Experience within the telecommunication sector in the Asia and Pacific Region and good knowledge of the regulatory scenario in the Region would be an advantage.
Knowledge of one of the six official languages of the Union (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish) at advanced level and knowledge of a second official language at intermediate level. Knowledge of a third official language would be an advantage. (Under the provisions of Resolution No. 626 of the Council, a relaxation of the language requirements may be authorized in the case of candidates from developing countries: when candidates from such countries possess a thorough knowledge of one of the official languages of the Union, their applications may be taken into consideration.)
Total annual salary consists of a net annual salary (net of taxes and before medical insurance and pension fund deductions) in US dollars and a post adjustment (PA) (cost of living allowance). The PA is variable and subject to change without notice in accordance with the rates as set within the UN Common System for salaries and allowances.
Annual salary from $ 47,895 + post adjustment $ 21,170
Interested qualified Tanzanians are invited to apply online through the following ITU link: http://www.itu.int/employment/Recruitment/index.html .
Applications from women are highly encouraged.
ITU is an equal opportunity employer.
Method of Application
Closing Date : 12th August, 2020.